Major homelessness prevention project will help young people upgrade education and skills

Canadian youth who are homeless now have hope for a better future thanks to almost $8-million in federal funding for homelessness prevention strategies announced April 25 during a special event at York University. Above: From left, York University President-designate Rhonda Lenton, Faculty of Education Professor Stephen Gaetz, director of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and […]

York prof awarded NSERC’s E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship

York University Biology Professor Thilo Womelsdorf has been awarded an E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Up to six of these two-year, $250,000 fellowships are awarded annually by NSERC to enhance the career development of promising early-career scientists and engineers. “York is delighted to see Biologist […]

SIRI Director Q&A: Raising the bar on research excellence

Mark Roseman describes how his team fosters research excellence, via the federal granting system and the York Research Chairs program. Mark Roseman joined York’s Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation last year as director, Strategic & Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI). This group functions as an essential bridge between the University and the national granting […]

Five York researchers awarded SSHRC Connection Grant

Five York University researchers have been awarded Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Connection Grants, each ranging from $19,000 to $25,000: Professors Margaret Beare, Osgoode Hall Law School; Eva Karpinski, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS); Marcello Musto, LA&PS; Andrea O’Reilly, LA&PS; and Noël Sturgeon, Dean, Faculty of Environmental Studies. […]