Grants

Five York professors earn prestigious CFI research awards

Five York University professors are among a cohort of researchers across Canada to receive funding through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) to pursue ground-breaking research. The federal government has invested more than $52 million in 220 new infrastructure projects across Canada, said Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan during […]

Professor James Elder wins major ORF grant to support sustainable urban mobility

James Elder Research team led by York’s James Elder attracts $12M investment to develop next-gen intelligent systems for sustainable urban mobility. Seeking to use his intelligent systems research to facilitate sustainable urban mobility, Professor James Elder applied for an Ontario Research Fund (ORF) grant with private sector partners and University of Waterloo co-applicants. He won the $4-million ORF […]

Three York U researchers awarded SSHRC Connection Grants

Three York University professors have been awarded Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connections Grants, each worth approximately $25,000. The recipients are Professor Roger Keil, Faculty of Environmental Studies and Tier 1 York Research Chair in Global Sub/Urban Studies; Professor Carolyn Podruchny, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies; and Professor Poonam Puri, Osgoode […]

Lassonde prof’s research targets cavities in teeth

Lassonde School of Engineering Professor Nima Tabatabaei, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to partner with Quantum Dental Technologies (a Canadian diagnostic device company) to develop a dental diagnostic imaging technology. This research will change […]

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 […]