Internal Grants

Undergrad health students wrap up coveted grants-funded research

Summer may be over, but for three undergraduate students from York’s Faculty of Health who were successful in snagging coveted research funding this summer, they are busily wrapping up their research. Bachelor of health studies program students Alexandra Veres (left) and Seungree Nam both conducted research for The Arthritis Program (TAP) at Southlake Regional Health Centre […]

YCAR accepting applications for three different awards

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) will be accepting applications for three awards offered in the winter 2011 term – the Vivienne Poy Asian Research Award, the YCAR Language Award and the Albert C.W. Chan Foundation Fellowship. The application deadline for all three awards is 4pm on Monday, Feb. 14. There is one Vivienne […]

Centre for Vision Research study pinpoints part of brain that suppresses automatic responses

Research from York University is revealing which regions in the brain “fire up” when we suppress an automatic behaviour, such as the urge to look at other people as we enter an elevator. A York study, published recently in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, used fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging) to track brain activity […]

York professors partner with community agencies to find gaps in research and services for teen pregnancy

Until psychology Professor Jennifer Connolly began synthesizing information about teen pregnancy and teen mothers through a ResearchImpact Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) grant, she hadn’t realized that those youth who had dealings with youth protection services or the justice system were at increased risk of pregnancy compared to the general population. The other area of high risk […]

York research team picks up inaugural grant from the Hennick Centre

York's Hennick Centre for Business & Law has given its inaugural Collaborative Research Grants Program award to an interdisciplinary team of professors studying transnational business grievance. The $5,000 research grant was awarded to Professors Burkard Eberlein and Alan Richardson of the Schulich School of Business and Professor Stepan Wood of Osgoode Hall Law School for their proposal, […]