Researcher Appointments

Prestigious York-Massey Fellowship and Visiting Scholarships awarded to three York Professors

In June, 2017, York University’s Lily Cho was awarded a York-Massey Fellowship 2017-2018. Professors Karen Krasny and David McNally, also at York, were awarded York-Massey Visiting Scholarships 2017-2018. “We are very pleased that Lily Cho, David McNally and Karen Krasny were awarded these honours,” says Robert Haché, Vice-President Research & Innovation. “The York-Massey Fellowships and […]

Environmental Studies Professor Jennifer Foster appointed chair of Task Force on Sustainability Research

York Vice-President Research & Innovation Robert Haché announces the appointment of Jennifer Foster, professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies, to chair of the new Task Force on Sustainability Research. “I am delighted that Professor Foster has accepted the opportunity to chair the Task Force on Sustainability Research. At York, we are eager to support the […]

Prof awarded new research chair in autism spectrum disorders

Professor and clinical psychologist Jonathan Weiss of York University’s Faculty of Health is the new Chair in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Treatment and Care Research, the federal government announced Monday at York. The chair, which will receive some $2 million in funding over five years, will study ways to improve the mental health and well-being of […]

The University recruits a new Canada Research Chair and gains a renewed Canada Research Chair

York University welcomes the appointment of Christian Haas as its new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Arctic Sea Ice Geophysics and the renewal of a CRC in the History of Modern China for Joshua Fogel. As Tier 1 CRCs, Haas and Fogel will each receive $1.4 million over seven years. The CRC is part of […]

Luin Goldring appointed York's director for CERIS

Sociology Professor Luin Goldring has been appointed as York's director for CERIS – The Ontario Metropolis Centre, effective July 2012. Goldring is well known in the CERIS community as an active domain leader, longtime affiliate and immigration scholar. She moves into the position that was previously held by York geography Professor Valerie Preston. Luin Goldring CERIS […]