Awards & Honours

York University’s Research Leaders’ Gala recognizes high-calibre, world-leading research

The York Research Leaders’ Gala, a star-studded annual event in the research community, showcases York’s talent by acknowledging researchers and academics who have won major awards, received large grants, made scholarly contributions in the form of published books or achieved research breakthroughs in the previous calendar year – 2016, in this case. This year, the […]

York University appoints seven new York Research Chairs

Research with Global Impact Outstanding in their respective academic fields, these new Chairs embody York University’s commitment to research intensification, scholarly excellence and policy-relevant findings. These researchers and scholars are undertaking visionary work that has local, national and international impact. Through this research, York aspires to better understand the human condition and the world around […]

York researcher Shayna Rosenbaum receives INS Early Career Award

York University Faculty of Health Professor Shayna Rosenbaum, of the Clinical Neuropsychology Stream of the Department of Psychology and the Centre for Vision Research, is the recipient of a prestigious award that recognizes research contributions by an individual who is less than 10 years post completion of doctoral or postdoctoral training. Shayna Rosenbaum The International Neuropsychological […]

Ottawa renews $1.4-million Canada Research Chair at York

The federal government has renewed a Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Health Psychology at York enabling Faculty of Health Professor Joel Katz to advance his research in the psychological, emotional and biomedical factors involved in acute and chronic pain. As a Tier 1 CRC, Katz will receive $1.4 million over seven years. The renewal is […]

Two York U professors named recipients of the President's Research Awards

Two York researchers have been named recipients of the 2016 President’s Research Excellence Awards. Distinguished Research Professor Bridget Stutchbury, Faculty of Science, has been selected as the recipient of the President’s Research Excellence Award. Professor Rebecca Pillai Riddell, Faculty of Health, and York Research Chair in Pain and Mental Health, has been named recipient of the […]