Awards & Honours

Four York U faculty receive Early Researcher Awards

York University Professors Ian Garrett, Theodore Noseworthy, Sapna Sharma and Graham Wakefield have each received $140,000 in funds through the Ontario government’s Early Researcher Awards program. “York is delighted to have these four individuals receive the Early Researcher Award,” said Vice-President Research & Innovation Robert Haché. “The funding provided by Ontario’s Ministry of Research and […]

Sociology Professor Eric Mykhalovskiy awarded prestigious research excellence award

York University Sociology Professor Eric Mykhalovskiy has been awarded the 2017 Canadian Association for HIV Research-Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CAHR-CANFAR) Excellence in Research Award in the Social Sciences. The CAHR-CANFAR Excellence in Research Awards are intended to highlight and celebrate the contributions of Canadian researchers in HIV/AIDS research in Canada and internationally. The award […]

Research Impact Canada wins Directors’ Award from CARA

York University, on behalf of Research Impact Canada (formerly the ResearchImpact network), was awarded the Directors’ Award for Inter-Institutional Collaboration from the Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA), at the CARA national meeting in Winnipeg. The award was announced May 8. David Phipps David Phipps, executive director, Research & Innovation Services, accepted the award for […]

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 […]