Canada Research Chair

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 […]

Gairdner lecturers present leading research to GTA students

More than 200 local high school science students visited York’s Keele campus this fall to attend a lecture delivered by two award-winning scientists as part of the Gairdner Foundation High School Outreach Program. Accompanied by their teachers, the students listened to two leading scientists discuss their research, potential discoveries and why they chose a career in science. This […]

Researcher awarded prestigious Banting Fellowship comes to York

Nielson Bezerra, who received his PhD at Universidade Federal de Fluminense in Brazil in 2010 and now teaches at Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, has been awarded a prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship to pursue his research program at York University’s Harriet Tubman Institute. The awards were announced by Gary Goodyear, minister of state […]

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 […]

CRC Georg Zoidl congratulated by Canada's prime minister

Biology Professor Georg Zoidl, York’s Canada Research Chair in Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience, has received a framed letter of congratulations from Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The letter was delivered to Zoidl by York Vice-President Research & Innovation, Robert Haché, Faculty of Health Dean Harvey Skinner and Faculty of Science & Engineering Dean Janusz Kozinski. Above: from […]