Research Celebrations

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 […]

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 […]

Eight from York to receive diamond jubilee medals

Eight members of the York University community are among the early recipients of a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in honour of their achievements and significant contributions to Canada. The medals are in celebration of the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne as queen of Canada and some 60,000 Canadians […]

York to celebrate innovative research in the Faculty of Science & Engineering

The Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation will be hosting a series of research celebrations throughout the year to showcase and recognize innovative research underway in each of York's Faculties.  Monday's celebration titled, "Innovation in Space Science & Engineering", will feature presentations by Professors Mike Daly, Jim Whiteway and Regina Lee. The event will take place from 1 […]

Professor Haideh Moghissi wins a prestigious Trudeau Fellowship

York University Professor Haideh Moghissi has been awarded the prestigious Trudeau Fellowship prize from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. “We were thrilled to learn that Professor Haideh Moghissi was a recipient of the Trudeau Fellowship prize,” said York President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri. “The Trudeau Fellowship is an incredible honour bestowed upon the finest thinkers who […]