Excellence in Research

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 […]

Undergrad health students wrap up coveted grants-funded research

Summer may be over, but for three undergraduate students from York’s Faculty of Health who were successful in snagging coveted research funding this summer, they are busily wrapping up their research. Bachelor of health studies program students Alexandra Veres (left) and Seungree Nam both conducted research for The Arthritis Program (TAP) at Southlake Regional Health Centre […]

Glendon College celebrates research in public affairs and languages

On Thursday, Nov. 8, Glendon College in conjunction with the Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation, will host a festival of research highlighting Glendon’s strengths in public affairs and languages. The Principal’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Research will also be presented at the event. “Glendon College is renowned for offering a bilingual education across a […]

York researcher receives Boehringer Ingelheim Young Investigator Award

Arturo Orellana, professor of chemistry in the Faculty of Science & Engineering, is the recipient of a $60,000 Boehringer Ingelheim Young Investigator Award for Organic Chemistry, awarded in the amount of $20,000 per year over three years. “On behalf of the York research community, I would like to congratulate Professor Arturo Orellana on his receipt […]

Knowledge Mobilization documents best practices for clear language research summaries

When it comes to conveying the important research to the broader community, clear language summaries are the best choice, this according to a new article published in the peer-reviewed journal, Scholarly & Research Communications. Led by David Phipps (left), executive director of research & innovation services, and colleagues from York's Knowledge Mobilization Unit (KMb), the group put pen to […]