York U, IBM Canada partner to enhance emergency management degree programs

Students enrolled in York’s emergency management programs will have access to world-leading technology and tools, thanks to a new partnership between York University and IBM Canada. IBM Canada is awarding a $1.8-million in-kind gift to accelerate the Advanced Disaster, Emergency and Rapid Response Simulation (ADERSIM), a cloud-enabled platform housed at York University that enhances disaster […]

communityBUILD’s Blueprint event successful, well attended

communityBUILD is an ongoing collaboration between York University, Seneca College, ventureLAB, United Way Toronto and York Region. This collaboration supports a community of mission-driven entrepreneurs focused on addressing major social issues, whether on a local or global scale. Its mission is to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem by addressing important social issues in York Region and […]

York’s World Leading Vision Research Program Receives Canada’s Premiere Grant

York University’s world class expertise in vision research is recognized with the nation’s top federal research funding award, the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, to the tune of $33 million. A landmark investment in research was announced on September 8, 2016, at York University. On this day, the government of Canada acknowledged York’s expertise in […]

York leads pan-Canadian strategy roundtable on knowledge mobilization

York University recently initiated a roundtable discussion on the development of a Pan-Canadian strategy to advance and support knowledge mobilization led by the ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR), Canada’s Knowledge Mobilization Network.  The discussion was held at the University on Oct.24 and 25. During the roundtable, members of the York-led RIR Network, which included vice-presidents and research directors […]

York University hosts a new knowledge translation group

York University’s Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) Unit has joined forces with NeuroDevNet, a Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE), to provide knowledge translation (KT) leadership and services within the University of British Columbia-based network.  “York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit is continuing to make an impact by supporting transformative research through knowledge translation,” said Robert Haché (left), York’s vice-president research […]