Social Sciences

York U showcases research at Research Matters’ Parliament Hill “Pop-Up”

On May 17, York University participated in the Council of Ontario Universities (COU)’s Research Matters annual Pop-Up Research Park on Parliament Hill. Vice-President, Research & Innovation Robert Haché and Professor Fuyuki Kurasawa attended with Kurasawa’s display, on how digital culture is tackling the world’s problems, attracting considerable attention from members of Parliament. Research Matters chose […]

York Researchers Receive $7+ Million in SSHRC Awards

Federal Minister of Science, the Honourable Kristy Duncan, announces major funding award in the social sciences and humanities at York University. This means more than 44 research projects at York will be supported by $7 million. The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, minister of science, announced $163 million in Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) […]

YCAR's 2013 Asia Lecture looks at value and waste in capitalist society

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) 2013 Asia Lecture will feature geography and global studies Professor Vinay Gidwani of the University of Minnesota talking about value struggles in Delhi. The talk, Value Struggles: Waste Work and Urban Ecology in Delhi, will be on Tuesday, Oct. 8, with coffee beginning at 10:30am, followed by the […]