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Canadian Writers in Person: Mona Awad on writing out emotional experiences

On Sept. 19, York’s Canadian Writers in Person course debuted with Mona Awad reading from her book, 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl. York teaching assistant Dana Patrascu-Kingsley sent the following report to YFile. Mona Awad Author Mona Awad opened this year’s Canadian Writers in Person series with a riveting presentation about writing out emotional experiences. An […]

Aird & Berlis LLP stepping up with annual award to help York University startups succeed

Toronto law firm Aird & Berlis LLP, together with its partner Randy Williamson, will support the next high potential venture to come out of York University’s entrepreneurship unit with a generous donation of cash and legal services. Aird & Berlis’s support for Innovation York’s entrepreneurship unit, LaunchYU, was announced at the program’s graduation Sept. 19. […]

Research Ethics Review Processes

Overview York University is committed to the highest standards of integrity in research. All projects involving the use of Human Participants, Animals and Biohazardous Materials are subject to review by the appropriate University committee. York has formulated policies for the conduct of research involving all three of these areas. All research involving humans, animals and/or biological agents/biohazardous materials conducted by […]

York University appoints seven new York Research Chairs

Research with Global Impact Outstanding in their respective academic fields, these new Chairs embody York University’s commitment to research intensification, scholarly excellence and policy-relevant findings. These researchers and scholars are undertaking visionary work that has local, national and international impact. Through this research, York aspires to better understand the human condition and the world around […]

VPRI finalizes Plan for Intensification and Enhancement of Research

Vice-President Research & Innovation Robert Haché has released the finalized York University Plan for the Intensification and Enhancement of Research (PIER), which provides a framework for the engagement of individuals, units and Faculties in growing the intensification of research, scholarship and related creative activity at York University as part of the Institution Integrated Resource Planning process […]