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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 […]

NSERC awards $1.65 million to York-led research partnership

An academic-industry partnership led by York University has received a total of $1,650,000 through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's (NSERC) Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Grants Program. Ray Jayawardhana, dean of the Faculty of Science and a professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy, is the principal investigator of […]