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York University will participate in the new Innovation Superclusters initiative

York University applauds the Government of Canada’s $950-million investment in the Innovation Superclusters Initiative, a commitment that will be matched, dollar for dollar, by the private sector. The Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster, in which York University is proud to be a participant, is an exciting initiative that will help to substantially propel our region into a […]

Graduate students share expertise with community organizations

Partnerships were the key to providing 30 York University graduate students with the opportunity to apply their research skills and knowledge to real-world situations, an experience they’ll be celebrating together this month. With the help of an Academic Innovation Fund (AIF) grant, the Knowledge Mobilization Unit (KMb) forged a partnership with the Faculty of Graduate […]

Lassonde researchers are mapping Canada’s waterways, improving sea traffic

Two professors out of York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering are taking an innovative approach to map the waterways of northern Canada. Geomatics Engineering Professors Costas Armenakis and Mojgan Jadidi, in the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, have introducing crowd-sourced data collection in an effort to map the waterways. The mapping effort […]