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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) […]

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 […]

Successful mission to the Middle East sees new MOUs with leading institutions

York University President and Vice Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri and Robert Haché, York vice-president research and innovation, have completed a successful mission to the Middle East. The mission took place from May 15 to 20 and was led by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. More than 120 representatives from postsecondary institutions, public and private sector organizations accompanied […]

York Task Force on Sustainability Research to host open forums

Jennifer Foster, chair of the York Task Force on Sustainability Research, will be leading open forum discussions to launch the consultation process on the draft report of the task force. The draft report of the Task Force on Sustainability Research highlights the suggestions and recommendations for the continued development of structures to support, integrate, cultivate […]

York University joins the Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform

York University joined the Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP), a consortium that enables collaborative R&D between university researchers, IBM and small to medium-sized enterprises. “Membership in the SOSCIP will provide researchers at York with new opportunities to access and receive support for high-performance computing in their research work, beyond the existing support mechanisms […]