York is committed to excellence in research and scholarship in all its forms. Informed by a strong commitment to shared values, including the promotion of social justice, diversity, and the public good, we aspire through our research to better understand the human condition and the world around us and to employ the knowledge we gain in the service of society. Intensive engagement in research is a core institutional value that permeates the fabric of the University, and it is this foundation on which York’s vibrant and exciting academic environment is built.
York University is a leader in research that crosses disciplinary boundaries.
See the Strategic Research Plan (2018-2023) for Research Strengths
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Launched in January 2020, the Research Commons is VPRI's commitment to enabling research success at York University.
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The Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation (VPRI) has posted COVID-19 Essential Information for Researchers. This includes ‘Ramping Up Research,’ which discusses principles for campus coordination, integration and fieldwork requirements, procedures and more; researchers’ FAQs, such as queries about equipment and supplies, HR, funding, ethics, travel and more; and key documents for researchers.
This VPRI site also posts a list of York University researchers sharing expertise on and publishing articles about COVID-19, which is weekly updated.