The Academic Innovation Fund (AIF) was created in 2010 to encourage innovation in teaching, learning and the student experience. The AIF supports implementation of projects that advance York University's institutional priorities outlined in the University Academic Plan, Strategic Mandate Agreement and the Institutional Integrated Resource Plan.
The priority areas for AIF Phase 4 (2021-Present) include:
AIF at a glance
Projects funded in 2020-21
For all awards between 2011 and 2020
Unique projects funded between 2011 and 2020
AIF Funding Categories
York University’s AIF encourages teaching and learning innovation in priority areas by supporting new initiatives or by extending current projects in new and significant ways. In 2020-21 there are four AIF categories:
Looking for inspiration? View our previously funded AIF projects that are shaping the future of teaching and learning.