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FGS presents the 2023 Postdoctoral Supervisor Award to Alison Crosby and Amro Zayed

FGS presents the 2023 Postdoctoral Supervisor Award to Alison Crosby and Amro Zayed

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) honoured two exceptional professors, Alison Crosby and Amro Zayed, with the Postdoctoral Supervisor Award. The celebration took place during the FGS council meeting on Thursday, December 7th. The Postdoctoral Supervisor Award is presented annually to a faculty member in any department and program at York University, who demonstrates exemplary […]

Alexandro Di Nunzio has been awarded a five-month scholarship

Alexandro Di Nunzio has been awarded a five-month scholarship

Alexandro Di Nunzio, a Digital Media master’s student, is currently on exchange at Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany, after being awarded a five-month scholarship as part of the Erasmus+ KA171 DAAD programme. His primary research focus while abroad is in the development of multiplayer virtual reality applications in the Unity Game Engine, utilizing the ‘vrEDUsys’ […]

Reflecting on 2022: Important initiatives taking flight at FGS

Reflecting on 2022: Important initiatives taking flight at FGS

York developed its most recent University Academic Plan (UAP) in 2020, which included a university-wide challenge to contribute to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs act as a framework to take urgent action in 17 areas that are critical to ensure peace and prosperity for people and the planet. York’s SDG challenge […]

Professor Sapna Sharma Receives Postdoctoral Supervisor Award from the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Professor Sapna Sharma Receives Postdoctoral Supervisor Award from the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Congratulations to Sapna Sharma, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, for receiving the 2022 Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year Award. The celebration took place Thursday, December 1st at the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) Council meeting. FGS bestows the award annually on an individual who has demonstrated outstanding support for postdoctoral scholars at York […]

Eyal Assaf joins the World Building Fellowship offered by Epic Games

Eyal Assaf joins the World Building Fellowship offered by Epic Games

Congratulations to Eyal Assaf, PhD Candidate in Digital Media, on his acceptance to the World Building Fellowship program offered by Epic Games, makers of the Unreal game engine. Epic Games launched their Fellowship program in 2021, with an emphasis on the integration of the Unreal engine into virtual production and visual effects for narrative-based film […]