TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2023 - The much-anticipated arrival of the Bennu asteroid sample to Earth means researchers across Canada and the world will be able to study it to better learn about the origins of the solar system, thanks in part to work led by a York professor at the Lassonde School of Engineering. This Sunday morning, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx plans to make that brief, but key pit stop back to earth’s orbit to parachute a package to the Utah desert, and Mike Daly, York Research Chair in Planetary Science with the Centre for Research in Earth and Space Science (CRESS) couldn’t be more excited.
Incoming York U engineering students to pursue dreams of entrepreneurship, giving back, with $100K+ Schulich Leader scholarships
Two student have been named recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship. Out of a pool of 350,000 potential candidates across Canada, more than 1,400 students were nominated, of which 100 received this celebrated award.
Lassonde program at York U will put money towards programming that will create talent pipeline in STEM and offer opportunities to underrepresented groups TORONTO, July 25, 2023 – York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering k2i (kindergarten to industry) program is receiving a $400,000 injection of funds from 407 ETR that will help the program reach […]
Leadership from Lassonde School of Engineering and 407 ETR available for interviews, as well as Jane and Finch area high school students and undergraduate mentors TORONTO, July 24 2023 – Media are invited to campus tomorrow, Tuesday, July 25, for an announcement between York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering k2i (kindergarten to industry) academy and […]
Researcher available for interviews for first time from Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut, where conditions mimic those on red planet TORONTO, July 13, 2023 - A York University astrobiologist and her team have arrived by chartered plane on MARS – an arctic research station situated on a polar desert island in Nunavut where they will study […]
The D2L Innovation Award honours the leadership team for its innovative approach to promoting student-centred teaching and learning in post-secondary education York University’s Cross Campus Capstone Course (C4) program, which bridges the gap between classroom education and hands-on problem solving through interdisciplinary experiential education, has won a major award for innovation in teaching. This is […]
Together with Queen’s University, the cross-disciplinary work is backed by $105.7M in federal funding through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund TORONTO, April 28, 2023 — Is an equitable world that includes humans and machines possible? York University researchers believe it must be and have set out to make it so through a first of its kind interdisciplinary […]