York University will launch an autonomous Indigenous Research Ethics Board (IREB) in July, believed to be a first for non-Indigenous post-secondary institutions in Canada, to further work in Indigenizing research and to ensure Indigenous Peoples have a greater say in proposed research projects.
Research projects to advance knowledge in areas ranging from water remediation, management of infectious disease through technological innovation, the effects of climate change on ecosystems and human populations, visual neuroscience, and understanding the pathway from colonial genocide to building just relationships York University is funding groundbreaking research through the Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research Clusters (CIRC) program, […]
TORONTO, June 16, 2022 — The Hon. François-Philippe Champagne, federal minister of innovation, science and industry, today announced more than $175 million in Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) funding to support important research across Canada. In all, more than 40 research projects at York University will receive a boost of $16 million in total SSHRC federal funding, […]
Ottawa/Toronto, ON, April 13, 2022 – The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences and York University – joint partners in the 2023 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (Congress 2023) – are excited to announce that the theme of the conference will be Reckonings and Re-Imaginings.
TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2021 – York University is investing more than $3.5 million in interdisciplinary research with a focus on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that could have real-world, global impact through its Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research Clusters (CIRC) initiative.
Those who generally use alcohol and other substances to cope with stress of COVID could be at greater risk over the holidays TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2021 — As people plan parties and gatherings with family and friends, York University researcher Esther Greenglass, professor of psychology in the Faculty of Health, says those who have previously […]
York University launches first-of-its-kind initiative to address barriers for Black youth across Canada
National pan-university program backed by $1.2 million from RBC Foundation as part of RBC Future Launch TORONTO, Oct. 5, 2021 – York University is launching a three-year initiative to enhance the representation of Black youth at universities across Canada by supporting upper-year high school students as they plan for their future such as pursuing post-secondary education or work […]
TORONTO, Aug. 12, 2020 – New research from York University found that even as those who belong to two different cultural groups in North America strive to be true to themselves and their cultural roots, they face social consequences when changing their behaviour to adapt and navigate different cultural situations. In the new paper published in Social […]
York University announces new head of Research & Innovation TORONTO, November 26, 2019 –York University has selected a new Vice President of Research & Innovation. The Executive Committee of the Board of Governors has accepted the recommendation of the search committee that Professor Amir Asif be appointed for a five-year term beginning on May 1, […]
York University to develop ‘BeeCSI’ tool to help Canada’s rapidly declining honey bees TORONTO, September 18, 2019 – When Canada’s honey bees are thriving, they produce honey and pollinate valuable crops like blueberries, apples and hybrid canola seeds. But the health of honey bees is declining, with more than a quarter of honey bee colonies […]