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Leading scholars to present at reproduction and mothering conference

Leading scholars to present at reproduction and mothering conference

This fall in Toronto, the Motherhood Initiative for Research & Community Involvement (MIRCI) will host a three-day international conference on Reproduction and Mothering. The conference includes the presentation of more than 70 papers and 10 keynotes by leading scholars in the field. The conference will take place Oct. 18 to 20 at the Pantages Hotel, 200 Victoria […]

VPRI offers workshop on Administrative Support for Large-scale Research Funding Applications

VPRI offers workshop on Administrative Support for Large-scale Research Funding Applications

The Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation will be offering a workshop series on administrative support for large-scale research funding applications. This session is designed for research support staff across the university who work with faculty members to prepare large-scale applications for external funding. Others are welcome to attend. Session 1 – Getting Started […]

New book looks at story of Tecumseh and Brock

New book looks at story of Tecumseh and Brock

Award-winning author and scholar James Laxer will discuss his latest book, Tecumseh and Brock: The War of 1812, Sunday as part of Luminato at the Library. Laxer, who teaches in York’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, will  talk about the effect of the War of 1812 on the Native struggle for nationhood, as […]

VPRI hosts Town Hall Meeting on External Review of the ORU landscape

VPRI hosts Town Hall Meeting on External Review of the ORU landscape

York Vice-President Research & Innovation, Robert Haché, invites the York research community to attend a Town Hall Meeting to facilitate an external review of the ORU landscape.  Please join us on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from 4:30 - 5:30 pm in Room 519 of the York Research Tower. Please RSVP to Barbara Burrowes, by Friday […]

President bound for Brazil as part of AUCC mission

President bound for Brazil as part of AUCC mission

York President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri will visit Brazil from April 25 to May 2 as part of a delegation to promote Canada-Brazil partnerships in research, innovation and higher education. The mission, led by the Governor General of Canada David Johnston, is the largest of its kind in Canadian history, with more than two dozen Canadian university […]

Health informatics conference examines the possible and political in eHealth

Health informatics conference examines the possible and political in eHealth

International experts, scientists and innovators in the field of health informatics and eHealth will meet at York University this week to discuss how the latest technologies, processes and guidelines can enable more efficient and effective health-care delivery. Speakers will address how diagnostic imaging and medical pathology results can be brought together to the point of […]

Feed your inner Einstein at Royal Canadian Institute gala

Feed your inner Einstein at Royal Canadian Institute gala

From the Milky Way to antihydrogen atoms and managing superbugs in hospitals, scientists at this year’s upcoming Royal Canadian Institute (RCI) for the Advancement of Science gala will answer some tough questions for their dinner. The gala dinner will take place Thursday, April 26, from 6 to 9:30pm, at the MaRS Discovery District, 101 College […]