The Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation (VPRI) is launching a call for a new research initiative. The Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research Clusters initiative was created to strengthen interdisciplinary research in areas of strategic importance to the University. The program will provide funding to selected research clusters to support globally leading research excellence that will offer world-class […]
A York U researcher challenges the image of residential schools as well-intentioned but misguided institutions. She illustrates, instead, that state-sanctioned violence was etched into the system’s foundational logic and operations from the very start.
Summer may be over, but for three undergraduate students from York’s Faculty of Health who were successful in snagging coveted research funding this summer, they are busily wrapping up their research. Bachelor of health studies program students Alexandra Veres (left) and Seungree Nam both conducted research for The Arthritis Program (TAP) at Southlake Regional Health Centre […]
The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) will be accepting applications for three awards offered in the winter 2011 term – the Vivienne Poy Asian Research Award, the YCAR Language Award and the Albert C.W. Chan Foundation Fellowship. The application deadline for all three awards is 4pm on Monday, Feb. 14. There is one Vivienne […]
Research from York University is revealing which regions in the brain “fire up” when we suppress an automatic behaviour, such as the urge to look at other people as we enter an elevator. A York study, published recently in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, used fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging) to track brain activity […]
York professors partner with community agencies to find gaps in research and services for teen pregnancy
Until psychology Professor Jennifer Connolly began synthesizing information about teen pregnancy and teen mothers through a ResearchImpact Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) grant, she hadn’t realized that those youth who had dealings with youth protection services or the justice system were at increased risk of pregnancy compared to the general population. The other area of high risk […]
York's Hennick Centre for Business & Law has given its inaugural Collaborative Research Grants Program award to an interdisciplinary team of professors studying transnational business grievance. The $5,000 research grant was awarded to Professors Burkard Eberlein and Alan Richardson of the Schulich School of Business and Professor Stepan Wood of Osgoode Hall Law School for their proposal, […]