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Robbins-Ollivier Award for Excellence in Equity

Robbins-Ollivier Award for Excellence in Equity

Funding Amount $200,000 for one year Nomination Due Date June 6, 2022 Apply Contact Abby Vogus, SIRI Specialist, Office of Research Services, avogus@yorku.ca.  Background The offices of the Vice-President of Research & Innovation (VPRI) and the Vice-President Equity, People and Culture (VPEPC) invite nominations for the Robbins-Ollivier Award for Excellence in Equity.   The three federal […]

2022 York University Research Awards Celebration

2022 York University Research Awards Celebration

York’s community of changemakers recognized for prestigious research and impact The York University Research Awards Celebration recognizes the contributions of researchers from all faculties and schools, and in areas including Indigenous knowledge, Black scholarship, global health, vision science, and space exploration, among others. Researchers were recognized for their prominent role in better understanding the impacts […]

York University celebrates its 2013-2014 research leaders

York University celebrates its 2013-2014 research leaders

York University will celebrate its faculty, students and post-doctoral fellows who have earned honours and achievements for research and creative excellence at its annual York U Research Leaders event on Tuesday, Feb. 25. “This is our second annual event recognizing York’s Research Leaders and we plan to continue carrying forward this tradition,” said Robert Haché, […]

Learn how to succeed in nominating faculty for prestigious awards

Learn how to succeed in nominating faculty for prestigious awards

Learn how to make your nomination package sparkle! On Monday, June 11, from 2 to 3pm, York Vice-President Academic Patrick Monahan and Lisa Philipps, associate vice-president research, are hosting an informative workshop that will cover how to prepare an effective nomination package. The session will take place in 626 York Research Tower. Topics that will […]

Grad student researchers get awards at Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies

Grad student researchers get awards at Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies

Two PhD candidates in York’s Graduate Program in Music are among the half-dozen international scholars awarded study grants this year by the Morroe Berger – Benny Carter Jazz Research Fund. The awards enabled Bonnie Brett and Ryan Bruce to advance their doctoral research with a visit to the prestigious Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers […]

HSBC Bank Canada donates $1 million to York University

HSBC Bank Canada donates $1 million to York University

Environmental scholarship in Canada got a big boost yesterday with the announcement of a $1-million donation from HSBC Bank Canada to York University to support undergraduate students in the Faculty of Environmental Studies.  The gift is the single largest corporate endowment supporting Environmental Studies Awards in Canada. More than 15 bachelor of environmental studies students will receive […]

Professor Peter Victor wins Molson Prize

Professor Peter Victor wins Molson Prize

York environmental studies Professor Peter Victor has been named the recipient of this year’s prestigious Canada Council Molson Prize in the social sciences for outstanding lifetime achievement. Victor, a renowned research professor in York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies, is being recognized for his trailblazing research which has led to the emergence of a new discipline […]

York University and United Way of York Region examine link between living conditions and health

York University and United Way of York Region examine link between living conditions and health

If where you’re born, live and work − and the health-care system you access − determines a lot about how healthy you’ll be, what can local governments and community agencies do to improve your well-being? The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has awarded York University and the United Way of York Region $93,000 to […]

Worldwide Short Film Festival salutes York's Film Department with retrospective

Worldwide Short Film Festival salutes York's Film Department with retrospective

Hailing it as “one of the best film schools in Canada”, the Canadian Film Centre’s Worldwide Short Film Festival (WSFF) is honouring York University’s Department of Film with a dedicated retrospective screening at the Royal Ontario Museum on June 1. Now in its 17th year, WSFF is the leading venue for the exhibition and promotion of […]

YRDSB recognizes ABEL program director Janet Murphy for service to education

YRDSB recognizes ABEL program director Janet Murphy for service to education

Teaching with technology is a good thing, and no one knows it better than Janet Murphy. The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) has awarded Murphy, director of York’s Advanced Broadband Enabled Learning (ABEL) on applied research program in the Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation, an Outstanding Service Award. Under Murphy’s leadership, ABEL’s team […]