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Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research Clusters

Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research Clusters

The Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation at York University has announced a second round of funding for the Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research Clusters (CIRC) initiative. The first successful round of funding, announced in December 2021, resulted in over $3.5 million in research funding support for interdisciplinary research clusters. The initiative is designed to strengthen interdisciplinary research […]

Opportunities

Opportunities

Select Funding Opportunities Available to York Researchers Visit YULink for a comprehensive list of funding opportunities available by tri-councils and other internal and external funders. Indigenous Research Seed Fund The York University Indigenous Research Seed Fund provides emerging and established Indigenous scholars with funding to support research that advances excellence in Indigenous knowledge, languages, and […]

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 […]

Bearing Witness to Climate Change in Treaty 8 Territory

Bearing Witness to Climate Change in Treaty 8 Territory

By Elaine Coburn, Director of the Centre for Feminist Research Dr. Angele Alook is Assistant Professor in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at York University. A member of Bigstone Cree Nation in Treaty 8 territory, her research focuses on the political economy of oil and gas in Alberta. She is a co-investigator […]

Preparing for Healthy Futures in Bangladesh in a World of Climate Change

Preparing for Healthy Futures in Bangladesh in a World of Climate Change

Biography Dr. Byomkesh Talukder is the inaugural Planetary Health Fellow at the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, where he works at the intersection of health, sustainable development, climate change and food and agriculture systems. He is currently project co-director in four research projects: (1) Mapping Canada’s Imported Food Supply Chains to Identify Climate Change-Related […]

Advancing Black Research & Scholarship

Advancing Black Research & Scholarship

Over the past year, York University, with the help of community members, has intensified its efforts to address systemic anti-Black racism at the University. In February 2021, York University met with more than 200 Black community members and other stakeholders. Those consultations led to the creation of two significant documents: Addressing Anti-Black Racism: A Framework on Black Inclusion and the […]

Podcast or Perish

Podcast or Perish

How do neurosurgeons make intraoperative decisions? What have we learned from distance learning during the pandemic? How do we eliminate hazardous contaminants from wastewater? Podcast or Perish is a podcast about academic research and why it matters. Join podcast host Cameron Graham (professor of Accounting at Schulich School of Business) for a special 10-part series […]