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Big Thinking Lecture Series 2024

Big Thinking Lecture Series 2024

Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, the Big Thinking Lecture Series brings together today’s leading experts to tackle big ideas and ask big questions. Established by York University’s Organized Research Units, the lecture series consists of various talks and artistic events held throughout the calendar year. Speakers will present […]

Strategic Research Plan 2023-2028

Strategic Research Plan 2023-2028

As a comprehensive research-intensive institution, York has a proud tradition of interdisciplinary scholarship and the pursuit of discovery and innovation. Its commitment to excellence brings together a rich diversity of perspectives with a strong sense of social responsibility that is making a difference to the world around us. Supporting the University Academic Plan 2020-2025: Building […]

2023 York University Research Awards Celebration

2023 York University Research Awards Celebration

York’s community of changemakers recognized for prestigious accomplishments in research, art and scholarship The York University Research Awards Celebration recognizes the outstanding achievements of York's esteemed faculty members - from all faculties and schools - and in areas including artificial intelligence, Black scholarship, documentary filmmaking, and neuroscience, among others. Researchers were recognized for their wide-ranging […]

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 $150,000 for one year ($100K from the award with $50K match from VPRI and VPEPC) Nomination Due Date September 1, 2023 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 […]

World Water Day: A Solutions-Driven Workshop on Climate Impacts on Freshwater

World Water Day: A Solutions-Driven Workshop on Climate Impacts on Freshwater

Written by Elaine Coburn, Director of the Centre for Feminist Research. World Water Day: A Solutions-Driven Workshop on Climate Impacts on Freshwater was co-hosted by CIFAL York and the Office of the Provost, in partnership with the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, York University. The event is part of CIFAL York’s In-Focus Knowledge Exchange […]

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 […]

Children in a changing climate

Children in a changing climate

Written by Elaine Coburn, Director of the Centre for Feminist Research Dr. Kam Sripada is a neuroscientist at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and currently manages the Centre for Digital Life Norway, a national biotechnology innovation centre. Dr. Sripada has studied how social and environmental factors influence child brain development and can […]