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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 […]

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 […]

Faith-Based Environmental Action

Faith-Based Environmental Action

Written by Elaine Coburn, Director of the Centre for Feminist Research, York University Biography Tanhum Yoreh is an Assistant Professor at the School of Environment at the University of Toronto. His research focuses on religion and environment, faith-based environmentalism, faith-based environmental ethics, and religious legal approaches to environmental protection. He is particularly interested in the […]

Gender Equality in Low-Carbon Economies

Gender Equality in Low-Carbon Economies

Written by Elaine Coburn, Director of the Centre for Feminist Research, York University Bipasha Baruah (York University PhD 2005) is Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Global Women’s Issues. She is also a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Professor Baruah specializes in interdisciplinary research […]

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 […]