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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 […]

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 […]

Research Jobs

Research Jobs

York University is a dynamic, ever-changing environment. Thus, we are constantly searching for qualified applicants who thrive in a progressive, fast-paced institution. With a current Faculty and staff of nearly 7000, we are always looking for smart, well-rounded people. The job openings listed below are research-related contract positions attached to either York's research centres or major research […]

CRC's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

CRC's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

CRC's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan On May 4, 2017, the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) Secretariat launched its Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan, in response to concerns on equity and diversity raised during the program’s 15th year evaluation. As part of the Plan, all institutions with an allocation of five or more Chairs were required to […]

Guidelines: Research Conducted In Educational Institutions

Guidelines: Research Conducted In Educational Institutions

Researchers proposing to conduct research in elementary schools, high schools, colleges, universities and/or other institutions of education are required to obtain permission from the institutions to undertake the research as proposed. Researchers shall be advised that ethics review is required both from the educational institution(s) and York REB. School boards, colleges, universities have their own […]

Guidelines: Research Involving Minor Age Participants

Guidelines: Research Involving Minor Age Participants

Age of Consent: Upon consideration of review guidelines at institutions across Canada and in reviewing relevant Ontario law, it was found that those participants aged 16 or 17 years may not in fact require parental consent to participate in some research activities. Thus, after careful and lengthy discussion, the committee has established the following guidelines for research […]

Guidelines for Conducting Research with People who are Homeless

Guidelines for Conducting Research with People who are Homeless

PREAMBLE: York University has formulated policies for conduct of research involving human participants. This policy applies to all Faculties and the Libraries of the University. This policy is intended to serve as joint protection for the researcher, the study participant and the University in order to ensure attention to various rights and responsibilities of the respective parties […]

Guidelines for Research Involving Aboriginal/Indigenous Peoples

Guidelines for Research Involving Aboriginal/Indigenous Peoples

Introduction In response to the experiences of York University researchers working in Aboriginal/Indigenous Peoples’[1] contexts and in light of the Tri-Council Policy Statement, 2nd Edition (hereafter “the policy”), the Office of Research Ethics took on the task of articulating research guidelines for implementation of Chapter 9 of the policy. A group of Aboriginal/Indigenous Peoples and non-Aboriginal/Indigenous Peoples […]