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Recipients of the Provostial Fellowships announced

Recipients of the Provostial Fellowships announced

Professors Burkard Eberlein (Schulich), Sapna Sharma (science), Cheryl van Daalen-Smith (health, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies) and Qiang Zha (education) have been appointed York University Provostial Fellows. Appointed for one year, each of the recipients will work to enhance collegial capacity at an institutional level to advance the priorities of the University Academic Plan (UAP) […]

An update on the work of the President’s Advisory Council on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

An update on the work of the President’s Advisory Council on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

La version française suit la version anglaise. Dear colleagues, We are excited to share some important updates on the work of the President’s Advisory Council on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), and to explain how York community members can support our efforts to make York University a more diverse, inclusive and equitable place for all.  […]

New partnership to advance fight against global financial crime and support equity, diversity and inclusion in STEM

New partnership to advance fight against global financial crime and support equity, diversity and inclusion in STEM

The funding from Scotiabank provides $980,000 to support critical research into global financial crimes and security. It will be named the Scotiabank Lassonde Financial Crimes Research Initiative. At a time when financial markets, technologies and products have become more complex and financial crimes are increasing, Canadian universities can play a critical role in addressing the […]

Road to Research Success: How to find scholarly articles and books through York U Libraries Online

Road to Research Success: How to find scholarly articles and books through York U Libraries Online

Need help navigating your way to academic sources? This workshop will provide you with a basic roadmap to library resources – and put you in the driver’s seat. Learn how to: find your way around the library website; start your search with subject guides and research strategies; access and use OMNI and databases to find […]

Faculty of Health recognizes four with research, teaching and service excellence awards

Faculty of Health recognizes four with research, teaching and service excellence awards

The Faculty of Health has recognized four of its faculty members for their accomplishments in teaching, research and service. Four faculty members were recognized with the annual Dean’s Awards, which reflect excellence and innovation within the Faculty. This year's recipients are: Mathieu Poirier – Dean’s Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership, Pedagogical and/or Curricular Innovation; Julie Conder – Dean’s […]

Students invited to submit to Risk and Insurance Studies Centre research competition

Students invited to submit to Risk and Insurance Studies Centre research competition

The Risk and Insurance Studies Centre (RISC) is holding a Student Research Competition (SRC) and is inviting mathematics students from across the globe, especially those at the undergraduate and master’s level, to participate. Students interested in taking part in the competition are asked to submit solutions to their three mathematical problems by Oct. 15. The authors of the […]

The Royal Society of Canada elects five York professors into its ranks

The Royal Society of Canada elects five York professors into its ranks

Five York University professors have been elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). They are: Philip Girard, a professor at Osgoode Hall Law School; Jennifer Hyndman, associate vice-president research and a professor in the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change and the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS); Michele Johnson, associate dean of students and […]

Schulich contributes to research advancing theory of institutional drift

Schulich contributes to research advancing theory of institutional drift

Even the smallest variations in the way people interact with one another and perform their jobs inside an organization can lead to significant institutional change over time, according to new research published in the Journal of Management Studies. Maxim Voronov, a professor of organization studies at York University’s Schulich School of Business, co-authored the research paper together with Mary Ann […]

Learn how Anishinaabe knowledge can inform mainstream history at next Scholars' Hub event

Learn how Anishinaabe knowledge can inform mainstream history at next Scholars' Hub event

For the Sept. 15 edition of the Scholars’ Hub @ Home speaker series, York University Assistant Professor Alan Corbiere (MES '00, PhD '20), Canada Research Chair in Indigenous History of North America, will host a discussion titled "Waking up the medicine: Instilling Anishinaabe knowledge into history." Attendees will learn how the Anishinaabe ways of knowing, perspective and language can […]

Kindness Campaign promotes community and support this fall

Kindness Campaign promotes community and support this fall

York University students, staff and faculty are invited to join the Division of Students in spreading kindness on campus and online through the Kindness Campaign this September. With a focus on patience and non-judgemental support, this important campaign fosters an ongoing dialogue about the importance of kindness in our everyday lives as we get used to new […]