“York is very pleased to be a strong participant in the rapid research response to the pandemic.” – Amir Asif, Vice-President Research & Innovation
published by Brainstorm with content picked up globally. Guest contributor pilot project launched to spotlight timely & pressing topics, such as climate change & Indigenous leadership (2020).
have seen “2 Minutes, 3 Questions” video series (2017-2020).
York is aworld-wide leader in scholarly outputin areas such as heart rehabilitation; bilingualism & language switching; consumer culture & brand; perfectionism & eating disorders; & diabetes, insulin & hypoglycemia (SciVal 2017-2020).
World ranking “high”
York’s research output ranked “very high” (QS World University Rankings, 2020).
For the last 7 years, York ranked first in Ontario for global collaborative research publications. Nearly 60% of York’s publications have international co-authorship (SciVal, 2019-2020).
York has this allocation of Canada Research Chairs and 43 York Research Chairs – a number that has increased tenfold since the start of the program in 2015.
York has ranked first in economics, econometrics & finance; & business & economics (SciVal 2019-2020)
These Organized Research Units are doing collaborative, interdisciplinary research.
York ranked first in Canada for publications about pandemics; human influenza; & epidemic models (SciVal, 2017-2020).
Since 2014, York has ranked second in total research-related media exposure (print) among Ontario universities (SciVal, 2019).
“York affirms a commitment to respectful, relevant, Indigenous-formed & -led research, scholarship & related creative activity.
A new ORU, the Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Languages, has been chartered to consolidate York’s research in this area.”
– Amir Asif, Vice-President Research & Innovation
York’s ranking in social sciences & humanities publications in terms of the % & no. of publications, comprehensive category, 2013-2017 (Research Infosource, 2019).
earned by York researchers in grants & awards (2018-2019).
ranking of @YUResearch compared to other Canadian university research Twitter accounts, no. of followers, with a potential reach of 4.5+ million (2020).
Innovation York's start-ups have raised & generated $8.5M+ in revenue; Innovation York has supported 165+ start-up ventures, which created 167+ jobs.