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Research Commons

Our Vision

  • Realizing the full research potential of our faculty.

Our Mission

  • To foster the critical knowledge, skills, and confidence for success in research at every career stage.
  • To help researchers amplify their impactful work both through community and industry partners.
  • To increase Tri-council and other grant success and engagement.

Dedicated to supporting researchers at all levels and in all disciplines, the Research Commons is your gateway towards research excellence. Launched in January 2020, the Research Commons is the Office of VP Research’s commitment to enabling research success at York University. We offer a series of targeted workshops available to research stream faculty of all levels and in all disciplines. In the summer months of April to August, a hands-on grant clinic is available for those seeking one-on-one grantsmanship and mentorship from experienced grant writers.