YFile story from August 12, 2020 York University has selected Professor Sergey Krylov, from the Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science, to receive the title of Distinguished Research Professor. ...
Researchers in the Faculty of Science at York University have been helping shed new light on the COVID-19 pandemic by applying for research grants and publishing new studies that will help inform public health policy makers in Canada and abroad.
As SARS-CoV-2 has the potential to mutate, it is important to check the efficacy of current diagnostic tests, say York University researchers, who found seven out of 27 methods had potential sequence mismatch issues that may lead to underperforming or false-negative COVID-19 test results.
An international environmental agreement to regulate the use of chemicals depleting the ozone layer may have inadvertently allowed higher levels of other harmful chemicals to flourish, new research co-led by York University and Environment and Climate Change Canada has found.
Professor Jennifer Chen (Chemistry) and Professor Vivian Saridakis (Biology) in the Faculty of Science were among 10 researchers who received new funding from York University to pursue research projects dedicated to Canada’s fight against COVID-19.
The Faculty of Science has launched a newly created $50,000 fund to help its students succeed in remotely delivered summer 2020 courses. Dubbed the York Science Summer Student Success Fund, or S4F, the initiative will provide up to 1,000 students with a $50 discount when purchasing required or recommended textbooks for their summer term courses.
York University researchers have discovered a way to make Lithium-powered batteries more environmentally friendly while retaining performance, stability and storage capacity.
The Faculty of Science hosted its annual Honours & Awards Ceremony on Jan. 29 to celebrate the hard work and achievements of faculty and students. Certificates were presented to graduate and undergraduate students for both academic excellence and extra-curricular involvement, as family members in the audience cheered.
Ramón Alain Miranda Quintana, a postdoc and York Science Fellow at York University’s Faculty of Science, is the John Charles Polanyi Prize winner in chemistry, the Ontario’s Ministry of Colleges and Universities announced today.
Science students interested in gaining hands-on, paid research experience during summer 2020 are invited to apply the Faculty of Science Dean’s Undergraduate Research Awards (DURA) program and the NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) program.