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York promotes Sustainable Development Goals, inclusive insurance at Consortium of Excellence

York promotes Sustainable Development Goals, inclusive insurance at Consortium of Excellence

York professors played vital roles at the Consortium of Excellence for the 17 Goals (C-17), which serves as the hub for academia, industry and governments from around the world to promote and achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Spearheaded by the Risk and Insurance Studies Centre (RISC), the consortium is a recently […]

Best of YU 2022

Best of YU 2022

As we wrap up the year, we highlight our standout moments of positive change in 2022. #10 Enhanced opportunities for undergraduate research and success Fifty-five students from Science and across the University attended our annual Summer Undergraduate Research Conference to present their summer research projects and network with their peers. The Faculty of Science also […]

2+3 = A great opportunity for international students at the Faculty of Science

2+3 = A great opportunity for international students at the Faculty of Science

Organizers of one of the Faculty of Science’s best kept secrets, the 2+2/2+3 Undergraduate International Collaboration Education Programs, anticipate exponential growth, thanks to recent agreements signed with five international partners. The 2+2/2+3 program is an initiative that allows students from participating universities to spend their first two years of post-secondary education at their home university […]

York Science symposium brings community together to learn about where the pandemic is heading

York Science symposium brings community together to learn about where the pandemic is heading

On October 17, some of York’s most esteemed disease modellers in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics came together for a community event featuring talks and a Q-&-A session about the COVID-19 pandemic and other infectious diseases. Organized and hosted by the Faculty of Science, the inaugural Scientists on Science Symposium, entitled “Where is the […]

Faculty of Science launches Community 2022 initiative

Faculty of Science launches Community 2022 initiative

This week, the Faculty of Science formally launched its Community 2022 initiative, which is aimed at helping faculty, staff and students reconnect in person and support the return to a more robust on-campus presence. “At the beginning of this term, we conducted a survey asking our community to outline what supports they most needed to […]

Faculty of Science student serves on PM’s Youth Council

Faculty of Science student serves on PM’s Youth Council

Haleema Ahmed, a second-year student in Faculty of Science, is part of the Prime Minister of Canada’s Youth Council and provides input into government programs and initiatives. She’s also a freelance writer with an impressive list of published stories. In between attending classes, studying, and volunteering, Haleema Ahmed is busy serving as a member of […]

Professor Bridget Stutchbury a finalist in Nature Inspiration Awards

Professor Bridget Stutchbury a finalist in Nature Inspiration Awards

York University Professor Bridget Stutchbury has been named one of five finalists in the Canadian Museum of Nature’s Nature Inspiration Awards in the “Adult” category for her work on saving Canada’s most vulnerable animals that are at risk of extinction. Stutchbury, a Distinguished Research Professor in biology at the Faculty of Science, is among five […]

Three York Science professors elected to Royal Society of Canada

Three York Science professors elected to Royal Society of Canada

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) has elected three York Science faculty members as part of the Class of 2022. Recognition by the RSC is the highest honour an individual can achieve in the arts, social sciences and sciences. Congratulations to Professor Jianhong Wu, who was elected to the rank of Fellow, Academy of Science; […]

Two students receive Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award

Two students receive Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award

Congratulations to Science students Ashlyn Nguyen and Gurnoor Kaur Brar for receiving a Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award from York University. They were among 10 recipients of the award, which recognizes their leadership at York University and their contributions to the growth, development and vitality of the York community. Nguyen has demonstrated proactive leadership […]

Faculty of Science Dean Rui Wang honoured with Top 25 Canadian Immigrant award

Faculty of Science Dean Rui Wang honoured with Top 25 Canadian Immigrant award

Rui Wang, dean of York University’s Faculty of Science, has been named one of the Top 25 Canadian Immigrants of 2022. The award program, now in its 14th year, recognizes inspirational immigrants who have made a positive impact on their communities since arriving in Canada. This year’s winners were chosen from a list of 75 […]