As we look towards a new year, here are our 10 most memorable highlights from 2021: #10 Dean’s Special Advisory Board We launched our inaugural Dean’s Special Advisory Board to drive success and strengthen our collaboration with industry and community. FSc held a virtual public event to introduce board members to our community, including Board […]
Story by Deirdre Kelly in Fall 2021 York University Magazine A newly appointed assistant professor in the Department of Science & Technology Studies, Jesse Rogerson (PhD ’16) is an astrophysicist who believes in bringing science back down to earth. His astrophysical area of expertise is quasars – supermassive black holes at the centres of very […]
Supported by a York Science Scholars Award (YSSA), 19 top first-year students participated in their first summer research experience as a university student this year. The YSSA program provides awards of $10,000 to high-achieving, passionate science students entering the Faculty of Science. Half of the award is an entrance scholarship and the other half pays […]
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.
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.
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.