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York chemistry professor awarded Petro-Canada Emerging Innovator Award

York chemistry professor awarded Petro-Canada Emerging Innovator Award

Assistant Professor Christine Le in the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, has received the 2022 Petro-Canada Emerging Innovator Award to support her organic chemistry research program. The award will provide her with seed funding to develop reaction toolkits that pharmaceutical companies could use to create a variety new fluorine-containing compounds that can then be […]

York University Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year Award

York University Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year Award

Details Award Name Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year Award Agency York University Deadline Deadline (nomination letter due) 06-01-2023 Background Recognition will be given to one Postdoctoral Supervisor who has demonstrated exemplary support for postdoctoral scholars at York University, exceeding general supervisory expectations. One Postdoctoral Supervisor will be honoured with the Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year […]

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; […]

Prestigious accolade for York Professor Jianhong Wu

Prestigious accolade for York Professor Jianhong Wu

Faculty of Science Mathematics and Statistics Professor, Jianhong Wu, has been elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Seventy-one new Fellows were elected to the academy for 2022 in recognition of their exemplary contributions to health sciences. In total, 129 nominations were submitted. Election to fellowship in the academy is considered […]

John G. Diefenbaker Award

John G. Diefenbaker Award

Details Award Name John G. Diefenbaker Award Agency Canada Council for the Arts Value Up to $95,000 Duration 12 months Deadlines Internal notice of intent to apply 10-16-2022 Agency deadline 11-01-2022 Send an email to Abby Vogus (avogus@yorku.ca) to notify.  Background The award is given annually, and it enables a distinguished German scholar in the […]

Early Researcher Award

Early Researcher Award

Details Award Name Early Researcher Award Agency Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science Value Up to $100,000 (Must be matched by an additional $50,000 from the researcher's institution. In addition, up to $40,000 will be provided to the researcher’s Faculty by the Ministry for indirect costs.) Duration 5 years Deadlines Faculties submit Internal Notice […]

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 […]

York students excel in STEM Fellowship data science competition

York students excel in STEM Fellowship data science competition

A team of York University students placed in the top three in the STEM Fellowship Inter-University Big Data Challenge, an inquiry-driven experiential learning program focused on data science skills. The competition brought together 213 teams representing 69 universities from all over the world. The York team was the only team representing the University that made […]