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Clues to bee health found in their gut microbiome

Clues to bee health found in their gut microbiome

Media Release from June 15, 2022 The local environment plays a pivotal role in the health and diversity of the gut microbiome of wild bees which could help detect invisible stressors and early indicators of potential threats, say York University scientists in a new study. Piloting a new frontier of metagenomics, the researchers sequenced whole […]

Summer 2022 Undergraduate Research Conference

Summer 2022 Undergraduate Research Conference

Welcome Summer 2022 Undergraduate Research Conference On August 18, 2022, the Faculty of Science will host the annual Summer Undergraduate Research Conference. The conference is an opportunity for recipients of NSERC Undergraduate Summer Research Awards (USRA), Dean’s Undergraduate Research Awards (DURA), and York Science Scholars Awards (YSSA) to present their summer research and to meet […]

York Science Highlights

York Science Highlights

Community Input Shapes New Strategic Plan We launched our new 2021-2025 Strategic Plan after extensive consultation with our community of faculty members, staff and students, as well as with internal and external advisory boards. The Dean’s Office hosted discussions with stakeholders through several meetings, including a virtual Town Hall and virtual retreats, and solicited feedback […]

Research Spotlights

Research Spotlights

Using Mathematics to Tackle the Pandemic During the COVID-19 pandemic, mathematical modelling has been an essential tool for researchers and policy advisors to simulate and predict spread and illness by the virus and the impact of various public health strategies and interventions. Our researchers in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics have been leaders in […]

2021 Annual Review

2021 Annual Review

"This Annual Review demonstrates our commitment to our students, and our vision to foster discovery, engage community and inspire a better future for us all. I hope you enjoy reading it. On behalf of the Faculty of Science at York University, thank you for your friendship and support as we push the boundaries of discovery, […]

Paving paradise: putting up parking lots put bumblebees at risk in Toronto

Paving paradise: putting up parking lots put bumblebees at risk in Toronto

Media release from March 21, 2022 “They paved paradise, put up a parking lot.” Written and sung by Joni Mitchell in the 1970s, those lyrics still hold true today as pavement and concrete structures squeeze out Toronto’s native bumblebees, say York University researchers in a new study published today. The research found areas of the […]

Mysterious dead cluster galaxy found in thriving ancient galaxy city

Mysterious dead cluster galaxy found in thriving ancient galaxy city

Media release from February 10, 2022 The discovery of a massive dead cluster of galaxies in a young universe full of star producing galaxies, close to 12 billion light-years away from Earth, has surprised an international team, including researchers from York University. York researchers discovered a large galaxy structure, also known as a protocluster, and […]

Astrophysics students EXPLORE collaborative research

Astrophysics students EXPLORE collaborative research

EXPLORE, which is funded by York’s Academic Innovation Fund (AIF) and Germany’s DFG Collaborative Research Center CRC-TR 211, came into being as the result of conversations between Laura Sagunksi, a former postdoctoral Fellow from York who is now a professor at Goethe University in Frankfurt, and four other professors at York University and Goethe University. The York […]

International Collaborations and Partnerships

International Collaborations and Partnerships

Current Partnerships for York Science General Inquiry - York Science International Initiative International Opportunities for Science Students Scholarships and Bursary - Support International Learning Experiences About York Science in Chinese (约克大学理学院介绍) The York Science International Collaborations and Partnerships Office Resources Global Leaders of York Science - GLYS Current Partnerships for York Science Est. Country Partner Institution Department […]

Public Events

Public Events

The Faculty of Science at York University organizes regular public events to excite our community about science and showcase our amazing research.  York Science Forum An annual public lecture, York Science Forum explores today’s most fascinating mysteries and discoveries in science. Featuring top international and York University researchers, the community event is free and open […]