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OSSTF - Original Research on University Support Staff Workload RFP

OSSTF - Original Research on University Support Staff Workload RFP

Details Opportunity Name Original Research on University Support Staff Workload - Request for Proposals Agency Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) Value Not stated Indirect Costs Eligible at 40% Duration Not stated Deadlines Final application Application due to FSc RO at sciapps@yorku.ca for full review 06-14-2024 Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at sciapps@yorku.ca for mandatory review 06-24-2024 Final […]

Science students recognized with thesis, dissertation prizes

Science students recognized with thesis, dissertation prizes

Congratulations to York Science graduands Jennifer Porat (PhD, biology) and Nina Garrett (MSc, biology) for receiving dissertation and thesis prizes from York University’s Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) for their outstanding contributions to the local and global community. The prizes, valued at $2,000 for doctoral dissertations and $1,000 for master’s theses, are given out every […]

Grads innovate skincare with cutting-edge technology

Grads innovate skincare with cutting-edge technology

Anna Kotova and Ksenia Timonina, former York University PhD students, converge science and cosmetics in their venture Agenek – a gene diagnostic skincare company that leverages emerging technology in innovative ways. The root of Agenek – which offers personalized skincare reports and recommendations – began at York during Kotova and Timonina’s graduate studies in the […]

Two faculty members receive 2024 Canadian Association of Physicists Fellowships

Two faculty members receive 2024 Canadian Association of Physicists Fellowships

Congratulations to Professors Eric Hessels and Wendy Taylor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, for being named Fellows of the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP). Launched in 2022, the CAP Fellowship Program recognizes its members who have made significant contributions in physics research, in physics teaching, in the advancement of technology, or in service to the […]

Wenner-Gren Engaged Research Grant

Wenner-Gren Engaged Research Grant

Details Opportunity Name Engaged Research Grant Agency Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Value $25,000 Indirect Costs Ineligible Duration N/A Deadlines Application due to FSc RO at sciapps@yorku.ca for full review 07-18-2024 Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at sciapps@yorku.ca for mandatory review 07-25-2024 Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review 07-30-2024, by 10:00AM Application due at agency  […]

NSERC Discovery Horizons Grants

NSERC Discovery Horizons Grants

Details Opportunity Name Discovery Horizons Grants Agency Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Value $50,000 to $100,000/year Indirect Costs Ineligible Duration Up to 5 years Deadlines Letter of Intent (LOI) LOI due to FSc RO at sciapps@yorku.ca for full review 05-31-2024 LOI and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at sciapps@yorku.ca for mandatory review 06-07-2024 LOI and fully […]

Cancer Research Society - Lung Cancer Translational Research Grant Competition

Cancer Research Society - Lung Cancer Translational Research Grant Competition

Details Opportunity Name Lung Cancer Translational Research Grant Competition Agency Cancer Research Society Value Up to $500,000 Indirect Costs TBD Duration 3 years Deadlines Letter of Intent (LOI) LOI due to FSc RO at sciapps@yorku.ca for full review 05-14-2024 LOI and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at sciapps@yorku.ca for mandatory review 05-22-2024 LOI and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review […]

2023 York Science Highlights

2023 York Science Highlights

Contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals The Faculty of Science rises to the York University-wide challenge to contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as outlined in the University Academic Plan 2020-2025. Below are highlights of initiatives and projects taking place in the Faculty that tackle key societal challenges aligned with the UN […]

Mitacs Globalink Research Internship

Mitacs Globalink Research Internship

Details Opportunity Name Globalink Research Internship Agency Mitacs Value See below Indirect Costs Ineligible Duration 12 weeks Deadlines Application due to FSc RO at sciapps@yorku.ca for full review 05-21-2024 Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at sciapps@yorku.ca for mandatory review 05-28-2024 Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review N/A Application due at agency  06-04-2024, by 1:00PM PST […]

Scientists receive provincial funding in support of innovative research projects

Scientists receive provincial funding in support of innovative research projects

Congratulations to Faculty of Science researchers Deborah Harris, Ozzy Mermut and Amro Zayed, who have received a total of nearly $500K from the Ontario Research Fund in support of their innovative research projects related to neutrinos, biophotonics, and honey bees, respectively. They were among 18 faculty members at York University to receive research funds in […]