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Chemistry Professor Tao Zeng receives award from Chemical Institute of Canada

Chemistry Professor Tao Zeng receives award from Chemical Institute of Canada

Congratulations to Professor Tao (Toby) Zeng, Department of Chemistry, for receiving the 2024 Tom Ziegler Award from the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC). Sponsored by Software for Chemistry & Materials, the award recognizes scientists residing in Canada who have made an outstanding early-career contribution to theoretical and/or computational chemistry. Zeng’s current research focuses on developing […]

Undergraduate Student Resources

Undergraduate Student Resources

Faculty of Science students can access a broad range of resources to support their learning and promote success, both academically and personally. Check out the resources available for undergraduate students below, including administrative, academic, and personal well-being supports. Quick Links Academic Advising Important Dates Mental Health & Well-being Administrative Support Important Dates - Registrar's Office […]

Graduate Student Resources

Graduate Student Resources

The Faculty of Science offers many resources to help you throughout your graduate student journey, including teaching and professional development, academic supports, and health and wellness resources. Check out the list of resources below to take advantage of the opportunities available for graduate students. Quick Links Graduate Wellness Services Graduate Student Association Important Dates Graduate […]

Faculty of Science ceremony honours students and faculty members for academic, teaching and research excellence

Faculty of Science ceremony honours students and faculty members for academic, teaching and research excellence

On Tuesday, February 6, 2024, the Faculty of Science hosted its annual Honours & Awards Ceremony to celebrate its students, instructors and researchers for their achievements and service. More than 200 people attended the event, held in the Second Student Centre, including students and their family members and supporters, faculty members and staff. A keynote […]

Faculty of Science Teaching & Learning Bulletin

Faculty of Science Teaching & Learning Bulletin

The Faculty of Science Teaching & Learning Bulletin provides the latest developments and insights in teaching and learning for York Science instructors. Distributed internally, the bulletin highlights innovative teaching strategies, best practices, resources, and upcoming workshops and events. Read the January 2024 Issue - Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Teaching and Learning [PDF] See Archive:

FIFA World Cup ends with win for Argentina and COVID-19, new research finds

FIFA World Cup ends with win for Argentina and COVID-19, new research finds

Media release from January 18, 2024 The 2022 FIFA World Cup ended with a tight win for Argentina over France on penalties, but it was also a triumph for SARS-CoV-2 with a significant jump in the number of cases, some of which York University researchers say could have been prevented. New research published today and […]

Gerald Audette elected VP of American Crystallographic Association

Gerald Audette elected VP of American Crystallographic Association

Congratulations to Chemistry Professor Gerald Audette for being elected as vice president (and president-elect) of the American Crystallographic Association (ACA). The ACA’s mission is to promote and preserve crystallography, structural science, and allied disciplines, and to support students, young scientists, and established researchers in the structural sciences. Crystallography is relevant to scientists dealing with molecules, […]

Physics professor shares machine learning knowledge with academic community

Physics professor shares machine learning knowledge with academic community

With the recent advances in machine learning techniques, Joel Zylberberg, an associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at York University, decided it would be useful to science students to understand these methods, so he developed a graduate course to share his knowledge. His course, Deep Learning for Physicists, made its debut in […]

Amro Zayed earns award for postdoctoral mentorship excellence

Amro Zayed earns award for postdoctoral mentorship excellence

Congratulations to Faculty of Science Professor Amro Zayed, who was one of two faculty members honoured by the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) with the Postdoctoral Supervisor Award during an FGS council meeting on Dec. 7. The award is presented annually to a faculty member in any department and program at York who demonstrates exemplary […]

Best of YU 2023

Best of YU 2023

We are proud to spotlight some of our Faculty’s top moments from 2023. New faculty members further York’s scientific innovation, impact The Faculty of Science welcomed 12 new high-calibre researchers and instructors to its five departments and one division. By recruiting talented faculty members with diverse backgrounds, world views and expertise, we are ensuring the […]