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NSERC awards more than $3.3 million to York-led research partnerships

Two industry-academic partnerships led by York University have received a total of $3,300,000 through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada‘s (NSERC) Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Grants Program. James Elder, professor in the Lassonde School of Engineering’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Faculty of Health’s Department of […]

FGS Dean hosts informal drop-in for grad students

Barbara Crow, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Associate Vice-President Graduate, encourages current graduate students to attend the Dean’s Cafe, a friendly, informal opportunity to connect and have your voice heard concerning graduate education at York University. The Dean’s Cafe takes place on Thursday, May 28 from 4:00-5:00 pm in Rm. 232 York […]

York U hosts conference for women in academic leadership

From April 30 to May 2, York University hosted the annual conference of the organization known as SWAAC – Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada. SWAAC was founded in 1987 to provide a voice for women in senior administrative roles at Canadian universities and colleges, and its annual conference offers an opportunity for women leaders […]

Two York Nursing grad students receive prestigious awards

Two York University graduate nursing students, Sally Baerg and Kadeen Briscoe, received research awards from the Registered Nurses’ Foundation of Ontario (RNFOO) last week. MScN student Sally Baerg is investigating “Congestive Heart Failure/Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation Related to Urinary Tract Infection Occurrence”. This study is the first step in identifying factors that can cause a […]

Kathryn McPherson honoured with FGS teaching award

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) honoured Kathryn McPherson for excellence in graduate teaching and mentoring with the Faculty’s Teaching Award at their Faculty Council meeting on May 7. “I’m delighted, honoured and very appreciative that my colleagues would put in the work for me to receive this award,” said Dr. McPherson beforehand. “I’m gratified […]

Supporting Teaching at York — Symposium

The Teaching Commons at York announces that the Supporting Teaching At York (STAY) Symposium will be continuing as planned. This symposium is designed to celebrate the efforts and the achievements of those of who have completed the Senior Teaching Assistant Program as they showcase their dedications and contributions to enhance and enrich student learning. Please […]