CIHR grants $2.16M to fund two York research projects

Two York researchers have received funding to the tune of $2.16 million from the Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR). Michaela Hynie and Jonathan Weiss, both from the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Health, were selected in the latest round of CIHR funding decisions to receive grants of $1,353,165 and $810,371, respectively. Professors […]

Professor Margaret Schotte wins prize for outstanding dissertation in maritime history

York University Professor Margaret Schotte, Department of History in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, is the recipient of the 2016 Frank Broeze Prize for the “Outstanding Doctoral Thesis in Maritime History.” The Broeze Prize, awarded every five years by the International Maritime Economic History Association, was announced at the Seventh International Congress […]

York U, partners receive $15 million in federal funds to build health technologies

York University and Southlake Regional Health Centre, together with the University Health Network (UHN), will work to develop new technologies to improve the health of Canadians using a $15 million investment from the Government of Canada. It’s important for universities, health-care providers, the business community and government to work together. That’s how we will come […]

York U MES student recognized by City of Boston

York MES student Michael Joseph received a special invitation by Boston City Hall to deliver his presentation “EnviroPan: The Black History of Steelpan” during Caribbean American Heritage Month. During his visit in late June, Joseph was also awarded the prestigious Boston Certificate of Recognition. “The citation is in appreciation for my service and contribution to […]