York U study finds benefits for parents who participate in therapy with autistic children

Parents of children with autism experience a greater impact from their child’s therapy than once thought, according to new research out of York University’s Faculty of Health. Jonathan Weiss, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, and Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR) Chair in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Treatment and Care […]

York researchers contribute to Canadian-led study detailing antimatter forensics

A Canadian-led investigation involving York researchers has opened a new chapter in antimatter research. In a study published in Nature today (Aug. 3), the ALPHA Collaboration—a group of international physicists including physics Professor Scott Menary in the Faculty of Science at York University—reported the first detailed observation of spectral lines from an antimatter atom. “Spectral […]

York’s Elsabeth Jensen named in Canadian Nurses Association ‘150 Nurses for Canada’

One of York’s esteemed faculty members has been selected by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) for inclusion in its “150 Nurses for Canada” campaign. Elsabeth Jensen, associate professor in the Faculty of Health’s School of Nursing, most recently the graduate program's director and director of the York-CAMH Collaborative, was named in the campaign that highlights […]

Schulich student earns inaugural RioCan Scholarship

An inaugural scholarship of $25,000 for a student entering the Schulich School of Business Master of Real Estate & Infrastructure (MREI) program was awarded to its first recipient earlier this month. Natasha Kuperman received the RioCan Scholarship for demonstrating the highest academic standing, a top-ranking GMAT score, and strong evidence of leadership ability and commitment […]

York celebrates five Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients

Five York PhD students have been named Vanier Scholars, receiving $50,000 annually for up to three years to support their research. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health. “Vanier recipients are not merely scholars – […]

York theatre students rock the summer stage

What better way to earn credit towards your theatre degree than by working as part of the team for one of Toronto’s most beloved outdoor theatre traditions? For the fifth consecutive year, the partnership between Canadian Stage and the Department of Theatre in York’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design allows students to […]

Three York U researchers awarded SSHRC Connection Grants

Three York University professors have been awarded Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connections Grants, each worth approximately $25,000. The recipients are Professor Roger Keil, Faculty of Environmental Studies and Tier 1 York Research Chair in Global Sub/Urban Studies; Professor Carolyn Podruchny, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies; and Professor Poonam Puri, Osgoode […]

Graduate chemistry students sweep conference and travel awards

Graduate students in Chemistry Professor Derek Wilson’s lab in the Faculty of Science have been sweeping up awards to attend conferences and for their presentations at these events. They have been travelling across Canada and internationally to present their research, which uses the latest technologies in mass spectrometry to explore the dynamics, structure and function […]

York University hosts its first MRI Research Day

York University’s Faculty of Health held its first York MRI Research Day on June 22 to explore ongoing research at the University’s MRI Facility. The event, which took place in the lower lobby of the Sherman Health Science Research Centre, brought together 50 researchers to hear talks and poster presentations about the research. Topics ranged […]