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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 […]

Seven graduate researchers awarded thesis prizes

Seven York graduate students celebrated the receipt of their Thesis & Dissertation Prizes with faculty colleagues and program directors at a recent luncheon honouring their research contributions. “This is one of those great opportunities where we get to celebrate the excellent work of our students,” said Fahim Quadir, Interim Dean of the Faculty of Graduate […]

Top Scholars Helping Improve Lives for People with Autism

With autism spectrum disorders continuing to rise, Ontario is funding new research into the needs of women seeking help with the disorder and the differences in the way those with autism process information. Through the 2017 Autism Scholars Awards, administered by the Council of Ontario Universities (COU), two York University scholars — PhD student Rebecca […]