Seven new faculty members join the Faculty of Science

There are seven new faculty members joining York University’s Faculty of Science, with five in the Department of Chemistry and two in the Department of Biology. The Faculty of Science welcomes chemistry Professors Chris Caputo, Ryan Hili, Thomas Baumgartner and Cora Young, Assistant Lecturer Derek Jackson, and biology Professors Steven Connor and Assistant Lecturer Nicole […]

Graduate Studies honours Professor Pat Armstrong with Postdoctoral Supervisor Award

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) honoured Professor Pat Armstrong with the Faculty’s inaugural Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year Award. The newly-established award recognizes professors who demonstrate exemplary support for postdoctoral scholars at York University, exceeding general supervisory expectations. She was presented the award at the Postdoctoral Welcome Reception on September 13, being joined by […]

York grad students earn awards for research on Asia and Asian diaspora

Twelve York University students have earned awards for research in Asia and Asian Diaspora from the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR). Dating apps have transformed physical and emotional intimacy, and research out of York University shows this is especially true for marginalized communities that have historically lacked collective social spaces. For her doctoral research, Meghna George (social […]

York professors awarded $2.7M in health research funding

Three York University researchers awarded a combined $2,723,399 in funding from the Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR) will work to advance health-related investigations in areas of social/cultural health and biomedical health. Professors Peter Backx, Yvonne Bohr and Chun Peng each received a CIHR Project Grant, which is designed to capture ideas with the greatest […]