14.12.2016 in Top Stories

AGYU wins major awards for exhibitions, publication design and writing

The Art Gallery of York University (AGYU) has done it again. York University’s innovative gallery won four awards of excellence from the Ontario Association of Art Galleries.

14.12.2016 in Top Stories

York University Board of Governors approves new Sexual Violence Policy

Through the new policy, the University commits to working collaboratively with its community to build effective training and education programs to address sexual violence and rape culture.

14.12.2016 in Top Stories

Ceremony formally invests Professor Emeritus Robert Cox into the Order of Canada

Robert W. Cox, professor emeritus of Political Science and Social and Political Thought at York University, was formally invested into the Order of Canada on Nov. 25.

13.12.2016 in Top Stories

York researcher Shayna Rosenbaum receives INS Early Career Award

The International Neuropsychological Society (INS) will award York psychology Professor Shayna Rosenbaum with the INS Award for Early Career Research for her “substantive independent contribution to research in the area of brain-behaviour relationships.”

13.12.2016 in Top Stories

LA&PS Community Conversations launch gives voice to Portuguese-speaking communities

Held on Nov. 25, the first conversation in the series was titled “Youth, Higher Education and Community Engagement in the Portuguese Community.” Community Conversations, a new initiative in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies,

12.12.2016 in Top Stories

VP Academic announces Canada150@York projects

Vice-President Academic and Provost Rhonda Lenton announces the results of a call for applications for funding of Canada 150@York projects. A large number of applications were received and funding totaling over $400,000 has now been awarded.

11.12.2016 in Top Stories

Grad students and postdocs recognized for research funding achievements

The annual Faculty of Graduate Studies’ Scholar’s Reception was held Dec. 6 and recognized the achievements of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

11.12.2016 in Top Stories

UN taps York U climate and labour research project to assist intergovernmental climate change negotiations

A ground-breaking technical paper on jobs and climate change produced by the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) draws upon unique research produced by a joint labour and research project based at York University.

07.12.2016 in Top Stories

Open Your Mind: A Q&A with Faculty of Health researcher Christine Jonas-Simpson

YFile’s popular Open Your Mind series showcasing the outstanding work of York U researchers shines the spotlight on Faculty of Health Professor Christine Jonas-Simpson, who uses art-based research to conduct studies on experiences of transforming and growing with loss and grief.

07.12.2016 in Top Stories

AVP Graduate and Dean of Graduate Studies Barbara Crow to leave York University for a new post at Queen's

Associate Vice-President Graduate and Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies Barbara Crow will be leaving York University to take up an exciting new leadership opportunity as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University, effective July 1, 2017.

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