The federal government has renewed a Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Health Psychology at York enabling Faculty of Health Professor Joel Katz to advance his research in the psychological, emotional and biomedical factors involved in acute and chronic pain.
Glendon has recognized two faculty members with this year’s Principal’s Teaching Excellence Awards: Audrey Pyee and Jennifer Sipos-Smith.
At the request of the Chair of the Board and Search Committee, University Secretary Maureen Armstrong offers a clarification and an update on the progress of the search for the next president.
York University students, staff and faculty are invited to engage in the #ActionsMatter campaign to end violence against women. On Monday, Dec. 5, the University will host a memorial event to remember the 14 women killed at l’Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal in 1989.
The working group will hold a drop-in consultation for University community members on Wednesday, Dec. 7, between 1 and 5pm, in the Founders College Senior Common Room, 305 Founders College.
YFile’s popular Open Your Mind series showcasing the outstanding work of York U researchers shines the spotlight on master of environmental studies student Stephen Sangiuliano, whose research focuses on marine spatial planning for tidal current turbines and is breaking ground in that field.
York University Lions wrestler Shady El-Nahas won the gold medal in the 97kg weight class at the Ontario senior provincial championships on Nov. 26.
There is $1.5 million in funding available as York University issues a new call for project submissions for its highly successful Academic Innovation Fund. Proposals are due by Feb. 3.
Schulich student Ricky Tsang placed second in a competition that tests business acumen against competitors from around the world. He was competing against more than 300 student from 30 different countries.
A York University research team has launched the second phase of its Mindfulness Virtual Community project, a Canadian Institutes for Health Research-funded, student-centred, evidenced-based, mindfulness-based resource to support mental and physical well-being on campus.