Professor Steve Alsop is the recipient of the prestigious 2016 Svend Pedersen Lecture Award from the Department of Mathematics & Science Education at Stockholm University. The distinction is awarded annually to a researcher who has made a major and lasting contribution within the fields of mathematics education or science education.
The Fields Institute has named Professor Tom Salisbury of the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at York University the new associate director of industry liaison. He will step into his role Sept. 1.
Four sites on the York University Keele campus and the York University Glendon campus will be featured in the lineup of of the 17th annual Doors Open Toronto event running Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29.
Neuroscience researcher Doug Crawford, recipient of the 2016 Sarrazin Award Lectureship, will present a keynote lecture on May 29 during the annual Canadian Physiological Society’s meeting.
Available now at yorku.ca/yorku, The York University Magazine‘s Spring/Summer 2016 issue features: green theatre Q&A; York’s permanent art collection revealed; Wall Street lawyer turned ecopreneur Ran Goel; why urban raccoons are thriving; the rise of nanosatellites; and much more.
Lions thrower Brittany Crew moved one step closer to qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics as she hit the Olympic standard in the shot put at the Tucson Elite Throwers Classic at the University of Arizona on Thursday, May 19.
York University will host the first-ever TEDxYorkUSalon Spectrum, which will explore issues relevant to transition-aged youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The event will be hosted by Jonathan Weiss, a psychology professor in the Faculty of Health.
All full-time non-academic employees are eligible to cast a ballot for the non-academic employee nominee to the Board of Governors. The nominee will serve a two-year term beginning July 1 and ending June 30, 2018. Voting will be conducted by e-vote and opens at 9am on Wednesday, May 25 and closes at noon on Monday, June 6.
This year’s golf tournament will take place Monday, June 6, at the Highlands Golf Club in Bradford, Ont. Register now to avoid disappointment, as space is limited to 144 golfers.