Applications are now being accepted for a communityBUILD Mash-Up, an intense, two-day start-up workshop and competition open to social mission driven entrepreneurs. Applications are due March 8. Those selected to participate will have a chance to win a $5,000 consulting grant for their venture.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research grants were recently awarded to two York researchers — Professors Michael Rotondi and Gary Sweeney — to look at developing new statistical methods to analyze the health of Aboriginal people and to understand the role fat cells play in diabetes.
York Faculty of Science professors Sergey Krylov, Barry Lever and Arturo Orellana have each been recognized for their specific contributions to research and chemistry.
York University celebrated its leading researchers Tuesday for their outstanding achievements and leadership during the second annual York U Research Leaders celebration.
Explore engineering-, science- and environmental studies-based research at a celebration co-hosted by three of York’s Faculties in collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation and York Libraries Friday.
Professor Jacqueline Krikorian will use the prestigious Fulbright award to further her important research in international trade law.
York geography grad student Zakiya Price will examine the socio-economic impacts community tourism has had on local women in Jamaica at the next Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean Brown Bag Seminar Thursday, Feb. 27.
York physics Professor A Kumarakrishnan received a combined $169,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s Idea to Innovation program and an Ontario Centres of Excellence Voucher for Commercialization.
An article that examines the impact of exercise and resveratrol on muscle formation has been chosen as one of the best papers published last year by The Journal of Biological Chemistry. It was authored by York Professor David Hood, and grad students Keir J. Menzies, Kaustabh Singh and Ayesha Saleem of York’s Muscle Health Research Centre.
Professors Philip Girard and Janet Walker are the recipients of Osgoode Research Fellowships for 2014-2015. Girard will work on a history of law in Canada and Walker plans to produce a new edition of Castel and Walker: Canadian Conflict of Laws.