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27.08.2014 in Top Stories

SSHRC awards more than $2.5 million for York-led research partnerships

Carla Lipsig-Mumme, professor of work and labour studies in York’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, has received more than $2.5 million over seven years through the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Partnership Grants program.

21.08.2014 in Top Stories

Songbird ‘student pilots’ delay departure and make more frequent stopovers during first migration

Juvenile songbirds on spring migration travel from overwintering sites in the tropics to breeding destinations with no prior experience to guide them. A new study out of York University has tracked these “student pilots” on their first long-haul flight and found significant differences between the timing of juvenile migration and that of experienced adults.

20.08.2014 in Top Stories

New study first to examine quality of cardiac rehabilitation programs in Canada

The quality of cardiac rehabilitation programs across Canada is strong, with specific criteria areas now identified as requiring further enhancement to improve patient outcomes, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Care Centre, York University and the University Health Network.

14.08.2014 in Top Stories

Three York U graduate students awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

PhD students Alexandra Terrana, Oded Haas and Vanessa Fleet have been named recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, each receiving $50,000 annually for up to three years to support their research.

13.08.2014 in Top Stories

York University Sport Hall of Fame inductees announced

Sport and Recreation and the School of Kinesiology and Health Science will welcome Andre Batson, Allyson Fox, Andrea (Hastick) Brown, Paul Hughes and Steve Dranitsaris to the York University Sport Hall of Fame at the annual dinner and ceremony on Friday, Sept. 19.

13.08.2014 in Top Stories

Adults with autism spectrum disorder at higher risk of being sexually victimized

The study out of York University found that a lack of sexual knowledge in those with autism spectrum disorder played a role in increasing the risk of sexual victimization.

08.08.2014 in Top Stories

Schulich launches MBA specialization in Global Retail Management

The new program will teach future business leaders how to help retailers succeed in the highly competitive global retail sector.

06.08.2014 in Top Stories

The Art Gallery of York University nominated for Premier’s Award

The Art Gallery of York University is one of six arts organizations nominated for the annual Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts. The winner will receive $50,000.

01.08.2014 in Top Stories

Spring Convocation volunteers feted

Some 85 people from across the University volunteered their time to make this convocation a success. They were celebrated at a recent Convocation Appreciation Luncheon.

30.07.2014 in Top Stories

Four York profs receive Ontario Early Researcher Awards

York nursing Professor Mary Fox, biology Professor Mark Bayfield, dance Professor Russ Patrick Alcedo and Professor Farah Ahmad of the School of Health Policy and Management each received an Ontario Early Research Award, announced the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation.

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