Scientists measure precise proton radius to help resolve decade-old puzzle

York University research confirms protons are smaller than expected  TORONTO, September 5, 2019 – York University researchers have made a precise measurement of the size of the proton – a crucial step towards solving a mystery that has preoccupied scientists around the world for the past decade. Scientists thought they knew the size of the […]

Fire testing lab at York University among projects awarded Ontario research funding

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2019 – York University researchers will receive more than $700,000 in provincial funding for research projects and equipment through the Early Researcher Award program and the Ontario Research Fund (ORF). The Hon. Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, announced nearly $41 million in research funding for research institutions […]

New funding for Indigenous led initiative will equip youth with skills training

TORONTO, August 1, 2019 - The Indigenous Friends Association, an initiative designed by York University students to connect and support Indigenous youth, will be receiving funding  of more than $350,000 by the Government of Canada under the Canada Service Corps program. The investment will equip 120 First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-Indigenous youth with the […]