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York U, IBM Canada announce Canada’s first academic-industry partnership in disaster and emergency management

TORONTO, February 22, 2017 – Flooding, hurricanes, global warming and terrorism are all disasters and emergencies that can be effectively managed – and in some cases mitigated – through good planning and response. York University is the first in Canada to offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees in emergency management, and now thanks to a new […]

Governments partner with York U to invest $113 million in research and learning

Major upgrades and additions to vital labs, teaching facilities and services TORONTO, February 17, 2017 – An infusion of $113 million from the Governments of Canada and Ontario, and York University, will modernize labs in the Faculties of Science and Health, create a new building for the Schulich School of Business, and boost energy-efficient cooling […]

York U researchers receive more than $7 million in SSHRC awards

TORONTO, September 9, 2016 – Today at York University, the Hon. Kirsty Duncan, minister of science, announced $163 million in Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) funding to support important research across Canada. More than 44 research projects at York University will receive a total boost of $7 million of the federal funding, […]

York U, partners receive $15 million in federal funding to build new patient-centred health-tech

TORONTO, July 21, 2016 − Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced the funding  at Southlake Regional Health Centre. FedDev Ontario’s investment will be matched by $19.5 million from 32 partners that are developing three […]

York U profs among researchers to get $2 million funding for study on quality of life in aging

TORONTO, June 22, 2016 —  A team of researchers from across Canada, including York University Professors Tamara Daly and Pat Armstrong, has received $2 million for a study on quality of life among people in late life who are living in residential long-term care settings, their caregivers and supporters. Seniors – Adding Life To Years […]

York U team receives close to $1M in funding for mental-health care virtual community for students

TORONTO, March 4, 2016 – A York University research team will receive more than $898,000 in funding and in-kind contributions from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and industry partners to research and develop support for the mental health needs of students through a Mindfulness Virtual Community (MVC). “The goal is to improve the […]