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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 […]

York U technology researcher receives $1.5 million in funding from Chinese firm

TORONTO, October 19, 2015 — York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering has received $1.5 million in funding from China based software firm iFlytek, recently. The funding will support technology research led by Professor Hui Jiang in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. “With this generous donation, our Lassonde School of Engineering will continue […]

York researchers receive more than $8.9 million in SSHRC funding

Researchers at York University have been awarded more than $8.9 million in funding from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Two York professors have received more than $4.5 million in funding over seven years through the SSHRC Partnership Grants program. Jennifer Jenson, professor in the Faculty of Education, will receive $2,498,116 to […]

Osgoode Hall Law School announces new funding for financial accessibility to mark 50 years at York

TORONTO, August 31, 2015 – Osgoode Hall Law School at York University today announced a further $1 million investment in financial accessibility to ensure that a greater number of students are able to access legal education. Half of the new funding ($500,000) will create 100 new $5,000 bursaries to be disbursed over two years to […]

SSHRC awards more than $2.5 million in funding to York-led research partnerships

TORONTO, Aug 27, 2014 – Carla Lipsig-Mummé, 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. Lipsig-Mummé will lead a project titled “Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces to Respond to Climate […]

York Researcher receives $1 million in funding to build a Global Disability Rights Monitoring System

  TORONTO, January 27, 2014 – York University Distinguished Research Professor Marcia Rioux, in the School of Health Policy and Management, has recently received more than $1 million in funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and York University contributions to support the final phase of development of a global disability rights monitoring system. […]

Government announces funding to expand French language programs

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2013 - The provincial government recently announced at York’s Glendon campus that it plans to provide $16.5 million to help universities and colleges expand French language programs and services, which includes $1.5 million awarded to Glendon for that purpose. Glendon is using the funds to expand French programing in its communications, foundations […]