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York University receives $1M gift from Carswell Family Foundation for graduate student scholarships

TORONTO, June 1, 2016 – York University Professor Emeritus Allan Carswell and the Carswell Family Foundation have donated $1 million to fund graduate student scholarships in the University’s Faculty of Science and Lassonde School of Engineering. York University President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri thanked Professor Emeritus Carswell, and his family for their generous gift, which […]

School of Continuing Studies launches Ontario's first comprehensive certificate program in cyber security aligned with CISSP CBK

TORONTO, April 13, 2016 – York University's School of Continuing Studies will launch Ontario's first comprehensive, cyber security certificate program aligned to the Certified Information Systems Security Professional Common Body of Knowledge (CISSP CBK) this November. The program will help provide qualified security professionals in one of the fastest growing tech fields in the world and […]

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 […]

Impress: Visage facial re-mix experience at York U during the Games

Interactive fun. Intellectual challenge. Social engineering. Sophisticated computational code. TORONTO, July 22, 2015 - With athletes and fans from dozens of countries in the Americas converging for the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games in Toronto this summer, four York University students have combined their skills in computer science and artistic expression to create an interactive installation […]

CFI awards York researchers more than $3 million in research infrastructure

  Two York University researchers have received a total of $3,021,281 in infrastructure funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to support their research projects. Michael Daly, York Research Chair in Planetary Science and associate professor in the Department of Earth and Space Science, Lassonde School of Engineering and the team he leads will […]

NSERC awards more than $3.3 million to York-led research partnerships

Two industry-academic partnerships led by York University have received a total of $3.3 million through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's (NSERC) Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Grants program. James Elder, Professor in the Lassonde School of Engineering’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Faculty of Health’s Department […]