Faculty of Health

Welcome to the Faculty of Health. Through our five degree programs – Kinesiology & Health Science, Psychology, Nursing, Health Studies (Informatics, Management and Policy) and Global Health – our commitment to excellence is demonstrated through our professors who are nationally and internationally recognized experts in their fields; through our leading edge research; and through community partnerships to improve health outcomes both locally and globally. In addition, students benefit from learning opportunities that go beyond the classroom to include experiential education in a range of settings from laboratories to sports fields and with community partners including hospitals, clinics, schools, health and recreation centres.

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Mar
1
Wed
Undergraduate Research Fair @ Scott Library Collaboratory (2nd Floor)
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

York University’s annual Undergraduate Research Fair will take place March 1, 2017 (11am to 1:30pm) in the Scott Library Collaboratory (2nd Floor). Several prizes will be awarded.

Applications open Dec. 19, 2016. Apply early!
Applications close Jan. 25, 2017.

For complete details, please visit the Undergraduate Research Fair website.

Apr
13
Thu
Dr. Denise Henriques: Your Brain in Action @ Markham Public Library, Markham Village Branch
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

York University and Markham Public Library are partnering to bring some of York’s top academic minds to York Region at Markham Public Library in 2017. The York University Scholars Hub speakers series launches with a six-month theme around Neuroscience.

How Your Brain Lives, Works...And Dies: Neuroscience in the Modern World, will feature talks and expertise on the functioning brain from faculty and researchers in the Faculties of Science and Health at York University.

The Scholars Hub Speaker series will take place at the Markham Village Branch on the second Thursday of each month, located at 6031 Highway 7. Each talk is from 7pm to 8:30pm, and for added convenience, childcare is provided.

The unique partnership is part of York University’s goals of community engagement and reputation-building, with a unique collaboration that invites alumni, students and their families, and the public to engage in meaningful talks and discussions on the fascination of the human brain.

Space for each talk is limited.

To RSVP and for more details please click here.

May
11
Thu
Dr. Georg Zoidl: The Beautiful Brain: How Do We See the World? @ Markham Public Library, Markham Village Branch
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

York University and Markham Public Library are partnering to bring some of York’s top academic minds to York Region at Markham Public Library in 2017. The York University Scholars Hub speakers series launches with a six-month theme around Neuroscience.

How Your Brain Lives, Works...And Dies: Neuroscience in the Modern World, will feature talks and expertise on the functioning brain from faculty and researchers in the Faculties of Science and Health at York University.

The Scholars Hub Speaker series will take place at the Markham Village Branch on the second Thursday of each month, located at 6031 Highway 7. Each talk is from 7pm to 8:30pm, and for added convenience, childcare is provided.

The unique partnership is part of York University’s goals of community engagement and reputation-building, with a unique collaboration that invites alumni, students and their families, and the public to engage in meaningful talks and discussions on the fascination of the human brain.

Space for each talk is limited.

To RSVP and for more details please click here.