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York’s Elsabeth Jensen named in Canadian Nurses Association ‘150 Nurses for Canada’

One of York’s esteemed faculty members has been selected by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) for inclusion in its “150 Nurses for Canada” campaign. Elsabeth Jensen Elsabeth Jensen, associate professor in the Faculty of Health’s School of Nursing and director of the York-CAMH Collaborative, was named in the campaign that highlights those who pioneer health […]

Professor James Elder wins major ORF grant to support sustainable urban mobility

James Elder Seeking to use his intelligent systems research to facilitate sustainable urban mobility, Professor James Elder applied for an Ontario Research Fund (ORF) grant with private sector partners and University of Waterloo co-applicants. He won the $4-million ORF grant, plus $4 million from industry partners (Esri Canada, Exascale Solutions, Fugro Roadware, Miovision, Mircom, Teledyne-Optech and Trans-Plan) […]

York University appoints internationally renowned global health scholars

TORONTO, June 1, 2017 – As Canada’s progressive university, a York University education shapes the global perspective, and embraces innovation in teaching, learning, and research. York University’s Faculty of Health has announced two important appointments, both demonstrating momentum in one of the University’s emerging areas of academic and research excellence: global health. Dr. James Orbinski […]

Academic Innovation Fund project taps into student creativity

Student fingerprints are all over the new Communities in Motion web platform that Parissa Safai created using her Academic Innovation Fund grant. Parissa Safai Safai, an Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science (KHS), wanted to increase the visibility of the excellent community-based research — collaborative research in which all partners in the […]