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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 […]

York University appoints seven new York Research Chairs

York’s President and the VP Research & Innovation announce seven new York Research Chairs, each outstanding in their respective academic fields, bringing the grand total to 24. Mamdouh Shoukri On March 22, York University President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri and York Vice-President Research & Innovation Robert Haché announced seven new York Research Chairs (YRCs). Four […]