Fourth-year Chemistry PhD student receives prestigious award

Lucas McCann, a fourth-year PhD student in Chemistry is the 2014 recipient of the Dr. Douglas Butler Award. The award was celebrated recently at the 2014 Dr. Douglas Butler Award and Lecture in Organic Chemistry. The inaugural Douglas Butler Lecture was delivered by Prof. P. Andrew Evans, the Alfred R. Bader Chair of Organic Chemistry […]

eLearning@York workshop in the Teaching Commons

The Teaching Commons is hosting an eLearning@York workshop, a two-day blended course to support faculty members using eLearning in teaching. The philosophy of these courses is based on experiential learning. Participants combine learning about pedagogic theory with practical interventions and reflective hands-on practice. You will have the opportunity to adapt or develop a blended or […]

Workshop: Going for Gold: Compiling an Award-Winning Teaching Dossier

Whether you are applying for the prestigious national 3M teaching award, the provincial OCUFA teaching award, or an institutional award such as President's University-Wide Teaching Awards, this workshop will support you in preparing a powerful dossier to document your teaching excellence. Topics such as demystifying the teaching philosophy statement, choosing relevant evidence, writing a powerful […]

New responsive website will enhance student experience

During the past few months, York University’s Marketing & Creative Services and University Information Technology groups have developed a new responsive web template for the University’s websites. The new technology and website evolution are just part of York’s commitment to provide the best possible experience to its primary users – current and prospective students. The template […]

Applications available for 2014-2015 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research‑based growth. The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is to: attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally develop their leadership potential position them […]

Mitacs Globalink Opportunity with Sorbonne Universités

Mitacs and Sorbonne Universités have partnered to support a unique, two-way mobility opportunity. For a limited time, graduate students at Canadian universities and Masters 2 / PhD students at Sorbonne Universités can apply for a competitive Mitacs Globalink Research Award to support a research project jointly supervised by Canadian and Sorbonne Universités faculty. For faculty, […]

Call for Papers: 2014 International Conference on Natural Computation

Papers are coridally requested for the upcoming 10th International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC 2014) and the 11th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD 2014), to be jointly held from 19-21 August 2014 in Xiamen, China. The deadline for the 2nd (final) round of submissions is 16 May 2014 (papers already submitted […]

CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS) applications available now

The CGS-MSFSS Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at recognized universities in Canada. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian universities and affiliated research institutions and universities, or other research […]

German Studies Research Grant Program Reinstated

The DAAD North America is pleased to be able to announce that the German Studies Research Grant program has been reinstated. This specialized program will once again offer support to highly-qualified Master's and PhD students at Canadian universities who are nominated by the department/program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (i.e. 1–2 […]