Now accepting nominations for the 2019 Bryden Alumni Awards

Each year, the York University Bryden Alumni Awards celebrate outstanding alumni who have achieved the extraordinary and made remarkable contributions to York University and the community. This year’s Bryden Awards will be held on Nov. 21, 2019 – and we are seeking nominations for our award recipients. Inspired by Bruce Bryden, who was an exceptionally committed […]

Holiday message from President Lenton

The holiday season is an opportunity to spend time with loved ones, reflect on the past year, and look forward to the opportunities ahead. In my role as President of York, I have the privilege of witnessing firsthand the impact our university has on Toronto, on Canada, and on the world. The past year has […]

Lassonde professor earns NSERC grant for brain tumor treatment research

Lassonde School of Engineering professor and Sunnybrook Research Institute scientist Ali Sadeghi-Naini was awarded a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) through the Collaborative Research and Development program to help undertake breakthrough research in the pursuit of developing more precise and effective brain tumour treatment for individual patients. Ali […]

York University President Rhonda Lenton speaks on increasingly successful Canada-India education ties

TORONTO, November 6, 2018 – A York University delegation, led by President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton, is on an India mission to strengthen global ties through educational partnerships, early this month. “Through development of partnerships, we hope to have more students from India studying in our classrooms, conducting research in our labs, and participating in […]

Study shows exercise may improve muscle health in p53-related cancer patients

Patients diagnosed with p53-mutation cancers, such as soft-tissue sarcomas or cancers of the colon, lung, breast, liver, brain and hemopoietic tissues, may be able to improve muscle cellular health through exercise training, a study from York University finds. Researchers in York University’s Muscle Health Research Centre investigated the role of the protein p53 in regulating mitochondria both […]