Funding and Award News

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Colin Coates Glendon professor adds two collections to the growing literature on environmental history

Within the space of five months, Canadian Studies Professor Colin Coates published two works on this burgeoning field in Canada. Read more »

1-Swann ParadisFrench studies professor awarded Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grant

Professor Swann Paradis’ research combines literature, science, and history in one of the largest studies focusing specifically on French and Dutch rivalries in scientific and historical advances. Learn more »

Valerie ShoofPrimatologist Valerie Schoof awarded NSERC grant for research on vervet monkeys

Funding to build a long-term study of how the environment influence hormones and behaviour. Learn more about her research »

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Glendon announces recipients of the 2015 Principal’s Research Excellence Awards

Two Glendon researchers, Professors Joanna Robinson, Department of Sociology and Anne Russon, Department of Psychology, have been selected as the recipients of the 2015 Awards. Read more »

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Glendon historian Mark Jurdjevic named to the prestigious Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Mark Jurdjevic, a professor and Chair of the Department of History at York University’s Glendon Campus, has been named to the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Read more »


Glendon Psychologist elected Fellow of the American Psychological Association

With over 100,000 members, the APA appointed Dr. Young along with 112 other scholars in 2015.  Fellow status is a special distinction bestowed upon an APA member for their outstanding and unusual contributions in the field of psychology. Read more »



In the Media

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Political science professor Willem Maas weighs in on the Brexit vote

“Despite their fiery rhetoric during the campaign, the Brexit camp appears to have no concrete plans for how to negotiate a new relationship, offering only poorly thought-out or underspecified platitudes that everything will be better after a Brexit, not unlike the angry nostalgia peddled by Donald Trump in the United States. They now have an enormous responsibility to negotiate a good deal and minimize the damage for Britain, which will be far from easy.” Read full article here

The Brexit effect on Europe – Glendon Political Science Professor Willem Maas Explains