Two grad students sweep Autism Scholars Awards

The winners of this year’s Autism Scholars Awards, given annually to a student at a master’s and doctoral level, both hail from York University. Doctoral student Michelle Viecili and master’s degree student Azin Taheri will receive $20,000 and $18,000 respectively through Ontario’s Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to conduct research on autism, announced the […]

Shayna Rosenbaum receives CSBBCS Early Career Award 2014

York psychology Professor Shayna Rosenbaum is the 2014 recipient of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS) Early Career Award for her research on learning and memory in patients with memory impairment. The CSBBCS Early Career Award recognizes the exceptional quality and importance of a new researcher’s contributions to knowledge in brain, […]

Gabrielle Pagé awarded CIHR Fellowship & Bisby Prize

Congratulations Gabrielle Pagé on receiving a CIHR Fellowship award and the Bisby Prize.  Gabrielle is a clinical psychology doctoral candidate who is currently completing her pre-doctoral internship training at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax Nova Scotia; her research in the Joel Katz pain lab has been exploring important health issues related to […]

Psychology students awarded for academic excellence

The best and the brightest of undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, were honoured for academic excellence at the 2014 Psychology Awards. Students were recognized for their achievements, including for outstanding papers and honours theses, highest GPAs and more. “This entire event is so fabulous. We have exceptional students, […]