Tag Archives: Psychology

Prof awarded new research chair in autism spectrum disorders

Professor and clinical psychologist Jonathan Weiss of York University’s Faculty of Health is the new Chair in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Treatment and Care Research, the federal government announced Monday at York. The chair, which will receive some $2 million in funding over five years, will study ways to improve the mental health and well-being of […]

Four to receive teaching awards at Convocation

This year’s recipients of the annual President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards (UWTA) demonstrate an ability to embrace a variety of tools, including the Internet and blogs, to enhance their teaching and heighten the engagement of students. The UWTAs honour those individuals who, through innovation and commitment, have significantly enhanced the quality of learning for York students. […]

SSHRC awards over $3 million to York-led projects

Seven York-led research partnerships have received a total of $3,647,551 through the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada's Partnership Grants program and Partnership Development Grants program. York psychology Professor Debra Pepler, together with Shelley Cardinal of the Canadian Red Cross, has received over $2.4 million in funding over five years from SSHRC to lead a major […]