About thisPriority

The Faculty of Science’s $20-million campaign for engaged science will enable us to invest in and support the basic sciences to advance critical breakthroughs. Because science is a key contributor to how our society is governed and how we live, we are committed to leading in the area of engaged science to harness the potential of genetics, manage mountains of data, plumb the deepest mysteries of the brain, and cope with climate change.

Preparing Engaged Global Citizens $7M

  • Graduate Student Scholarships
  • Dean’s Undergraduate Research Awards in Science
  • Promoting Peer Leadership in Math and Science
  • Integrated Science First-Year Program
  • Excellence in Science Education Program

Building Stronger Communities $3M

  • York U Astronomical Observatory
  • York University Science Forum
  • Science Camps & Kids’ Workshops
  • Speakers Bureau in Schools

Mobilizing New Ways of Thinking $10M

  • Post-Doctoral Fellowships
  • Research Chairs
  • Industry Collaborations
  • Innovative Grants