Tag Archives: Research

Attend the Libraries’ Systematic Review Workshop Series

While systematic reviews are commonly conducted in health disciplines, they are now becoming increasingly popular in biology, environmental disciplines, education, social work and social sciences. This interactive workshop series will provide faculty, graduate students, librarians, and community members with a stronger understanding of the systematic review process and how it can be applied in your […]

York students showcase their work at the Undergraduate Research Fair

  Undergraduate research from around campus was in the spotlight last week as York University hosted the seventh annual Undergraduate Research Fair at the Scott Library on February 27. Awards were presented in six different categories at the event, with students taking home prizes for Best Upper-Year Project, Best Lower-Year Project, Best Thesis Project, Best […]

Wanted: Student presentations for second annual Undergraduate Research Fair

Undergraduate students and instructors who are in the process of writing and grading particularly strong, final research papers, are encouraged to consider the Undergraduate Research Fair. Applications to participate in the multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Fair are due by Jan. 20, 2014 – but students are encouraged to apply early. Associate Librarian speaks at undergraduate research […]

York U’s first multidisciplinary undergrad research fair takes place Wednesday in the Scott Library

  Feb. 25, 2013 – Thirty-seven students from four faculties will present their research projects at York University’s first multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Fair, Wednesday Feb. 27, from 11am to 1pm, in the Scott Library Collaboratory (second floor). More than 90 undergraduate students from the Faculties of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Environmental Sciences, Fine Arts […]

Call for applications for York’s first multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Fair

  Jan. 16, 2013 – York University Libraries, in conjunction with the Office of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation, are sponsoring the University’s first annual Undergraduate Research Fair, to take place on Feb. 27 in the Scott Library Collaboratory (second floor). The Undergraduate Research Fair’s Steering Committee requests instructors consider worthy research projects that have […]

Librarian awarded fellowship to explore the role of Sunday schools in spreading literacy

  Oct. 30, 2012 – Associate Librarian of Humanities and Religion, Scott McLaren, has been awarded a prestigious Botein Fellowship by the American Antiquarian Society (AAS). McLaren will spend the month of November at the AAS in Worcester Massachusetts extending research he began in his dissertation on early Upper Canadian religious print culture. Specifically, McLaren […]

York Business Librarian validates altmetrics for research impact evaluation

June 6, 2012 – Business librarian Xuemei Li has become one of the first librarians to ever have a study validating the usefulness of altmetrics published in an academic journal. Her first research study was published in April, 2012 in Scientometrics and Li’s second study was accepted by the 17th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators […]