Excellence in research is central to York University’s mission and is fundamental to the university’s ability to contribute to the economic, scientific, cultural and social health of our society. Research at York takes place in every discipline and spans the full spectrum of programs from the pure and applied sciences through business, law, and the humanities and social sciences. Additionally, York has renowned research strength in areas such as space science, vision science, aboriginal and indigenous studies, history, and psychology. Home to 21 organized research centres York University has a strong history of collaborative, interdisciplinary, and innovative research. Our commitment to taking focused risks and our passion for innovation stakes a claim to a future that touches almost every facet of the complex issues facing society.
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