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Royal Society of Canada Honours Five York Professors

York University warmly congratulates five of our outstanding professors recognized by the Royal Society of Canada. York is home to researchers and academics from all branches of academia who have made remarkable contributions. These exceptional researchers embody our vision to enhance our impact on the social, economic, cultural and overall well-being of the communities we serve.

THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CANADA ACADEMY OF THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES

DIVISION OF SOCIAL SCIENCE

Wenona Giles, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). Her groundbreaking work on the gender relations of militarization and conflict, and her research and scholarship on forced migration rank among the best in these fields.

DIVISION OF SOCIAL SCIENCE

David Vaver, Osgoode Hall Law School. He is one of the world’s preeminent scholars of intellectual property law. His pioneering work on user rights
and the public interest has brought fairness and balance to Canada’s intellectual property system.

DIVISION OF HUMANITIES

Joan Judge, Department of History, LA&PS. She has reshaped the understanding of modern Chinese history through innovative studies in print culture, periodical studies and women’s history. Her prominent publications include Print and Politics, The Precious Raft of History and Republican Lens.

DIVISION OF ARTS

Paul Sych, Department of Design, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design. He creates groundbreaking works in both digital and print that range across typography, branding and motion design. His renowned career spans three decades.

THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CANADA COLLEGE OF NEW SCHOLARS, ARTISTS AND SCIENTISTS

John Moores, Department of Earth and Space Science & Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering. He is a recognized planetary scientist and space engineer who explores the atmospheres and surfaces of other worlds. His research group has been on the teams of four ESA and NASA space missions.

 

 

 

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