2023 President’s Annual Report
Six new Organized Research Units (ORUs) established
Right the Future

Synergistic hubs will examine global issues such as water, social justice and global health

This year, York approved six new ORUs. These ORUs serve as synergistic hubs that pool together interdisciplinary expertise across multiple faculties and disciplines to examine globally important topics such as water sustainability, neuroscience and disaster and risk mitigation. The establishment of six new ORUs brings York’s total to 31. 

The new ORUs include: 

  • The Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Society (CAIS) 
  • The Centre for Integrative and Applied Neuroscience (CIAN) 
  • The Institute for Technoscience and Society (ITS) 
  • The York Emergency Mitigation, Engagement, Response and Governance Institute (Y-EMERGE) 
  • Manufacturing Technology Entrepreneurship Centre (MTEC) 
  • One WATER