Research2Reality: Shining a light on VISTA's research and innovation

VISTA has partnered with Research2Reality to produce 10+ videos featuring VISTA researchers. Research2Reality shines a spotlight on Canada's world-class scientists.

VISTA scientific director Doug Crawford honoured with President’s Research Awards

Faculty of Health Professor Doug Crawford has been named recipient of the 2018 President’s Research Excellence Awards.

VISTA gains two new Canada Research Chairs and one renewed appointment

“The CRC program supports some of the most important and exciting research being done at York,” said Robert Haché, vice-president research & innovation at York University.

VISTA Associate Member Hossein Kassiri receives prestigious award from the IEEE

Kassiri was the recipient of the “IEEE ISSCC 2017 Jack Kilby Award for Outstanding Student Paper,” and is the first academic from a Canadian university to win the award.

Four VISTA Core Members earn York Research Chair appointments

Four VISTA researchers will join the York Research Chairs (YRC) program, York University’s internal counterpart to the national Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program, which recognizes outstanding researchers.

Sarah Howe, director of Innovation York and VISTA Leadership Committee member, wins 2017 President’s Leadership Award

The Award recognizes contributions that go beyond the published requirements of a position – performance levels that foster a high level of professionalism and usually extend beyond an individual department into the University community at large.

Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts and Technology website launched

Sensorium is a research centre for creative inquiry and experimentation at the intersection of the media arts, performance and digital culture. It is also a VISTA partner organized research unit and has a number of VISTA members.

Matthew Tesfaldet, graduate student of Marcus Brubaker, joins Vector Institute Postgraduate Affiliate Program

Lassonde School of Engineering Teaching Assistant and master’s student Matthew Tesfaldet has been named a member of the inaugural cohort of the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence‘s Postgraduate Affiliate Program.

Techvibes article by Core Member Marcus Brubaker on the cross-discipline approach to push AI research

"Every time a researcher and practitioner considers their next project, I challenge them to ask themselves a simple question: Is this really the most impact you can have? If it’s not, then keep pushing the boundaries."

VISTA Core Member Graham Wakefield creates extraordinary art installation in Korea

Last October, York University Professor Graham Wakefield, Canada Research Chair in Interactive Information Visualization, contributed to an art exhibit at South Korea’s Seoul Museum of Art.