Research and Innovation Observatory Academic Contact:
Vinitha Gengatharan, Executive Director, York International, vinithag@yorku.ca
Helen Balderama, Associate Director, International Partnerships and Programs (YI), helencb@yorku.ca


Major Research Projects

Las Nubes Project

Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change 

National Footprint & Biocapacity Accounts 

Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER) Project 

Canadian Observatory on Homelessness

Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research (DIGHR)

The Centre of Excellence in Responsible Business (COERB) 

York University UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Education Towards Sustainability 


Student SDG Hub

Major Facilities

Organized Research Units

Capacity Building Programs

Reciprocal Learning In Times of Crisis

Globally Networked Learning (GNL)

Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom

Advancing Scholarship & Capacity for Emerging Nursing Doctorates 

Sustainability Seminar Series

Virtual Conference on Reimagining Approaches in Higher Education in an Era of Global Uncertainties

Annual R&D Reports

Research that transforms lives