York University is leading the way in discovery and innovation. Our world-class students, researchers and teachers are dedicated to take on challenging topics that push boundaries, anticipating society’s changing needs.
York is a leader in research that crosses disciplinary boundaries. Our interdisciplinary and collaborative research programs encompass a full range of pure and applied science research. York’s researchers work at the forefront of discovery and application with projects ranging from subatomic particles to the exploration of Mars and beyond, from the molecular level to complex ecosystems, from the theoretical to the practical.
More to vision than meets the eye
Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA), a collaborative program funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF, 2016-2023), is breaking new ground on fundamental and applied research in the vision sciences. Our interdisciplinary approach, spanning visual neuroscience to computer vision and beyond, will create impact through strategic collaboration with our partners from around the globe. VISTA will create knowledge and technologies that will help people live healthier, safer, and more productive lives.