York U experts available to comment on 2019 Federal Budget

TORONTO, Monday March 18, 2019 – Skills training, pharmacare, and housing affordability are all expected to play a large role in tomorrow’s federal budget. York University experts are available to answer questions about how the 2019 budget will impact the economy, address issues surrounding housing affordability, poverty and the labour market. Giuseppina D’Agostino is a professor […]

Will changes to Ontario’s math curriculum improve students’ math performance?

York University math curriculum expert available for comment TORONTO, March 15, 2019 – The Ontario government announced changes to the province’s math curriculum today that will see elementary school teachers return to a focus on fundamental “back-to-basics” math as part of a four-year strategy. Tina Rapke, an assistant professor in the Faculty of Education and […]

IP Osgoode conference focuses on a collective vision for the future of AI data governance in Canada

 TORONTO, March 13, 2019 – Last year, IP Osgoode, along with its collaborators, kicked off its Bracing for Impact: The AI Challenge conference series with a full-day conference on the legal and ethical issues related to Artificial Intelligence. Building on its success, IP Osgoode will now host a second conference focused on AI and big […]

York University receives health research funding for three major projects

CIHR to support research on inflammatory disease, care for rural dementia patients, and the health of urban Indigenous children. TORONTO, March 12, 2019 – Three York University professors have been awarded funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Fall 2018 competition, for research on inflammatory disease, care in rural communities for people with […]

New research led by York U planetary scientist provides clues on methane’s interaction with surface of Mars

Curiosity Rover’s measurements hint at subsurface reservoirs of methane on Mars and a strong interaction with surface materials TORONTO, March 8, 2019 – A new study led by Professor John Moores, an associate professor in the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering at York University has found evidence of a link between the surface rocks […]

York Lions Stadium, Track and Field course getting an upgrade

Changes will allow for more community events while maintaining existing usages TORONTO, March 7, 2019 – York University will embark on a major transformation of the York Lions Stadium (formerly the 2015 Pan American Stadium) into a multi-use facility with artificial turf and an inflatable seasonal dome to support year-round activities and events. On February 26, […]