York University is one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for sixth consecutive time

TORONTO, Thursday, April 19, 2018 – How does an institution like York University become one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for the sixth consecutive time? By reducing annual electrical consumption by 34,730,786 kWh, saving $5M in utilities every year, and recycling 3,705,780 kg of waste, for starters. In the 11 years since the Canada’s Greenest Employers […]

York U researchers map vital organizations for global health challenges

TORONTO, April 19, 2018 – Researchers at York University have identified the most important organizations around the world that contribute to health and would need to be mobilized quickly in the event of an international health emergency like a pandemic. Using internet-based algorithms, researchers at the university mapped the global health system, developing the most […]

York hosts provincial Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition

TORONTO, April 18, 2018 – In an event that conjures up visions of the ‘Dragon’s Den', 20 doctoral and master’s degree students from across Ontario will have three minutes to pitch their research to four industry leaders. Students will travel to York University on April 19 for the provincial finals of the Three Minute Thesis […]

York U to calculate progress on key UN Sustainable Development Goals

TORONTO, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 – York University will lead an international research collaboration to calculate how well countries are managing their natural resources and meeting their United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The University has been chosen by California- and Switzerland-based non-profit Global Footprint Network to produce its National Footprint Accounts. These accounts show each […]

Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic receives $80,000 court-directed award

TORONTO, Monday, April 9, 2018 – The Investor Protection Clinic at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School is the recipient of an $80,000 cy-près award from a class action settlement. The award will assist with the ongoing operation of the community clinic including the hiring of four Osgoode students to work part-time at the clinic […]