Panel on ‘Fake News’ and the upcoming federal election will mark Digital Literacy Week at York University

TORONTO, May 24, 2019 – York University Libraries will join the City of Toronto in observing Digital Literacy Week, May 27 to June 1. A panel discussion at 1pm on Monday will focus on false information that spreads online, kicking off a week of digital-literacy themed events at York’s Keele Campus. The panel, “Fake News […]

York U’s green roofs and 3D printing labs all part of Doors Open Toronto

TORONTO, May 24, 2019 – A 27-metre high solar chimney, 3D printing lab, and uniquely designed architecture will welcome visitors this weekend as York University opens its doors to Doors Open Toronto. Visitors will be able to explore the Schulich School of Business’ newest building, the Rob & Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study and Research Building, as well as York’s […]

One-day conference to feature leading experts in muscle health

TORONTO, May 22, 2019 – From the role exercise can play in disease and in inflammation, to muscle health in aging, the 10th annual Muscle Health Research Centre’s (MHRC) Muscle Health Awareness Day will bring together leading experts in skeletal and cardiac muscle, metabolism, biomechanics and physiology of muscle health. The day-long conference at York University’s Keele Campus on […]

Scientists discover novel genes responsible for regulating muscle cells

York University research could lead to new muscle cancer therapy TORONTO, May 22, 2019 – York University scientists have uncovered a unique set of genes that play a role in muscle cellular gene expression and differentiation which could lead to new therapeutic targets to prevent the spread of muscle cancer. The researchers analyzed gene networks […]

York University awarded NSERC Discovery Grants for wide range of research

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 – York University researchers have been awarded 48 Discovery Grants by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council to pursue promising research in the fields of science, engineering, health and more. NSERC’s investment of almost $8.5 million in York University research through the Discovery Grants program will provide operating funds to […]