Media Advisory: Conference To Feature Experts in Muscle Health

TORONTO, May 25, 2017 – From bone marrow to skeletal muscle and the role muscle mechanics plays in disease, the 8th annual Muscle Health Research Centre’s (MHRC) Muscle Health Awareness Day (MHAD8) will bring together leading experts in skeletal and cardiac muscle, metabolism, biomechanics and tissue engineering on Friday, May 26, 2017. The day-long conference, hosted […]

Media Advisory: Conference debates relevancy of Karl Marx in today's world

TORONTO, Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – Some preeminent scholars believe Karl Marx’s ideas resonate more strongly today than in his own time. They will debate the issues at an upcoming York University conference, Marx’s Capital after 150 Years: Critique and Alternative to Capitalism, May 24 to 26. The conference will bring together renowned sociologists, political […]

Osgoode Hall Law School conference explores “Crimes of the Powerful”

TORONTO, May 17, 2017 – A two-day conference at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, entitled "Revisiting Crimes of the Powerful: A Global Conversation on Capitalism, Corporations and Crime," will bring together international and multidisciplinary experts on corporate crime to discuss what can be done to stop corporate abuses of power. The conference – which […]

York U receives $2M from BMO Financial Group to educate future global policymakers

Donation to Glendon School of Public & International Affairs will help create BMO Financial Group GSPIA Directorship and support BMO Visiting Fellows TORONTO, May 16, 2017 – A $2 million gift from  BMO Financial Group to York University will be used to create academic leadership opportunities at the The Glendon School of Public and International […]

Media Advisory: York U Cyber Security Experts Talk ‘Ransomware'

TORONTO, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – A recent global “ransomware” cyber attack resulted in computer infections, which crippled companies and governments worldwide. The attack has also paralyzed computers in health and other sectors around the world, with many in Canada also bearing the brunt of its impact. There is anticipation that the perpetrators will release […]

Osgoode Hall Law School appoints two journalists in residence

TORONTO, May 15, 2017 – Osgoode Hall Law School of York University today announced the appointment of two award-winning journalists in its inaugural Journalist in Residence Program that will get underway this fall. Gail J. Cohen, former Editor-in-Chief of Thomson Reuters-owned Canadian Lawyer magazine and its family of publications, and Roxana Olivera, a Canadian investigative […]

Media Advisory: Internal time clocks more important to human health than previously thought

TORONTO, Monday, May 15, 2017 – Out of whack internal biological clocks can have dire effects on human health and have links to cardiovascular disease, cancer, metabolic disorders and mental health. Scientists will present their latest research into biological timekeeping (chronobiology) at the Canadian Society for Chronobiology conference this week at York University. The University’s […]