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York U disaster management and engineering experts available to discuss Hurricane Harvey

University experts can discuss the storm’s impact including flooding-related issues, evacuation, disaster and risk management related to Houston TORONTO, August 29, 2017─ The damage by Hurricane Harvey continues to grow as Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States, continues to receive more rain this week. Harvey has unloaded trillions of gallons of water […]

York U research identifies effects of cognitive behaviour therapy on parents of children with autism

Study shows when parents are partners in therapy with children, they experience improvements in their own depression, emotion regulation TORONTO, August 1, 2017 – Parents of children with autism experience a greater impact from their child’s therapy than once thought, according to new research out of York University’s Faculty of Health. Jonathan Weiss, Associate Professor in […]

York U to host CIHR’s Institute of Population and Public Health

TORONTO, July 17, 2017 –York University is pleased to serve as the new host for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR’s) Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH). The move comes with newly-appointed York University professor, Steven Hoffman, who has been serving as IPPH’s Scientific Director since August 1, 2016. Hoffman has been appointed […]

York University statement on recent court decision regarding Access Copyright

York University take matters of copyright law and licensed usage very seriously. We are disappointed in the outcome. The University will carefully review the reasons for the decision over the coming days and determine our next appropriate steps. We believed York's Fair Dealing Guidelines reflected a balance between the interests of creators and of users […]

York University appoints internationally renowned global health scholars

TORONTO, June 1, 2017 – As Canada’s progressive university, a York University education shapes the global perspective, and embraces innovation in teaching, learning, and research. York University’s Faculty of Health has announced two important appointments, both demonstrating momentum in one of the University’s emerging areas of academic and research excellence: global health. Dr. James Orbinski […]

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 […]