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Media Advisory: Justice Murray Sinclair to talk about importance of learning from other societies

TORONTO, March 29, 2017 – Learning about different societies around the world can teach non-indigenous Canadians a lot when it comes to indigenous people in Canada. That is what Justice Murray Sinclair, senator and former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will discuss Thursday at York University. His talk, “Indigeneity, the World, and Canada,” […]

York’s Faculty of Science draws “rising stars” for inaugural York Science Fellowships

TORONTO, Monday, March 13, 2017 – The Faculty of Science at York University has recruited six impressive emerging researchers from around the world as the inaugural recipients of York Science Fellowships. These premier postdoctoral fellowships offer talented, early-career scientists the opportunity to pursue their research in collaboration with outstanding scientists in the Faculty of Science. […]

Media Advisory: The effect of Trump’s anti-Mexico stance on Canada

TORONTO, March 7, 2017 – Mexican scholar and human rights activist Sergio Aguayo will discuss the worsening humanitarian crisis in Mexico and what can be done at the 2017 Michael Baptista Lecture tomorrow at York University. A panel discussion, including representatives of the Canadian Council for Refugees and Amnesty International, will follow the talk. Panellists […]

Governments partner with York U to invest $113 million in research and learning

Major upgrades and additions to vital labs, teaching facilities and services TORONTO, February 17, 2017 – An infusion of $113 million from the Governments of Canada and Ontario, and York University, will modernize labs in the Faculties of Science and Health, create a new building for the Schulich School of Business, and boost energy-efficient cooling […]

York U experts available to comment on heart health and disease

TORONTO, February 13, 2017 – Although Valentine’s Day is around the corner, York University heart experts say a happy heart needs more than red wine and chocolate. Eating healthy, physical activity and managing risk factors, like diabetes, can lead to a healthier heart and a longer life. The following York University biologists from the Faculty […]