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Osgoode and CIGI announce new partnership in fostering innovation

TORONTO, February 23, 2017 – IP Osgoode, the celebrated intellectual property law and technology program at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, and the International Law Research Program (ILRP) at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) today announced a partnership to expand a student-focused innovation initiative to assist start-up companies, entrepreneurs and inventors with […]

York U, IBM Canada announce Canada’s first academic-industry partnership in disaster and emergency management

TORONTO, February 22, 2017 – Flooding, hurricanes, global warming and terrorism are all disasters and emergencies that can be effectively managed – and in some cases mitigated – through good planning and response. York University is the first in Canada to offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees in emergency management, and now thanks to a new […]

Evolving meaning of Blackness in Canada to be discussed at York U

TORONTO, February 15, 2017 – York University is hosting a Black History Month Symposium on February 17 and 18, to discuss the evolving meaning of Blackness in Canada at the juncture of its 150 years since Confederation, inviting leading academics, students, community organizers and activists. Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora is the […]

York U hosts Inclusion Day event: “The relationship between post-secondary institutions and Truth and Reconciliation”

TORONTO, January 26, 2017 – York University is hosting a symposium to explore the relationship between post-secondary educational institutions and Truth and Reconciliation on Friday, January 27. The event, which will also discuss Canada’s Syrian refugee resettlement efforts, marks York University’s eighth annual Inclusion Day celebrations. President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri will welcome the participants […]

Safe exercise guidelines for type 1 diabetes by international team led by York U researcher

TORONTO, January 24, 2017 – An international team of researchers and clinicians led by York University Professor Michael Riddell has published a set of guidelines to help people with type 1 diabetes exercise safely to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar. “Regular exercise can help individuals with diabetes to achieve their blood lipid, body composition, fitness […]

York University celebrates Canada 150@York with 40 signature events

TORONTO, January 9, 2017 − York University will celebrate “Canada 150” throughout 2017 with unique educational events that showcase everything from debates to dancing. A total of 40 projects have been selected to receive $400,000 in funding from the University. Rhonda Lenton, Vice-President Academic and Provost, announced the projects recently: “We had an overwhelmingly positive […]

York University unveils its Top 10 list: Best of 2016

TORONTO, December 21, 2016 - From groundbreaking research announcements to progressive new campuses, York University is on a positive trajectory and making a significant impact locally and globally.  The past year produced more than its share of memorable moments—including landmark investments in research, pioneering technology and recognition of York University’s programs on a world stage. […]