Discovery may revolutionize new drug discoveries, disease research

 TORONTO, February 9, 2017 - Research from York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering, has found a new set of algorithms that can help determine the 3D structure of proteins to one day find new treatments for a range of diseases including Alzheimer’s, HIV and cancer. The research, published in the current edition of the journal […]

Career achievement medal for Carol Hansell (LLB/MBA ’86)

York University’s Hennick Centre for Business and Law honours accomplished leader TORONTO, February 9, 2017 – The Jay and Barbara Hennick Centre for Business and Law at York University has presented the 2016 Hennick Medal for Career Achievement to Carol Hansell (LLB/MBA ’86), founder and Senior Partner of Hansell LLP and Hansell McLaughlin Advisory, and […]

York University helps employers quickly respond to one of Canada's largest talent shortages

TORONTO, February 8, 2017 - With access to more data than ever before, businesses are facing a serious shortage of big data experts and predictive analysts who know how to properly analyze it.  York University's School of Continuing Studies is pioneering a unique solution to this challenge. York University has launched two new certificates, the […]

Osgoode students participating in “Hackathon” designed to improve access to justice

  TORONTO, February 1, 2017 – Students, legal professionals, computer programmers, computer scientists, software developers, members of the public and professionals of various disciplines will come together Feb. 3 and 4 for a two-day “hackathon” designed to create technology applications that will improve access to justice. HackJustice, which is organized by the Winkler Institute for […]

Osgoode Hall Law School announces Journalist in Residence Program

TORONTO, January 30, 2017 – As debates about the future of media and journalism intensify, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University today announced the establishment of a new Journalist in Residence Program that will get underway this fall. Applications from broadcast, print, digital and multimedia journalists are being accepted until Friday, March 24, 2017 […]

Scat sniffer dogs tell York U researchers a lot about endangered lizards

TORONTO, January 31, 2017 – Dogs can be trained to find almost anything (people, drugs, weapons, poached ivory) but one York University researcher had them detect something a little unusual – the scat of endangered blunt-nosed leopard lizards. The scat detection dogs helped biology PhD student Alex Filazzola discover not only scat, but the importance […]