York U expert available for comment on the spread of measles

Toronto, Feb. 2, 2015 – Toronto Public Health officials are now investigating four cases of measles in the city. With the number of measles cases rising rapidly in the southern United States, following an outbreak at Disneyland last month, there is growing interest in how infectious diseases spread. Jane Heffernan, associate professor in the Department […]

Making the grade, saving the planet: WWF-Canada and York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies

Toronto, January 30, 2015 – WWF-Canada and the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University are pleased to announce a unique collaboration that will bring together academic research and on-the-ground conservation work. The goal of the partnership is to create opportunities for students, at Canada’s largest environmental studies Faculty, to gain hands-on experience with […]

York U sports marketing instructor available to speak on Super Bowl 49 & business of NFL

TORONTO, January 30, 2015 – With the Super Bowl 49 this weekend, and broadcast regulator CRTC’s announcement Thursday to allow Canadians to see the much-anticipated American television ads starting 2017, excitement has heightened. York U Sports Marketing Instructor Vijay Setlur is available for media interviews to discuss various aspects of marketing and advertising surrounding the […]

What does Davos do? Schulich study finds World Economic Forum shifts burden of problems from governments, corporations to individual consumers

TORONTO, January 21, 2015 – What does Davos do? In the first in-depth investigation of the World Economic Forum, Schulich School of Business researchers find that the Forum actively shifts the burden for the solution of problems from governments and corporations to individual consumers, with significant personal and societal costs. Published in the October 2014 […]

York U Neuroscientists taking brain research to the community

  TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2015 − York University’s Faculties of Science and Health have joined with the Toronto Public Library to present a series of lectures, Neuroscience: How Your Brain Lives, Works…and Dies, which begins this Wednesday evening. Denise Henriques, an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology & Health Science in York’s Faculty of […]