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York U expert on Ebola epidemic available for media requests

TORONTO, October 14, 2014 – The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised the Ebola toll to nearly 4000 — the world’s worst Ebola outbreak since the disease was identified in 1974. With no evidence of the epidemic being brought under …


York University to confer five honorary degrees at fall Convocation

TORONTO, October 9, 2014 – York University will confer honorary degrees at this fall’s convocation ceremonies to an exceptional group of Canadians, including an internationally recognized scientist, a top political satirist, an academic leader who champions the value of university …




Pain words stand out more for those experiencing it: York U study

TORONTO, October 3, 2014 – Ache, agony, distress and pain draw more attention than non-pain related words when it comes to people who suffer from chronic pain, a York University research using state-of-the-art eye-tracking technology has found. “People suffering from …