York U tops new university global impact ranking

Today, Times Higher Education (THE) revealed the list of global leaders in the results of their new Impact rankings. Based on the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) developed in 2016, the THE Impact ranking highlights how the higher education sector is contributing to international efforts to build a more socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable world. York University has impressively placed 26th in the world, and 5th in Canada. […]

Osgoode Hall Law School hosts 22nd annual Constitutional Cases Conference

TORONTO, April 1, 2019 – Osgoode Hall Law School of York University will present its 22nd annual Constitutional Cases Conference on Friday, April 5, 2019 from 8:30am to 5pm at the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St.                                                                                                                                    Recognized as the leading constitutional law conference in Canada, the event will […]

World Autism Awareness Day: From diagnosing autism to parenting, autism experts available

TORONTO, April 1, 2019 – Every day, thousands of Canadians living with autism and their families face challenges to increase awareness about their needs and experiences. World Autism Awareness Day, on April 2, 2019, provides an opportunity to improve understanding of the issues that surround the autism community. Recent statistics show 1-2% of the Canadian […]

Wood ash recycling program could help save Muskoka’s forests and lakes

Restoring calcium levels may spark forest growth across cottage country  TORONTO, March 28, 2019 – Implementing a new residential wood ash program to restore calcium levels in Muskoka’s forest soils and lakes could help replenish the area’s dwindling supply of crayfish and maple sap, according to new research co-led by York University. Calcium levels in […]

Health Ecosphere collaboration leads to innovative digital health tech solutions to urgent healthcare challenges

TORONTO, March 27, 2019 – Health Ecosphere, an innovative project established to support the development of digital health technologies in Canada, has led to the commercialization of over 75 new products, forged close to 100 new partnerships, and created a new business model for moving health-tech prototypes to market. The lead partners of Health Ecosphere—York […]

Successful health tech projects to be featured at Health Ecosphere event  

TORONTO, March 26, 2019 – Health technologies to help young people manage their mental health, patients return home more quickly after surgery, and just about anyone improve their self-care will be featured at a wrap-up event for the federally-funded Health Ecosphere Innovation Pipeline Project on Wednesday. Academic and healthcare sector partners will celebrate the advances […]