Symposium highlights ‘great harm’ caused by neonic pesticides

International experts present findings in Toronto on bee-harming neonicotinoids TORONTO, APRIL 18, 2016 — Canadian and international scientists are meeting at a symposium in Toronto tomorrow, April 19, 2016, to discuss the latest research on neonicotinoid insecticides, or neonics, which have been linked to declines in global populations of bees, butterflies and other biodiversity. The […]

International scientists in Toronto to discuss future of neonicotinoids

TORONTO, APRIL 15, 2016 — Canadian and international scientists and policy-makers will meet in Toronto on April 19 to discuss the impacts of controversial neonicotinoid insecticides and their alternatives. Neonics have been shown to have wide-ranging detrimental impacts on the environment and have been implicated in the deaths of honeybees in Ontario. The one-day symposium […]

NSERC awards $1.65 million to York-led research partnership

April 14, 2016  – An academic-industry partnership led by York University has received a total of $1,650,000 through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's (NSERC) Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Grants Program. The Government of Canada announced funding for the project this morning, part of $21.4 million investment in 13 new […]

School of Continuing Studies launches Ontario's first comprehensive certificate program in cyber security aligned with CISSP CBK

TORONTO, April 13, 2016 – York University's School of Continuing Studies will launch Ontario's first comprehensive, cyber security certificate program aligned to the Certified Information Systems Security Professional Common Body of Knowledge (CISSP CBK) this November. The program will help provide qualified security professionals in one of the fastest growing tech fields in the world and […]