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 […]

York U hosts Inclusion Day event: “The relationship between post-secondary institutions and Truth and Reconciliation”

TORONTO, January 26, 2017 – York University is hosting a symposium to explore the relationship between post-secondary educational institutions and Truth and Reconciliation on Friday, January 27. The event, which will also discuss Canada’s Syrian refugee resettlement efforts, marks York University’s eighth annual Inclusion Day celebrations. President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri will welcome the participants […]