Will the U.S. Midterm Election results have consequences for Canada?

 TORONTO, November 2, 2018 – York University experts on politics, health, business and trade will be keeping a close eye on the American midterm elections on Tuesday, watching for possible implications for Canada and the world. Power shifts in key states could impact Canadian industries. The overall results of the elections – two years into U.S. […]

New research suggests human aptitude for hearing may play a part in the origin of our speech

TORONTO, November 1, 2018 − Humans can hear sounds more clearly and sharper than some other animals and that may have played a role in the evolutionary origins of speech, according to a new research paper co-authored by York University Associate Professor Christopher Bergevin. The research focused on the frequency analysis of the cochlea, a part […]

Statement by Markham Centre Campus partners

Earlier today, the main Markham Centre Campus partners met in Markham to begin a more detailed discussion about the $252 million shovel-ready project. We remain equally committed to this vitally important project and to working together as we explore all possible options to build the campus. The campus was designed to meet the forecasted steady increase […]

York U study: New role for protein could lead to novel treatments for cancer and vascular disease

TORONTO, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 - Researchers at York University have found a new role for a well-known protein in the body that may explain, in part, what goes wrong in certain cancers, as well as vascular and neurological disorders. β-catenin, a wide-ranging and important protein for the regulation of cell function from the embryonic […]

York University and Seneca respond to cancellation of provincial funding for the Markham Centre Campus project

October 23, 2018 “Late today, the provincial government informed us of its unexpected decision to cancel the development and related funding for post-secondary education satellite campuses in Ontario, including the recently announced Milton and Brampton campuses, as well as the York University and Seneca Markham Centre Campus project that has been underway since 2015. York […]