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TORONTO, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 – As university students head toward exams, York University Professor Thomas Klassen wonders if they’ve mastered the art of studying. Klassen and York U Professor John A. Dwyer are co-authors of the book, How to Succeed at University (and Get a Great Job!): Mastering the Critical Skills You Need for […]

York U expert on homelessness available to comment on national housing strategy

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2017 ─ York University Professor Stephen Gaetz, Director of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, will be available to comment to media following the federal government announcement of a long-awaited national housing strategy. An expert on homelessness and housing issues, Gaetz can comment on the causes of homelessness, including poverty, and the need for […]

York University welcomes SSHRC funding for major project on urbanization and gender in the global south

TORONTO, November 17, 2017 ─ An international project led by York University Professor Linda Peake has been awarded $2.5 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to research how rapid urbanization is affecting the lives of women living in poverty and to inform public debate about sustainable and democratic urban change. […]

York U Nursing Expert Available for Interviews on Change Day Ontario

TORONTO, Thursday, November 16, 2017- Change Day is a grassroots movement that is being adopted around the world to improve quality compassionate care and has been designed to empower people within the health system to make positive changes through making pledges and taking actions, big or small, to improve care. Claire Mallette, associate professor at […]

York U Study: Two-thirds of children with concussions not receiving medical follow-ups

TORONTO, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – In a study that looked at data over a 10-year period, York University researchers, in collaboration with Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), found that more than two-thirds of youth and children with an acute concussion do not seek medical follow-up […]