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York U hosts York Region science fair: bright young scientists in the spotlight

TORONTO, March 29, 2017 — If you are curious to know what worm poop can tell us about health food, or whether math homework is bad for your health, come chat with budding scientists eager to talk about their experiments, innovations and results at York University, during the York Region Science & Technology Fair (YRSTF) […]

Media Advisory: Trump administration’s impact in Canada and abroad focus of Glendon Campus panel

TORONTO, January 25, 2017 – York University’s Glendon Campus will host a Thursday evening panel discussion on the implications of the new Trump administration for Canada and the world. The panel of speakers will include: Juan Alsace, U.S. Consul General in Toronto Joan Ablett, consultant, Ablett Communications Miloud Chennoufi, Chair, Department of Security and International Affairs, […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: York U expert available to comment on the impact of the MLS Cup in Canada

  TORONTO, December 7, 2016 – It took just three minutes for the MLS Cup between Toronto FC and the Seattle Sounders set for BMO field this weekend in Toronto to sell-out its capacity of 36,000 seats. This feat continues the momentum around soccer fever engulfing Canada with Toronto hosting MLS cup and vying to become […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: York U expert available to comment on economic impact of the Grey Cup in Canada

TORONTO, November 23, 2016 – Grey Cup weekend is here and Toronto is the official host of the 104th edition of the Canadian Football League's championship game.  The sporting event is expected to inject millions into the Greater Toronto Area economy this year.  Last year’s hosts, Winnipeg Football Club, reported a $7.1-million net profit from the […]

Media Advisory: How gene editing technology CRISPR is transforming research

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2016 – Snipping and slicing human genomes is no longer relegated to science fiction. Listen to pioneering bioengineer Feng Zhang talk about new gene editing technology, CRISPR-Cas9 and how it is transforming the world of bioengineering this Wednesday. Zhang, a bioengineer at Harvard and MIT as well as a 2016 Gairdner International […]

Media Advisory: Report on state of homelessness in Canada to be released Oct. 20

OTTAWA, Oct. 19, 2016  - The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness at York University and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness will release the State of Homelessness in Canada 2016 report Thursday at a media conference in Ottawa. Who: Tim Richter, President of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness Stephen Gaetz, Director of the Canadian Observatory on […]