Tag Archives: York U

York U Summer Institute to explore education, diversity and social outcomes at Canada 150

TORONTO, August 22, 2017 – York University is hosting the Faculty of Education Summer Institute (FESI) 2017 themed “Relationships to Canada 150: Paradoxes, Contradictions and Questions” on August 23 and 24 at the Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building in York’s Keele Campus. Educators, teacher candidates, parents and community members attending the two-day conference will engage in […]

York U, Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic announce partnership to provide enhanced counselling services

York University’s Sexual Violence Response Office is now partnering with the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic to provide enhanced access to personal counselling services for community members who disclose or report sexual violence experienced while they have been registered and/or employed at York. “When it comes to supporting community members who have experienced sexual violence, we […]

‘Why Should I Care’ dialogue to focus on guaranteed basic income, future of work

 TORONTO, July 14, 2017 – Earning a living based only on “paid work” could become a thing of the past —even within our lifetimes — according to York University Information Technology Professor Stephen Chen who sees a need for finding solutions to income loss in the “post-work” world. Chen joins Senator Art Eggleton and non-profit […]

York U expert available to discuss CERN’s sighting of ‘doubly charmed’ particle

TORONTO, Friday July 7, 2017 – The long theorized hadron particle Xicc++ was sighted during a Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists reported at a conference in Venice, Italy, yesterday. The finding of the new particle, containing two charm quarks and one up quark, is of […]

Milky Way could be home to 100 billion 'failed stars'

TORONTO, July 6, 2017 –  Our galaxy could harbour some 100 billion brown dwarfs,  often described as “failed stars,” reveals new research by an international team of astronomers, including York University’s Ray Jayawardhana in the Faculty of Science. Brown dwarfs are objects intermediate in mass between stars and planets, with masses too low to sustain […]