TORONTO, January 22, 2020 – As the number of coronavirus cases climbs, the WHO convenes an emergency meeting today on the novel coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China. The US confirmed its first case in Washington state this week. Professor Steven J. Hoffman, a professor of global health, law, and political science and the director of […]
York University’s LaunchYU program recognizes Markham-based company TORONTO, January 20, 2020 – A startup bio-technology company that has found an innovative way to boost the quality of production in various industries, from paint and textile to winemaking and water filtration, has taken the top prize in an annual competition for entrepreneurs. BIOSA Technologies was one […]
TORONTO, January 16, 2020 – York University has adopted a Social Procurement Policy designed to increase equity in the university’s procurement processes and positively impact local communities. The new policy, approved by the Board of Governors late last year, makes York one of the first universities in Canada to have a Social Procurement Policy. York’s […]
York University expert is available to explain the trend of ordinary people as influencers TORONTO, January 13, 2020 – Celebrity influencer marketing is shrinking in favour of regular people endorsing brands to their social media audiences, says Mangala Rao-D’Sa, an influencer marketing expert in York’s School of Continuing Studies. D’Sa, who is an instructor in […]
January 8, 2020 - Today, York University mourns the loss of one of our students aboard the Ukraine International Airlines flight that crashed this morning near Tehran. On behalf of the York community, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the student killed in this tragic event. We are reaching out […]
York University cyber security expert is available to discuss the risks of smart devices TORONTO, December 17, 2019 – ’Tis the season to buy a new washing machine so smart that you can run a load of dirty clothes while vacationing on a beach, but beware, that shiny new smart device could become your worst […]
Melting glaciers and rising sea levels receive a lot of attention, but there has been far less research on how a warmer world affects people who rely on freshwater ice on lakes and rivers.