New program will prepare students to develop specialized 3D printing technologies for industry

TORONTO, June 2, 2020 – A unique new program led by York University will train the engineers, researchers and entrepreneurs needed to ensure Canada has the skill in 3D printing technology that has become essential to compete globally in the manufacturing and biomedical sectors. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada will provide […]

How should parents talk to their kids about anti-Black racism?

(UPDATED) How should parents talk to their kids about anti-Black racism? York University educator available to discuss killings and injustices against Black people TORONTO, June 1, 2020 – Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a rash of anti-Black killings and racists acts in the U.S – including George Floyd who was killed after […]

How are LGBTQ youths coping with Pride events cancelled amid COVID-19?

York University expert available to explain how LGBTQ youth can thrive in self-isolation TORONTO, May 28, 2020 – June’s Pride Month will look much different this year with no joyous in-person events celebrating the triumphs and recognizing the struggles of the LGBTQ community. That is a huge loss for some young people who are grappling […]

Ancient stellar collisional ring galaxy forms stars 50 times faster than Milky Way

Researchers have found a rare and massive collisional ring galaxy from some 10.8 billion years ago that is forming stars 50 times faster than the Milky Way, says York University Postdoctoral Fellow Leo Alcorn of the Faculty of Science. These kinds of ring galaxies are formed when one galaxy collides with another galaxy that passes through its centre.

York U disaster management and emergency response expert available for comment on hurricane season during COVID-19

TORONTO, May 22, 2020 – The 2020 hurricane season will have above-average activity levels, according to the Canadian Hurricane Centre. The Environment and Climate Change Canada agency provided the seasonal outlook this morning. “The late May outlook for this year’s hurricane season reminds us that despite our disaster attention span being consumed by COVID-19, like […]