TORONTO, August 6, 2020 – York University Faculty of Education Professor Carl E. James has been appointed as Senior Advisor on Equity and Representation to the University, as part of the Division of Equity, People and Culture (EPC). In this newly created role, Professor James will work closely with Vice President of EPC, Sheila Cote-Meek, […]
Cormorants can engender strong feelings, but York University biologist Gail Fraser says, they have been unfairly maligned. She suggests there are better ways to manage this aquatic bird than the current sanctioned cull expected to go ahead this fall.
TORONTO, August 04, 2020 Anti-Asian discrimination spread quickly at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, as people of Chinese descent and those perceived as Chinese were targeted as originators of the pandemic – a stigma that is stoked by President Donald Trump’s characterization of COVID-19 as the “China virus.” But even before they were unfairly […]
Obesity is a significant factor in increasing rates of disease globally with the number of deaths related to a high body mass index (BMI) more than doubled from 1990 to 2017, say York University researchers. In 2017 alone, 2.4 million women and 2.3 million men died worldwide from having a high BMI.
First public university campus in York Region will open in 2023 TORONTO, July 24, 2020 – York University is moving forward with a bold plan to build the $275.5 million Markham Centre Campus (MCC) that will help drive economic growth and social development in York Region and Ontario. Construction of the new campus is expected […]
TORONTO, July 14, 2020 – A new tax blog at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University promises to be an interesting, inspiring, provocative and thoughtful forum for tax conversation on topical fiscal and tax issues in Canada and around the world. The “Tax at Osgoode Hall Law School” blog will feature regular contributions from […]
Climate change and an increase in disturbed bee habitats from expanding agriculture and development in northeastern North America over the last 30 years are likely responsible for a 94 per cent loss of plant-pollinator networks, York University researchers found.