With wildfires, flooding and drought occurring on a global scale, leading experts in extreme climate events from across North America will come together at York University to present research and discuss the future on Wednesday, Feb. 19.
TORONTO, February 14, 2020 – Dozens of countries are violating international law by imposing travel restrictions against China during the novel coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), according to a new commentary published in The Lancet. York University global health law professor and senior author Steven J. Hoffman says nearly all of the world’s global health law scholars […]
Mars will play peek-a-boo with the Moon in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Feb. 18, similar to an eclipse. Tune in online to York University’s Allan I. Carswell Observatory for the best views of the Moon moving in front of the red planet, called the occultation of Mars.
Researchers find bilingualism provides the brain with greater cognitive reserve, delaying onset of symptoms TORONTO, February 13, 2020 – A study led by York University psychology researchers provides new evidence that bilingualism can delay symptoms of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, making up 60 to 70 per cent of dementia cases. […]
Migration between southern and northern U.S. regions doesn’t alter wide gap in trust levels among Americans, York U study shows TORONTO, February 12, 2020 – New Yorkers are more trusting of others compared to Alabamans or Texans. While this regional divide between southerners and the rest of Americans is well documented, the gap is […]
York University expert is available to explain gospel music popularity and history TORONTO, February 10, 2020 – Gospel music is so ingrained in pop culture today that gospel choirs are everywhere from the Superbowl and Grammys to detergent and car commercials, says Karen Burke, one of Canada’s leading authorities on gospel music’s history and performance […]
TORONTO, Feb. 10, 2020 – York University has established an Iranian Students Memorial Award to honour the memory of those who perished in the crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 near Tehran, Iran. Three of the 176 people killed in the tragedy were York University students. Sadaf Hajiaghavand was an upper-year student in the […]