Food accelerator program led by York University helps entrepreneurs to taste success

TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2021 — York University’s innovation hub YSpace has started the new year on a high note, showcasing entrepreneurial ventures that offer a range of products from a zero-sugar oat milk beverage to vegan Jamaican patties. A virtual event on January 19 showcased the 2020 cohort of ventures to guests in the audience […]

York U, Mackenzie Health Launch Innovative Health Collaboration in York Region

TORONTO, January 20, 2021 – Today, York University joins forces with Mackenzie Health in an innovative new community-focused health collaboration that will aim to enhance health services, training of highly qualified personnel, research and innovation and healthier outcomes for York Region residents, and beyond. During a virtual signing event earlier today, York U President Rhonda […]

York University experts available to comment on U.S. change of power related topics

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2021 — York University professors who have researched American politics are available for comment on topics surrounding the change of leadership, including emergency planning, with an unprecedentedly large security presence at the U.S. Capitol for the inauguration of the 46th president. Experts are available on foreign policy to Trumpism, and President-Elect Joe […]

Conference will focus on international higher education that is sustainable and inclusive

TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2021 — Scholars, educators and policymakers from around the world will join a global conference hosted by York University, to reimagine international learning opportunities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of York’s Sustainable on the Go initiative to support study-abroad opportunities that promote sustainability, the conference on Sustainable and Inclusive Internationalization […]

School testing could get students back in classrooms

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2021 – Testing can significantly control outbreaks of COVID-19 in Ontario schools, especially when combined with other measures, such as mask wearing, say York University researchers who led the study. The researchers found that testing is effective in controlling the SARS-CoV-2 infections in schools as long as it’s done frequently, and the […]