TORONTO, April 12, 2021 – An Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based algorithm, designed by the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) in partnership with York University, iThemba LABS, and the Provincial Government of Gauteng, shows there is a low risk for a third wave of COVID-19 infection in all provinces of South Africa.
York University will lead new approach to disease modelling TORONTO, April 9, 2021 – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, York University Professor Huaiping Zhu is building a new network of researchers and collaborators who will bring a “One Health” approach to disease modelling, to better predict, prevent and respond to emerging infectious diseases. The One […]
TORONTO, April 7, 2021 – A temporary interruption in contact tracing of COVID-19 cases could lead to an irreversible loss of control of the disease even if the pandemic was previously contained, say York University researchers in a new study.
TORONTO, March 23, 2021 − As the global population continues to age, there is a rising risk of cognitive decline and dementia. According to statistics, a one-year delay in symptom onset would reduce worldwide prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in 2050 by approximately nine million cases, and a delay of two years would decrease […]
TORONTO, March 22, 2021 – As cities and towns across Canada and the United States grapple with the logistics of planning COVID-19 vaccine sites, York professors have been busy helping to plan mass vaccinations using different methods, including drive-through vaccination centres.
A new study by York University researchers points to accessibility issues and perception of privacy as the biggest obstacles TORONTO, March 22, 2021 − With rates of COVID-19 continuing to rise, apps like Canada’s COVID Alert app still are not being downloaded by the majority of the population, according to new research at York University’s […]
York University's updated response to a recent, serious student accommodation matter (March 19 12:45 pm) York University is committed to upholding and promoting the values of respect, equity, diversity, and inclusion across our campuses and in our communication. There was a recent communication between a Department of Mathematics & Statistics instructor and a student that […]