It’s not easy being a student, parent, or caregiver under normal circumstances, let alone during a pandemic. Torontonians have been here before. During the SARS outbreak of 2003, upwards of 23,000 people in the GTA were quarantined. Housebound, they were not allowed visitors or excursions into the community – even asked to restrict dog walks […]
York University researchers find perception of hands’ dimensions are inaccurate TORONTO, Monday, March 23, 2020 – Many of us are spending a lot of time looking at our hands lately and we think we know them pretty well. But research from York University’s Centre for Vision Research shows the way our brains perceive our hands is inaccurate. In […]
York U expert available to comment on disaster & emergency management implications TORONTO, Monday, March 23, 2020 – The International Olympics Committee (IOC) executive board announced yesterday it will step up its scenario-planning for the Tokyo 2020 Games. This includes changing the start date of the Games, currently scheduled to begin on July 24, based […]
Three more York University professors will receive $703,217 in funding for COVID-19 related research to better inform the best way forward, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced. Two other York researchers are co-applicants on another $666,667.
York U theatre expert available on the role of performative leadership in COVID-19 containment effort TORONTO, Friday, March 20, 2020 – The COVID-19 has created a new world order, in which heads of states, businesses and health organizations need to speak directly to their communities daily, and with transparency like never before. Be it to convey […]
York University experts available to discuss how parents can survive March Break TORONTO, March 19, 2020 – Parents should avoid intense teaching sessions with their children who are at home on an extended March Break due to the COVID-19 global pandemic that shut down schools. That's the advice of two York University educators who […]
Results show 24-hour monitoring of glucose levels during and after exercise is key for safety TORONTO, Monday, March 16, 2020 – Tracking glucose levels over 24 hours can help athletes with Type 1 diabetes monitor glycemic control and better manage hypoglycemia overnight, new research from York University has found. Professor Michael Riddell in York University’s Faculty […]