TORONTO, July 7, 2020 – What causes African hybrid honey bees (AHB), also known as killer bees, to be highly defensive and aggressive? York University researchers have found it was the mixing of African and European genetics that led to hyper-aggression in this invasive strain of honey bees. AHBs are a genetics experiment gone wrong. […]
TORONTO, July 7, 2020 –COVID-19 has had a crushing socio-economic impact, especially for marginalized populations and people with complex needs who have experienced the brunt of the virus. To build back better post-COVID-19 and make sure no one is left behind, York University Professor Steven J. Hoffman has been chosen to lead a United Nations effort […]
York University has applied to the Supreme Court of Canada for leave to appeal in connection with the April 22, 2020 decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in the Access Copyright litigation. Specifically, we are asking the Supreme Court of Canada to consider the Court of Appeal’s decision relating to York’s fair dealing guidelines. […]
York University educator is available to explain why a bumpy start can be expected TORONTO, July 2, 2020 – With the doors re-opening at Greater Toronto Area daycares run by the YMCA – Canada’s largest not-for-profit child care provider – starting on Monday, July 6, many parents are gearing up for their children to play […]
Researchers from disciplines across York University, including biologists, social scientists and mathematicians, will develop a hive of research when York’s new Centre for Bee Ecology, Evolution and Conservation (BEEc) becomes an Organized Research Unit (ORU) starting July 1.
Bee photos by community scientists contribute to much needed data for conservation efforts TORONTO, June 29, 2020 – Think you can identify that bumble bee you just took a photo of in your backyard? York University researchers have found that a little more than 50 per cent of community science participants, who submitted photos to […]
TORONTO, June 25, 2020 – Three projects led by York University researchers have received almost $1 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR), to do rapid research over the next year related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for the Rapid Research Funding projects was announced today. “We are delighted to learn […]