Spurred by the death of George Floyd, York University alumna, author and award-winning placemaker Jay Pitter brings her work in urban planning policy and anti-black racism to the University to create a new resource – Engaging Black People and Power.
Findings add to knowledge of children’s eyewitness testimony TORONTO, March 17, 2021 – Children between four and five years old find it more difficult to remember time and the sequence of events than older children, a study by psychology researchers at York University shows. This is expected to be a particularly important finding as more children could […]
NYU Prof Philip Alston to speak on the role of Human Rights Watch in responding to the rise of neoliberal economic policies and the global inequality these produce TORONTO, March 15, 2021 – Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law at New York University Law School and UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and […]
York U education expert says COVID-19 pandemic has tested emergency plans for teaching TORONTO, March 10, 2021 – One of the important lessons from the sudden shift to online learning for elementary and secondary students − at the beginning of the pandemic and again this January − is that emergency planning is needed to increase equity […]
TORONTO, March 8, 2021 – A mother’s role is pivotal to the functioning of her family − especially evident during the COVID-19 pandemic − yet her extraordinary efforts are often overlooked, says motherhood expert Professor Andrea O’Reilly in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at York University. “Mothers do the bulk of domestic labour, […]
Innovation Fund will support research in fundamental physics, biopharmaceutical development, and 3D tech for space exploration TORONTO, March 3, 2021 –Three major research projects at York University have received more than $9 million in research infrastructure funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. The Right Honourable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced more than $518 million […]
TORONTO, March 2, 2021 - York University is pleased to announce it has received a new $1.2 million donation from the RBC Foundation as part of RBC Future Launch, directly supporting the work of the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora which is held by well-known educator Professor Carl James. This generous donation […]