TORONTO, July 6, 2021 – What’s stressing out bumblebees? To find out, York University scientists used next-generation sequencing to look deep inside bumblebees for evidence of pesticide exposure, including neonicotinoids, as well as pathogens, and found both.
TORONTO, June 28, 2021 – As York University physics and astronomy Professor Paul Delaney gets ready to board his spaceship and fly off (retire), he is leaving behind a few answers to some of the public’s most common astronomical questions over the years.
Two incoming Lassonde School of Engineering students awarded coveted Schulich Leader Scholarship TORONTO, June 28, 2021 –Two graduating high school students from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are headed to York University this fall to begin their studies in engineering with the help of the Schulich Leader Scholarship program. Incoming Lassonde School of Engineering students Aryan […]
TORONTO, June 25, 2021 – IP Osgoode, Osgoode Hall Law School’s Intellectual Property Law and Technology, is hosting Bracing for Impact Series: AI’s Dirty Footprint, on Monday, June 28. This webinar will bring together experts from academia as well as the public and private sectors to discuss the positive and negative impact artificial intelligence (AI) […]
TORONTO, June 21, 2021 – On this Indigenous Peoples Day, while Canadians celebrate the rich cultural heritage and contributions of Indigenous communities, it is also a time to acknowledge and reflect on the country’s colonial history and its lasting effect on Indigenous communities. York University Professor Deborah McGregor (Anishinaabe), an internationally recognized expert in Indigenous environmental justice […]
TORONTO, June 16, 2021 –Approximately 150 million people are homeless and more than 1.8 billion people worldwide lack adequate and affordable housing. While levels of homelessness vary considerably across UNECE countries, finding sustainable solutions to ensure access to housing for all members of society remains a significant challenge. In 2020, in the United States, the number […]
TORONTO, June 15, 2021 – The pandemic has put a damper on many events this year, including the 40th anniversary of the Pride Toronto celebration and parade, but it has also affected LGBTQ+ communities in other ways.