New simulation AI apps allow public health agencies to plan for mass COVID-19 vaccinations

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2020 – Once a viable COVID-19 vaccination is ready, the logistics of how to vaccinate everyone becomes one of the next hurdles. Researchers at York University have developed a solution, an artificial intelligence drive-through mass vaccination simulation application that can help clinics and public health agencies plan for mass vaccinations ahead of time.

More children and youth drowning as warming temperatures create unstable lake ice

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2020 – As winters become milder and lake ice less stable, more children and young adults are falling through the ice and fatally drowning, say York University researchers. A new study, which looked at 4,000 drownings in 10 countries, including Canada, Russia, Finland, Germany, Sweden, and the United States, found warming winter air temperatures were a good predictor of the number of drownings.

WHO Collaborating Centre at York University researching international action on antimicrobial resistance

TORONTO, November 18, 2020 – Antimicrobial resistance is recognized by the World Health Organization as one of the top 10 global threats to public health. In the face of this threat, research is underway to determine what kind of international commitments and frameworks for cooperation are needed to address such a large, transnational challenge. One […]

Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic will use $157,750 court-directed award to provide pro bono advice

TORONTO, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 —  An Osgoode Hall Law School clinic that provides free access to legal services for vulnerable investors has received a cy-près award of $157,750 from a class action settlement approved by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. “The Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic fills a critical gap in the retail investment […]