TORONTO, Dec. 02, 2020 – Do COVID-19 interventions, such as lockdowns, physical distancing and business closures, actually work? York University researchers conducted a model-based analysis that found Ontario government measures had a substantial and positive effect on mitigating virus transmission.
TORONTO, Dec 1, 2020 – York University is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Principal of Glendon Campus. President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton informed the community today of the appointment of Professor Marco Fiola to a five-and-a-half-year term, commencing January 1, 2021. The appointment follows an extensive national and international search and […]
TORONTO, 1er décembre 2020 – L’Université York a le plaisir d’annoncer la nomination du nouveau principal du campus Glendon. Rhonda L. Lenton, présidente et vice-chancelière, a informé la communauté aujourd’hui de la nomination du professeur Marco Fiola pour un mandat de cinq ans et demi qui commencera le 1er janvier 2021. La nomination conclut une vaste recherche […]
TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2020 – Multi-jurisdictional, multi-municipality and diverse cities, while especially vulnerable to emerging infectious disease, can play a significant role in the public health response to pandemics like COVID-19.
An upcoming webinar, “Why Pandemics, Such as COVID-19, Require a Metropolitan Response,” hosted by York University’s Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC) and NYU’s Marron Institute of Urban Management, will look at emerging evidence from New York, Wuhan, Paris, and Johannesburg.
York University partnering with organizations in Africa to use local data, AI and modelling expertise to manage pandemic TORONTO, November 30, 2020 – Researchers from York University are joining with organizations across Africa to predict the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and provide modelling that will help national policymakers from across Africa manage the virus […]
TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2020 – The Art Gallery of York University’s (AGYU) new, stand-alone art gallery, to be designed and constructed by winning architectural firm Hariri Pontarini Architects, will embrace a vision of art and connectedness. The bold new winning design will help the art gallery magnify its reach into the local community and the […]
TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2020 – Does sex and age affect who gets COVID-19 in Canada? York University researchers found females, particularly in their reproductive years, were less likely to contract the virus. The researchers analyzed COVID-19 data from Statistics Canada up to July 27, 2020 to find out if estrogens played a role.