TORONTO, June 15, 2021 – New and renewed funding through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) 2021 Discovery Grants program will support York researchers as they push their big ideas, discoveries and innovations forward.
TORONTO, June 15, 2021 – Two new Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) have been appointed at York University and two existing have been renewed this year. This support by the Government of Canada will support new research into “re-righting" and "re-writing" the Indigenous history of North America and investigating Black life in Canada.
TORONTO, June 15, 2021 - Canadian researchers have discovered that a bee thought to be one of the rarest in the world, as the only representative of its genus, is no more than an unusual specimen of a widespread species.
TORONTO, June 14, 2021 – York University will sign a memorandum of understanding with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) on Wednesday, June 16, marking a global partnership to support cities and national governments in fighting homelessness. Media are invited to join York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton for a virtual […]
Funding to address workforce needs in Canada’s space and residual waste sectors TORONTO, June 10, 2021 – York University has been awarded more than $3.2 million for two projects to prepare students for careers in industries that require inter-disciplinary training and are central to Canada’s economic future: space robotics for exploration and applied biotechnology for environmental sustainability. The two […]
TORONTO, June 10, 2021 – The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed global inequalities in access to education, providing an opportunity to reimagine learning and pedagogy, says Charles Hopkins, UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Education towards Sustainability at York University. He is a featured speaker at the Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Forum: Towards A Transformative Vision of Education, on June […]
TORONTO, June 9, 2021 – Researchers from York University and the University of British Columbia have found social media use to be one of the factors related to the spread of COVID-19 within dozens of countries during the early stages of the pandemic.