TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2021 — The current wave of COVID-19 in Ontario is fueling continued stress on many frontline healthcare workers, including those who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Each uptick in COVID may boost levels of trauma and PTSD in healthcare workers already under stress from managing in the pandemic since 2020, says Skye Fitzpatrick, […]
TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2021 — The number of Canadians seeking advice from an Osgoode Hall Law School-based free legal clinic for wronged investors has more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic (IPC) completed 57 intake interviews between May 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021, up from 18 in the same […]
TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2021 — Today, York University announced that Scotiabank will provide $980,000 to support a variety of initiatives at the Lassonde School of Engineering for computer security research and to further advance equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in STEM fields. At a time when financial markets, technologies and products have become more complex and financial crimes are increasing, Canadian universities can […]
TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2021 – York University experts on various topics — including those discussed by party leaders during the French- and English-language debates this week — are available for media interviews in the lead-up to election day: Professor Pat Armstrong in the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies is available […]
TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2021 – Given the continued unpredictability of Delta’s impact in the school environment and changing safety guidelines, what can parents do to help kids get excited about going back to class and help them manage uncertainty? Heather Prime, an assistant professor in York University’s Faculty of Health in the department of psychology, is […]
Workplace violence against female elementary school teachers by some of their students is often dismissed or diminished despite serious injury and emotional harm, says the lead author of a new paper out of York University.
TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2021 – The number of fire and rescue calls in the City of Vaughan dropped sharply during the first almost 10 months of COVID-19 compared to the previous three years, York University researchers have found.