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York U expert on homelessness available to comment on national housing strategy

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2017 ─ York University Professor Stephen Gaetz, Director of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, will be available to comment to media following the federal government announcement of a long-awaited national housing strategy. An expert on homelessness and housing issues, Gaetz can comment on the causes of homelessness, including poverty, and the need for […]

York U experts on sports psychology and injury recovery available as Invictus Games begin

TORONTO, September 22, 2017 – York University, one of the host venues of Invictus Games 2017 that get underway this weekend at the York Lions Stadium, has a number of Faculty of Health experts who are available to speak about sports-related topics including injuries and their physical, social and psychological impacts. Joe Baker, Professor, School […]

York U expert available on making education fun through technology

TORONTO, September 19, 2017 – Today’s kids are highly technology savvy, but they are often inclined to use technology just for entertainment, such as playing video games. Education can also be made entertaining and fun for this generation of children by integrating technology into learning, says Professor Jennifer Jenson in the Faculty of Education. She […]

York U experts available on sports and physical activities for school children

TORONTO, Tuesday September 12, 2017 – With school classes in their second week, many parents will be enrolling or have already enrolled their children into a variety of extracurricular activities or sports for the new school year.  Between which activities and how many, parents and children aren’t making the decision alone. The following York University […]

York U disaster management and engineering experts available to discuss Hurricane Harvey

University experts can discuss the storm’s impact including flooding-related issues, evacuation, disaster and risk management related to Houston TORONTO, August 29, 2017─ The damage by Hurricane Harvey continues to grow as Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States, continues to receive more rain this week. Harvey has unloaded trillions of gallons of water […]