TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2021 – Testing can significantly control outbreaks of COVID-19 in Ontario schools, especially when combined with other measures, such as mask wearing, say York University researchers who led the study. The researchers found that testing is effective in controlling the SARS-CoV-2 infections in schools as long as it’s done frequently, and the […]
Prior to the pandemic, Asian Americans reported low levels of harassment, threats and insults, and fewer mental health issues than their white counterparts, but that has changed, says a new study out of York University.
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.
TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2020 — After closely observing the ripple effects of the Trump administration, including the important social and public policy decisions that have had a direct impact on Canada, many Canadians have felt connected to the outcome of the 2020 American election. The following York University experts are available to speak with media: Laura Levin, […]
TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2020 – Whoever they vote for, Americans who are trusting are more likely to cast their ballot on Nov. 3 − or earlier − than Americans who do not trust easily, York University Professor Cary Wu predicts. He explains that people with low trust levels are less interested in politics, so they are […]
Annual event supported by Centre for Jewish Studies at York TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2020 –The Canadian Jewish Literary Awards is honouring nine outstanding Jewish themed works this year, with an online presentation ceremony on Oct. 25, at 2p.m. Now in its sixth year, the Awards program recognizes Jewish writing in fiction, biography, Jewish thought and culture, […]
How trusting are you? Your level of trust in strangers often indicates a higher quality of life for you and for the society you live in, but what if you move from a high trust society to a low trust one? New research out of York University looked at how stable that feeling of trust in strangers is throughout one’s life.