TORONTO, March 22, 2021 – As cities and towns across Canada and the United States grapple with the logistics of planning COVID-19 vaccine sites, York professors have been busy helping to plan mass vaccinations using different methods, including drive-through vaccination centres.
TORONTO, March 8, 2021 – A mother’s role is pivotal to the functioning of her family − especially evident during the COVID-19 pandemic − yet her extraordinary efforts are often overlooked, says motherhood expert Professor Andrea O’Reilly in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at York University. “Mothers do the bulk of domestic labour, […]
TORONTO, Feb. 10, 2021 – Canada likes to believe it’s different from its neighbours to the south, that there is less systemic racism, but York University Professor Lorne Foster says the Black experience tells a different story.
TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2021 — York University professors who have researched American politics are available for comment on topics surrounding the change of leadership, including emergency planning, with an unprecedentedly large security presence at the U.S. Capitol for the inauguration of the 46th president. Experts are available on foreign policy to Trumpism, and President-Elect Joe […]
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.