TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2021 – This year’s BeeCon will explore the effects of human-driven landscape disturbance on wild bee communities, the development of diagnostic tools for neonicotinoid exposure, altruistic and selfish aggression in honey bees and more.
TORONTO, July 30, 2021 – In exploring what needed to happen to prevent a third wave of COVID-19 in Ontario, York University researchers say the same principals apply to preventing a fourth wave – adequate testing, contact tracing and isolation.
TORONTO, July 6, 2021 – What’s stressing out bumblebees? To find out, York University scientists used next-generation sequencing to look deep inside bumblebees for evidence of pesticide exposure, including neonicotinoids, as well as pathogens, and found both.
TORONTO, June 28, 2021 – As York University physics and astronomy Professor Paul Delaney gets ready to board his spaceship and fly off (retire), he is leaving behind a few answers to some of the public’s most common astronomical questions over the years.
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 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.