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Fire testing lab at York University among projects awarded Ontario research funding

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2019 – York University researchers will receive more than $700,000 in provincial funding for research projects and equipment through the Early Researcher Award program and the Ontario Research Fund (ORF). The Hon. Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, announced nearly $41 million in research funding for research institutions […]

York U’s green roofs and 3D printing labs all part of Doors Open Toronto

TORONTO, May 24, 2019 – A 27-metre high solar chimney, 3D printing lab, and uniquely designed architecture will welcome visitors this weekend as York University opens its doors to Doors Open Toronto. Visitors will be able to explore the Schulich School of Business’ newest building, the Rob & Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study and Research Building, as well as York’s […]

Assessing flood risk and vulnerability: York U expert available

 TORONTO, April 29, 2019─ Ontario’s cottage country, especially the Town of Bracebridge, has experienced record-high floodwaters over the past few days and authorities are continuing to be on high alert with more rain expected in the forecast later this week.  Health authorities there have advised residents whose well water has been affected to use bottled […]

A portrait of Canada’s technological past: photography exhibit opens at York University

TORONTO, April 23, 2019 – From computer makers to installers and operators, the Portraits of Digital Canada exhibit will feature photographs from the IBM Canada Images Archive, depicting the budding of the information age in Canada. The exhibit, opening at York University’s Scott Library on April 24, features images authored by award-winning photographer George Dunbar, […]

Expert available on the impact of new federal regulations on use of drones

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2019 –In an effort to crack down on the use of drones in Canadian airspace, the federal government today announced strict new regulations to prohibit the operation of drones in a manner that could endanger others or aviation safety. Some of the biggest additions are the requirement of pilot certificates, regulations on the […]

York U ceremony will mark National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

TORONTO, November 30, 2018 – York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering will host a ceremony to recognize the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Monday, December 3 at 11:30am. The ceremony commemorates the lives of 14 young women who were murdered at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1989 in an act of gender-based […]

York University research to start with Canadian astronaut in space

TORONTO, November 28, 2018 – Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques is launching to the ISS on Dec. 3, and soon after his arrival, some important research from York University Professor Laurence Harris will begin. This effort could one day help research in the areas of Parkinson’s disease, stroke recovery, damaged organs, aging and remote […]