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How artificial intelligence could predict whether breast cancer patients will benefit from chemotherapy

New study out of York U’s Lassonde School of Engineering and Sunnybrook could give doctors unprecedented ability to personalize cancer treatment TORONTO, Feb. 10, 2022 — Breast cancer will affect roughly one in eight women at some point in their lives, and it kills about 5,000 women every year in Canada. Among the available treatment […]

Seeding the Future: York University Black theatre students share original work inspired by 21 Black Futures 

TORONTO, February 24, 2021 – Three theatre students from York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design are among the emerging Black Canadian talent who have created work inspired by Obsidian Theatre’s 21 Black Futures, a collection of 21 filmed monodramas streaming on CBC Gem. For the project, Seeding the Future, Black Canadian […]

Osgoode Hall Law School establishes special fund to assist JD students experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19

TORONTO, February 23, 2021 – In a gesture of support for its Juris Doctor (JD) students who are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University has announced that it will commit $1 to $1.5 million to assist those students over the next 18 months. The Osgoode student relief plan […]

Most countries are violating international law during the COVID-19 pandemic, say legal experts

TORONTO, Dec. 03, 2020 — Most countries are not fulfilling their international legal obligations during COVID-19 and other public health emergencies, reveals new research by a consortium of 13 leading global health law scholars, hosted by the Global Strategy Lab (GSL) at York University. In 2019, members of the Global Health Law Consortium analyzed key aspects of […]

WHO Collaborating Centre at York University researching international action on antimicrobial resistance

TORONTO, November 18, 2020 – Antimicrobial resistance is recognized by the World Health Organization as one of the top 10 global threats to public health. In the face of this threat, research is underway to determine what kind of international commitments and frameworks for cooperation are needed to address such a large, transnational challenge. One […]

Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic will use $157,750 court-directed award to provide pro bono advice

TORONTO, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 —  An Osgoode Hall Law School clinic that provides free access to legal services for vulnerable investors has received a cy-près award of $157,750 from a class action settlement approved by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. “The Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic fills a critical gap in the retail investment […]

Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic releases video series about investor rights

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2020 —  Osgoode Hall Law School’s Investor Protection Clinic – the first clinic of its kind in Canada – has released four information videos to help educate and protect retail investors who may be vulnerable to financial mismanagement. Addressing topics such as the securities regulation system in Canada, red flags for investment […]