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York University receives new donation to further reduce barriers to skills training and education for the Jane-Finch community

TD Bank Group commits $1 million in funding to support a renewed focus on building mid-career bridging programs, training and re-skilling initiatives TORONTO, June 10, 2019 - Today, York University announced a new donation from TD to support the TD Community Engagement Centre at Yorkgate Mall in the Black Creek Community. The TD Centre is […]

York University applauds Canada’s talent budget

TORONTO, March 19, 2019 – York University President & Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton applauds the Government of Canada's 2019 Budget for its significant investment in work-integrated learning, an international education strategy, graduate research scholarships and life-long learning. These investments will ensure Canada remains competitive and a leader in the global economy. With two-thirds of all emerging […]

York University welcomes SSHRC funding for major project on urbanization and gender in the global south

TORONTO, November 17, 2017 ─ An international project led by York University Professor Linda Peake has been awarded $2.5 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to research how rapid urbanization is affecting the lives of women living in poverty and to inform public debate about sustainable and democratic urban change. […]

York U Study: Two-thirds of children with concussions not receiving medical follow-ups

TORONTO, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – In a study that looked at data over a 10-year period, York University researchers, in collaboration with Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), found that more than two-thirds of youth and children with an acute concussion do not seek medical follow-up […]

Research shows parents help shape how much pain, distress preschoolers feel after vaccination needles

New longitudinal research from the largest cohort in the world examining parent-child interactions during vaccinations lays out the best strategies for keeping children’s pain and distress low after painful needles. TORONTO, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 While vaccinations protect children against various illnesses, the pain can sometimes be too much to bear. It's no wonder most […]