On Nov. 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., the Faculty of Education Public Research Series will feature Stephen Gaetz, a Faculty professor and York University Research Chair in Homelessness and Research Impact, who will explore the role social innovation can have in inspiring change in the response to youth homelessness in Canada.
Global report shows most deaf people with cochlear implants satisfied, but more follow-up supports needed
A global survey put out by York University’s Faculty of Education and the Cochlear Implant International Community of Action (CIICA), a user advocacy organization, shows that most deaf and deafened adults who have cochlear implants are satisfied with them, but significantly more follow-up and lifelong supports are needed.
Associate Professor Nombuso Dlamini was one of four York University researchers who received a Connection Grants from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
Associate professor Roopa Desai Trilokekar, weighs in on the Canada-India diplomatic relations. PM Justin Trudeau announced that the Canadian government was investigating “credible accusations” of a link between India’s government and the assassination of Hardeep Singh Nijjar. In response to these allegations, the Indian government stopped processing visa applications for Canadian citizens.
This month's 'Get to know our faculty' profile series features assistant professor Natalia Balyasnikova whose research focuses on a critical analysis of the learning experiences of older adults, particularly a significant demographic in Canada—the older multilingual immigrants.
Learning math equations and solving problems can be fun for some kids and downright uncomfortable for others. But math anxiety and not feeling like "a math person" can be avoided, according to Tina Rapke, an associate professor at York University who works directly with students and teachers from kindergarten to Grade 8.
Fifteen York University researchers have been named new York Research Chairs (YRC), an internal program that mirrors the national Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program which recognizes world-leading researchers in a variety of fields. “The York Research Chair program is an important complement to the Canada Research Chair program to advance our efforts to strengthen research […]
Welcome to the final issue of Innovatus for the 2022-23 academic year. As we move toward 2023-24, it’s fitting that we end the year with a focus on education, a field that promotes growth and change.
This month's 'Get to know our faculty' profile series features assistant professor Rachel Silver whose interdisciplinary research draws insight from critical development studies; refugee and forced migration studies; and gender, feminist and women’s studies.
The recently launched “Retooling Black Anxiety” project at York University looks to examine increased anxiety among Black youth and families who have had encounters with the criminal justice system (CJS).