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).
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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.
York University’s Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH) will co-host an international symposium on youth transitions from child protection services that will bring together over 100 policymakers, researchers and service providers from across Canada, the U.S. and Europe. From Oct. 12 to 13, the International Transitions from Child Protection Symposium in Richmond, B.C., will examine the challenges associated when […]
York University UNESCO Chair Charles Hopkins will speak at the 2023 Global Conference on Sustainable Development on Oct. 4 and 5 in Hong Kong to discuss how to transform higher education towards embracing sustainability and elevate action to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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.
Alumnus Collette Murray recognized by the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) for Outstanding Leadership in Justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) announced the recipients of the 2023 National Awards, a celebration of their exceptional contributions in the field of dance education. The winners were selected from a 2-part application and nomination process conducted by the NDEO Awards Committee. Collette Murray (MEd ‘ ), was among the remarkable group of 20 […]
This story is published in YFile’s New Faces feature issue 2023. Every September, YFile introduces and welcomes those joining the York University community, and those with new appointments. The York University Faculty of Education welcomes two new faculty members this fall. “We are thrilled to welcome three new colleagues: Mary Ott, Stephanie Fearon and John Hupfield,” says Faculty of Education Dean Robert Savage. […]
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, on Sept. 30, honours the children who never returned home, survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. York University will recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation by offering events and resources throughout the month for its community members to learn about the history of residential schools in Canada and the lasting impacts on Indigenous community members today.
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.
Describing the vibrant atmosphere of Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute is no easy task, not even to Vice Principal Joseph Smith (BEd '12, MEd '14). “With a school staff of over 100 and a student population of 1,800, every corner of our building is teeming with energy and potential,” he says. “Our community is so vibrant […]