The Planetary Health for a Planetary Emergency symposium aims to bring together scholars from the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research and across York University who work at the intersection of climate change and health, to discuss the potentials of planetary health as a driver of just climate action.
Human activity is pushing ecological limits to a breaking point, and climate change is a fundamental threat to human life. Now more than ever we need to draw clear associations between climate change and health, develop critical problem-solving interventions, and advocate for climate action that advances wellbeing for all. How do we do this while […]
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.
The Faculty of Education proudly presents Marcela Duran, an exceptional alumna whose educational journey embodies the essence of perseverance, passion, and commitment. Her recent attainment of a PhD from York University's esteemed Faculty of Education is not just a personal triumph but a shining testament to her unyielding dedication to lifelong learning and her profound […]
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 […]
Faculty of Education unveils new videos “Leaders Supporting Future Leaders in Education” to help mark its 50th Anniversary Year
The Faculty of Education at York introduces a new four part video series inspiring and showcasing its bold leadership in education which helps create more just communities. The videos visually represent the Faculty’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization. They reflect the positive change which the Faculty helps drive, and experiences in return, by […]
Carl James, the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora at York University, talks about anti-black racism in schools following a recent incident that led to the TDSB putting 3 staff members on home assignment for dis
Naomi Norquay, a senior scholar at York University, and Rachel Lobo of the University of Toronto set out to work on uncovering the narratives of the people buried at the Greenwood Cemetery’s indigent plot in 2020 before the pandemic.
Four new Provostial Fellows have taken up their roles this year. The program is now in its second year running, with current fellowships in place until spring 2023.
Professor Stephen Gaetz received a second consecutive Partnership Grant to continue his work as president and CEO of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH)