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Perspectives on COVID-19 with Prof. Eric Kennedy

Perspectives on COVID-19 with Prof. Eric Kennedy

Coronavirus has without a doubt changed the lives of many, and in this video Eric Kennedy, assistant professor in the Disaster and Emergency Management program, discusses the significance of social interventions which have helped to teach people a new way of life. As a recipient of a rapid research funding grant, Kennedy acknowledges the quick […]

DEM researchers receive over one million in COVID-19 research funding

DEM researchers receive over one million in COVID-19 research funding

Three York University researchers will receive more than $1.1 million in COVID-19 rapid research funding over two years to explore issues of trust, stigmatization and social perceptions of risk, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced Friday. The results from these Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies research projects could affect the response […]

SAS in the News: Prof. Rozdilsky quoted on Pickering Nuclear alert

SAS in the News: Prof. Rozdilsky quoted on Pickering Nuclear alert

On January 13, Global News reported on Canada’s emergency alert system just 24 hours after an emergency alert was mistakenly sent out about a nuclear ‘incident’ at the Pickering Nuclear Generation Station. Prof. Jack Rozdilsky, from the Disaster and Emergency Management program, defended the alert system against mounting skepticism from the community. “From a public […]