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HESO prof Kenton Kroker’s new CMAJ article suggests the 1918 pandemic had its own “long-haulers” with much to inspire clinicians today

HESO prof Kenton Kroker’s new CMAJ article suggests the 1918 pandemic had its own “long-haulers” with much to inspire clinicians today

COVID-19 “long-haulers” may seem new but, as Health & Society professor Kenton Kroker explains in his article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), a different kind of long-hauler from the 1918 flu pandemic should be considered by way of patients who suffered from acute cases of Encephalitis lethargica. Read full story

CRIM prof Tuulia Law discusses the question: "Is violence against teachers being normalized?"

CRIM prof Tuulia Law discusses the question: "Is violence against teachers being normalized?"

TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2021 – Workplace violence against female elementary school teachers by some of their students is often dismissed or diminished despite serious injury and emotional harm, says the lead author of a new paper out of York University. That’s because the issue is often invisible, complex, intertwined, messy and insidious, say co-authors York […]

LASO/SLST Prof. Amelie Barras receives SSHRC 2020 Insight Grant

LASO/SLST Prof. Amelie Barras receives SSHRC 2020 Insight Grant

Dr. Barras is an associate professor with the Law and Society (LASO) Program for undergraduates and with the graduate program in Socio-Legal Studies (SLST). Amelie and colleagues at several Canadian universities were awarded a 2020 Insight Grant (October Competition) from SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) for their project "Politics of Religious Diversity in […]

HESO Prof. Denielle Elliott receives Dahdaleh Institute 2021 Seed Grant and is the new GPD of YorkU's STS Program

HESO Prof. Denielle Elliott receives Dahdaleh Institute 2021 Seed Grant and is the new GPD of YorkU's STS Program

The Dahdaleh Institute's Critical Social Science Perspectives in Global Health Steering Committee has awarded five YorkU researchers Dahdaleh Institute 2021 Seed Grants. Prof. Elliott, associate professor in the Health & Society (HESO) Program in the Department of Social Science, receives the award for her HESO-related proposal titled, “Situated neurology: An ethnographic study of neurology in Kenya.” […]

SOSC CRIM Prof. Natasha Tusikov on social media regulation and the creation of a new Federal Data Commissioner

SOSC CRIM Prof. Natasha Tusikov on social media regulation and the creation of a new Federal Data Commissioner

The Hill Times, May 05, 2021. "Setting a path for the new data commissioner" by Natasha Tusikov. (Subscription required.) The New Indian Press, June 04, 2021. "Social media eats into its own vitals" by Vinay Sahasrabuddhe. (Openly available.) Centre for International Governance Innovation, June 09, 2021. "Is Canada Ready for the Platform Regulation Debate?" by […]