Meet Syeda Fatima Abbas Rizvi, 19, and mature student Sabina Goranova – two women who started their post-secondary education in person before the COVID-19 pandemic emerged and had to complete their programs online, overcoming all challenges the pandemic posed.
Everyone knows about honeybees, but there is much less known about the hundreds of wild bee species in Canada, and other pollinators, that are responsible for pollinating the vast majority of crops and flowers.
Dr. David Peters comes from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health TORONTO, May 5, 2022 — York University's Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Dr. David Peters to the position of Dean of the Faculty of Health, for a five-year term, beginning January 2023. Dr. Peters comes to York from Johns […]
York U scholars map carbon dioxide glaciers and use modelling to show they are flowing at Mars’ south pole
TORONTO, April 26, 2022 — Scientists have long known that a large expanse of ice at Mars’ south pole contains a mix of frozen water and carbon dioxide. But only in recent years have they started to discover just how much ice is really there — and why. Data obtained in the last decade by sophisticated […]
TORONTO, APRIL 19, 2022 — York University and Cinespace Film Studios announce renewed commitment of $3.12 million from Cinespace to enhance and elevate the York University Motion Media Studio at Cinespace.
Ottawa/Toronto, ON, April 13, 2022 – The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences and York University – joint partners in the 2023 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (Congress 2023) – are excited to announce that the theme of the conference will be Reckonings and Re-Imaginings.
TORONTO, February 16, 2022 – York University will be celebrating Black artists with a live broadcast of emotion-evoking and thought-provoking spoken word, R&B and gospel music performances from the Tribute Communities Recital Hall on Feb. 23. Word Sound Power: An Annual Celebration of Black Artistic Expression is hosted by the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community […]
TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2022 – As Canadians wait for the federal government to table a motion in both the House of Commons and Senate following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoking the Emergencies Act, York University legal expert in the areas of constitutional, public and human rights laws, is available for media interviews on various topics relating […]
Many athletes face an uncertain future of physical and mental challenges — and a difficult transition to ‘normal’ life TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2022 — As the Beijing Games draw to a close, Canadians have many reasons to be proud. As was once again demonstrated by the likes of snowboarder Max Parrot, legendary speedskater Charles Hamelin, and […]
TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2022 – Aquatic birds are the most visibly affected organisms in an oil spill and a key measure of the environmental damage caused by them, such as the large spill off the coast of Peru last month. But accurately estimating how many birds have been affected requires pre-incident planning, says new research. With […]