From a wartime spread of antimicrobial resistant disease in Ukraine, to superbugs in China causing “white lung” pneumonia in children, 2023 brought no shortage of new evidence that antimicrobial resistance (AMR) continues to be a pressing problem globally, and this pattern shows no sign of abating in 2024 unless a radical shift occurs.
York University will award honorary degrees to four outstanding individuals recognized as exemplary changemakers during the 2023 Fall Convocation
From Oct. 11 to 20, graduates will cross the stage at six different ceremonies, with an additional ceremony for the School of Continuing Studies.
Access to justice advocate Trevor C.W. Farrow, current associate dean of research and institutional relations and a professor at the law school for more than 20 years, will start his new role on September 1 TORONTO, July 26, 2023 – York University has appointed Professor Trevor C. W. Farrow as the dean of Osgoode Hall Law […]
York University has appointed Professor Trevor C.W. Farrow as the dean of Osgoode Hall Law School, commencing on September 1, 2023. The announcement follows the approval of the appointment by the Board of Governors on July 24, ending a national and international search. “Dr. Farrow has significantly contributed to the legal profession, research and policy […]
Canadian trailblazer installed as York U’s first woman chancellor inspired by experience as a York student
Kathleen Taylor, a woman who has blazed a trail as a business executive in Canada, has marked another first when she was installed as York University’s first woman chancellor.
Should Canada impose a wealth tax on its richest one per cent? One of the country’s best-known journalists and a leading tax expert will debate that question May 25 at an event celebrating the 30th anniversary of Canada’s foremost graduate program in tax law.
$318-million Connected Minds initiative to bring equity and inclusion to murky waters of AI April 28, 2023 A massive seven-year interdisciplinary research initiative led by York University – backed by substantial federal research funding — is setting out to tame the unruly world of AI and other disruptive technologies, so humans can benefit equitably from […]
Together with Queen’s University, the cross-disciplinary work is backed by $105.7M in federal funding through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund TORONTO, April 28, 2023 — Is an equitable world that includes humans and machines possible? York University researchers believe it must be and have set out to make it so through a first of its kind interdisciplinary […]
Community legal clinics, paralegal services, social workers and others assisting those who cannot easily access legal help, are a few ways of narrowing the gap in accessing justice that’s prevalent across the globe, says York University legal expert Professor Trevor Farrow.