New research analyzes the effect of disclosing a disability when applying to a job. The team of researchers discovered that how this information is presented, and the observer’s response, affect the hiring outcome.
Researchers investigate the ongoing failure to monitor and prevent risks to seabirds posed by the offshore oil industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. This ground-breaking work will be of interest to policy-makers, biologists, environmentalists and oil industry stakeholders.
Interviews with UN employees, about anti-LGBTQIs beliefs/behaviours within UN-member countries, provide evidence that points to new strategies to protect vulnerable individuals. This research will capture the attention of both human rights groups and policy makers on a global scale.
A new and engaging textbook by Science Prof explains human sex through a series of comparisons to non-human organisms. Hint: It’s not all candle-lit dinners as one non-human species kills and eats its partner during copulation.
Prof speaks with Brainstorm about her CIHR-funded project that engages Inuit youth to adapt a Maori-focused role-playing game to their own context in Canada’s North. The impact of this Indigenous-York U collaboration could be profound.
New publication makes unique contribution to hate crime scholarship in Canada: It considers how we establish laws and policies around such crime, and argues that this debate is a reflection of the discussion (and anxiety) in larger Canadian society.
The Ecological Footprint created databases to provide essential information about demand for resources and biocapacity. In 2019, York researchers will team up with the Global Footprint Network to inform future policy in many countries.
New research finds that, due to the link between obesity and the risk of cancer, supplements could assist in the treatment of breast cancer in obese, postmenopausal patients. These findings could shed light on treatments for other cancers as well.
Researchers confirm that E. californica plant could help regrowth and resilience in California deserts. This major ecological finding, dubbed the “Groot effect” after an equally resilient Marvel comic book character, could have global application.
In an articulate commentary, Professor Signa A. Daum Shanks ruminates on the modern plight of Indigenous peoples and the rule of law, in light of a key 2016 court case about Métis status. Although the ruling is considered a ‘win,’ it raises more questions than answers.