Researchers at York University will receive more than $1.5 million in funding from the Government of Canada as part of a $77-million investment to support 332 research infrastructure projects at 50 universities across the country. Announced on Aug. 11 by Innovation, Science and Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne, the contribution comes from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) […]
A project out of York University that will advance gender equality in the social and economic response to COVID-19 is one of 237 projects to receive funding under Women and Gender Equality Canada’s $100-million Feminist Response and Recovery Fund. “Creating Space: Precarious Status Women Leading Local Pandemic Responses” is a collaborative, two-year project that brings together […]
What level of immunity against COVID-19 do you have after being vaccinated or contracting the virus? York University Professor Jane Heffernan is receiving a $200,000, one-year grant from the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to understand the rate of immunity in both of these scenarios. The project is part of the NRC’s Pandemic Response Challenge program, designed to bring the best […]
Last fall, one of the most respected voices on sustainability in the performing arts organized a series of worldwide readings and performances ̶ 50 plays about climate change ̶ to support a UN Conference. That was just the beginning.
Researchers conduct focus groups with nurses on how to prevent the decline of hospitalized older people. They discover some communications strategies that will be of interest to hospital administrators and healthcare practitioners.
Education Prof contributes to one-of-a-kind hub: the Museum of Dreams. Her work, “A Child is Dreaming,” illustrates how superbly crafted prose, with images, work as a cohesive whole that’s greater than the sum of its parts, and that holds within it tremendous potency.
SSHRC-funded project documents conjugal slavery in conflict regions of Africa. With high-profile partners, this pioneering research team is now sharing its work with a global audience thanks to the guidance of York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit.
Through a ground-breaking new brief, the Homeless Hub paints a vivid picture of youth homelessness and the child welfare system. Its findings will be relevant to decision- and policy-makers at all levels of government.
While researching highly toxic pokeweed, Prof Katalin Hudak’s lab makes an important discovery that could bolster the survival of agricultural crops.