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Buzz-worthy virtual conference devoted to bees

Buzz-worthy virtual conference devoted to bees

This year’s BeeCon will explore the effects of human-driven landscape disturbance on wild bee communities, the development of diagnostic tools for neonicotinoid exposure, altruistic and selfish aggression in honey bees and more. BeeCon is a free, annual, now virtual, bee conference running Oct. 15 and 16 that brings local, national and international bee biologists together to discuss bees, their […]

Research-based exhibit on vaccination features panel discussions with York experts

Research-based exhibit on vaccination features panel discussions with York experts

York University faculty members and graduate students will participate in an exciting series of panel discussions running this fall as part of <Immune Nations>, an evidence-based exhibition about the constructive role that art can play in public discourse around life-saving vaccines. <Immune Nations> is the first multi-year research-based exhibition to specifically address the issue of vaccination from […]

York University launches first-of-its-kind initiative to address barriers for Black youth across Canada

York University launches first-of-its-kind initiative to address barriers for Black youth across Canada

The national, pan-university program is backed by $1.2 million from the RBC Foundation as part of RBC Future Launch. The initiative is led by Professor Carl E. James, the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora in the Faculty of Education. York University is launching a three-year initiative to enhance the representation of Black youth at universities […]

Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project comes to Osgoode

Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project comes to Osgoode

Osgoode Hall Law School at York University is the new home to Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project. Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project is a private-bar driven collaborative initiative that will now live under the mantle and care of the Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution and the Osgoode Mediation Clinic (OMC), two organizations closely tied in both […]

Join The Centre for its annual Consent Week at York U

Join The Centre for its annual Consent Week at York U

York University students, staff and faculty are once again invited to join the Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support & Education (The Centre) for an online Consent Week at York U, Oct. 4 to 8. During Consent Week at York U, The Centre will be hosting a series of panels, sessions and events online through Zoom in an effort to […]

UNESCO Chair Charles Hopkins recognized with lifetime achievement award

UNESCO Chair Charles Hopkins recognized with lifetime achievement award

York University’s UNESCO Chair Charles Hopkins is the recipient of the Clean50 Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on a global scale to reorient education towards sustainable development. This prestigious award recognizes Hopkins’ focus on creating a better future for all. Climate challenges facing Canada can not be resolved by anything less than a collaborative, full assault […]

Learn about ‘The Changing Face of Iceland’ at EUC film viewing and panel discussion

Learn about ‘The Changing Face of Iceland’ at EUC film viewing and panel discussion

On Oct. 6 at 12 p.m. Eastern Time, join renowned filmmaker Mark Terry, a contract faculty member in York University’s Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC), for a film viewing and panel discussion on The Changing Face of Iceland, his new documentary about the impacts of climate change on the island nation of Iceland. The documentary examines the […]

Robarts Centre announces Barbara Godard and Odessa award recipients

Robarts Centre announces Barbara Godard and Odessa award recipients

Two York University students have earned academic awards for their work advancing Canadian studies. The prizes, awarded by York’s Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, recognize one graduate and one undergraduate student every year. The Barbara Godard Prize for the Best York University Dissertation in Canadian Studies recipient is Andrew Zealley, Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change (EUC), […]

Find out how Lassonde’s K2I Academy is creating opportunities for youth at the next Scholars’ Hub @ Home

Find out how Lassonde’s K2I Academy is creating opportunities for youth at the next Scholars’ Hub @ Home

For the Oct. 6 edition of the Scholars’ Hub @ Home speaker series, Lisa Cole, director of programming for the Kindergarten to Industry (K2I) Academy at York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering, will host a discussion about how the academy is creating opportunities for youth. Diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is critical; it enables the design of […]

STS Seminar Series looks at social pharmaceutical innovation for rare diseases

STS Seminar Series looks at social pharmaceutical innovation for rare diseases

The second talk of the 2021-22 Science and Technology Studies (STS) Research Seminar Series takes place on Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. and features Conor Douglas, assistant professor in York University’s Department of Science and Technology Studies. His talk is titled “Social Pharmaceutical Innovation for Rare Diseases: Towards a Conceptual Definition and Research Program.” According […]