Four York University researchers have received research awards from the Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)-Exploration stream. Professors Cristina Delgado Vintimilla (Faculty of Education), Sarah Flicker (Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change), Matthew Perras (Lassonde School of Engineering) and Dayna Scott (Osgoode Hall Law School) are the principal investigators on the winning projects, which were announced in late May. “York […]
Seeking to demystify educational development as a career path, a pair of educators created a novel, online resource. They’re hoping to spur an interactive and dynamic discussion where those new to the field, or those considering this career, can gain vital insights.
After winning a major grant from SSHRC, History Professor Carolyn Podruchny leads a study on Indigenous ways of knowing. This has tremendous potential to inform university-based knowledge creation and transfer, and aid in decolonizing the university.
The following is an important message to the community from York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton and Provost and Vice-President Academic Lisa Philipps: La version française suit la version anglaise. Dear Colleagues, The 2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings were released earlier Wednesday and York University has once again been recognized as a global leader in […]
One of the important lessons from the sudden shift to online learning for elementary and secondary students − at the beginning of the pandemic and again this January − is that emergency planning is needed to increase equity in access to education, says York University Professor Sarah Barrett. It is almost one year since schools began […]
Anti-Black racism - an interview with three foremost academics carving out a path for positive change, a big part of which involves coming to terms with colonialization.
A ground-breaking venture, The Beyond Bullying Project, offers a repository of real-life experiences that will shed light on this vital topic as well as offer support and resources. This could inform educators, school administrators, government policy-makers, LGBTQ youth, parents and more.
What began as an idea in York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) in 1998 to teach elementary and secondary students about the environment and conservation has now become a registered charity. Ontario EcoSchools now reaches more than 900,000 Kindergarten to Grade 12 students every year, empowering them to effect change within the school community. […]
York University doctoral student Stephanie Fisher and Faculty of Education Professor Jennifer Jenson’s study challenges the subordinate positioning of females in digital games. Despite the odds, some in the study introduce female leads. New research led by doctoral student Stephanie Fisher with Faculty of Education Professor Jennifer Jenson, director of the Institute for Research on […]
Professor Connie Mayer in York U’s Faculty of Education has launched an international research initiative to enable deaf children to develop better societal understanding and more advanced social negotiation skills, leading to more intuitive written skills. Connie Mayer Mayer, a world-leading expert in developing literacy in deaf children, launched the program during a teaching conference […]