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Announcement of the appointment of dean, Schulich School of Business

Announcement of the appointment of dean, Schulich School of Business

The following is a message to the community from York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton. Dear colleagues, I am delighted to inform colleagues in the Schulich School of Business (SSB) and across the York University community that the search for the next dean of the Schulich School of Business has reached a successful […]

Next Scholars’ Hub event explores discrimination faced by francophone African-Canadian immigrants

Next Scholars’ Hub event explores discrimination faced by francophone African-Canadian immigrants

For the Oct. 20 edition of the Scholars’ Hub @ Home speaker series, Glendon Professor Gertrude Mianda, director of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diasporas at York University, will host a discussion about francophone African-Canadian immigrants in the minoritized francophone community. Francophone Canadian immigrants who come from Sub-Saharan Africa rarely benefit from the […]

Call for nominations for the President’s Research Awards

Call for nominations for the President’s Research Awards

The Senate Committee on Awards invites current or emeritus tenure-stream faculty members to nominate colleagues for the President’s Research Excellence Awards. As introduced in 2018-19, there are two disciplinary clusters for the President’s Emerging Research Leadership Award and the President’s Research Excellence Award: 1) Engineering, Science, Technology, Health and Biomedicine, and 2) Social Sciences, Art […]

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 […]

Focus on collaboration and mentorship at Dr. Eric Jackman Health Scholars Learning Forum

Focus on collaboration and mentorship at Dr. Eric Jackman Health Scholars Learning Forum

Two keynote speakers will discuss the power of collaboration on Oct. 18 when the LaMarsh Centre for Child & Youth Research at York University presents the 2021 Dr. Eric Jackman Health Scholars Learning Forum. Running from 3 to 5:30 p.m., the event aims to explore the impact of collaboration and mentorship and will also feature […]

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 […]

Heat motion ‘sloshes’ Pacific Ocean and shifts weather forecasts

Heat motion ‘sloshes’ Pacific Ocean and shifts weather forecasts

A study out of the Lassonde School of Engineering discovers new ways the Pacific Ocean is circulating, which may hold the key to better predicting the impact of El Niño and La Niña. For years, scientists have been trying to understand variations in El Niño and La Niña to accurately predict year-to-year disruptions to weather […]

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 […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation panel explores reconciliation in action

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation panel explores reconciliation in action

The panel focused on reconciliation in action and was the University’s keynote event leading into a full day of activities created for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day concluded with a symbolic evening illumination in orange light of the Ross Building on the Keele Campus and the Glendon Manor on the Glendon […]