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New paper in Nature’s Scientific Data describes ins and outs of Ontario Climate Data Portal developed at York U

New paper in Nature’s Scientific Data describes ins and outs of Ontario Climate Data Portal developed at York U

In 2018, scientists at the Laboratory of Mathematical Parallel Systems (LAMPS) at York University launched a user-friendly, accessible Ontario Climate Data Portal to provide the most robust climate change projections for Ontario. Now, the team has published a paper to describe the portal’s structure and functions, extensive datasets and data development methodology.

Faculty of Science’s new fund supports students taking summer courses remotely

Faculty of Science’s new fund supports students taking summer courses remotely

The Faculty of Science has launched a newly created $50,000 fund to help its students succeed in remotely delivered summer 2020 courses. Dubbed the York Science Summer Student Success Fund, or S4F, the initiative will provide up to 1,000 students with a $50 discount when purchasing required or recommended textbooks for their summer term courses.

Comprehensive review shows fever, cough most common symptoms of COVID-19

Comprehensive review shows fever, cough most common symptoms of COVID-19

A comprehensive review of studies on COVID-19, including clinical, epidemiological, laboratory and chest imaging data, shows that the most common symptom was fever (82%), followed by a cough (61%), then muscle aches and/or fatigue (36%), says York University Postdoctoral Fellow Nicola Bragazzi, a co-author on the paper.

Science student and faculty members’ achievements celebrated at annual ceremony

Science student and faculty members’ achievements celebrated at annual ceremony

The Faculty of Science hosted its annual Honours & Awards Ceremony on Jan. 29 to celebrate the hard work and achievements of faculty and students. Certificates were presented to graduate and undergraduate students for both academic excellence and extra-curricular involvement, as family members in the audience cheered.