YFile story from September 14, 2020 Four exceptional York University faculty members who have demonstrated enthusiasm and innovative approaches to teaching have been named the recipients of the President’s University-Wide ...
YFile story from August 12, 2020 York University has selected Professor Sergey Krylov, from the Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science, to receive the title of Distinguished Research Professor. ...
Obesity is a significant factor in increasing rates of disease globally with the number of deaths related to a high body mass index (BMI) more than doubled from 1990 to 2017, say York University researchers.
Researchers in the Faculty of Science at York University have been helping shed new light on the COVID-19 pandemic by applying for research grants and publishing new studies that will help inform public health policy makers in Canada and abroad.
Climate change and an increase in disturbed bee habitats from expanding agriculture and development in northeastern North America over the last 30 years are likely responsible for a 94 per cent loss of plant-pollinator networks, York University researchers found.
Congratulations to Madeline Salzarulo, undergraduate program assistant in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, for receiving the 2019 President’s Voice of York Award. The award recognizes an individual who provides assistance to the community in a manner that exemplifies York’s values.
Researchers from disciplines across York University, including biologists, social scientists and mathematicians, will develop a hive of research when York’s new Centre for Bee Ecology, Evolution and Conservation (BEEc) becomes an Organized Research Unit (ORU) starting July 1.
PhD student Laura Keane in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics has been awarded a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship to develop mathematical models to improve the design and safety of lithium-ion batteries.
As SARS-CoV-2 has the potential to mutate, it is important to check the efficacy of current diagnostic tests, say York University researchers, who found seven out of 27 methods had potential sequence mismatch issues that may lead to underperforming or false-negative COVID-19 test results.