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Jane Heffernan elected President of Society for Mathematical Biology

Jane Heffernan elected President of Society for Mathematical Biology

Congratulations to Professor Jane Heffernan, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, for being elected as the next president of the Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB)—the largest and only international society in its field. Her position commences in summer 2022. Heffernan is an international leader in infectious disease modelling, tackling important questions related to the spread of […]

Seyed Moghadas receives President’s Research Impact Award

Seyed Moghadas receives President’s Research Impact Award

Congratulations to Professor Seyed Moghadas, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, for receiving the President’s Research Impact Award, announced at the York University Research Awards Celebration on April 19, 2022. The event recognized the contributions of researchers from all Faculties and schools, and in areas including Indigenous knowledge, Black scholarship, global health, vision science, and space […]

Fully re-opening could lead to spring resurgence of COVID-19, new modelling suggests

Fully re-opening could lead to spring resurgence of COVID-19, new modelling suggests

Media release from March 31, 2022 Re-opening to pre-pandemic levels will lead to a resurgence of COVID-19 infections, peaking in late March or April, new modelling research from York University has found. In addition, the researchers found that without more robust PCR testing availability, the number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario and Canada are more […]

Faculty of Science Return to Campus Guidance

Faculty of Science Return to Campus Guidance

Dear Faculty of Science Community, As indicated in the January 20th announcement by York University President Rhonda Lenton, the University has received advice from Public Health officials that it can safely proceed with the phased return to campus that was temporarily postponed earlier this year. This approach is being adopted to ensure an orderly transition to […]