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The York University Brief Newsletter

The York University Brief is the Office of the President’s monthly newsletter. It provides us with the opportunity to share stories about some of York’s best and brightest with our valued partners, so that you are able to celebrate our successes with us. If you don’t already receive The York University Brief, you can sign up for it here.

At York, we are curious and progressive by nature. These qualities fuel knowledge and discovery within our community and enable success and groundbreaking research in a wide range of subject areas.

We take pride in our innovative community, and look forward to sharing more about it with you.

Ijade Maxwell Rodrigues
Chief of Government and Community Relations & Protocol

Current Issue:
January 2023

Top Stories

Chemists at York University create more sensitive rapid antigen test

New research by a team at York University addresses the current limitations of rapid antigen tests, reducing the potential for false-negative results. Rapid antigen tests, like the COVID-19 home test, use a technology called lateral flow immunoassay (LFIA); but a major limitation of LFIA is its low sensitivity, giving too many false-negative results.

York University funds $4.05M to support interdisciplinary research for the UN SDGs

York University will fund ground-breaking research through the Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research Clusters (CIRC) program, which will advance York’s contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

Schulich research shows companies how to anticipate supply chain disruptions

New research from York University’s Schulich School of Business shows how companies can anticipate – and prepare for – supply chain disruptions.

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