Professor Connie Mayer in York U’s Faculty of Education has launched an international research initiative at the University of Manchester, England, to enhance literacy education for deaf children.
Emmanuelle Charpentier, the recipient of the 2016 Canada Gairdner International Award, will present a special lecture titled, “The Transformative Genome Engineering CRISPR-Cas9 Technology: Mechanism, Evolution & Applications” on Oct. 26, from 1:30 to 2:30pm in N940 Ross Building, Keele campus.
School of Administrative Studies connects top international scholars at Accounting & Finance Symposium
More than 50 accounting and finance professors and graduate students converged at the third Ontario Universities Accounting & Finance Symposium. The event, which took place Oct. 6 and 7 was co-hosted by the School of Administrative Studies.
The Re-imagining Refuge event is part of a Universities Canada speaker’s series called “Mindshare: Inspired thinking for real action.” The symposium will bring together professors, researchers, and students who are studying the issue of international refuge as a global challenge, along with government officials, community leaders and members of organizations working with refugees.
For the second year in a row, York is celebrating women’s achievements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with two informative events, on Oct. 17 and 27.
Eight York University faculty members are involved with an international conference that will bring together theorists, experimentalists and technologists from different disciplines to explore the past, present and future of the Toronto School of Communication.
Kristen Csenkey, a PhD candidate in social anthropology, was selected as a “prominent young leader” and invited to contribute to the Young Bled Strategic Forum (YBSF) in Slovenia on Sept. 4 and 5.
The 2016 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF16) will highlight an abundance of York University talent when it screens 397 features and shorts from Sept. 8 to 18.
Public & International Affairs Graduate Student Association hosts conference on media and government
On Sept. 15, the Public & International Affairs Graduate Student Association (PIASA) at Glendon College will be hosting an free conference to explore the connection between the media and government. Often referred to as the fourth branch of government, the media plays an important role in liberal democracies.
The international T2K (Tokai to Kamioka) experiment, which includes Physics Professor Sampa Bhadra in the Faculty of Science, has reported new findings that bring scientists one step closer to understanding why there is more matter than antimatter in the universe.