25.10.2016 in Top Stories

Prof. Connie Mayer leads international research on advancing literacy for deaf children

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.

19.10.2016 in Top Stories

2016 Canada Gairdner International award winner to present lecture on specific genome editing

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.

17.10.2016 in Current News

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.

12.10.2016 in Top Stories

Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson to open symposium on international refugees

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.

12.10.2016 in Current News

York University celebrates International Ada Lovelace Day

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.

05.10.2016 in Current News

York profs collaborate on international conference

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.

28.09.2016 in Current News

Grad student represents Canada at international forum

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.

11.09.2016 in Current News

Toronto International Film Fest features work of York U talent

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.

09.09.2016 in Current News

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.

31.08.2016 in Top Stories

International experiment involving York physics professor provides cosmological insights

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.

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