The synopsis of the 615th meeting of the Senate of York University, held on April 23, is now available.
Three Lassonde professors and researchers were featured by the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada’s Pratt & Whitney Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering Ontario in the #30in30 Inspiring Women in Engineering initiative last month.
Among the countries in East Asia with aging populations, mandatory retirement makes little economic sense, according to Retirement in Japan and South Korea: The past, the present and the future of mandatory retirement by Professor Thomas Klassen.
For many years, the York University Libraries provided access to RefWorks, a web-based bibliographic tool used to keep track of citations. The libraries have opted to discontinue RefWorks as of June 30 and will instead be supporting two free alternative products: Zotero and Mendeley. To help the community, the libraries are offering a series of free migration bootcamps.
On April 24, faculty, staff and students at York University will be volunteering their time to give the Keele and Glendon campuses a bit of “spit and polish” as part of the University’s annual 20-Minute Makeover.
Academics and community-based researchers gathered at York University last week to explore the impact of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women on Canadian society and to prepare for its 50th anniversary in five years.
The Executive Committee has issued its annual call for expressions of interest in, and nominations for, Senate elected positions. For details, see the dedicated Elections webpage available on the Senate website.
The Women’s Health Research Chair in Mental Health Office is looking for immigrant mothers of children with developmental disabilities to participate in its community-based study looking at relevant health promotion practices, what works, what doesn’t.
York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School and the Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution have joined forces to present one of the first programs of its kind in Canada — the Justice Design Project — a workshop in August for postsecondary students interested in learning about the legal profession and the future of law and innovation.
Learn more about what goes on at the University through the rarely told stories of York, present and past, delivered by professors and students as part of the Alternative Campus Tour, Friday, May 1, from 1 to 4pm.