In the first in-depth investigation of the World Economic Forum, Schulich School of Business researchers found that the forum actively shifts the burden for the solution of problems from governments and corporations to individual consumers, with significant personal and societal costs.
The Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement (CERIS) presents “New Directions in Migration Research: Launch of the CERIS Research Synthesis Reports,” taking place on Jan. 23. Five reports on migration and settlement will be released as part of the launch.
The Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia Partnership, a new multimillion-dollar research partnership, will address vulnerabilities to climate change in urbanizing areas of Southeast Asia with the goal of enhancing resilience as well as economic and social well-being. York Professors Lisa Drummond and Douglas Young are co-investigators on the five–year project based at the Munk School of Global Affairs.
A York University study by Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Professor Jelena Zikic finds that local organizations are not fully prepared with well-thought-out strategic integration plans for hiring skilled immigrants arriving in the country under a new fast-track system that was recently introduced by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
A joint study out of York University and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences has found the number of children and youth treated for concussions in Ontario emergency departments and physicians’ offices increased significantly between 2003 and 2010.
York University is launching a new program that will provide diverse research and evaluation supports to the sector serving Ontario youth at the grassroots level to improve outcomes and promote well-being.
Nominations are due Nov. 28 for two awards celebrating the accomplishments of new and established researchers.
A diverse group researchers from York University speak about how research can help create healthier communities as part of the Building Healthy Lives and Communities research celebration Nov. 24 from 2:30 to 4:30pm at the Lassonde Building, Keele campus.
The Senate Committee on Awards announces the creation of a new award, the President’s Emerging Research Leadership Award, which recognizes full-time faculty members who within 10 years of their first academic appointment have made a notable impact on their field.
LaunchYU is a campus-wide initiative that supports early-stage entrepreneurship and helps to accelerate start-up companies within York University and the surrounding community.