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21.01.2015 in Research

What does Davos do? Shifts burden to consumers, say researchers

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.

20.01.2015 in Research

CERIS to launch five reports on immigration

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.

20.01.2015 in Research

Strengthening urban climate change resilience in Southeast Asia

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.

06.01.2015 in Research

Canadian employers underprepared to leverage Express Entry skilled immigrants: York U expert

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.

08.12.2014 in Research

Significant increase in concussions among Ontario children and youth: York U study

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.

02.12.2014 in Research

New program will help organizations provide better services to youth

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.

26.11.2014 in Research

Nominations are due Friday for awards celebrating researchers

Nominations are due Nov. 28 for two awards celebrating the accomplishments of new and established researchers.

20.11.2014 in Research

Join a panel discussion about how researchers build healthier communities

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.

13.11.2014 in Research

Nomination deadline approaching for new award celebrating emerging research leaders

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.

10.11.2014 in Research

York University launches LaunchYU: a campus-wide entrepreneurship program

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.

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