Join the dialogue on mental health during the York U Let’s Talk Mental Health day Tuesday, Feb. 12. The event is designed to foster dialogue, help increase awareness and create a mentally healthy campus for students, staff and faculty.
The Canadian International Development Agency awarded York almost $6.2 million to lead two major research projects, MP Lois Brown announced Monday.
Films and television shows have long been fascinated with portraying mental illness, but do they get it right? That is just one of the topics tackled in the re-launched The Trauma & Mental Health Report, a weekly online magazine published out of York University.
The HealthAid Network brings the University into the first-year classroom and builds important connections for students.Read more
New students entering York University can now enrol online as part of a new transition initiative supported by the Academic Innovation Fund.Read more
Osgoode Hall Law School and the Faculty of Health are implementing an experiential education component into programs delivered to students; both Faculties expect to have experiential education fully embedded into their programs by 2015.Read more
A large cross-functional team from the Faculties of Health, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Learning & Technology Services and the Teaching Commons, with support from the Academic Innovation Fund, is developing a sustainable, scalable eLearning system for the University.Read more
The Swim to Survive program is teaching new Canadians how to survive should they fall into deep water. The eight-week session in drown proofing is offered free to families in the Black Creek and Jane/Finch communities through support from the Academic Innovation Fund.Read more
Canadian scientists from York University will meet with Brazilian researchers from Feb. 1 to 2 in Sao Paulo for an international collaboration in the battle to control many diseases, including West Nile Virus and Dengue Fever.
The protein sirtuin-1 plays an important role in regulating the body’s metabolism and generating energy for muscle contraction, according to a new study by York researchers.