York University contributes $4.4 billion to Ontario’s economy, according to “Driving Positive Change: The York University Economic and Social Impact Report 2020 Summary,” a new report released today. The summary, which is based on a 72-page report, profiles the University’s economic, fiscal and social impact in the GTHA, Ontario and beyond.
The Department of Social Science mourns the loss of Associate Professor Lisa Drummond (now Welch) who passed away on Jan. 19, 2021, after a long illness.
A new study by York University researchers found that testing is effective in controlling COVID-19 infections in schools as long as it’s done frequently, and the tests are processed quickly.
Faculty of Health Associate Professor Parissa Safai has been appointed as Special Advisor to the President for Academic Continuity Planning and COVID-19 Response. She will lead a small, dedicated team of staff members who will focus on managing the University’s response to COVID in 2021.