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.
Lassonde was inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame during a gala celebration held on Jan. 25.Read more
Between Empires: Sheikh-Sir Mbarak al-Hinawy 1896-1959, an illustrated biography by York anthropology Professor Zulfikar Hirji , which will launch Wednesday, encompasses the last decades of the imperial and colonial era in present-day Kenya.
The five new faculty members bring a diverse array of research to the Faculty of Science and Engineering, including how the ear processes sound, nanotechnology, theoretical physics, probability and climate change.Read more
McCarthy Tetrault LLP announced Wednesday it will provide $150,000 to create a new business law internship program at York’s Osgoode Hall Law.
The fourth annual Inclusion Day conference, a one-day event looking at creating inclusion, will feature a host of speakers and will include a performance by dub poet and Dora Award-winning actor and playwright d’bi young Jan. 31.
On Friday, Jan. 25, Osgoode Hall Law School will hold a public symposium on recent reforms outlined in a report by lawyer and independent reviewer Andrew Pinto on the Ontario Human Rights System. The symposium is free and all are welcome to attend.Read more
Labour environmentalists and academics will discuss the challenges and creative strategies for labour leadership on global warming as part of the Work in a Warming World panel discussion Friday.
A bold exhibit by Deanna Bowen on now at the Art Gallery of York University presents a view on the Ku Klux Klan during the American Civil Rights Movement era, as well as its century-long history in Canada.
Piano virtusoso and York music Professor Christina Petrowska Quilico will deliver a world premiere performance of new works for solo piano by Constantine Caravassilis Jan. 22 at CBC’s Glenn Gould Studio.Read more