New provincial COVID-19 measures - What Toronto in lockdown means for York University

In an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, the provincial government has announced new restrictions that will come into effect for the City of Toronto and Region of Peel Monday, Nov. 23 at 12:01 a.m. Anyone approved to be on campus for research, teaching or ongoing required activities continues to be approved until further notice for any time-sensitive activities that cannot be postponed.

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Welcome to the November 2020 issue of 'Innovatus'

Welcome to the November 2020 edition of ‘Innovatus,’ a special issue of YFile devoted to teaching and learning innovation at York University. It offers compelling and accessible feature-length stories about York University’s commitment to excellence in teaching, learning, internationalization and the student experience.

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UN releases York-led Research Roadmap for COVID-19 Recovery

Building on the work of the UN COVID-19 economic and social recovery plan, the UN Research Roadmap for the COVID-19 Recovery is intended to ensure national and international strategies are informed by rigorous evidence generated in anticipation of, and during, the COVID-19 recovery period. The project was led by Professor Steven Hoffman.

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Appointment of Maureen Armstrong as Interim Ombudsperson

Former University Secretary and General Counsel Maureen Armstrong is returning to York University to take up a new role as Interim Ombudsperson. As a champion of equity and inclusion, Armstrong played an important role in obtaining partial bilingual designation for Glendon Campus, creating York’s Sexual Violence Policy and chairing the University’s AODA Coordinating Committee.

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Welcome to the November 2020 issue of 'Brainstorm'

‘Brainstorm,’ a special edition of YFile that publishes once a month, showcases research and innovation at York University. It offers compelling stories about the world-leading work of York University’s academics and researchers across all disciplines and Faculties. ‘Brainstorm’ encompasses both pure and applied research.

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