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Risk management and evacuation planning represent key aspects in volcano crisis

November 26, 2021
Risk management and evacuation planning represent key aspects in volcano crisis
Ali Asgary, associate professor of disaster and emergency management in the School of Administrative Studies, has been running an annual emergency exercise training and is involved in field research on Vulcano Island in Italy alongside an international team organized and led by the University of Geneva.

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TEACHING & LEARNING

Dean’s message: Faculty of Health focused on rewarding educational experience

Dean’s message: Faculty of Health focused on rewarding educational experience

November 18, 2021
As this issue of “Innovatus” illustrates, we live in a world where rapid and continuous change is the norm. The ability to learn and acclimate are essential. Given this, the pandemic inspired the Faculty of Health to adapt and advance its teaching and learning objectives in new ways.
Virtual escape rooms enliven nursing classes

Virtual escape rooms enliven nursing classes

November 18, 2021
Remote course delivery didn’t prevent one Faculty of Health nursing professor from finding creative ways for her York University nursing students to improve their clinical decision-making skills.
Course offers helping of global health promotion with side of video skills

Course offers helping of global health promotion with side of video skills

November 18, 2021
Students taking the Promoting Global Health course received an unexpected serving of video skills, thanks to a challenging and innovative course assignment delivered by their instructor.

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Welcome to the November 2021 issue of ‘Innovatus’

Welcome to the November 2021 issue of ‘Innovatus’

November 18, 2021
Welcome to the November issue of “Innovatus,” a special issue of YFile devoted to teaching and learning, internationalization and the student experience.