Partnerships

York researchers show psychology tools can reduce opioid use in high-risk and complex post-surgical pain patients

Researchers out of York University have found evidence that psychological support and coping skills help to reduce the risk of long-term, high-dose opioid use in patients with post-surgical pain. A study of 343 post-surgical patients treated by an innovative, multidisciplinary hospital-integrated pain program at Toronto General Hospital (TGH), University Health Network (UHN) found that all […]

Aird & Berlis LLP stepping up with annual award to help York University startups succeed

Toronto law firm Aird & Berlis LLP, together with its partner Randy Williamson, will support the next high potential venture to come out of York University’s entrepreneurship unit with a generous donation of cash and legal services. Aird & Berlis’s support for Innovation York’s entrepreneurship unit, LaunchYU, was announced at the program’s graduation Sept. 19. […]

Professor James Elder wins major ORF grant to support sustainable urban mobility

James Elder Research team led by York’s James Elder attracts $12M investment to develop next-gen intelligent systems for sustainable urban mobility. Seeking to use his intelligent systems research to facilitate sustainable urban mobility, Professor James Elder applied for an Ontario Research Fund (ORF) grant with private sector partners and University of Waterloo co-applicants. He won the $4-million ORF […]

Major homelessness prevention project will help young people upgrade education and skills

Canadian youth who are homeless now have hope for a better future thanks to almost $8-million in federal funding for homelessness prevention strategies announced April 25 during a special event at York University. Above: From left, York University President-designate Rhonda Lenton, Faculty of Education Professor Stephen Gaetz, director of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and […]