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York University welcomes SSHRC funding for major project on urbanization and gender in the global south

TORONTO, November 17, 2017 ─ An international project led by York University Professor Linda Peake has been awarded $2.5 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to research how rapid urbanization is affecting the lives of women living in poverty and to inform public debate about sustainable and democratic urban change. […]

A Q & A with Kate Allen, York University’s first Science Communicator in Residence

This year, the Faculty of Science launched the York Science Communicator in Residence program – a one-of-a-kind program in Canada that aims to recognize outstanding science journalists and communicators and to promote excellence in science-related communications. Kate Allen, science and technology reporter at the Toronto Star, was selected as one of the first York Science […]

York U study: Two-thirds of children with concussions not receiving medical followups

In a study that looked at data over a 10-year period, York University researchers, in collaboration with the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), found that more than two-thirds of youth and children with an acute concussion do not seek medical followup or clearance as recommended by current […]