York research shows insecticide-laden seeds can disorient migrating songbirds

Songbirds exposed to widely used insecticides during migration pit stops on farmland could lose significant body weight and become disoriented, research by York University and the University of Saskatchewan (U. of S.) has found. The researchers exposed white-crowned sparrows on spring migration to realistic doses of two different insecticides – imidacloprid, a neonicotinoid, and chlorpyrifos, […]

York U researchers among recipients of new awards from the Canada Foundation for Innovation

York University researchers are among the recipients of a Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) investment of more than $554 million in 117 new infrastructure projects at 61 universities, colleges and research hospitals across Canada. The funding was announced Oct. 16 by Canada’s Minster of Science Kirsty Duncan. A project initiated by Faculty of Science biology […]

New Faces: Glendon welcomes seven new faculty members

This fall, Glendon College welcomes seven new faculty members, including six professors and one senior research fellow. “We are proud to welcome these leading scholars and researchers who have joined us this year,” said Glendon Principal Donald Ipperciel. “They will surely make a substantive contribution to student learning, experiential education and research at Glendon.” Yann […]

New Faces: Lassonde welcomes nine faculty members this fall

Lassonde welcomes nine new faculty members this fall in the Departments of Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; and Mechanical Engineering. “These new Lassondians will join our current faculty, staff and students to continue implementing innovative ideas in both teaching and research, and delivering on the promises of Renaissance Engineering and digital learning,” said […]