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Researchers inspire provincial policy change to aid employees in precarious jobs

Early this week, the Government of Ontario is set to introduce legislation updating Ontario’s Employment Standards and Labour Relations Acts in response to the final report of the Provincial Government’s Changing Workplaces Review (CWR) released on May 23. The most significant review of Ontario’s employment standards and labour relations laws and policies in a generation, […]

Four to be honoured with teaching awards at Spring Convocation

Four exceptional faculty members will be presented with teaching awards during York University’s Spring Convocation ceremonies. The recipients have demonstrated exceptional and innovative teaching methods will be honoured with the annual President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards. Award recipients Sabina Mirza, Andrea Davis, Alex Czekanski and Véronique Tomaszewski were selected by the Senate Committee on Awards for […]

York University grad students win award for dance film

Two York University graduate students have collaborated on a short dance film and won the Best Idea award from the International University Global Theatre Experience (IUGTE) organization. David Outevsky (PhD candidate) and Regina Bautista (masters candidate) created a multi-site, multi-art, dance film combining dance poetry and cinematography. The film, Fleeting Encounters, Shifting Pathways, is a […]

Glacierclean Technologies Inc., an Innovation York supported startup, secures first round of seed funding

Focused on developing an affordable, rapid and portable water testing and treatment solutions to prevent outbreaks of waterborne diseases, Glacierclean Technologies Inc. has raised $50,000 in seed funding to further develop and test its technology, Mobile Water Kit 2.0 (MWK 2.0). Developed in the laboratory of Professor Sushanta Mitra in the Lassonde School of Engineering, […]

Three Glendon faculty members recognized with the 2016-17 Principal’s Teaching Excellence Awards

Glendon faculty members Igor Djordjevic, Marie-Hélène Larochelle and Maya Chacaby are the recipients of this year’s Principal’s Teaching Excellence Awards. Djordjevic and Larochelle were both selected in the full-time faculty category, the former, with the award for more than ten years of experience and the latter, receiving the award for less than ten years of […]

York researchers participate in national consultations on women, peace and security

Three researchers from York University travelled to Ottawa to participate in national consultations aimed at guiding the development of Canada’s next National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security. The consultations, which took place April 20 and 21, brought together approximately 90 key stakeholders from the government, military and police, civil society and the […]