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Celebrate Research Month this February

Monday, January 30th, 2012.

Research Month this February will celebrate the achievements and diversity of York University’s research community. Every Wednesday throughout the month, Vari Hall Rotunda will play host ...

York University MES students explore shrinking cities in Germany

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011.

What do urban planners do when cities are shrinking, not growing? This is hard to imagine in a city like Toronto, where real estate is ...

City Institute researcher Simon Black on urban youth and the federal election

Monday, May 2nd, 2011.

Which party speaks for urban youth this federal election? Over the past few weeks, media commentators have pointed to two important trends, wrote Simon Black, ...

Four researchers to offer fresh ideas at Saturday’s York Circle event

Thursday, April 28th, 2011.

From the ‘burbs to birds and from social justice to Olympic poetry, the next installment of the York Circle’s popular Lecture & Lunch series returns on ...

Professor Roger Keil says multiculturalism more successful in Canada than Europe

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011.

Declarations by European leaders that multiculturalism is a failure are not applicable to York Region, academics and immigration advocates said, wrote ...

Filmmaker draws inspiration from work of Global Suburbanisms team

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011.

A United Way report last week highlighted a problem in Toronto: our city’s poor are increasingly concentrated in crumbling highrise towers, mostly in the inner ...

Panel examines impact of financial crisis on auto industry January 24

Monday, January 24th, 2011.

The second panel in York University’s “Automobility” series, taking place today, will examine the changing political economy of the global automobile industry. The panel, hosted by ...

City Institute researchers say perceptions must shift for mixed-income neighbourhoods to work

Monday, January 10th, 2011.

If mixed-income neighbourhoods are to work, such as the one proposed for Lawrence Heights, there has to be a mental shift in the way people ...

National Film Board doc offers glimpses into immigrants’ high-rise world

Monday, January 10th, 2011.

Documentary is affiliated with York's Global Suburbanisms Project Take a glimpse into someone’s life that is otherwise invisible to most, wrote The Globe and Mail Jan. ...

York undergrads win North American contest for debating legacy of anthropology research

Friday, December 10th, 2010.

Who should be the beneficiaries of publicly funded anthropological research? That was the question York students in Professor Karl Schmid’s second-year Public Anthropology class addressed in their ...