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Effects of precarious legal status on immigrants long lasting

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012.

Immigrants with precarious legal status, such as temporary foreign workers, often end up in precarious work situations that undermine their economic prospects. Moreover, according to ...

Talk looks at culture and adjustment of Jamaican youth

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012.

Gail Ferguson, a professor of human development and family studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will discuss her research Wednesday on the culture and adjustment of ...

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. ...

Professor Ellen Bialystok co-authors CIHR-funded study on Alzheimer’s and bilingualism

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010.

A team of Canadian researchers, including a York University professor, has uncovered further evidence that bilingualism can delay the onset of Alzheimer’s by up to ...

Professor Carl James on breaking the cycle of violence in Toronto’s Flemingdon Park neighbourhood

Thursday, August 5th, 2010.

The slayings in Flemingdon Park this summer have brought a shadow of violence back to a community where, on the surface, it appeared to ...

Professor Jelena Zikic’s SSHRC-funded study finds immigrants who embrace challenges more successful

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010.

How qualified immigrants react to challenges they face in building a career in a new country corresponds to how proactive they are and how well they ...

Professor Valerie Preston says making the long-form census voluntary could hamper research on Canada’s vulnerable

Thursday, July 15th, 2010.

A growing chorus of Toronto voices, including the director of York’s Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration & Settlement (CERIS), is opposing Ottawa’s plans ...

Call for Korean families to participate in SSHRC-funded survey

Friday, June 11th, 2010.

The Toronto Korean Families Study (TKFS), led by researchers at York University, the University of Toronto and the University of Windsor, is looking for participants. The ...

Premier’s visit to York University attracts media coverage

Thursday, May 13th, 2010.

Premier Dalton McGuinty's visit to York University's School of Nursing was covered in the North York Mirror May 11: To kick-start National Nursing Week and highlight ...

Poverty explains diabetes’ prevalence beyond white Europeans, says York prof

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010.

Diabetes among South Asian immigrants is on the rise but it’s not a new phenomenon, wrote the Toronto Sun April 19, citing a York University ...