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York Task Force on Sustainability Research to host open forums

Thursday, April 30th, 2015.

Jennifer Foster, chair of the York Task Force on Sustainability Research, will be leading open forum discussions to launch the consultation process on the draft ...

VPRI to sponsor task force on public engagement and sustainability research

Thursday, April 24th, 2014.

The Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation (VPRI) will sponsor a task force during the 2014-15 academic year to examine options and develop ideas ...

York Senate approves the University’s new strategic research plan

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013.

After eight months of consultation with the community, as well as internal and external research partners, the York Senate has unanimously approved the University’s new strategic ...

Get a jump on planet-friendly events with Sustainability at York

Friday, March 16th, 2012.

With Earth Hour and Earth Day on the horizon, York University is getting a jump on planet-friendly events by launching new sustainability initiatives. Sustainabilty at York has a ...

Panel to examine peace-building and the environment in the Middle East

Friday, March 9th, 2012.

Is peace-building through environmental cooperation possible in the Middle East? Panellists will discuss this next week at an Institute for Research & Innovation in Sustainability ...

Researchers, presenters to explore how artists can reduce their carbon footprints April 20-22

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011.

Artists of all stripes from around the world are reducing their carbon footprint in creative ways. Many prominent ones – including the Cirque de Soleil’s ...

Countdown to Earth Hour: IRIS’ Old to Gold fashion show highlights sustainability

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011.

York University students, faculty and staff are getting a jump on Earth Hour 2011 with Earth Hour, Every Hour, a special event tomorrow evening, March ...

Work in a Warming World project to host discussion panel on green jobs January 20

Thursday, January 13th, 2011.

‘Green jobs’ have been increasingly touted as the solution to job loss and environmental crisis. Will Canada transition to a cleaner economy that reduces greenhouse ...

Annual IRIS sustainability survey to examine volunteerism and engagement

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011.

Every year, graduate assistants working with the Institute for Research & Innovation in Sustainability (IRIS) do a campus survey on a sustainability theme. The first survey in ...

Professor Lewis Molot on why Canadian phosphorus ban will help our lakes

Friday, January 7th, 2011.

Excessive phosphorus dumps have become a major problem for Canada’s waterways, says Professor Lewis Molot, an environmental scientist in York University’s Faculty ...