All posts by Diklah Frishman

York U researcher part of international collaboration on climate change communication

This article originally appeared in yfile. Climate change is one of this century’s defining challenges. Scientific investigations on climate change and global warming are at the forefront of research agendas with increasing numbers of such inquiries undertaken each year. Approaches investigating the transforming conditions of the Earth’s planetary environments have also grown in depth and […]

Member of Parliament awards Business & Society students enrolled in experiential education class

This article originally appeared in yfile. Three students enrolled in the Business & Society (BUSO) course SOSC 4046: The Social Economy Practicum received a Community Award for their excellent experiential education work in the Jane-Finch community. Sherika Alexis-Brown, Allison Nephew and Kayathiri Ambalavnar were honoured by Member of Parliament Judy Sgro, representing Humberside-Blackcreek, for generating […]

Racial profiling study offers roadmap for bias-free policing

This article originally appeared in yfile. York University is known for leading scholarship in equity and human rights. Its researchers are nationally recognized for their policy-relevant contributions. As two of Canada’s foremost equity scholars, Professors Lorne Foster (Department of Equity Studies) and Les Jacobs (Department of Social Science) were hired by Ottawa Police Services to […]

Health Research in LA&PS Reception

On January 24th, the Health & Society Program (HESO) program hosted a reception for Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies instructors, course directors, graduate students, post-docs and community research partners; engaged in the important work of health research and teaching. Participants had the opportunity to share their knowledge and innovative practices pertaining to health […]

Prominent York Professor Retires

Faculty and staff from the Department of Social Science gathered together on December 7 to celebrate Professor Judith Hellman. Hellman is officially retiring from York after a distinguished career spanning over 45 years. Eduardo Canel and Viviana Patroni gave heartfelt tributes praising her for her many professional and personal accomplishments. Professors Eduardo Canel and Viviana Patroni […]