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EUC Research Update

Welcome to the September 2021 edition of the EUC Research Update - bringing you highlights from research activities at York's Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change.

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Maureen Owino

Maureen Owino awarded prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

JULY 19, 2021

Owino’s research, titled "When HIV and COVID-19 Pandemics Collide in Black Communities in Canada," confronts issues relating to pandemic responses that impact already vulnerable communities.


Next-generation sequencing uncovers what's stressing bumblebees

JULY 8, 2021

What’s stressing out bumblebees? To find out, York University scientists used next-generation sequencing to look deep inside bumblebees

Canadian flag with wheelchair pictogram

For Canada’s immigration detainees with disabilities, even fewer rights are afforded

JULY 6, 2021

Canada is celebrated for welcoming newcomers and refugees, and for its commitments to building a multicultural, diverse and tolerant society. But if you scratch the surface, this is the hard truth

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