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YIHR would like to congratulate YIHR Executive Committee Member, Stephen Gaetz and YIHR collaborator, Susan McGrath for receiving prestigious SSHRC Impact Awards. For more information click here.


Join the Centre for Disease Modelling’s Café Mathématique event on Nov. 26:

Café Mathématique is an informal workshop designed to explore the applications of mathematics in different and unexpected areas. Learn how mathematics can lead to great discoveries regarding epidemics such as Influenza, West Nile Virus and Ebola.

Café Mathématique will be held at The Fields Institute in Toronto from 6:30pm to 8pm. For more information click here


York Institute for Health Research, Disability Rights Promotion International has launched a new book:

Disability, Rights Monitoring, and Social Change Building Power out of Evidence Edited by Marcia H. Rioux, Paula C. Pinto, Gillian Parekh. 





For more information visit the DRPI website here.



Jianhong Wu, YIHR Director,  is leading an interdisciplinary collaboration from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, the Lassonde School of Engineering and the Faculty of Science, on Emergency simulations.