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York University, home to Canada’s first bachelor’s and master’s degrees in disaster and emergency management, thanks IBM Canada for entering into an unprecedented partnership to develop leading-edge disaster and emergency solutions. IBM’s state-of-the-art software, combined with York’s big data and interdisciplinary research expertise, will enable our research teams to perform cutting-edge simulations — resulting in more data-driven strategies for preparedness, mitigation and response. With your support, we look forward to developing dynamic new learning experiences.


The new Master of Disaster & Emergency Management (MDEM) is the only graduate program of its kind in Ontario and one of only two in Canada.

Learn more about Canada’s first academic–industry partnership in disaster and emergency management: http://news.yorku.ca/2017/02/22/york-u-ibm-canada-announce-canadas-first-academic-industry-partnership-in-disaster-and-emergency-management/