New research conducted at York University, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, may shed some light on religion’s actual influence on believers.
Jesus Bermejo Tirado, a postdoctoral fellow in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, and Alexander Stasheuski, a postdoctoral fellow in the Faculty of Science, will each receive $140,000 in research funding over two years.
The Senate Committee on Awards announces the creation of a new award, the President’s Emerging Research Leadership Award, which recognizes full-time faculty members who within 10 years of their first academic appointment have made a notable impact on their field.
Schulich School of Business Professor Theodore Noseworthy is York University’s new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Entrepreneurial Innovation and the Public Good. Faculty of Health Distinguished Research Professor Douglas Crawford has been renewed as the CRC in Visual-Motor Neuroscience.
Imagine believing that you have an all-powerful spirit watching over you, ready to intervene and protect you from danger. Would that allow you take more risks and live a more adventurous life? The answer is probably not, according to a new study out of York University, which examined the link between belief and risk-taking behaviour.
Jennifer Foster, professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies and chair of the new Task Force on Sustainability Research, has announced the members of the new task force, which will be chaired by Foster and is comprised of individuals from the University and community.
York University researchers in collaboration with ForaHealthyMe.com and clinicians from the Division of Vascular Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto have embarked on an innovative community-based research project to tackle a deadly, but little known condition called Peripheral Arterial Disease.
Four contract faculty members have been granted CUPE 3903 Research Leaves. Kalli Paakspuu, Aleksandar Lukac, Andrea Medovarski and Alex Levant will use the leaves to pursue their research.
A new study by Schulich School of Business Professor Markus Giesler and visiting doctoral student Ela Veresiu, published in the Journal of Consumer Research, asks whether responsible consumption benefits corporations more than society.
Researcher Susan McGrath, a professor in the School of Social Work in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, has been nominated by York University and selected by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) as one of three finalists for a prestigious SSHRC Impact Award.