01.02.2016 in Research

Esri Canada names York U to its network of GIS Centres of Excellence

Students at York’s Lassonde School of Engineering will benefit from the new centre through experiential learning using the ArcGIS platform. The centre will support innovative research that is expected to be presented in the classroom as a new source of knowledge for students.

29.01.2016 in Research

York U collaborates on study that shows media coverage of epidemics can slow spread of disease

The media can play a large role in helping to slow the spread of the disease during an epidemic, say researchers from York University in Toronto and Shaanxi Normal University in China. They found that mass media coverage during an epidemic had an impact on changing people’s behaviour.

25.01.2016 in Research

Schulich professors push boundaries of customer experience design

Two Schulich marketing professors have made strides in broadening the understanding of customer experience design through a newly published study. Markus Giesler and Ela Veresiu performed an in-depth scholarly investigation of the World Economic Forum published in the Journal of Consumer Research.

20.01.2016 in Research

Neutral result charges up antimatter research

Scientists of the international ALPHA Collaboration have expanded the boundaries of antimatter research with their latest breakthrough studying the properties of antihydrogen. In “An improved limit on the charge of antihydrogen from stochastic acceleration” published Jan. 20 in the journal Nature, the collaboration’s result improved the measurement of the charge of antihydrogen by a factor of 20.

19.01.2016 in Research

Krembil Foundation funds Chemistry Professor Derek Wilson's research into causes of Alzheimer's

The Krembil Foundation has awarded a $330,000 grant to Derek Wilson, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and director of the Centre for Research in Mass Spectrometry, for his research project “Understanding the Molecular Origins of Neurodegenerative Disease”.

10.01.2016 in Research

Application deadline for Undergraduate Research Fair is Jan. 21

Students interested in participating in this year’s Undergraduate Research Fair have until Jan. 21 to submit an application. This will be the fourth annual fair, and it will showcase strong research and creative art projects.

16.12.2015 in Research

VP Research reports to the York community on the PIER consultation process at Open Forum

Vice-President Research & Innovation Robert Hache recently hosted an open forum discussion about the Plan for the Intensification and Enhancement of Research (PIER) for the University. The event took place on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at the Keele campus.

13.12.2015 in Research

Poor attendance for women in cardiac rehab sessions, finds York U/UHM study

A joint study by York University researchers and the University Health Network finds poor attendance for women in cardiac rehab. The study also indicates that attendance is low even with tailored programs.

08.12.2015 in Research

Vice-President Research & Innovation to host PIER open forum Dec.9

Vice-President Research & Innovation Robert Hache will host an open forum discussion about the Plan for the Intensification and Enhancement of Research (PIER) on Dec. 9, from 10am to 12pm, in the Senate Chamber, N940 Ross Building.

07.12.2015 in Research

Vice-President Research & Innovation to host PIER open forum Dec.9

Vice-President Research & Innovation Robert Hache will host an open forum discussion about the Plan for the Intensification and Enhancement of Research (PIER) on Dec. 9, from 10am to 12pm, in the Senate Chamber, N940 Ross Building.

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