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30.03.2015 in Research

Alzheimer's study on women at risk shows deteriorating brain wiring

Researchers found deterioration in the pathways that serve to communicate signals between different brain regions. These regions are needed for performing everyday activities, such as driving a car or using a computer.

12.03.2015 in Research

Upcoming interdisciplinary conference looks at law and the human body

The “Law and the Curated Body” conference will bring together academics and practitioners working in law, art, the humanities, the social sciences, medicine, religion and the healing arts to shed light on contemporary issues affecting the human body and widen discussion around contested social, ethical and legal norms.

16.02.2015 in Research

Join the Research Matters Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Beginning Feb. 17, Research Matters is launching a Virtual Scavenger Hunt, a two week, province-wide contest that takes the public on a journey to learn about Ontario university research that impacts their daily lives.

04.02.2015 in Research

Dean's Research Impact Awards presented at Schulich Research Day

Nearly 150 students, alumni, faculty and staff attended Schulich’s second Research Day to celebrate the work of faculty, and post-doctoral and PhD students on Jan. 28. The Schulich School of Business Dean’s Research Impact Award for Lifetime Achievement was presented to Wade Cook, professor of operations management and information systems and Shaw Professor of Management Science.

27.01.2015 in Research

Innovation York hosts seminar on long-term industry-academic research partners

The seminar will explore ways to advance a research agenda, accessing government grants and networking. It will take place Jan. 29 from 9am to 12pm at 519 Kaneff Tower. Those interested in attending should RSVP.

26.01.2015 in Research

Join a panel discussion about advanced technologies

Advanced technologies: What are their applications and implications? That is the central question a panel of diverse researchers from York University will address as part of the “Exploring the Frontiers of Science and Technology” panel discussion and research celebration on Jan. 28 at York’s Keele campus.

21.01.2015 in Research

What does Davos do? Shifts burden to consumers, say researchers

In the first in-depth investigation of the World Economic Forum, Schulich School of Business researchers found that the forum actively shifts the burden for the solution of problems from governments and corporations to individual consumers, with significant personal and societal costs.

20.01.2015 in Research

CERIS to launch five reports on immigration

The Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement (CERIS) presents “New Directions in Migration Research: Launch of the CERIS Research Synthesis Reports,” taking place on Jan. 23. Five reports on migration and settlement will be released as part of the launch.

20.01.2015 in Research

Strengthening urban climate change resilience in Southeast Asia

The Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia Partnership, a new multimillion-dollar research partnership, will address vulnerabilities to climate change in urbanizing areas of Southeast Asia with the goal of enhancing resilience as well as economic and social well-being. York Professors Lisa Drummond and Douglas Young are co-investigators on the five–year project based at the Munk School of Global Affairs.

06.01.2015 in Research

Canadian employers underprepared to leverage Express Entry skilled immigrants: York U expert

A York University study by Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Professor Jelena Zikic finds that local organizations are not fully prepared with well-thought-out strategic integration plans for hiring skilled immigrants arriving in the country under a new fast-track system that was recently introduced by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

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