New students entering York University can now enrol online as part of a new transition initiative supported by the Academic Innovation Fund.Read more
Osgoode Hall Law School and the Faculty of Health are implementing an experiential education component into programs delivered to students; both Faculties expect to have experiential education fully embedded into their programs by 2015.Read more
A large cross-functional team from the Faculties of Health, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Learning & Technology Services and the Teaching Commons, with support from the Academic Innovation Fund, is developing a sustainable, scalable eLearning system for the University.Read more
The Swim to Survive program is teaching new Canadians how to survive should they fall into deep water. The eight-week session in drown proofing is offered free to families in the Black Creek and Jane/Finch communities through support from the Academic Innovation Fund.Read more
Canadian scientists from York University will meet with Brazilian researchers from Feb. 1 to 2 in Sao Paulo for an international collaboration in the battle to control many diseases, including West Nile Virus and Dengue Fever.
The protein sirtuin-1 plays an important role in regulating the body’s metabolism and generating energy for muscle contraction, according to a new study by York researchers.
In a study published in the December issue of PLOS ONE, York neuroscientist Georg Zoidl looked at how fundamental communication processes function in the brain and what genes are critical to an adaptability to learn.
Obese adults who follow lifestyle-based diet programs can significantly improve their health, and some even see improvements without shedding the pounds, according to a new study out of York University.
Laurence Harris, director of York’s Centre for Vision Research, will use the funds to build state-of-the-art display systems to investigate peripheral vision and how it is affected by disease and aging.Read more
York sociology Prof. Deborah Davidson and bereaved mom Helena Stahls will talk about maternal grief and what mothers need to help assuage that grief at the next Women’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Speaker Series Jan. 23.