‘Brainstorm,’ a special edition of YFile that publishes once a month, showcases research and innovation at York University. It offers compelling stories about the world-leading work of York University’s academics and researchers across all disciplines and Faculties. ‘Brainstorm’ encompasses both pure and applied research.
Seeking to demystify educational development as a career path, a pair of educators created a novel, online resource. They’re hoping to spur an interactive and dynamic discussion where those new to the field, or those considering this career, can gain vital insights.
A health services expert led an examination of a year-long study with Syrian refugees and discovered that rates of depression actually rose over the year. This brought to light perceived sinking social support and control, language barriers and more disappointments – predictors of depression, which could point the way to policy change.
On behalf of the York University community, President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton expresses deep sadness about the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the people of India.