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York U Theatre postdocs give presentations on their research

Research by Postdoctoral Fellows in the Theatre Department took centre stage Monday, Jan. 23. “The Spotlight on Postdoctoral Fellows Performance Studies (Canada) Speaker Series” event will feature presentations from three dynamic scholars who are affiliated with York University, the Faculty of Graduate Studies and the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD). This […]

York U researchers rewrite the plot on gender inequity in gaming

York University doctoral student Stephanie Fisher and Faculty of Education Professor Jennifer Jenson’s study challenges the subordinate positioning of females in digital games. Despite the odds, some in the study introduce female leads. New research led by doctoral student Stephanie Fisher with Faculty of Education Professor Jennifer Jenson, director of the Institute for Research on […]

York researcher Shayna Rosenbaum receives INS Early Career Award

York University Faculty of Health Professor Shayna Rosenbaum, of the Clinical Neuropsychology Stream of the Department of Psychology and the Centre for Vision Research, is the recipient of a prestigious award that recognizes research contributions by an individual who is less than 10 years post completion of doctoral or postdoctoral training. The International Neuropsychological Society […]

AVP Graduate and Dean of Graduate Studies Barbara Crow to leave York University for a new post at Queen's

The following message to the University community is from York Vice-President Academic and Provost Rhonda Lenton: Dear Colleagues, It is with extremely mixed feelings that I announce that Associate Vice-President (AVP) Graduate and Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies Barbara Crow will be leaving York University to take up an exciting new leadership opportunity […]

Graduate Studies Scholars Reception honours top students and postdocs

Close to 100 graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff gathered at the Faculty of Graduate Studies’ Scholars Reception on December 6th to celebrate their tremendous achievements in provincial and national research funding competitions. Between 2012 and 2016, York graduate students have secured more than $39.9 million in major external awards to support their research. […]

York research team launches Mindfulness Virtual Community project

A Mindfulness Virtual Community (MVC) research project out of York University’s Faculty of Health officially launched its second phase on Nov. 22 with a Knowledge Translation Breakfast to share the project with the greater York community. The Mindfulness Virtual Community is a Canadian Institutes for Health Research-funded, student-centred, evidenced-based, mindfulness-based resource to support mental and […]