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Innovation: Technology

Vision Research and Neuroscience

Douglas Crawford (video) has established an interdisciplinary sensory-motor health research group that investigates the neural signals required to develop prosthetic devices to duplicate human visual and motor function. See York's Centre for Vision Research »

Field Robotics

Professor Michael Jenkin has developed Canada’s only fully immersive projective display while the Interactive Systems Research Group (ISRG) facilitates research on human-computer interaction and multimodal communications. He will be developing the Canadian Centre for Field Robotics »

Space Science - Phoenix-Mars Mission

Canadian technology touched down on Mars for the first time in history aboard NASA's Phoenix lander, with York University researchers leading the Canadian science team »

York research project will focus on diagnostic tests for head and neck cancers

Professor Michael Siu along with Canadian and Indian collaborators, will lead a project using biomarkers that have been discovered and verified in head and neck cancers to develop an efficient and effective test for use in diagnosis and prognosis »




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