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Jazz virtuoso Terri Lyne Carrington in York U for Oscar Peterson Artist-in-Residence soon after Grammy win

Jazz virtuoso Terri Lyne Carrington in York U for Oscar Peterson Artist-in-Residence soon after Grammy win

Grammy-winning drummer and educator to offer masterclasses, public performances and workshops geared at mentoring students who will be the future of jazz TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2023 – Following the 65th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles where she picked up her fourth gramophone trophy, acclaimed music composer, producer and educator Terri Lyne Carrington flies to Toronto, […]

York U celebrates Markham Campus construction milestone and latest major gift

York U celebrates Markham Campus construction milestone and latest major gift

MARKHAM, ON, Feb. 1, 2023 – Today, President and Vice-Chancellor of York University, Rhonda Lenton, together with dignitaries, University leadership, local community members and philanthropists, marked an important phase in the building of its new Markham Campus with a ‘topping-off ceremony’ and the announcement of a $5-million donation toward capital construction costs from Metropia, presented […]

Kids are surprisingly adultlike in their memory recall, York research shows

Kids are surprisingly adultlike in their memory recall, York research shows

Why is it that after a visit to the zoo, a four-year-old might remember seeing a lion, a tiger, and a bear, while a 10-year-old might also recall seeing a giraffe, a kangaroo, a pygmy hippo, a Komodo dragon, a ring-tailed lemur, and maybe even a West African dwarf crocodile? New research from York University shows that while older kids have a superior memory, children as young as four show evidence of the sophisticated technique known as ‘temporal clustering,’ when recalling information.

York U advances contributions to UN SDGs with $4.05 million toward interdisciplinary research

York U advances contributions to UN SDGs with $4.05 million toward interdisciplinary research

Research projects to advance knowledge in areas ranging from water remediation, management of infectious disease through technological innovation, the effects of climate change on ecosystems and human populations, visual neuroscience, and understanding the pathway from colonial genocide to building just relationships York University is funding groundbreaking research through the Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research Clusters (CIRC) program, […]