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.
What are the mysteries of the 'final frontier?' Four exceptional researchers identify the most pressing questions in space exploration, planetary science and cosmology, once again demonstrating York University's leadership on an international (and perhaps cosmic) scale.
After winning a major grant from SSHRC, History Professor Carolyn Podruchny leads a study on Indigenous ways of knowing. This has tremendous potential to inform university-based knowledge creation and transfer, and aid in decolonizing the university.
The Indigenous Council will soon offer an indispensable guide for non-Indigenous researchers hoping to undertake Indigenous research. Brainstorm speaks with the curators of this information to learn more.
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.
A post-doctoral fellow joined the BioMotionLab two years ago and continued some compelling work on the perception of realistic virtual characters. She recently wrote a conference paper on attractiveness and confidence in walking style of these virtual characters – an original contribution in a cutting-edge field.