With support from the Government of Canada, two new Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) have been appointed at York University and two existing have been renewed this year. The new CRCs will undertake new research into "re-righting" and "re-writing" the Indigenous history of North America and investigating Black life in Canada. This year’s awards were announced June […]
With support from the Government of Canada, two new Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) have been appointed at York University and two existing have been renewed this year. The CRCs will undertake new research into "re-righting" and "re-writing" the Indigenous history of North America and investigating Black life in Canada. This year’s awards were announced today by the […]
Philosophy Professor Regina Rini pens a provocative article in the UK-based Times Literary Supplement, which suggests that our near-descendants could live forever, thanks to biomedical breakthroughs. This would mean a moral crisis for the last generation facing death, she argues. Professor Regina Rini, Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Moral and Social Cognition and core […]
One renewed and five new Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) from York University were announced on June 14 by the Government of Canada. They are: Professor Mary Bunch, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design – Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Vision, Disability and the Arts; Professor Theodore J. Noseworthy, Schulich School of Business […]
A PhD student and Canada Research Chair get to the bottom of why consumers are turned off by genetically modified foods, and what could be done to change this. This research will be of interest to all parties involved in labeling practices – industry, marketers, government – and consumers.
A new study, led by a Canada Research Chair at York University, finds a protein that plays a key role in muscle health during exercise. This adds important new knowledge around the positive effects of exercise on muscle health.
TORONTO, May 3, 2018 ─ York University welcomes the appointment of four new Canada Research Chairs, who will study topics ranging from the impact of government policy on migrant workers to how to improve camera images used for scientific tasks. The Government of Canada announced the CRC recipients today. Researchers at post-secondary institutions across Canada […]
York’s AI profile is on the rise thanks to a compelling variety of projects from Lassonde, including person-following robots and robotics in agriculture. This is real-world application with social impact and value.
Canada Research Chair embarks upon three pain studies in the process of creating and testing a new tool to measure pain. Highly effective, it points to future directions in treatment.
York U’s Graham Wakefield, core member of VISTA, participates in a groundbreaking art exhibit in Seoul, Korea: He and fellow artist-researcher create an unforgettable virtual reality experience.