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Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Brainstorm, a special monthly issue of YFile, showcases research and innovation at York University.

Exploring a universe of mysteries: Four scientists consider how we fit into the ‘vast cosmic dance’

Exploring a universe of mysteries: Four scientists consider how we fit into the ‘vast cosmic dance’

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.

Research on Syrian refugees and depression tells powerful story of letdowns, could spur change

Research on Syrian refugees and depression tells powerful story of letdowns, could spur change

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.