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Podcast or Perish

Podcast or Perish

How do neurosurgeons make intraoperative decisions? What have we learned from distance learning during the pandemic? How do we eliminate hazardous contaminants from wastewater? Podcast or Perish is a podcast about academic research and why it matters. Join podcast host Cameron Graham (professor of Accounting at Schulich School of Business) for a special 10-part series […]

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

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

Professor co-edits book on remorse and criminal justice

Professor co-edits book on remorse and criminal justice

York University Professor Richard Weisman is the co-editor of a new book Remorse and Criminal Justice: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives published Nov. 29 by Routledge. Weisman is Professor Emeritus in the Law and Society Program in the Department of Social Science in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.  For the past two decades, his research has centered […]

Students can learn about global Indigeneity at Knowledge Fair

Students can learn about global Indigeneity at Knowledge Fair

York University and partners invite students to join the International Indigenous Student Exchange Knowledge Fair on Dec. 16 and 17 from 7 to 10 p.m. Understanding Indigeneity transcends national and regional contexts, and York University has launched the International Indigenous Student Exchange Program to provide opportunities for dialogue and collaboration between Indigenous students at York and their peers […]

New partnership gives boost to Schulich’s continuing education for healthcare sector

New partnership gives boost to Schulich’s continuing education for healthcare sector

York University’s Schulich Executive Education Centre and Krembil Centre for Health Management and Leadership have come together to create executive development programs for the healthcare sector.  The Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) and the Krembil Centre for Health Management and Leadership announced a partnership to enhance and enrich Schulich’s executive/continuing education for the healthcare sector. The new partnership, […]

Schulich research challenges conventional thoughts on high-speed train sector in China

Schulich research challenges conventional thoughts on high-speed train sector in China

Relational assets or liabilities? New research out of the Schulich School of Business examines competition, collaboration and firm intellectual property breakthrough in the Chinese high-speed train sector. How does government coordination in the strategic sectors affect the impact of relational resources on firm intellectual property (IP) development in emerging economies? A research team led by […]

DARE research project continues into grad studies for sociology student

DARE research project continues into grad studies for sociology student

An undergraduate summer research project selected for the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies’ (LA&PS) Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (DARE) program in 2020, has shown that mentorship between faculty and students can have a long-lasting impact. The DARE award offers Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies undergraduate students the opportunity to participate […]

Announcing York University’s Action Plan on Black Inclusion

Announcing York University’s Action Plan on Black Inclusion

Today, York University launches its Action Plan on Black Inclusion: A Living Document for Action. The document outlines a series of strong and accountable commitments and is informed by input received from the community. Dear Colleagues, Over the past year, York University, with the help of community members, has intensified its efforts to address systemic anti-Black racism at the University. In February 2021, following meetings with more than 200 Black community members and other stakeholders, the University released two significant documents for […]

York University drives interdisciplinary research with $3.5M investment

York University drives interdisciplinary research with $3.5M investment

York University is investing more than $3.5 million in interdisciplinary research with a focus on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that could have real-world, global impact through its Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research Clusters (CIRC) initiative. The initiative will help fund research excellence for interdisciplinary projects in strategic areas, including artificial intelligence and society, digital cultures […]

Where did western honey bees come from? New research finds the sweet spot

Where did western honey bees come from? New research finds the sweet spot

For decades, scientists have hotly debated the origin of the western honey bee. Now, new research led by York University discovered these popular honey-producing bees most likely originated in Asia. From there, the western honey bee (Apis mellifera) expanded independently into Africa and Europe creating seven separate geographically and genetically distinct evolutionary lineages traceable back to Western Asia. […]