Study shows why younger children remember details but struggle with order of events

Findings add to knowledge of children’s eyewitness testimony TORONTO, March 17, 2021 – Children between four and five years old find it more difficult to remember time and the sequence of events than older children, a study by psychology researchers at York University shows. This is expected to be a particularly important finding as more children could […]

How has COVID-19 impacted mothers? Women’s studies scholar available for interviews

TORONTO, March 8, 2021 – A mother’s role is pivotal to the functioning of her family − especially evident during the COVID-19 pandemic − yet her extraordinary efforts are often overlooked, says motherhood expert Professor Andrea O’Reilly in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at York University. “Mothers do the bulk of domestic labour, […]

Researchers at York University receive $9 million in CFI funding

Innovation Fund will support research in fundamental physics, biopharmaceutical development, and 3D tech for space exploration TORONTO, March 3, 2021 –Three major research projects at York University have received more than $9 million in research infrastructure funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. The Right Honourable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced more than $518 million […]

York University announces partnership with RBC Future Launch, receiving $1.2 million donation in support of Black youth leadership initiatives and Black scholars

TORONTO, March 2, 2021 - York University is pleased to announce it has received a new $1.2 million donation from the RBC Foundation as part of RBC Future Launch, directly supporting the work of the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora which is held by well-known educator Professor Carl James. This generous donation […]