Research paper looks at the potential benefits and limitations of using contact tracing apps TORONTO, June 3, 2020 – As long as contact tracing apps are carefully constructed and the information they reveal is appropriately safeguarded, such apps may, in conjunction with actual human tracing, have a role to play in the country’s public health […]
TORONTO, June 4, 2020 – There’s a common belief that musicians are born with a natural ability to play music, while most of us have to work twice as hard to hear the difference between musical notes. Now, new research from neuroscientists at York University suggests the capacity to hear the highs and lows, also known as the major and minor notes in […]
As anti-Black racism protests rip across North America in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, York University professors can discuss some of the systemic issues that have led to anti-Black racism in Canada and the U.S., its impact and the weaponization of race.
TORONTO, June 2, 2020 – A unique new program led by York University will train the engineers, researchers and entrepreneurs needed to ensure Canada has the skill in 3D printing technology that has become essential to compete globally in the manufacturing and biomedical sectors. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada will provide […]
(UPDATED) How should parents talk to their kids about anti-Black racism? York University educator available to discuss killings and injustices against Black people TORONTO, June 1, 2020 – Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a rash of anti-Black killings and racists acts in the U.S – including George Floyd who was killed after […]
York University expert available to explain how LGBTQ youth can thrive in self-isolation TORONTO, May 28, 2020 – June’s Pride Month will look much different this year with no joyous in-person events celebrating the triumphs and recognizing the struggles of the LGBTQ community. That is a huge loss for some young people who are grappling […]
TORONTO, May 26, 2020 – How does the brain determine what shade of colour our eyes are seeing? Vision researchers at York University have pinpointed the exact mechanism that allows the brain to do just that. In a study published in Scientific Reports, researchers at the Lassonde School of Engineering and the Center for Vision […]