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Disclaimers on retouched photos don’t solve problem of negative body image 

Some disclaimers may even harm at-risk women TORONTO, November 28, 2019 –Labels that warn an image has been altered or enhanced do nothing to mitigate women’s negative perceptions of their appearance, according to a study published in Body Image this week.  More importantly, some disclaimers heightened and even harmed body dissatisfaction in at-risk women, the study […]

York U engineering research uses AI to predict flood risk in real-time

Research models use data from Toronto’s Don River and Calgary’s Bow River TORONTO, November 11, 2019 – Using complex models based on artificial intelligence (AI) and data from the Don River in Toronto and Bow River in Calgary, researchers at the Lassonde School of Engineering can now predict the water levels in rivers days in advance […]

Simulated clients challenge conventional legal education practices

TORONTO, Wednesday, February 6, 2019 -- In what is one of the latest innovations in legal education, York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School is training people from a variety of backgrounds to be simulated clients and help law students develop their client-facing skills. “Outside of law school clinics, it’s as close to the reality of […]