Brainstorm

Brainstorm, a special edition of YFile publishing on the first Friday of every month, showcases research and innovation at York University. It offers compelling and accessible, feature-length stories about the world-leading and policy relevant work of York’s academics and researchers across all disciplines and faculties, and encompasses both pure and applied research.

Launched in January 2017, Brainstorm is produced out of the Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation in partnership with Communications & Public Affairs; overseen by Megan Mueller, senior manager, Research Communications; and edited by Jenny Pitt-Clark, YFile editor.

All articles are first published in YFile.


 

Current Issue

Researchers study mother-preschooler attachment and maternal depression

York U-led research looks at mother-child attachment and maternal depression; finds that children who have the greatest challenges with attachment have mothers with more symptoms of depression. This h ...

In the mind’s eye: YRC reinvigorates age-old philosophical puzzle

York Research Chair, philosopher and core member of VISTA adds new insights on the question of what constitutes reality. Jacob Beck unpacks key philosophical questions around mental representation, me ...

Provocative new sculptures speak to the power and connectivity of public art

Sculptor Brandon Vickerd, AMPD professor, has created large public art pieces in three major cities across Canada, all completed by 2019. Community consultations, workshops and storytelling opportunit ...

York-Yale research finds racial differences in end-of-life care

York-led research, conducted in collaboration with Yale University, discovers racial/ethnic differences in end‐of‐life care, which suggests that local practice patterns may be influencing decisions ar ...


Researchers make a compelling case for clean hydrogen fuel

Three Lassonde researchers have found a way to lower the price of hydrogen production and increase profitability. This vital work, which will capture the attention of environmentalists, government pol ...

 


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