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

'Any idea we had about privacy is over,' says author of new book on genealogy

After producing an eye-opening TVO documentary about ancestry and data mining, genealogy expert Julia Creet, an English professor, has turned her attention to writing a book on the topic. Like the fil ...

Unleashing speed: Researchers find way to transfer data 1,000 times faster

A global research team, led by the Lassonde School of Engineering, undertook some vital research on how to better support IoT devices and services in cellular networks by transferring data more swiftl ...

One-of-a-kind project on waste management research makes big strides in 2019

Waste Wiki, a resource that provides research and data on waste management to academia, industry and government, has launched a series of new endeavours in 2019. In fact, since it was launched three y ...

Broadening horizons key to romantic satisfaction, new research finds

Sad but true, that first flush of love, passion and sexual desire fizzles over time. But new research finds that doing creative things, which involve novelty, change and unpredictability, promotes des ...


Bygone charity records, highly relevant today, reveal rich/poor dynamics

New research by a business professor digs deep on two Toronto charities from nearly a century ago and, through an examination of their records, discovers a great deal about the roles of the rich and p ...

 


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