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, manager, Research Communications; and edited by Jenny Pitt-Clark, YFile editor.
York Research Chair Shayna Rosenbaum teams up with Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute in a project that leads to major advancements in our understanding of amnesia.
Prof Benjamin Berger of York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School edits provocative new book on religion and public authority that promises to have ripple effect into public policy.
Leading research from international team reveals shortcomings of for-profit care and provides evidence to support improved policy for vulnerable senior population.
York Professors, hired to examine racial profiling, determine that police stop racialized minorities at a disproportionate rate, and propose evidence-based policy recommendations.
Teaming up with the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Professor Dan Adler assembles a major show of an artist who is viewed as the most influential sculptor of the last 30 years.
- March 2017: Collaborative research adds to greater understanding of amnesia
- March 2017: Timely new book cuts to the heart of religious pluralism
- March 2017: Policy-applicable research finds for-profit seniors homes fall short
- March 2017: Racial profiling study offers roadmap for bias-free policing
- March 2017: York scholar curates high-profile Liz Magor exhibition in Montreal
- February 2017: SIRI Director Q&A: Raising the bar on research excellence
- February 2017: Global bee expert sheds light on new research from Australia
- February 2017: International research on NY commuting times highlights inequity
- February 2017: New research exposes health care inequity of “invisible” uninsured
- February 2017: Cultural heritage project engages Indigenous voices
- January 2017: Happy fifth! Innovation York marks a milestone birthday
- January 2017: Faculty of Science Prof. Scott Menary: York as a valued global contributor in physics
- January 2017: The price of perfectionism: Suicidal thoughts along cultural lines
- January 2017: Transforming creative practice through technology and engagement
- January 2017: York U researchers rewrite the plot on gender inequity in gaming