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New online tool SPARKs students and empowers their writing and research

York students can now ignite their research and writing powers, online, anytime. Launching on Oct. 16, the Student Papers and Academic Research Kit (SPARK) – a modular, online tool that can be accessed from any computer or mobile device – will provide students with the assistance they need to complete any aspect of an academic […]

New online tool created to help York researchers promote their discoveries

Do you have an upcoming research story or unique discovery that you want to share with the York community or external media? Now you can send it to the Research Forecast, a new online tool designed to assist researchers with submitting their ideas for stories about upcoming discoveries, publications or events to communications staff in […]

Feds announce millions for new project: York a major partner

The federal government announced Wednesday at York that it would contribute up to $15.5 million dollars through its Technology Development Program to the Connected Health and Wellness Project, of which York University is a major partner. The Connected Health and Wellness Project is a collaborative project led by a partnership of York University, NexJ Systems […]

Professor Caitlin Fisher speaks to Globe and Mail about how digital technology is changing the way writers tell stories

The e-book is changing the publishing business, but will digital technology actually change the way we tell stories, the way writers write – for better or for worse? asked The Globe and Mail July 9. Multimedia experiments often use short texts because readers seem unlikely to tolerate long passages of type in a video or […]