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Happy fifth! Innovation York marks a milestone birthday

Innovation York turns five this year. To mark the birthday, Sarah Howe, director of York’s innovation office, reflects on the advances made during its formative years. Innovation York celebrates its fifth birthday this year Q. Happy fifth birthday to Innovation York. You were there at the start. Tell us about a pivotal moment at the […]

Faculty of Science Prof. Scott Menary: York as a valued global contributor in physics

Scott Menary discusses the breakthrough that changed the way scientists look at the universe and contemplates York’s earning its spot on an international stage. Physics Professor Scott Menary, of York University’s Faculty of Science, contributed to a game-changing research endeavour at CERN ─ the subject of a 2016 article in the journal Nature ─ further establishing […]

The price of perfectionism: Suicidal thoughts along cultural lines

Gordon Flett looks at ethnic variations on perfectionism, and how they relate to suicidal thoughts in university students. This study, a global first, could help Canadian undergrads. There is no doubt university students are under increasing pressure to succeed in their academic, social and personal lives. York University psychology Professor Gordon Flett, Canada Research Chair […]

Transforming creative practice through technology and engagement

Two major ventures in York’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design have paved the way for a continued upward trajectory that draws together highly diverse areas of creative practice around next-generation technology. The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) at York University has launched two important ventures in the span […]