Brainstorm

Brainstorm, a special issue of YFile publishing on the first Friday of every month, showcases research and innovation at York University. It offers feature-length articles about the leading, policy-relevant work of York’s academics and researchers. It covers the work of academics in all Faculties and schools across York and encompasses both discovery 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

York U Libraries creates new, globally accessible COVID-19 research guide

In an initiative spearheaded by the Dean of Libraries, Joy Kirchner, York University Libraries has created a comprehensive new resource for researchers around the world. Devoted exclusively to COVID-1 ...

Study predicts brain tumour response to therapy, could improve patient outcomes

A York University researcher, who led a team from U of T and Sunnybrook, undertook a study to predict whether a metastatic brain tumour would respond to radiotherapy or not. Early alterations in treat ...

Limitless possibilities: ‘Curious Creatures’ takes VR to a whole new level

A mind-blowing project from AMPD immerses human participants in virtual reality (VR) environments where they interact with computers to, collectively, build the experience. The School of the Arts, Med ...

Researcher creates practitioners’ resource that supports people with disabilities

A professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science led a study that looked at resources for practitioners to use while working with individuals with disabilities engaging in physical activiti ...

New book on breast cancer shifts narrative away from happy survivor

Interdisciplinary scholar in the health humanities and critical social sciences, creative writer and poet Emilia Nielsen turns conventional breast cancer narratives on their head in a new book that co ...

New book paints vivid picture of mariners' world in the Age of Exploration

Historian Margaret Schotte takes readers back nearly 500 years to discover the multitude of skills that navigators acquired in the immense drive for commercial and naval dominance. The book traces the ...


 


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