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New online tool SPARKs students and empowers their writing and research

Thursday, October 17th, 2013.

York students can now ignite their research and writing powers, online, anytime. Launching on Oct. 16, the Student Papers and Academic Research Kit (SPARK) – ...

Two York researchers receive Petro-Canada Young Innovators Awards

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013.

Two York researchers recently received Petro-Canada Young Innovator Awards. The awards program is a commitment by Petro-Canada and York University to encourage excellence in teaching and ...

Professor Emeritus Jean-Gabriel Castel awarded France’s highest honour

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013.

Osgoode Hall Law School Professor Emeritus Jean-Gabriel Castel has added another prestigious decoration to the long list of awards he has received for service to ...

Glendon College celebrates research in public affairs and languages

Monday, November 5th, 2012.

On Thursday, Nov. 8, Glendon College in conjunction with the Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation, will host a festival of research highlighting Glendon’s strengths in ...

Collaboration helps students develop information literacy skills

Thursday, August 9th, 2012.

"Generation Y" has been dubbed the most tech-savvy generation on record, but despite being submersed in Internet and web-based culture from an early age, researchers ...

Professor Agnès Whitfield launches new translation studies series

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012.

Cultures meet here in Canada, says Agnès Whitfield. Literary translation is an essential means of sharing heritages, yet it is a field too often overlooked ...

York study finds music-based training improves preschoolers’ verbal IQ

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011.

A new study out of York University finds that music-based cognitive training offers dramatic benefits for young children, including improved verbal intelligence.  The study, conducted at ...

Sir Richard Bowlby to speak about fatherhood and its implications

Thursday, September 15th, 2011.

Sir Richard Bowlby, the son of Sir John Bowlby, regarded as the father of attachment theory, will talk about fatherhood, the implications of what is ...

Former York English Professor and acclaimed writer Barry Callaghan will read from his newest book

Thursday, September 15th, 2011.

As part of the Studio Speaker Series, former York English professor, acclaimed writer, raconteur and provocateur Barry Callaghan will speak about his life as a ...

Educators from across Canada learn about classroom technologies at ABEL Summer Institute

Friday, September 2nd, 2011.

About 150 educators from across Canada converged on York recently to learn new technology tools and best practices to enhance their teaching. They were attending the 10th ...