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University of Oxford social anthropologist to give Asia Lecture

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012.

Xiang Biao, a lecturer in social anthropology at the University of Oxford, will deliver the annual 2012 Asia Lecture in November. Xiang’s talk, “The Intermediary Trap: ...

Professor Colin Coates to dig into data on international commodity trading

Thursday, January 5th, 2012.

A York University research team will comb through digitized 19th-century documents to trace the environmental and economic consequences of international commodity trading during the 19th ...

Two new agreements extend York University’s collaboration with India

Monday, July 4th, 2011.

Following on the heels of the federal government’s new India Engagement Strategy, York University has signed a University-wide collaborative academic agreement with India’s University of ...

Centre for Vision Research to host conference on vision research and brain plasticity June 15 to 18

Monday, June 13th, 2011.

The brain's ability to change or adapt across a person's lifespan is much greater than originally thought and scientists are still discovering just how far ...

Toronto International Stereoscopic 3D Conference begins Saturday

Thursday, June 9th, 2011.

Conference driven by York research in digital media, psychology, vision and computer science The Toronto International Stereoscopic 3D Conference, a one-of-a-kind gathering of experts in stereoscopic ...

Professor Jennifer Hyndman: Humanitarian aid can fuel a war if not done carefully

Thursday, June 9th, 2011.

York sociology and geography Professor Jennifer Hyndman knows a little about disasters. She also knows a benign water project run by humanitarian aid agencies can ...

York University’s rover team finishes second in Mars challenge

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011.

The York University Rover Team – just call them YURTs – maintained their record of excellence at the international University Rover Challenge (URC) on the ...

Professor Scott Menary among international researchers to successfully trap antimatter for over 16 minutes

Monday, June 6th, 2011.

A York University professor is among an international group of scientists to successfully trap antimatter atoms for more than 16 minutes – 5,000 times longer ...

NSERC awards York research centres $3.3 million

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011.

Programs in vision research and atmospheric chemistry and physics will provide enhanced research and training for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows If you’re working in ...

Worldwide Short Film Festival salutes York’s Film Department with retrospective

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011.

Hailing it as “one of the best film schools in Canada”, the Canadian Film Centre’s Worldwide Short Film Festival (WSFF) is honouring York University’s Department ...