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CFI awards York researchers more than $592,000 in research infrastructure

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012.

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has awarded York University $592,631 in infrastructure funding to support the research of four York professors. Ali Kazimi, professor in Department ...

Two York profs receive Ontario Early Researcher Awards

Monday, April 30th, 2012.

York Professors Natasha Myers and Thilo Womelsdorf have been awarded $100,000 each in funding under the Ontario government’s Early Researcher Awards program.   Ontario’s Ministry of ...

Roving eyes help us see things better and faster

Friday, February 17th, 2012.

The saying, “looking at things with fresh eyes”, may be more than just a metaphor, according to new studies led by Professor Kari Hoffman of ...

Study finds people can see the forest without the trees

Monday, December 19th, 2011.

When you look at someone’s office, what do you see – the desk, some pens, a computer? Do you know it’s an office because of ...

Brain to blame for wandering eyes

Friday, December 16th, 2011.

Why is it so hard to suppress a glance at an attractive person? Why do we find ourselves rubbernecking at traffic accidents? According to a ...

Former astronaut will talk about ‘My Brain in Space’

Thursday, December 8th, 2011.

Former astronaut Dave Williams, president and CEO of Southlake Regional Health Centre, will talk about how his brain handled the weightlessness of outer space at the upcoming joint ...

York University gains new Canada Research Chair

Friday, October 14th, 2011.

York Professor Georg Zoidl has been appointed Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience.  Zoidl, a professor at York since July 1 in the Department ...

New directors appointed to five research centres

Monday, September 19th, 2011.

Five York professors have been appointed directors at York research centres.  The new directors are Professor Colin Coates, director of the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies (RCCS); ...

York Centre for Vision Research collaborates on mission to fly unmanned aerial vehicle on campus as part of project to design 3-D technology

Thursday, July 14th, 2011.

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is flying around York University this week as part of an experiment designed to develop 3-D technology that will provide a ...

Toronto Star covers inaugural 3D film conference led by York researchers

Monday, June 13th, 2011.

And as the film world continues its rapid transition from traditional 2 D celluloid film to 3 D digital, a weekend conference at the ...