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Researchers find brain’s default network shrinks in healthy aging and dementia

Friday, October 4th, 2013.

Researchers at York University and Cornell University have found the brain’s default network, a collection of brain regions thought to be involved in cognitive functions ...

York researcher identifies world’s 20,000th bee species

Thursday, September 12th, 2013.

An article published this month by York University researcher Sheila Dumesh describes 21 new kinds of bees, pushing the world’s total known bee species past ...

Regular exercise leads to better energy distribution in muscle

Monday, September 9th, 2013.

Looking to boost energy levels and stave off degeneration of aging muscle? Add workouts to your daily routine to become more energetic and perform day-to-day ...

Psychology prof co-lead in $1.8 million government funded program

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013.

York University psychology Professor Jonathan Weiss is one of the co-leads in a research program that was recently awarded $1.8 million over three years from ...

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 ...

Lassonde professor wins best paper award at national conference

Monday, August 26th, 2013.

A paper produced by a  professor  in York University's Lassonde School of Engineering recently won one of three best paper awards in the recent CANCAM 2013 ...

York University hosts a new knowledge translation group

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013.

York University’s Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) Unit has joined forces with NeuroDevNet, a Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE), to provide knowledge translation (KT) leadership and services within ...

Lassonde School of Engineering launches a new Mechanical Engineering program

Thursday, August 15th, 2013.

It’s been a busy summer for York University's new Lassonde School of Engineering as it prepares to welcome its first cohort of new students in ...

Fermilab names Nigel Lockyer as new director

Thursday, June 27th, 2013.

Nigel Lockyer (BSc ’75) York University alumnus and physicist Nigel Lockyer (BSc. Spec. Hons. ’75), has been appointed the new director of ...

Special lecture looks at the important role of fundamental research in advancing discoveries

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012.

In recent years, research has increasingly experienced pressure to justify itself, a phenomenon that is especially true for “fundamental” or “basic” research. The important role of ...