A quick survey of universities around the world reveals that science and engineering are particularly popular fields with students from Asia. This is especially true at the postgraduate level, where the student population represents a kaleidoscope of nationalities but is decidedly weighted in favor of Asia. This comes as no surprise. Asia was an incubator...
In the heart of the greater Toronto, York University stands at the centre of Canada’s most multicultural and dynamic region. It’s known for its friendly and diverse student body, dedicated faculty and upstart attitude. A quick scan of the campus reveals innovation popping up everywhere – from the brand-new Life Sciences building (open to students...
One of North America’s leading schools of performing and visual arts, York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts is internationally recognised for its outstanding professional training and extensive research in the field. The Canadian institute boasts the largest and most comprehensive programs of its kind in the country and is home to almost 3500 students and...
The Department of Dance in York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts is spearheading an innovative health initiative that sends students into the community to lead weekly dance activity classes for older adults at partner institutions in the Greater Toronto Area. The program, supported by the Government of Ontario’s Healthy Communities Fund, focuses on the positive...
Sandra Gabriele, a professor in the Department of Design in York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts, is engaged in research with critical, real-world applications in the healthcare field. As part of her longstanding interest in evaluating graphic design for patient safety, she is exploring the use of typographic principles to differentiate look-alike medication names. Professor...
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Pakistan: Imran Khan leaves hospital
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US parents quit Singapore inquest into son’s death
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Ai Weiwei uses music to mock state power in China
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State media shows NKorea has new military chief
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North Korean leader sends ‘special envoy’ to China
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