The tides are changing in the global scientific community. According to a report filed by a US government agency, an important shift has taken place in global R&D investment. The US has been the uncontested powerhouse in science spending for some time now, but in the first decade of the 21st century, ten Asian nations collectively...
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...
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