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Research led by York improves access to mental health care for immigrants

A team led by York University researcher Professor Farah Ahmad has developed a new interactive eHealth tool to facilitate the pre-consult assessment of mental health disorders for immigrants and refugees. The campus-community initiative was funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and included investigators from York University (Ahmad, Liane Ginsburg, Serban Dinca-Panaitescu, Peggy Ng), […]

Art opens a new window on chronic illness

It was a short story collection that inspired Professor Lucy Gagliese, a clinical psychologist teaching at York University’s School of Kinesiology & Health Science, to offer her students a new perspective on chronic illness using the arts as a medium. “I’m a huge fan of fiction and write short stories myself,” said Gagliese. “As I […]

Long-term exposure to microgravity impacts astronauts’ perception of upright

Researchers at York University’s Centre for Vision Research (CVR) have discovered that astronauts who experience extended periods of microgravity experience long-term disturbances in their perception of upright. The study “The effect of long-term exposure to microgravity on the perception of upright” appears this month in the Nature Partner Journal: Microgravity. The project investigates how astronauts […]