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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 […]

Safe exercise guidelines for type 1 diabetes developed by international team led by York U researcher

An international team of researchers and clinicians led by York University Professor Michael Riddell has published a set of guidelines to help people with type 1 diabetes exercise safely to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar. “Regular exercise can help individuals with diabetes to achieve their blood lipid, body composition, fitness and blood sugar goals, but […]

Prof. Shayna Rosenbaum named York Research Chair

Professor Shayna Rosenbaum, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, was appointed Tier 2 York Research Chair in December, joining six other emerging and established researchers from across the University appointed earlier in 2016. The appointments were designed to build, support and intensify the world-renowned research underway at the University. “A Tier 2 York Research Chair […]