Research2Reality: Shining a light on VISTA's research and innovation

VISTA has partnered with Research2Reality to produce 10+ videos featuring VISTA researchers. Research2Reality shines a spotlight on Canada's world-class scientists.

Can dementia be reversed? York U researchers say there may be a way

Researchers in York University’s Faculty of Health found that just 30 minutes of visually guided movements per week can slow and even reverse the progress of dementia.

Engineering team uses smartphone technology to measure surfaces

A York University-led research team is using a smartphone to revolutionize the way we measure the physical properties of surfaces.

Researchers, industry and government partners engage at VISTA Innovation and Technology Day

Researchers, industry and government professionals with a focus on vision sciences were brought together on June 26 for a full-day event hosted by York University’s collaborative and interdisciplinary vision research program.

Associate Member Joseph DeSouza receives SSHRC Connection grants

DeSouza is a professor of psychology in the Faculty of Health. His Connection Grant funded a three-day symposium co-presented with Les Grands Ballet Canadiens at the new Édifice Wilder Espace Danse in Montreal.

VISTA graduate students win awards at space vision and robotics workshop

Bir Bikram Dey and Robert Codd-Downey, both supervised by VISTA Core Member Michael Jenkin, received the best demonstration awards at the 2018 Space Vision and Advanced Robotics Workshop.

VISTA Core Member Michael Brown on the need for more conversations about privacy and bias in AI research

A major research meeting held in Salt Lake City in June and organized by Michael Brown has transformed from a sleepy academic gathering of “nerdy people” to a gold rush business expo attracting big companies and government agencies.

VISTA scientific director Doug Crawford honoured with President’s Research Awards

Faculty of Health Professor Doug Crawford has been named recipient of the 2018 President’s Research Excellence Awards.

VISTA gains two new Canada Research Chairs and one renewed appointment

“The CRC program supports some of the most important and exciting research being done at York,” said Robert Haché, vice-president research & innovation at York University.

VISTA Associate Member Hossein Kassiri receives prestigious award from the IEEE

Kassiri was the recipient of the “IEEE ISSCC 2017 Jack Kilby Award for Outstanding Student Paper,” and is the first academic from a Canadian university to win the award.