OGS Deadline

Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) – Master’s and Doctoral http://gradstudies.yorku.ca/current-students/student-finances/funding-awards/ogs/ Deadline: All supporting documents and COMPLETE application MUST be submitted to the Communication & Culture program office no later than Thursday, 15 January 2015. The Joint Graduate Program in Communication & Culture 3012 – 3013 TEL Building York University 4700 Keele Street Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Cheryl Williams – Are advertisers hijacking playtime with apps for babies?

http://www.cbc.ca/q/blog/2014/05/29/apps-for-babies/ Researcher Cheryl Williams on apps for babies. Are “age appropriate” games actually good for them? (Thomas Whisenand/CP) Jian speaks with Cheryl Williams, a York University PhD candidate who has been studying apps made for babies and the rise of “underhanded” marketing during playtime. Williams says toy companies are creating games for children as young […]

Peter Unwin shortlisted for Annual Trillium Book Award

York grad student and author Peter Unwin likes to do things differently. While other authors were heading to Paris, Unwin set off to Rankin Inlet and Iqaluit, roaming Canada’s Arctic, getting to know the untold stories of its people. With several books published and well into his 50s, Unwin decided it was time to return […]