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Using your bicycle to commute to work has numerous health and environmental benefits. Yet, the largest Canadian study on cycling injuries led by Ryerson University suggests cyclists are at risk of injury due to the lack of cycling infrastructure in large urban centres.
New research led by Ryerson scientists have found that street youth who have been sexually abused as children are far more likely to engage in trading sex for food, shelter and other basic necessities.
How can Canadian companies develop stronger economic ties with developing countries while promoting sustainable development and reducing poverty in those regions? That is the heart of an innovative research project supported by Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM) and the Ryerson Institute for the Study of Corporate Social Responsibility.
Now that the New Year is upon us, New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier may be top of mind, but how easy is it to keep your resolve after a few weeks? To keep from sliding back into old habits, Ryerson University experts offer these tips to help you keep on track.
It is quite common for patients who have had heart surgery to experience anxiety and short-term memory loss as side effects. New research from Ryerson University has found that heart-surgery patients experiencing these conditions are less successful at self-managing care and risk re-admission to hospital.
It may be the season of giving, but you’re allowed to be a Scrooge when it comes to using energy. Take these top seven energy-saving tips from the Centre for Urban Energy so your money can be spent on your loved ones and not on that utility bill.
Stop worrying about all the planning you have to do to prepare for the holidays – the Ryerson University Digital Media Zone (DMZ) has got your back! Brennan McEachran, a digital technology expert and founder of DMZ-supported company HitSend, has found the best apps and websites that will keep you on track and stress-free this holiday season.
Holidays are a time for family and friends to gather together to have a wonderful meal and catch up after a busy year. However, some may be tempted to spend weeks, or even a month, in advance planning the perfect holiday gathering.
The holidays are usually a time for people to celebrate with their friends and family over dinner parties and gatherings. But it’s also a time when others feel slightly overwhelmed and anxious. Dr. Colleen Carney, a sleep and depression expert and psychology professor at Ryerson University, offers this survival guide to help get people through the blues this festive season.
With exams just around the corner, time is ticking for students as they prepare for their finals. Ioanna Agelothanasis, a learning strategist at Ryerson University’s Learning Success Centre, offers these helpful strategies to help students manage exam anxiety and study effectively so they can pass their finals with flying colours.
Does the thought of making polite conversation with relatives you only see once a year or with your co-workers at the annual holiday office party leave you tongue tied? Many of us have experienced social anxiety, or at least felt a little uneasy when faced with a room full of people we don’t know well. Naomi Koerner, a Ryerson University psychology professor and expert on worry and anxiety, can help put those fears to rest with helpful tips to bring out that social butterfly in all of us.
Stuck on what to get for the gadget lover in your life this holiday season? Adrian Bulzacki, CEO of ARB Labs, an interactive digital video tech team at Ryerson University's Digital Media Zone, gives you the scoop on the hottest gadgets this year.
To most children, listening to Santa read a story and taking a photo with him is all part of the holiday merriment each year. However, for some toddlers and young kids, this outing can turn into a frightful experience with ol’ Saint Nick and stress parents out. Dr. Martin Antony, a leading expert on anxiety and a psychology professor at Ryerson University, gives parents and their children tips how to make a visit with Santa fun for everyone.
Tips on booking holiday travel, packing and avoiding airport stress.
With visions of sugar plums dancing through the air, before you know it, old St. Nick will soon be here. As the holiday season swings into high gear, Ryerson University will be rolling out its annual expert tip sheets on topics from surviving office parties to how parents help their kids overcome their fears of Santa.
Ryerson University partners with Indian Institute of Technology Bombay to spur innovation, growth.
With back-to-school season in full swing, tech-savvy consumers are using their smart phones and apps to find the best bargains. Many shoppers, however, are still reluctant to make those purchases using their mobile devices, according to a new report by Ryerson University’s Centre for the Study of Commercial Activity (CSCA).
Tips on how to maximize your workouts during the busy school year.
Orientation week is a great way for students not only to connect with other students, but also a way to find out about the plethora of events and activities universities have to offer. However, it can be overwhelming for some students who are trying to figure out if they sign should up for a slew of clubs and load up their calendar in their first year, or just wait until next year.
Ryerson University students unofficially break Guinness World Record for largest cow-bell ensemble.
Whether you’re heading off to college or university for the first time, or returning for another year, starting school in September can be a nerve-wracking experience for some students. To help turn those anxious feelings around, Ryerson psychology expert Martin Antony offers these tips on how to have a worry-free year.
Students’ first year at university or college is often jam packed with a lot of classes, assignments and social events. Finding ways to get enough sleep at night can be a little tricky for students who are constantly on the go. Professor Colleen Carney, a sleep disorder expert at Ryerson University’s Sleep and Depression Lab offers simple, effective ways that can be used to help students sleep well.
A North-American study led by Ryerson University finds that people with PTSD who undergo couple therapy see significant improvement in their symptoms -- and in their relationships.
New cross-cultural research from Ryerson University reveals buyers increase purchase intentions when they identify with clothing models.
Back to School tip sheet on healthy eating from Ryerson University.
Ryerson University’s Centre for Urban Energy launches Energy Management and Innovation Certificate
A new study led by Ryerson University has found that women who have experienced domestic violence stand a far greater chance of disclosing this information in an emergency department setting if they feel they can trust their health-care provider and have control over their decision to tell a nurse or physician.
Just over 100 retailers control the lion's share of the non-automotive Canadian retail market, finds a new report by Ryerson University in Canada.
As the July long weekend approaches, many families may be thinking about heading to an amusement park or summer festival for a fun day riding stomach-dropping roller coasters, Ferris wheels and spinning swings. Rides can be thrilling, and even a little scary, but most of the sensation of danger is a clever illusion, says Kathryn Woodcock, an amusement ride expert at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.
This summer, follow the Centre for Urban Energy's top 10 energy-saving tips and you can cut your bill by as much as 50 per cent.
His Royal Highness Prince Charles visited today with students, staff, faculty and alumni at Ryerson University's Digital Media Zone.
A Canadian study led by Ryerson University and Dalhousie University has found that nurse practitioners in long-term care facilities can provide rapid medical assessments and treatment more efficiently for residents.
Do you worry about your credit card number getting stolen after you’ve bought books, gifts or anything else online? When it comes to e-retailing, recent research from Ryerson University reveals online consumers in the United States are more trusting of companies’ websites -- and are more willing to part with their hard-earned cash than consumers in Korea.
Collaborative project with Ryerson University, Toronto Hydro, Hydro One and Temporal Power could change energy storage in Canada.
A Canadian study has found that some preschoolers may perceive overweight children to be not as “nice”.
New research at Ryerson University, in partnership with The Hospital for Sick Children, is examining the interaction between lab-tested drugs and the defective protein that causes CF to understand how and why the drugs work and to create stronger, more powerful second generation drugs to treat CF.
People collect things all the time, but when that hobby becomes an incessant need to hoard, it becomes a disorder. But how much of hoarders' behaviours are influenced by their partners and family members? A pair of Canadian researchers are investigating this link.
The holidays are a festive time of year filled with friends and family. But with our focus so much on others, we can forget ourselves and become inexplicably stressed and sad. The key to enjoying the upcoming season is being aware of the things (and people) that affect us.
Holiday tip sheet from Ryerson University on celebrating the holidays with intergenerational families.
The team is looking to space to provide answers on how to better predict the presence and extent of oil beneath the earth’s surface.