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Newswise: Separated Bike Lanes, Slower Vehicle Speeds Greatly Reduce Bicycle Injuries
Released: 20-Feb-2013 12:30 PM EST
Separated Bike Lanes, Slower Vehicle Speeds Greatly Reduce Bicycle Injuries
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: Street Youth More Likely to Trade Sex for Food, Shelter if They Were Abused as Children
Released: 24-Jan-2013 12:00 PM EST
Street Youth More Likely to Trade Sex for Food, Shelter if They Were Abused as Children
Ryerson University

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.

Released: 8-Jan-2013 4:00 PM EST
Researchers Explore Ways Canadian Companies Can Sustainably Partner with Developing Countries
Ryerson University

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.

Released: 7-Jan-2013 8:00 AM EST
Start the New Year Right: Tips on How to Maintain Healthy Eating Resolutions
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: Heart-Surgery Patients with Elevated Anxiety, Depression Less Able to Care for Themselves, Risk Re-Admission to ER
Released: 17-Dec-2012 11:20 AM EST
Heart-Surgery Patients with Elevated Anxiety, Depression Less Able to Care for Themselves, Risk Re-Admission to ER
Ryerson University

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.

Released: 14-Dec-2012 9:00 AM EST
Top Seven Energy-Saving Tips for the Holidays
Ryerson University

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.

Released: 12-Dec-2012 9:55 AM EST
Top 10 Holiday Apps and Websites
Ryerson University

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.

Released: 10-Dec-2012 11:50 AM EST
How to Avoid Being a Holiday Perfectionist: Ryerson Expert
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: Getting Rid of Those Holiday
Released: 7-Dec-2012 9:45 AM EST
Getting Rid of Those Holiday "Blues": Ryerson University Expert
Ryerson University

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.

Released: 3-Dec-2012 3:25 PM EST
Seven Steps to Acing Your Finals: Ryerson Expert
Ryerson University

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.

Released: 3-Dec-2012 10:00 AM EST
Surviving Holiday Parties: Ryerson University Expert
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: Top Holiday Tech Buys for Your Gadget Geek
Released: 30-Nov-2012 10:45 AM EST
Top Holiday Tech Buys for Your Gadget Geek
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: Expert: How Parents Can Help Their Kids Overcome Their Fear of Santa
Released: 26-Nov-2012 9:55 AM EST
Expert: How Parents Can Help Their Kids Overcome Their Fear of Santa
Ryerson University

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.

Released: 21-Nov-2012 11:00 AM EST
Holidaying During the Holidays: Travel Tips from Ryerson University
Ryerson University

Tips on booking holiday travel, packing and avoiding airport stress.

Newswise: Ryerson University Wraps Up the Season with Tip Sheets, Experts
Released: 19-Nov-2012 10:00 AM EST
Ryerson University Wraps Up the Season with Tip Sheets, Experts
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: Ryerson University Partners with One of India's Prestigious Educational Institutions to Spur Growth in Innovation, Entrepreneurship
Released: 14-Nov-2012 3:20 PM EST
Ryerson University Partners with One of India's Prestigious Educational Institutions to Spur Growth in Innovation, Entrepreneurship
Ryerson University

Ryerson University partners with Indian Institute of Technology Bombay to spur innovation, growth.

Newswise: Tech-Savvy Shoppers Rely on Mobile Devices and Apps to Find Best Deals but Few Use Device to Purchase Products
Released: 13-Sep-2012 3:30 PM EDT
Tech-Savvy Shoppers Rely on Mobile Devices and Apps to Find Best Deals but Few Use Device to Purchase Products
Ryerson University

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).

Released: 10-Sep-2012 3:00 PM EDT
Back to School with Ryerson University: Fitness Tips for Busy Students
Ryerson University

Tips on how to maximize your workouts during the busy school year.

Newswise: Back-to-School: Value of Joining Campus Groups for First-Year Students
Released: 5-Sep-2012 1:00 PM EDT
Back-to-School: Value of Joining Campus Groups for First-Year Students
Ryerson University

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.

Released: 4-Sep-2012 11:35 AM EDT
Back to School Tips: Finding a Part-Time Job
Ryerson University

Tips from Ryerson University's Career Development and Employment Centre on finding a part-time job.

Newswise: They Had a Fever and the Only Prescription Was More Cowbell
Released: 30-Aug-2012 10:00 AM EDT
They Had a Fever and the Only Prescription Was More Cowbell
Ryerson University

Ryerson University students unofficially break Guinness World Record for largest cow-bell ensemble.

Newswise: Back-to-School Tips for Students on How to Deal with Anxiety, Worry and Perfectionism
Released: 20-Aug-2012 9:50 AM EDT
Back-to-School Tips for Students on How to Deal with Anxiety, Worry and Perfectionism
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: How Getting Good Sleep Can Up Students' Game on Campus: Back-to-School Sleep Expert
Released: 15-Aug-2012 11:35 AM EDT
How Getting Good Sleep Can Up Students' Game on Campus: Back-to-School Sleep Expert
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: Individuals with PTSD Who Undergo Couple Therapy See Significant Improvement in Symptoms and Their Relationship
14-Aug-2012 3:00 PM EDT
Individuals with PTSD Who Undergo Couple Therapy See Significant Improvement in Symptoms and Their Relationship
Ryerson University

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.

Released: 9-Aug-2012 11:35 AM EDT
Consumer Tech for Academic Success
Ryerson University

A listing of the best tech tools to achieve academic success this fall.

Released: 1-Aug-2012 10:15 AM EDT
Going Back to School 'Green'
Ryerson University

Back to school tips on living green and making environmentally friendly choices from Ryerson University.

Newswise: Models of Diverse Ages, Races and Sizes Will Help Fashion Houses, Designers Increase Sales
Released: 1-Aug-2012 9:45 AM EDT
Models of Diverse Ages, Races and Sizes Will Help Fashion Houses, Designers Increase Sales
Ryerson University

New cross-cultural research from Ryerson University reveals buyers increase purchase intentions when they identify with clothing models.

Released: 1-Aug-2012 9:45 AM EDT
How to Avoid the 'Freshman 15' - Tips for Healthy Eating
Ryerson University

Back to School tip sheet on healthy eating from Ryerson University.

Released: 26-Jul-2012 3:00 PM EDT
Ryerson University: Your Back to School Resource
Ryerson University

Ryerson University experts offer tips on learning success, student finance, leaving home and more

Released: 26-Jul-2012 1:00 PM EDT
New Certificate Program Addresses Skilled Workers Shortage in the Energy Sector
Ryerson University

Ryerson University’s Centre for Urban Energy launches Energy Management and Innovation Certificate

Newswise: From Denial to Action: Study Maps the Steps That Lead to Disclosure of Intimate Partner Violence in Urban Emergency Departments
Released: 17-Jul-2012 11:00 AM EDT
From Denial to Action: Study Maps the Steps That Lead to Disclosure of Intimate Partner Violence in Urban Emergency Departments
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: Leading Retailers Take a Big Bite of Out the Canadian Retail Pie
Released: 28-Jun-2012 2:00 PM EDT
Leading Retailers Take a Big Bite of Out the Canadian Retail Pie
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: Safety First When It Comes to Amusement Rides: Ten Tips From Ryerson University Expert
Released: 26-Jun-2012 1:55 PM EDT
Safety First When It Comes to Amusement Rides: Ten Tips From Ryerson University Expert
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: Stay Cool without Going Broke: Top Ten Summer Energy Saving Tips
Released: 15-Jun-2012 9:00 AM EDT
Stay Cool without Going Broke: Top Ten Summer Energy Saving Tips
Ryerson University

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.

Released: 22-May-2012 4:15 PM EDT
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales visits Ryerson University
Ryerson University

His Royal Highness Prince Charles visited today with students, staff, faculty and alumni at Ryerson University's Digital Media Zone.

Newswise: National Study Finds Nurse Practitioners Vital to Providing Hands-on Care for Residents in Long-Term Care Facilities
Released: 3-May-2012 12:25 PM EDT
National Study Finds Nurse Practitioners Vital to Providing Hands-on Care for Residents in Long-Term Care Facilities
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: Tale of Two E-Retailers: Study Finds U.S. Online Consumers Bigger Risk-Takers, More Trusting Than Korean Shoppers
Released: 30-Apr-2012 11:00 AM EDT
Tale of Two E-Retailers: Study Finds U.S. Online Consumers Bigger Risk-Takers, More Trusting Than Korean Shoppers
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: Ryerson’s Centre for Urban Energy Develops System to Harness and Control Wind Power
Released: 27-Apr-2012 11:05 AM EDT
Ryerson’s Centre for Urban Energy Develops System to Harness and Control Wind Power
Ryerson University

Collaborative project with Ryerson University, Toronto Hydro, Hydro One and Temporal Power could change energy storage in Canada.

Newswise: Preschoolers Tend to Have Negative Perceptions of Overweight Children
Released: 30-Mar-2012 11:00 AM EDT
Preschoolers Tend to Have Negative Perceptions of Overweight Children
Ryerson University

A Canadian study has found that some preschoolers may perceive overweight children to be not as “nice”.

Newswise: Researchers Studying Defective Protein in Search of Cystic Fibrosis Treatment
Released: 27-Mar-2012 1:10 PM EDT
Researchers Studying Defective Protein in Search of Cystic Fibrosis Treatment
Ryerson University

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.

Newswise: Canadian Researchers Examine Link Between Loved Ones and Their Influence on People Who Hoard
Released: 23-Feb-2012 11:00 AM EST
Canadian Researchers Examine Link Between Loved Ones and Their Influence on People Who Hoard
Ryerson University

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.

Released: 15-Dec-2011 2:20 PM EST
Avoid Weight Gain This Holiday Season
Ryerson University

Tips for weight management and healthy eating over the holidays.

Released: 15-Dec-2011 2:15 PM EST
Top Tech Buys for this Holiday Season
Ryerson University

Top tech gift suggestions from Ryerson University expert.

Newswise: Diversity in Workplace Enhances Bottom Line
Released: 12-Dec-2011 1:35 PM EST
Diversity in Workplace Enhances Bottom Line
Ryerson University

The more diverse a company’s workforce is, the more loyal, happy and productive its employees tend to be, according to a new study led by a Ryerson University professor.

Newswise: Minimize Your Stress This Holiday Season: Ryerson Expert
Released: 8-Dec-2011 12:15 PM EST
Minimize Your Stress This Holiday Season: Ryerson Expert
Ryerson University

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.

Released: 7-Dec-2011 1:35 PM EST
Enjoying the Holidays with Elderly Or Aging Family Members
Ryerson University

Holiday tip sheet from Ryerson University on celebrating the holidays with intergenerational families.

Released: 7-Dec-2011 1:30 PM EST
Ryerson Professor Leads Team Canada in International Experiment in Outer Space
Ryerson University

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.


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