Ryerson University

Ryerson University is a public research university located in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In addition to offering full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate programs leading to Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees, the university also offers part time degrees, distance education and certificates through its The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education.

Address
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Website
http://www.ryerson.ca/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryerson_University

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Premature mortality is partly predicted by city neighbourhood

We know that our environment affects our health. More specifically, it's understood that exposure to pollution and access to medical care play important supporting roles in maintaining health and wellness. A new in-depth ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Midwives bring birth back to Nunavik

In a remote northern community in the province of Quebec, Ryerson midwifery professor Vicki Van Wagner is seeing the benefits of bringing birth back home.

Health

Climate change threatens nutrients essential to human health

Essential fatty acids, such as EPA and DHA, are vital to the health of all vertebrates, with a direct relationship to cardiovascular and immune system health, as well as neurological function, vision, and reproduction. New ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tracking the Zika virus

Imagine a fourth-year work placement with global impact. At BlueDot, students and alumni from Ryerson's Department of Geography are helping to spearhead the next generation of infectious disease research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New mathematical model for Ebola can help save lives

Ebola is a serious, often fatal, virus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the West African Ebola outbreak in 2014 was responsible for over 11,000 deaths. There continues to be no effective way to ...

Health

How to adopt prison-based needle and syringe programs

research study has concluded that prison-based needle and syringe programs (PNSPs), which provide sterile injection equipment to prisoners who inject drugs and help prevent the spread of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV), are ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Could robots help unlock the mystery of autism spectrum disorder?

Given the many mysteries around autism spectrum disorder (ASD), researchers are always looking for new and innovative ways to solve the mystery and one of the most interesting is using robots to venture into the question ...

Health

Helping front-line nurses help suicidal patients

Assessing an individual's risk of suicide is a challenging task for nurses. Three Ryerson researchers, though, are looking for ways to support nurses as they complete the risk-assessment process.

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