四虎影院

Skip to content Accessibility statement

News archive: 2013 releases

Researchers point to digital gains in human recognition

Thursday 26 December 2013

Human beings are highly efficient at recognising familiar faces, even from very poor quality images.


Cone snails are for life and not just at Christmas

Monday 23 December 2013

Those who fly to tropical shores this Christmas in search of sea and sun, may be unaware that an exotic shell picked from the beach could potentially bring relief to many thousands of people suffering life-threatening illnesses.


Malaria drug target raises hopes for new treatments

Monday 23 December 2013

Scientists from the 四虎影院 are part of a UK team which has made an important step towards new malaria treatments by identifying a way to stop malaria parasites from multiplying.


York scientists’ significant step forward in biofuels quest

Sunday 22 December 2013

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have made a significant step in the search to develop effective second generation biofuels.


University to play key role in industry-academia networks

Thursday 19 December 2013

The 四虎影院 is set to play a major role in three networks in industrial biotechnology and bioenergy designed to boost interaction between academia and industry.


Success for York graduates at Monaco International Film Festival

Tuesday 17 December 2013

Graduate filmmakers from the 四虎影院 have scooped three major awards at the Monaco International Film Festival for a short film they created as part of their degree.


Music students tune up for York hospice fundraiser

Wednesday 11 December 2013

A student jazz band from the 四虎影院 is tuning up to entertain guests at the 2014 Sunflower Ball in aid of St Leonard鈥檚 Hospice.


Grant boost for high impact CNAP research

Wednesday 11 December 2013

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Centre for Novel Agricultural Products has been awarded 拢10 million to fund research projects that have the potential to make a significant impact in both agriculture and the search for alternatives to fossil fuels.


York study looks at improving language after stroke

Tuesday 10 December 2013

Researchers from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Psychology are carrying out a new study examining whether electrical stimulation of the brain can improve the understanding of words and pictures after a stroke.


New study compares leg ulcer treatments

Tuesday 10 December 2013

A new study, conducted by researchers at the 四虎影院, has found that compression stockings perform just as well as traditional bandages for the treatment of venous leg ulcers.


Funding initiative set to remove barriers to postgraduate study

Monday 9 December 2013

Students, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, looking to study at the 四虎影院 and five other universities are set to secure support in their postgraduate studies thanks to a grant award of nearly 拢3m from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).


Researchers aim to improve pan-European data on fuel poverty

Friday 6 December 2013

Researchers from across Europe are developing a pilot survey of fuel poverty which will pave the way for better data across the EU.


York hosts first UK workshop by leading child behaviour expert

Thursday 5 December 2013

A world-leading expert on working with children with behavioural challenges will present his first UK workshop at the 四虎影院 this month.


Conference tunes in to latest music trends

Wednesday 4 December 2013

The latest trends and developments in the music industry are the subject of a new European conference hosted by the 四虎影院 and York St John University in York this week.


New face in the Salters’ Chair in Science Education at York

Tuesday 3 December 2013

The Salters鈥 Institute and the 四虎影院 have awarded the Salters鈥 Chair in Science Education to Professor Judith Bennett.


BaBY is growing: researchers to examine depression during pregnancy and early motherhood

Tuesday 3 December 2013

四虎影院 researchers and their clinical NHS colleagues are expanding a project to investigate the health and wellbeing of newborn babies and their parents to include a study of depression during pregnancy and early motherhood.


British Grand Prix of Race Walking to be staged in York

Monday 2 December 2013

The British Grand Prix of Race Walking will be staged on the new cycle circuit at York Sport Village, 四虎影院 next year, it has been announced today.


四虎影院 celebrates 50 years of Education with public lecture on Shakespeare

Thursday 28 November 2013

A public lecture examining the links between Shakespeare, theatre and democracy will mark the finale of a series of public lectures celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Education at the 四虎影院.


York academic to study reality of EU welfare law

Wednesday 27 November 2013

A lecturer at the 四虎影院 has been awarded a Future Research Leader grant by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to study the obstacles faced by welfare claimants either moving to or returning to the UK from the EU.


York research brings benefits for St Helena

Tuesday 26 November 2013

The social security system in one of Britain鈥檚 most remote overseas territories is undergoing a partial restructure with the help of academics from the 四虎影院.


Red carpet experience for award winning York student

Tuesday 26 November 2013

A talented 四虎影院 student was presented with an international television scriptwriting award when she took to the red carpet at the International Emmy庐 World Television Festival in New York.


York graduate’s music video showcased by BBC online

Monday 25 November 2013

A music video by a recent 四虎影院 graduate is being showcased as part of the 2013 BBC Music Video Festival - an online celebration of new and emerging music acts and film directors working in the field.


Scopus young researcher award for York academic

Friday 22 November 2013

A 四虎影院 lecturer has been recognised as one of the UK鈥檚 best early career researchers.


New centre to produce tomorrow’s leaders in games development and design

Friday 22 November 2013

A collaboration led by the 四虎影院 is to receive funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to train the next generation of researchers, designers, developers and entrepreneurs of digital games.


Chemists triumph in Green Gown Awards

Friday 22 November 2013

Green chemists at the 四虎影院 have won a national award for their research and development work in green and sustainable industrial technologies.


York nursing student one of health’s top innovators

Thursday 21 November 2013

A 四虎影院 nursing student has been named as one of the UK鈥檚 top 50 innovators in healthcare by the Health Services Journal.


Are policymakers listening to environmental scientists?

Tuesday 19 November 2013

An international panel of academics, policy advisors and politicians will discuss this question at a free public seminar at the 四虎影院 early next month.


International award for 四虎影院 scientist

Monday 18 November 2013

四虎影院 physicist Professor Howard Wilson has received an international award for research excellence from The American Physical Society (APS).


Scientists developing new cost-effective materials for magnetic storage devices

Thursday 14 November 2013

An international team of European and Japanese scientists led by the 四虎影院 has launched a 鈧4.6m collaborative project funded by the European Commission (EC) and the Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST) to develop new materials to replace the scarce metal Iridium commonly used in magnetic storage devices.


‘Missing heat’ discovery prompts new estimate of global warming

Wednesday 13 November 2013

An interdisciplinary team of researchers say they have found 鈥榤issing heat鈥 in the climate system, casting doubt on suggestions that global warming has slowed or stopped over the past decade.


Combination therapy could lead to reduction in prostate cancer recurrence

Wednesday 13 November 2013

Prostate cancer patients who receive radiotherapy could soon be treated more effectively, according to research published today in the British Journal of Cancer.


Researchers uncover origins of cattle farming in China

Friday 8 November 2013

An international team of researchers, co-led by scientists at the 四虎影院 and Yunnan Normal University, has produced the first multi-disciplinary evidence for management of cattle populations in northern China, around the same time cattle domestication took place in the Near East, over 10,000 years ago.


Baroness Estelle Morris helps York celebrate 50 years of Education

Thursday 7 November 2013

Former Education Secretary Baroness Estelle Morris will deliver a major public lecture at the 四虎影院 to help commemorate 50 years of Education at York.


四虎影院 students strike gold with bacteria-powered battery

Wednesday 6 November 2013

A team of science students from the 四虎影院 struck gold in an international competition with a project to develop a bacteria-powered electrical battery.


York to help train next generation of environmental scientists

Tuesday 5 November 2013

Two partnerships involving the 四虎影院 have received a share of 拢100m funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to train the next generation of environmental scientists.


Researchers warn of the ‘myths’ of global medical tourism

Tuesday 5 November 2013

A team of British researchers, led by the 四虎影院, is warning governments and healthcare decision makers across the globe to be wary of the myths and hype surrounding medical tourism.


Nature network hope for birds threatened by climate change

Monday 4 November 2013

New research involving a 四虎影院 academic provides strong evidence that internationally important British bird populations are being affected by climate change, which could threaten their long-term conservation status.


York researchers discover important mechanism behind nanoparticle reactivity

Monday 4 November 2013

An international team of researchers has used pioneering electron microscopy techniques to discover an important mechanism behind the reaction of metallic nanoparticles with the environment.


University IT manager helps Haiti earthquake recovery work

Wednesday 30 October 2013

The manager of the 四虎影院鈥檚 IT Academy is heading back to Haiti to deliver computer training for young people involved in recovery efforts following the earthquake which devastated the country in 2010.


Celebrity chefs ranked on seafood sustainability

Tuesday 29 October 2013

Celebrity chefs are encouraging more people to cook with sustainable seafood, but how far do they practise what they preach?


‘Tackling’ an international challenge: York student joins Jamaican rugby team

Tuesday 29 October 2013

A 四虎影院 student is flying out to the Cayman Islands to play for Jamaica in a major international rugby tournament.


Physicists provide new insights into coral skeleton formation

Tuesday 29 October 2013

An international team of scientists, led by physicists from the 四虎影院, has shed important new light on coral skeleton formation.


National success for York’s Department of Theatre, Film and Television

Monday 28 October 2013

The 四虎影院 is celebrating national success after winning the first Bill Vinten Guild of Television Cameramen University Award.


四虎影院 hosts international Computer Science symposium

Friday 25 October 2013

Postgraduate students from across the UK and Europe are meeting at the 四虎影院 for the York Doctoral Symposium on Computer Science and Electronics (YDS 2013).


European award for Hull York Medical School student

Friday 25 October 2013

A postgraduate student with the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) has won a major European award for the second consecutive year for his research into cardiothoracic surgery.


Foreign private patients provide a lucrative source of NHS income

Friday 25 October 2013

Foreign patients coming to the UK for private medical treatment are a lucrative source of income for the NHS, according to a new study by researchers at the 四虎影院 and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.


Scientists' new approach improves efficiency of solar cells

Thursday 24 October 2013

An international team of scientists, led by researchers from the Universities of York and St Andrews, has developed a new method to increase the efficiency of solar cells.


Researchers show how plants tell the time

Wednesday 23 October 2013

Plants use sugars to tell the time of day, according to research involving a 四虎影院 scientist which is published in Nature today.


四虎影院 law students offer free legal advice to the local community

Monday 21 October 2013

Law students at the 四虎影院 are on hand to offer free, confidential, legal advice to the local community.


Killer whales may have menopause so ‘grandma can look after the kids’

Friday 18 October 2013

四虎影院 researchers are playing a key role in a project investigating why killer whales continue to live long after they have stopped reproducing.


Scientists prove Heisenberg’s intuition correct

Thursday 17 October 2013

An international team of scientists has provided proof of a key feature of quantum physics 鈥 Heisenberg鈥檚 error-disturbance relation - more than 80 years after it was first suggested.


Chief Nursing Officer opens newly-modernised healthcare teaching unit

Wednesday 16 October 2013

NHS England鈥檚 Chief Nursing Officer Jane Cummings has officially opened the 四虎影院's newly extended and modernised Clinical Simulation Unit.


Rediscovered plays from the Holocaust to be launched in New York

Wednesday 16 October 2013

Plays first performed in a Jewish concentration camp and ghetto over 60 years ago are to be staged again for modern-day audiences in New York, thanks to literary detective work by a UK-based academic from the 四虎影院.


White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities to nurture next generation of skilled researchers

Tuesday 15 October 2013

A successful collaboration between the Universities of York, Leeds and Sheffield has received a 拢19m award from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to create the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities.


Public lecture to examine the role of psychology in recruiting school teachers

Friday 11 October 2013

The latest in a series of public lectures celebrating 50 years of education at the 四虎影院 will examine the role of psychological profiling in the recruitment of school teachers.


TV series to blend history, archaeology and forensic research

Thursday 10 October 2013

The 四虎影院 has worked with Dragonshead Productions Limited to make a documentary series Medieval Dead that will premiere on UKTV Yesterday later this month.


Computer Science students improve their chances of employment success

Wednesday 9 October 2013

Undergraduate students from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Computer Science are returning to their studies armed with valuable work experience gained on paid summer internships.


International award for York health scientists

Tuesday 8 October 2013

Two 四虎影院 academics are to receive an international award at the European Parliament in recognition of their development of a new approach to social justice.


Giant channels discovered beneath Antarctic ice shelf

Monday 7 October 2013

A team of UK scientists, including experts from the 四虎影院, have discovered huge ice channels beneath a floating ice shelf in Antarctica.


Research helps health staff caring for seriously ill young adults

Friday 4 October 2013

Research carried out by the 四虎影院 has highlighted ways in which health and care staff working with young adults with life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses can improve their care.


York scientist urges us to ‘embrace new invaders’

Thursday 3 October 2013

A 四虎影院 scientist claims that invasive species such as Himalayan balsam and rhododendron should be welcomed to Britain rather than reviled. At least, they should not be hated simply because they are alien, he says.


York recognised as world top 100 university

Wednesday 2 October 2013

The 四虎影院 is in the Top 100 of the Times Higher Education 2013/14 World University Rankings.


York to use ‘cutting-edge approaches’ to urban pollution monitoring

Tuesday 1 October 2013

The 四虎影院 is launching an innovative 3.5m Euro project which will use new technologies to improve the understanding of urban pollution and its effects on human health and the environment.


Who’s that girl? Investigating the Aero Girls mystery

Tuesday 1 October 2013

Researchers from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Borthwick Institute for Archives are calling upon the public to help them solve a mystery 鈥 who are the women featured in a collection of 1950s portraits known as the Aero Girls?


Conference spotlights global health challenges

Wednesday 25 September 2013

Some of the world鈥檚 most serious health challenges are the subject of a two-day conference opening at the 四虎影院 today (25 September).


Acupuncture or counselling plus usual care ‘may improve’ depression symptoms

Wednesday 25 September 2013

Acupuncture or counselling, provided alongside usual care, could benefit patients with depression, according to a study by researchers at the 四虎影院.


Alpine archaeology reveals high life through the ages

Tuesday 24 September 2013

An international team of archaeologists led by experts from the 四虎影院 has uncovered evidence of human activity in the high slopes of the French Alps dating back over 8000 years.


New social game aims to tackle anxiety

Tuesday 24 September 2013

A 四虎影院 researcher is helping to develop a social game to aid people tackle anxiety and to face their fears in a fun way.


BAFTA showcase for 四虎影院 student film-makers

Tuesday 24 September 2013

Talented student film-makers from the 四虎影院 will showcase their work to leading members of the British film industry at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).


Is the world listening? Tackling the chronic health issues of adolescents

Tuesday 24 September 2013

A striking multi-media installation focusing on the challenges facing young people coping with chronic disease has its premiere at the 四虎影院 this week.


York in the First XI of UK universities

Monday 23 September 2013

The 四虎影院 is ranked 11th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014.


四虎影院 launches new Biomedical Sciences degree

Tuesday 17 September 2013

The 四虎影院 is launching a new undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences focusing on the science underpinning medicine.


York hosts conference on intergenerational justice

Tuesday 17 September 2013

A groundbreaking conference at the 四虎影院 will look at intergenerational justice and the obligations different generations have to one another.


四虎影院 hosts Beeronomics 2013

Tuesday 17 September 2013

A major international conference at the 四虎影院 this week will bring together academics, the business community and policy makers to discuss key issues facing the beer and brewing industries.


Copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps fail to help rheumatoid arthritis, says York research

Monday 16 September 2013

Copper bracelets and magnet wrist straps have no real effect on pain, swelling, or disease progression in rheumatoid arthritis, according to new findings from a study conducted at the 四虎影院.


Hull York Medical School Professor wins prestigious international award

Monday 16 September 2013

Hull York Medical School's (HYMS) Chair of Anatomy Professor Paul O'Higgins has won an international award for excellence.


Politician and alumnus to lecture at York

Monday 16 September 2013

A former Prime Minister of South Korea, who is an alumnus, will return to the 四虎影院 this week to deliver the annual Vice-Chancellor's Lecture.


Researchers present a taste of York's heritage

Friday 13 September 2013

Visitors to the York Food & Drink Festival will have the chance to explore 鈥 and taste 鈥 York's rich history thanks to a special event staged by researchers from the 四虎影院's Borthwick Institute for Archives.


Lifetime achievement award for York psychologist

Tuesday 10 September 2013

Professor Andy Young from the 四虎影院's Department of Psychology has been awarded the British Psychological Society's Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge.


Hull York Medical School wins international accolade in its 10th anniversary year

Tuesday 10 September 2013

The Hull York Medical School (HYMS) has won a major international award recognising its excellence in medical education in its 10th anniversary year.


Public lecture to mark opening of research centre focusing on speedier hospital scans

Monday 9 September 2013

Major improvements in the detection of diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer鈥檚 are being developed at a pioneering 拢7m research facility due to open officially at the 四虎影院 this week.


Scientists discover new bat species in West Africa

Tuesday 3 September 2013

An international team of scientists, including biologists from the 四虎影院, has discovered five new species of bats in West Africa.


Royal Society recognition for outstanding York scientists

Monday 2 September 2013

Two 四虎影院 scientists have received Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Awards in recognition of their outstanding achievement and potential.


Stag Beetle sound bites: University electronics expert tunes in for BBC wildlife series

Friday 30 August 2013

The sound of Stag Beetles munching their way through a dead tree will feature in the latest episode of a BBC wildlife series on Sunday, thanks to the electronic wizardry of an entomological and environmental acoustics expert from the 四虎影院.


Acupuncture can be considered as one of the physical therapies for relieving osteoarthritis knee pain

Thursday 29 August 2013

A new systematic review by academics at the 四虎影院 suggests that acupuncture is at least as effective as other physical therapies for short-term relief from the pain of osteoarthritis of the knee.


Little changes – large effects

Thursday 29 August 2013

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have discovered that very small chemical changes to dietary flavonoids cause very large effects when the plant natural products are tested for their impact on the human immune system.


Researchers reveal hunter-gatherers’ taste for spice

Thursday 22 August 2013

Our early ancestors had a taste for spicy food, new research led by the 四虎影院 has revealed.


Open weekend offers the chance to hear the sound of North Yorkshire’s Stone Age past

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Visitors to an important North Yorkshire archaeological site will hear the sound of some of our earliest hunter-gatherer ancestors at work thanks to an innovative soundscape project at open events this weekend.


Developing a competitive advantage: Help at hand for Yorkshire and Humber businesses

Friday 16 August 2013

The 四虎影院 has teamed up with the Leeds, York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce to deliver a series of short courses aimed at equipping local businesses with the skills they need to succeed.


The top ten mammals surviving because of zoos

Wednesday 14 August 2013

A tiger, a West African primate and a large antelope are among species staving off extinction thanks to the help of zoos, according to a new report co-ordinated by Dr Andrew Marshall from the 四虎影院 and Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo.


Bright birds make good mothers

Tuesday 13 August 2013

Female blue tits with brightly coloured crowns are better mothers than duller birds, according to a new study led by the 四虎影院.


Captive humans go on display at North Yorkshire zoo

Friday 9 August 2013

The 四虎影院 and Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo are teaming up to treat zoo visitors to a rare sight - the UK鈥檚 only captive group of Homo sapiens.


York scientists to test plants as natural pest controls

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Scientists at the 四虎影院 are part of a 拢3 million research initiative announced by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Scottish Government to fund four projects aimed at improving food security for some of the world鈥檚 most important crops.


Business community invited to groundbreaking Beeronomics conference

Tuesday 6 August 2013

Members of the business community involved in the beer and brewing industry are invited to attend a major international conference at the 四虎影院.


University launches search for ‘returning’ scientists

Friday 2 August 2013

The 四虎影院 has launched an initiative to attract more scientists, who have taken a career break, back into the world of academia.


Research fellowship to aid understanding of what babies are thinking

Wednesday 31 July 2013

A psychology professor at the 四虎影院 has been awarded a national fellowship to support research into helping parents understand what their babies might be thinking or feeling.


New bike bank gearing up for launch

Friday 26 July 2013

The wheels are in motion on Yorkshire's first Grand D茅part 2014 bike bank project to help inspire children to take up cycling by giving them free access to cycles.


Resourceful York students set up consulting business

Tuesday 23 July 2013

Enterprising students from the 四虎影院 are improving their employment prospects and gaining valuable work experience by setting up their own consultancy business.


Student nurses raise funds for charity to help colleagues in India

Tuesday 23 July 2013

Student nurses at the 四虎影院 are raising money to send equipment and textbooks to help to provide free healthcare to some of the poorest and most in need people in rural communities in Southern India.


UK's agricultural resilience strengthened by new initiative in York

Monday 22 July 2013

The Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) and the 四虎影院 have today announced a new joint venture: an Initiative in Agrifood Resilience. This announcement comes on the same day as the Government launches its new UK Agri-Technology Strategy, which sets out how investment will back the technologies of the future allowing our agricultural industries to grow and flourish.


York launches new International Centre for Mental Health Social Research

Monday 22 July 2013

Mental health experts from around the world are teaming up to undertake a unique research programme applying social science to mental health practice.


York welcomes summer students from Peking University

Friday 19 July 2013

The 四虎影院 welcomes a group of undergraduates from China this weekend for the inaugural Peking University Summer School.


It's not just the heat – it's the ozone: 四虎影院 highlights hidden dangers

Friday 19 July 2013

During heat waves 鈥 when ozone production rises 鈥 plants' ozone absorption is curtailed, leaving more pollution in the air, and costing an estimated 460 lives in the UK in the hot summer of 2006.


四虎影院 demonstrates link between reclassification of cannabis and cannabis psychosis

Thursday 18 July 2013

Researchers from the 四虎影院 have demonstrated that the change in cannabis declassification in 2009 has coincided with a significant increase in hospital admissions for cannabis psychosis - rather than the decrease it was intended to produce.


Work placements give 四虎影院 students a competitive edge

Wednesday 17 July 2013

A three-week corporate placement is providing 四虎影院 Department of Computer Science students with a competitive advantage in the job market 鈥 and proving valuable to businesses too.


Making Memories, making history

Tuesday 16 July 2013

A newly published book of fictional stories, written by 四虎影院 students and inspired by the memories of York's older residents, includes a foreword by Dame Joan Bakewell.


Exhibition offers timely new view of England's past

Monday 15 July 2013

Scholars at the 四虎影院 have tapped into the latest mobile technologies and staged a Renaissance 鈥榝lash mob鈥 to give visitors to 400-year-old Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire a radically 21st century vision of Elizabethan England.


York physicists offer novel insight into experimental cancer treatment

Monday 15 July 2013

Physicists from the 四虎影院 have carried out new research into how the heating effect of an experimental cancer treatment works.


York Nanocentre researchers image individual atoms in a living catalytic reaction

Friday 12 July 2013

Groundbreaking new electron microscopy technology developed at the York JEOL Nanocentre at the 四虎影院 is allowing researchers to observe and analyse single atoms, small clusters and nanoparticles in dynamic in-situ experiments for the first time.


Language and linguistics researchers forge closer ties with region’s schools and colleges

Friday 12 July 2013

Researchers from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Language and Linguistic Science hosted a free one-day workshop for English Language A-Level teachers as part of a project to develop and expand its relationships with schools and colleges.


York degree of success leads to Mounties job

Wednesday 10 July 2013

A forensic speech scientist with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police will be presented with a postgraduate degree at the 四虎影院 this week.


Earthworms could help scientists ‘dig’ into past climates

Monday 8 July 2013

A team of UK researchers believe earthworms could provide a window into past climates, allowing scientists to piece together the prevailing weather conditions thousands of years ago.


University archaeologists unearth well-kept secrets

Monday 8 July 2013

Archaeologists from the 四虎影院 say a virtually intact Late Roman well discovered near Heslington, on the outskirts of the city, may have had significance in contemporary local agricultural cycles and fertility practices.


四虎影院 awards nine honorary degrees

Friday 5 July 2013

A film producer, a zooarchaeologist, the University鈥檚 first woman Deputy Vice-Chancellor, industrialists and eminent scientists are among those to receive honorary degrees from the 四虎影院 this week.


York professor to champion the role of women in science – from a soapbox

Thursday 4 July 2013

A Professor of Ecology from the 四虎影院 will step on to a soapbox in London this week to highlight the role of women in science.


New research demonstrates an increase in NHS productivity

Wednesday 3 July 2013

A new study by researchers at the Centre for Health Economics, 四虎影院, reveals the productivity of the NHS in England increased by 3.2 per cent in the first year of the Coalition administration.


Mountain rescue with a difference

Wednesday 3 July 2013

The Nepalese Himalayas north of Kathmandu, provide a mountain landscape of exceptional beauty, where trekkers can experience rugged snow-capped peaks, pristine mountain streams and lush wild flower meadows.


York scientist shines a light on solar fuels at Royal Society exhibition

Tuesday 2 July 2013

A researcher at the 四虎影院 is to showcase her work on solar fuels at a public exhibition hosted by The Royal Society in London this week.


Funding on offer for new 四虎影院 Masters on toleration

Monday 1 July 2013

The 四虎影院 is to offer 10 scholarships for a new MA in Political and Legal Theory: Toleration, designed to explore toleration from historical, legal and philosophical perspectives.


National competition success for York postgraduate student

Friday 28 June 2013

A 四虎影院 postgraduate student has scooped the top prize in a national competition after inspiring judges with a three-minute presentation on his research into reducing number-entry errors in medical devices.


四虎影院 scientist awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Thursday 27 June 2013

A 四虎影院 scientist has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship for excellence in higher education teaching and support for learning.


New research posts launched to investigate York’s archaeology and archives

Thursday 27 June 2013

City of York Council and the 四虎影院 have announced three Collaborative Doctoral Awards to investigate the city鈥檚 archaeology and the City Archive.


Design for Living: Academy Soiree at the 四虎影院

Thursday 27 June 2013

Royal Academy of Engineering President Sir John Parker will tonight host a Soiree at the 四虎影院 in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal, as Royal Fellow of the Academy.


National recognition for groundbreaking 四虎影院 business collaboration

Tuesday 25 June 2013

An innovative scientific and educational collaboration between the 四虎影院 and Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo has scooped a top national award in recognition of the outstanding impact of its conservation and educational work.


Health economics assessment of antimicrobial copper for infection control

Tuesday 25 June 2013

A unique health economics assessment of copper鈥檚 role in preventing healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) is being presented this week at the WHO鈥檚 International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control (ICPIC) in Geneva, demonstrating rapid payback on the capital investment.


York postgraduate students given three minutes to impress

Monday 24 June 2013

Three 四虎影院 postgraduate students are aiming to inspire an audience with their research as they compete in the inaugural 3 Minute Thesis UK Competition.


Young researchers help forward the quest for fusion energy

Friday 21 June 2013

Physics and engineering postgraduate students from across Europe are arriving at the 四虎影院 this weekend for a conference focusing on fusion research.


York residents urged to have their say on healthcare inequalities

Friday 21 June 2013

四虎影院 researchers are urging local people interested in improving fairness in the NHS to join a Citizens鈥 Panel and make their voices heard.


York celebrates top ten success in world rankings of younger universities

Thursday 20 June 2013

The 四虎影院 is the only UK University to rank in the top 10 in the Times Higher Education (THE) world rankings of universities less than 50 years old.


Protected areas provide African birds with stepping stones to survival

Thursday 20 June 2013

The protected area network in Tanzania is playing a vital role in the survival of savannah bird species as they move west in response to climate and environmental changes, according to new research led by the 四虎影院.


Free conference to give new perspectives on neoliberalism

Wednesday 19 June 2013

A major free conference exploring the economic and socio-political dynamics of 鈥榥eoliberalism鈥 will take place at the 四虎影院 next month.


What the butler really saw - the true story of life below stairs

Monday 17 June 2013

Writer Lucy Lethbridge will offer a window into the fascinating downstairs world of the Downton Abbey era at a York Festival of Ideas talk.


Scientists celebrate the life and legacy of Professor Guy Dodson

Friday 14 June 2013

A memorial meeting at the 四虎影院 this weekend will celebrate the life in science of Professor Guy Dodson, FRS.


Soft drinks challenge for enterprising school children

Friday 14 June 2013

More than 400 primary school children will take part in three Enterprise Days at the 四虎影院, designed to teach them new skills in a fun and stimulating way.


York students get on their bikes in search of Tour de France inspiration

Friday 14 June 2013

Students from the 四虎影院 are gearing up for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to contribute creative ideas for art and floral displays which could feature on the Tour de France route through Yorkshire next year.


Top performing teenagers explore the world of Physics

Thursday 13 June 2013

Teenagers from across Yorkshire and the Humber are discovering what it is like to study Physics at a top university at a World of Physics event at the 四虎影院.


Spotlight falls on ways of fostering business growth

Wednesday 12 June 2013

A lunchtime panel debate, held as part of a major Economics, Entrepreneurship and Equality Day, will focus on what needs to be done to support business and grow the economy.


四虎影院 launches new Interactive Media degree

Wednesday 12 June 2013

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Theatre, Film and Television is to launch a new BSc in Interactive Media designed to encourage a flair for scientific understanding and a strong creative drive.


To germinate, or not to germinate, that is the question

Monday 10 June 2013

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have uncovered new insights into the way seeds use gene networks to control when they germinate in response to environmental signals.


Researchers recommend clearer national guidance on the role of community nursing assistants

Monday 10 June 2013

A pioneering study led by researchers from the 四虎影院 highlights the role and contribution of community nursing assistants and their potential impact on patient experience.


Innovative filmmaking goes on show at LUMA Film Festival

Monday 10 June 2013

Students from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Theatre, Film and Television aim to open up the fascinating world of filmmaking to the public as they celebrate and champion their work at the annual LUMA Film Festival.


How information technology could transform diabetes care

Friday 7 June 2013

The York Festival of Ideas will play host to a major public lecture which will explore how information technology can help tackle the escalating problem of diabetes and lead to more effective treatments for patients.


Make some noise at festival family fun event

Thursday 6 June 2013

Children will have a chance to give a 鈥榲oice鈥 to a silent movie villain or paint their own Royal self portrait at an afternoon of fun activities organised by postgraduate students at the 四虎影院 for the Festival of Ideas.


Exploring the power of dreams

Thursday 6 June 2013

Space scientist, consultant and broadcaster Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock will explain at a public lecture how she uses the wow factor to inspire children into careers in science.


Students transport Jacobean city comedy to a dystopian near-future

Wednesday 5 June 2013

A 17th century Jacobean comedy seldom seen on the modern stage is undergoing a thoroughly modern re-working with the help of students from the 四虎影院.


York Festival of Ideas fosters new writing talent

Tuesday 4 June 2013

Some of the country's brightest new writing stars will be heading to York later this month for an afternoon of debate and discussion designed to showcase their talents and give an insight into the inspiration and influences behind their prize-winning prose.


Fusion researchers hoping to power their way to top place

Tuesday 4 June 2013

Postgraduate students from the Fusion Doctoral Training Network - which is led by the 四虎影院 - will compete in the national final of a competition designed to sharpen researchers鈥 business skills.


How the wood-eating gribble could help turn waste into biofuel

Monday 3 June 2013

Scientists, led by Professor Simon McQueen-Mason and Professor Neil Bruce at the 四虎影院, have discovered a new enzyme that could prove an important step in the quest to turn waste, such as paper, scrap wood and straw, into liquid fuel.


University expert to shed new light on silent film classics

Friday 31 May 2013

Pioneering American films from the silent era of the movies are to be screened in Leeds and London later this month at events organised by Judith Buchanan, Professor of Film and Literature and Director of the Humanities Research Centre at the 四虎影院.


Impacts of caregiving on the health and quality of life of European carers

Wednesday 29 May 2013

The impact that providing informal care to close relatives has on people's health and quality of life depends on where they live and their cultural and social background, according to research published today by the Centre for Health Economics, 四虎影院.


Top authors discuss 'Renaissance Reincarnations'

Tuesday 28 May 2013

Authors Germaine Greer, Robert Hutchinson, Catherine Fletcher, and Pamela Hartshorne will offer an insight into the process of re-creating Renaissance personalities for a modern audience at an event organised by the 四虎影院.


The Ascent of Man: why our early ancestors took to two feet

Friday 24 May 2013

A new study by archaeologists at the 四虎影院 challenges evolutionary theories behind the development of our earliest ancestors from tree dwelling quadrupeds to upright bipeds capable of walking and scrambling.


Milwaukee-York researchers forward quest for quantum computing

Thursday 23 May 2013

Research teams from UW-Milwaukee and the 四虎影院 investigating the properties of ultra-thin films of new materials are helping bring quantum computing one step closer to reality.


York scholar named New Generation Thinker

Thursday 23 May 2013

A 四虎影院 scholar has been named as one of ten New Generation Thinkers for 2013 by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the BBC.


Paint the town green this half-term – explore the new science trail at St Nicholas Fields

Wednesday 22 May 2013

In partnership, the 四虎影院 is offering a series of free family events with St Nicholas Fields at their Tang Hall site on Thursday 30 May, exploring science and nature.


Clocking In: Life in the Chocolate City

Wednesday 22 May 2013

Real life stories from those who worked in York's chocolate factories


York city centre lecture examines heroism

Tuesday 21 May 2013

A public lecture at the historic King鈥檚 Manor, 四虎影院, will explore the theme of victims and heroes, and defend the possibility of heroism even in the modern age.


Eco database to map landscape projects

Tuesday 21 May 2013

Environmental projects which map some of the most important benefits we get from nature have been brought together for the first time in an online database, following national survey work by researchers in the 四虎影院 Environment Department.


'North and South': York Festival of Ideas 'Takes Over' York

Monday 20 May 2013

The 2013 York Festival of Ideas reveals a diverse and stimulating programme of mostly free events taking place across the city and the 四虎影院 campus between 13 and 29 June on a theme of 'North and South'.


York brewing up for groundbreaking economic conference

Monday 20 May 2013

A major international conference at the 四虎影院 will bring together academics, the business community and policy makers to discuss high-quality economic research related to beer and brewing.


Why we need to put the fish back into fisheries

Monday 20 May 2013

Overfishing has reduced fish populations and biodiversity across much of the world's oceans. In response, fisheries are increasingly reliant on a handful of highly valuable shellfish. However, new research by the 四虎影院 shows this approach to be extremely risky.


Creating citizenship communities: helping young people take their place in society

Friday 17 May 2013

A major new study suggests a range of potential improvements in the way schools pursue citizenship education.


Norman Rea Gallery presents local artists’ work

Friday 17 May 2013

A new exhibition at the Norman Rea Gallery at the 四虎影院 focuses on the work of two local artists, bringing together sculptural works and detailed pen and ink drawings.


National evaluation of the Realising Opportunities programme

Thursday 16 May 2013

A team at the 四虎影院鈥檚 Institute for Effective Education (IEE) has been commissioned to carry out the national evaluation of the Realising Opportunities (RO) Programme.


Scientists uncover the fundamental property of astatine, the rarest atom on Earth

Wednesday 15 May 2013

An international team of scientists, including a 四虎影院 researcher, has carried out ground-breaking experiments to investigate the atomic structure of astatine (Z=85), the rarest naturally occurring element on Earth.


Citizen scientists help protect native trees

Tuesday 14 May 2013

A major survey into the health of native trees in the Yorkshire and Humberside region is launched this week at a York nature reserve.


Yorkshire and Humber research support service receives major award

Monday 13 May 2013

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has renewed its funding of 拢5.25m to the University of Sheffield to manage the Yorkshire and Humber Research Design Service (RDSYH) 鈥 a collaboration that includes the 四虎影院 - for a further five years.


Get on your bike for York@50

Friday 10 May 2013

Students, staff, alumni and the local community are taking part in the York@50 Bike Rides on 2 June to help to mark the 50th Anniversary of the 四虎影院.


Public lecture explores Shakespeare’s Globe and its audiences

Thursday 9 May 2013

The 四虎影院 is hosting a public lecture on Shakespeare鈥檚 Globe and the role of the audience as part of a series of events commemorating 50 years of Education at York.


Scientists demonstrate pear-shaped atomic nuclei

Thursday 9 May 2013

An international team of physicists, including scientists from the 四虎影院, has shown that some atomic nuclei can assume asymmetric 'pear' shapes.


四虎影院 reveals pressure ulcer research uncertainties

Wednesday 8 May 2013

A new study involving researchers at the 四虎影院 has revealed substantial areas of doubt and uncertainty about the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers.


Chaos proves superior to order

Tuesday 7 May 2013

An international team of physicists, including researchers from the Universities of York and St. Andrews, has demonstrated that chaos can beat order - at least as far as light storage is concerned.


A tradition of innovation - learning and teaching at York

Tuesday 7 May 2013

Academics meet this week for a conference focusing on distinctive teaching methods at the 四虎影院.


More than a game: exploring new digital frontiers

Friday 3 May 2013

A groundbreaking new initiative led by the 四虎影院, with partners at Cass Business School, part of City University London and Durham University Business School, aims to unlock the potential for scientific and social benefits in digital games.


York joins the world’s largest nuclear physics research facility

Friday 3 May 2013

Researchers at the 四虎影院 will have access to the most impressive and advanced nuclear physics research facility in the world as the United Kingdom today becomes part of a 鈧1.6 billion international project that will be to nuclear physics what CERN is to particle physics.


Leveson and press integrity – what have we learned?

Thursday 2 May 2013

A public discussion at the 四虎影院 will look at the ethical and political issues raised by the Leveson Inquiry and debate what we have learned.


York student filmmakers in the running for top national awards

Thursday 2 May 2013

Films by three talented 四虎影院 student filmmakers have been shortlisted for the prestigious Royal Television Society (RTS) Student Television Awards 2012.


York students determined to win modern day war of the Roses

Tuesday 30 April 2013

York student athletes promise the biggest and best Roses tournament ever to help mark the University's 50th Anniversary year.


York conference explores new developments in cancer treatment

Tuesday 30 April 2013

The 四虎影院 is the venue for an international conference next month on the pathogenesis and treatment of lymphomas, the most common type of cancers of the blood in the developed world.


Innovative York students look for local business support

Friday 26 April 2013

A team of undergraduate Biology students at the 四虎影院 is developing a bacteria powered electrical battery as part of a global synthetic biology competition.


Composer takes innovative approach to choral music

Thursday 25 April 2013

A British composer based at the 四虎影院 is using acoustic analysis techniques to help create ground-breaking choral music designed specifically for a particular performance venue.


New research shows inequalities in progression to postgraduate study in the UK

Thursday 25 April 2013

In a study commissioned by the Higher Education Academy (HEA), researchers from the 四虎影院 have highlighted potentially worrying inequalities in transition to postgraduate degrees.


四虎影院 reveals alcohol industry tactics to influence alcohol policy reform in Scotland

Wednesday 24 April 2013

The alcohol industry 鈥 including some supermarkets, drinks companies, and trade associations 鈥 distorted international evidence on effective alcohol control measures in an attempt to influence the Scottish Government鈥檚 public health policy to its advantage, according to a study published in the journal PLOS Medicine.


York scientist provides 'new spin' on emerging quantum technologies

Tuesday 23 April 2013

An international team of scientists, including 四虎影院 physicist Dr Irene D鈥橝mico, has shed new light on a fundamental area of physics which could have important implications for future electronic devices and the transfer of information at the quantum level.


Family portraits go on show at University’s Norman Rea Gallery

Monday 22 April 2013

A collection of oil paintings depicting members of artist Harvey Taylor's family will go on show at the Norman Rea Gallery at the 四虎影院.


Scientists throw new light on DNA copying process

Thursday 18 April 2013

Research led by a scientist at the 四虎影院 has thrown new light on the way breakdowns in the DNA copying process inside cells can contribute to cancer and other diseases.


York hosts international space apps challenge

Tuesday 16 April 2013

The 四虎影院 is co-hosting a global NASA challenge to help explore the final frontier - space.


York plays host to South African jazz legend

Monday 15 April 2013

South African Jazz will be in the spotlight at a free musical forum at the 四虎影院 this week.


Stateside spotlight on York's arts and humanities

Monday 15 April 2013

Leading scholars will showcase the 四虎影院's research strengths in the arts and humanities at a series of events in the USA this week.


York scientist awarded Royal Society Industry Fellowship

Monday 15 April 2013

The Royal Society has awarded a York researcher a fellowship to help strengthen links between academia and industry.


Voices from Fragile States: Education in conflict and fragility

Friday 12 April 2013

As part of the 四虎影院's 50th Anniversary, experts from around the world are meeting in New York to promote the role of education in helping to deliver peace and long-term development in fragile or conflict-affected countries.


Pottery reveals Ice Age hunter-gatherers' taste for fish

Wednesday 10 April 2013

Hunter-gatherers living in glacial conditions produced pots for cooking fish, according to the findings of a pioneering new study led by the 四虎影院 which reports the earliest direct evidence for the use of ceramic vessels.


Protected wildlife areas are 'welcome mats' for UK's bird newcomers

Wednesday 10 April 2013

A new study by scientists at the 四虎影院 and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) shows that bird species which have colonised the UK in recent decades breed initially almost exclusively in nature reserves and other areas specially protected for wildlife.


Research group's launch marks double anniversary

Thursday 4 April 2013

To mark the launch of the York Environmental Sustainability Institute (YESI), and in celebration of our 50th Anniversary and the Centenary of the British Ecological Society, the 四虎影院 is to co-host a major international conference this month.


四虎影院 celebrates World Voice Day

Tuesday 2 April 2013

If you have ever wondered about questions such as 'Do I really sing better in the shower?' and 'Why can't my dog talk?' then a fascinating event at the 四虎影院 will provide the answers.


New centre to inform mental health social policy and practice

Tuesday 2 April 2013

The 四虎影院 has launched a new centre to help collaboration between researchers investigating the social, economic and cultural influences on mental health and wellbeing.


Report highlights 'bleak' poverty levels in the UK

Thursday 28 March 2013

The Poverty and Social Exclusion (PSE) Project published its first report today. 'The Impoverishment of the UK' reveals significant levels of poverty and deprivation.


York scientists discover driving force behind prostate cancer

Wednesday 27 March 2013

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have discovered the driving force behind the development of prostate cancer.


York student reaches new heights at Virgin Galactic HQ

Tuesday 26 March 2013

四虎影院-supported student entrepreneur, Charlie Simpson-Daniel, took his ambitions to be a business leader of the future to new heights after meeting with Sir Richard Branson at his Virgin Galactic headquarters.


UK’s first woman Law Lord to deliver keynote speech at York conference

Monday 25 March 2013

Lady Hale, Justice of the Supreme Court, will deliver the keynote speech at a socio-legal conference at the 四虎影院 this week.


Laser empties atoms from the inside out

Monday 25 March 2013

An international team of plasma physicists has used one of the world鈥檚 most powerful lasers to create highly unusual plasma composed of hollow atoms.


York Careers initiative recognised for supporting students into work

Thursday 21 March 2013

The 四虎影院's Careers team was highly commended at the AGR Development Awards 2013 for the Best Preparation for Work Initiative in Higher Education.


York researcher wins silver for chemistry display in Parliament

Wednesday 20 March 2013

A 四虎影院 PhD student has won a Silver award at a competition in the House of Commons for the excellence of his chemistry research.


Public events focus on plasma and solar storms

Wednesday 20 March 2013

The 四虎影院 is offering people of all ages an opportunity to learn more about plasma and solar storms.


New study suggests social status, ethnicity and maternal age can predict which women are at an increased risk of operative births in the UK

Wednesday 20 March 2013

Independent maternal demographic factors such as social status, ethnicity and maternal age can predict the likelihood of operative births in the UK, according to a new study by researchers from the 四虎影院.


四虎影院 appoints new Vice-Chancellor

Monday 18 March 2013

The 四虎影院 today announces the appointment of Professor Koen Lamberts as its new Vice-Chancellor.


Investment will power new understanding of materials

Monday 18 March 2013

A consortium of top UK academics is developing computer codes to provide new insights into existing and predicted materials using the national supercomputer (HECToR).


University celebrates close links with York schools

Friday 15 March 2013

A wide range of community and school partners from York and North Yorkshire attended a special event to mark 50 years of Education at the 四虎影院.


University brings science to life for teenagers

Friday 15 March 2013

Young people from Yorkshire and the Humber will experience science in action next week as they take part in a series of interactive sessions at the 四虎影院.


Chemists with bright futures ‘set’ for Parliament

Friday 15 March 2013

Two scientists from the 四虎影院 have been invited to Parliament next week to present their research to MPs and a panel of experts, who will judge their presentations for SET for Britain, a competition promoting early-stage researchers.


Plants let chloroplasts know the time

Thursday 14 March 2013

Plant cells communicate information about the time of day to their chloroplasts, the part of their cells that underpins all agricultural productivity on Earth, according to new research involving three 四虎影院 students which is published today in Science.


York academic leads international meeting on swarm robotics

Monday 11 March 2013

A 四虎影院 professor will play a key role at the prestigious Royal Society Frontiers of Science meeting in Russia this week.


Analysis of human remains rewrites the story of Stonehenge

Saturday 9 March 2013

For centuries scientists and historians have argued over the meaning and purpose of Stonehenge. Now a research team, which included Dr Oliver Craig, of the 四虎影院, believes it has finally solved many of the mysteries surrounding our greatest prehistoric monument, overturning the accepted view on what happened when Stonehenge was built, and why it was constructed.


University premiere for new employee ownership documentary film

Friday 8 March 2013

The 四虎影院 is inviting members of the local business community to the first screening in England of a new documentary film.


York academic’s focus on life and death in Ancient Egypt

Friday 8 March 2013

Dr Joann Fletcher, a Research and Teaching Fellow in the Department of Archaeology at the 四虎影院, has written and presented Ancient Egypt: Life & Death In The Valley Of The Kings for BBC 2.


York nursing students swap uniforms for pyjamas

Thursday 7 March 2013

四虎影院 nursing students will swap their uniforms for pyjamas this week as they find out what it鈥檚 like to be a patient.


Centre stage for 四虎影院 choir on Mothering Sunday

Thursday 7 March 2013

BBC Radio 4鈥檚 live Mothering Sunday broadcast from York Minster will feature 四虎影院 choir The 24.


Curtains down for the black hole firewall paradox: making gravity safe for Einstein again

Wednesday 6 March 2013

Research by scientists at the 四虎影院 has revealed new insights into the life and death of black holes.


Report focuses on valuable role of international alumni

Tuesday 5 March 2013

A new report by the 四虎影院, commissioned by the Higher Education Academy, highlights the benefits of effective internationalisation and successful alumni engagement programmes.


Private art collection goes on show

Monday 4 March 2013

Works of modern art, collected by the Vice-Chancellor of the 四虎影院, Professor Brian Cantor, will go on public show this week.


Mock employment tribunal success

Monday 4 March 2013

The 四虎影院 and a team of employment law experts hosted a mock employment tribunal to help North Yorkshire organisations understand how best to prepare for employment tribunal cases.


Lecture highlights audio’s role in preserving our heritage

Friday 1 March 2013

A major public lecture held at York鈥檚 historic Merchant Adventurers鈥 Hall will examine how audio and acoustics can help us investigate our past and design our future.


University’s history told by those who helped shape it

Friday 1 March 2013

The 四虎影院 has launched a new digital archive recording the memories and histories of some of the people who have helped shape the institution over the last 50 years.


Event explores how Renaissance lives are created in the theatre

Thursday 28 February 2013

The 四虎影院 is offering a behind-the-scenes view of a play rehearsal and an opportunity to learn how Renaissance lives are created in the theatre for 21st-century audiences.


Challenging new exhibition at University's Norman Rea Gallery

Monday 25 February 2013

A challenging new exhibition by artist Fran Copeman opens at the Norman Rea Gallery at the 四虎影院 today.


New research to test success of prison drugs initiative

Thursday 21 February 2013

New research led by the 四虎影院 will carry out a detailed appraisal of Drug Recovery Wings which have been established in 11 prisons in England and Wales.


Conference explores legacy of York-born physician John Snow

Wednesday 20 February 2013

The 四虎影院 is inviting the local community to join a special event commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of John Snow.


Major investment in new microscope technologies

Wednesday 20 February 2013

A project to drive forward the understanding of key biological processes by developing new microscope technologies has received a 拢2m funding boost.


High-altitude archaeologists to probe prehistoric Himalayas

Tuesday 19 February 2013

A team of archaeologists from the 四虎影院 are to travel to the roof of the world to discover, survey, and record mountain archaeology in the Nepalese Himalayas.


Celebrating 50 years of Education at York

Monday 18 February 2013

A series of public lectures and other events will celebrate 50 years of Education at the 四虎影院.


Research uncovers a potential link between Parkinson’s and visual problems

Friday 15 February 2013

The most common genetic cause of Parkinson鈥檚 is not only responsible for the condition鈥檚 distinctive movement problems but may also affect vision, according to new research by scientists at the 四虎影院.


Research shows how 'Mallard' dye fills need for speed

Thursday 14 February 2013

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have developed a new medical tool which could help surgeons carrying out complex procedures in the operating theatre.


Chinese New Year celebrations herald the Year of the Snake

Thursday 7 February 2013

York's Chinese students are inviting the local community to share an evening of spectacle, dance and music as they celebrate the Chinese New Year.


Award a ‘Big Deal’ for business mentor

Thursday 7 February 2013

A mentor with the Big Deal enterprise competition for young people has won the Industry Mentor of the Year prize at a Brightside Charitable Trust awards ceremony.


New study examines community role of Ireland's rural pubs

Tuesday 5 February 2013

Researchers from the 四虎影院 are exploring the role village pubs play in local communities in Ireland and ways of halting their decline.


Award-winning playwright returns for masterclass

Monday 4 February 2013

鈥業 do know the real thing when I see it. And Nick Payne, a playwright previously unknown to me, is at the beginning of a great career.鈥 John Lahr, The New Yorker


Pioneering research helps to unravel the brain’s vision secrets

Monday 4 February 2013

A new study led by scientists at the Universities of York and Bradford has identified the two areas of the brain responsible for our perception of orientation and shape.


Holocaust Memorial Day marked by premiere of play by Jewish prisoners

Friday 1 February 2013

The first UK performance of scenes from a play written by Jewish prisoners at a Nazi concentration camp formed the centrepiece of the 四虎影院鈥檚 commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day.


Collages go on show at University’s Norman Rea Gallery

Thursday 31 January 2013

A new exhibition at the 四虎影院鈥檚 Norman Rea Gallery will feature a collection of collages created using old books and vintage magazines.


New study highlights impact of environmental change on older people

Thursday 31 January 2013

Recent natural disasters illustrate vulnerability of older people: majority of deaths from the Great East Japan Earthquake (2011) and Hurricane Katrina (2005) occurred among older people.


Snails signal a humid Mediterranean

Wednesday 30 January 2013

An international team of researchers has shown that old wives' tales that snails can tell us about the weather should not be dismissed too hastily.


Music technology takes centre stage at York

Monday 28 January 2013

The 四虎影院 is to host a day of music technology workshops and performances in partnership with the electronic music record label The Centrifuge.


York contributes to social policy development in St Helena

Monday 28 January 2013

Two 四虎影院 academics are playing a key role in a review of social security reforms introduced in one of Britain's remotest overseas territories.


Top academics respond to the UK Government Digital Strategy

Friday 25 January 2013

A major report published today examines the challenges faced by the Government in delivering its new digital strategy.


Former Marks & Spencer Chairman to deliver public lecture

Thursday 24 January 2013

Leading businessman Sir Stuart Rose will present a major public lecture at the 四虎影院, discussing the role that business has to play in delivering the sustainability agenda.


Introducing ‘more patient reality’ into NHS spending decisions

Thursday 24 January 2013

A study by health economists at the 四虎影院 has, for the first time, produced an estimate of the impact on other NHS patients of new and more costly drugs and other treatments.


Student competition success opens up 3D crossword puzzles for the blind

Tuesday 22 January 2013

A 四虎影院 student has successfully completed a challenge that will allow blind and visually impaired people to complete 3D crosswords.


Degree of distance for online students

Tuesday 22 January 2013

Five students are travelling from countries across the Commonwealth to receive their Masters degrees at the 四虎影院 this week after three years of online distance study.


University awards five honorary degrees

Monday 21 January 2013

A British campaigner and writer, the Chairman of the Nippon Foundation, an award-winning historian, a BAFTA-winning playwright and the lawyer who represented the University at the public inquiry into Heslington East are to receive honorary degrees from the 四虎影院 this week.


University offers science for parents

Friday 18 January 2013

Free help is at hand for York parents whose New Year鈥檚 resolution is to understand the science their children are learning at school.


Pioneering concert combines live and synthetic voices

Friday 18 January 2013

An innovative concert combining human and synthetic voices with music will provide exciting new insights into how computer-generated voices can be made more expressive.


York delegation explores health links with India and Sri Lanka

Thursday 17 January 2013

A delegation from the 四虎影院 and Hull York Medical School is visiting India and Sri Lanka to promote new health-focused and academic links with the two countries.


Neon lights up exploding stars

Tuesday 15 January 2013

An international team of nuclear astrophysicists has shed new light on the explosive stellar events known as novae.


New study reveals gas that triggers ozone destruction

Monday 14 January 2013

Scientists at the Universities of York and Leeds have made a significant discovery about the cause of the destruction of ozone over oceans.


York insulin scientists in anniversary breakthrough

Wednesday 9 January 2013

Scientists at the 四虎影院 played a pivotal role in new research that has signaled a significant step forward in the understanding of how insulin works.


World experts gather in York to discuss the Mystery of the Sapphire Ring

Wednesday 9 January 2013

Leading experts are gathering in York later this month to try and solve the mysteries of a unique sapphire ring found near the city.


University's Norman Rea Gallery launches colourful new exhibition

Tuesday 8 January 2013

Abstract portrayals of the human face, featuring bold, lurid colours, take centre stage at a new exhibition at the Norman Rea Gallery at the 四虎影院.


People with dementia and their carers play key role in new study

Monday 7 January 2013

People with dementia and their family carers are to play a pivotal role in a pioneering study led by researchers at the 四虎影院 into the effectiveness of using Life Stories to influence their care and improve their quality of life. The study has been funded by the National Institute for Health Research Health Services and Delivery (NIHR HS&DR) Programme.


Stateside experience for York students

Wednesday 2 January 2013

Two new exchange schemes are providing exciting opportunities for 四虎影院 students to study in the United States.


Who to contact

  • Press office
    pressoffice@york.ac.uk
    01904 322029
  • Out of hours service
    To contact the Press Office out of hours call 07795 315 029 or the Security Centre on 01904 324444