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News archive: 2014 releases

University chefs’ Christmas cheer for young care-leavers

Monday 22 December 2014

Chefs from the 四虎影院 worked with young care leavers to prepare a special Christmas meal at Moor Lane Youth Centre in the city.

Christmas celebrations round off York Nursery’s 25th year

Friday 19 December 2014

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Campus Nursery and Pre-school had a special Christmas visitor this week, an event that marked the climax of its 25th anniversary celebrations.

International impact of our research excellence is recognised

Thursday 18 December 2014

We rank 14th overall and 10th for the impact of our research in the new Research Excellence Framework published today (18 December 2014).

Mother knows best: how seeds recognise the seasons

Monday 15 December 2014

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have played a key role in new research into the way 鈥榤other鈥 plants use their memory of the seasons to teach their seeds the most advantageous time to germinate.

York psychologist delivers young scientists’ call to UN

Monday 15 December 2014

A 四虎影院 psychologist addressed the second meeting of the UN Secretary-General鈥檚 Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) in Paris, stressing the importance of science for achieving sustainability and poverty reduction.

Creating Cinematic Voices: Creative boot camp offered at York

Friday 12 December 2014

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Theatre, Film and Television is to host a course on cinematic sound in March 2015.

York’s stained glass artists: final chance to see work

Friday 12 December 2014

An exhibition celebrating York鈥檚 most talented stained glass artists is open for two final days before the New Year.

Government’s chief advisor opens new science teaching and learning building at York

Wednesday 10 December 2014

The Government鈥檚 Chief Scientific Advisor Sir Mark Walport has officially opened a new 拢7.5 million interdisciplinary science teaching and learning facility at the 四虎影院.

York gains recognition for reducing carbon footprint

Wednesday 10 December 2014

The 四虎影院 has achieved the Carbon Trust Standard 鈥 a mark of excellence in recognition of measuring, managing and reducing carbon emissions.

York scientists resolve spin puzzle

Wednesday 10 December 2014

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have helped to uncover the properties of defects in the atomic structure of magnetite, potentially opening the way for its use in producing more powerful electronic devices.

Call to change concept of harm reduction in alcohol policy

Tuesday 9 December 2014

A new policy paper by a 四虎影院 academic calls for limits on the influence of the drinks industry in shaping alcohol policy because it has a 鈥榝undamental conflict of interest鈥.

Scientists reveal parchment’s hidden stories

Monday 8 December 2014

Millions of documents stored in archives could provide scientists with the key to tracing the development of agriculture in the British Isles over the last 700 years, according to new research at the 四虎影院 and Trinity College Dublin.

York researchers shed light on Special Guardianship

Thursday 4 December 2014

New research by academics at the 四虎影院 suggests that Special Guardianship (SG), an alternative to adoption, increases the potential for permanent stability for children who are unable to live with their birth parents.

York research spotlights male healthcare attitudes

Thursday 4 December 2014

A researcher at the 四虎影院, studying male attitudes towards self-managing long-term healthcare issues, has discovered that self-management support is better received by men if it does not threaten aspects of masculine identity.

Richard III – case closed after 529 years

Tuesday 2 December 2014

An international research team provides overwhelming evidence that the skeleton discovered under a car park in Leicester represents the remains of King Richard III, closing what is probably the UK鈥檚 oldest forensic case.

York Electronics student wins national award

Tuesday 2 December 2014

An undergraduate from the 四虎影院 has been named the UK Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF) 2014 Scholar of the Year.

York English Literature student elected as Intern of the Year

Monday 1 December 2014

Eleanor Bartley, a final year English Literature student, is the 四虎影院 Student Internship Bureau鈥檚 鈥業ntern of the Year鈥.

Awards hat-trick for Learning and Development team

Monday 1 December 2014

The 四虎影院 Learning and Development Team has achieved a notable hat-trick by winning their third Times Higher Education Award in five years.

Professor Sir Malcolm Grant is to be our new Chancellor

Friday 28 November 2014

We are pleased to announce that Professor Sir Malcolm Grant is to be our new Chancellor from 1 August 2015.

Research sows the seeds of improved diet

Thursday 27 November 2014

Scientists in the Centre for Novel Agricultural Products (CNAP) at the 四虎影院 are part of a major research project launched today to help provide improved crops for the future.

Ancient dental plaque: a ‘whey’ into our milk drinking past?

Thursday 27 November 2014

We drink milk because it is good for us, but we rarely stop to think 鈥淲hy?鈥 Archaeologists and geneticists have been puzzling this question since it was revealed that the mutations which enable adults to drink milk are under the strongest selection of any in the human genome.

Hollywood dialect coach speaks at York

Wednesday 26 November 2014

Andrew Jack, a dialect and dialogue coach who perfected Pierce Brosnan鈥檚 British accent for James Bond, will give a public lecture at the 四虎影院 on 3 December.

New Hub to make quantum leap in secure communications

Wednesday 26 November 2014

Leading researchers from UK universities and industry have come together in a unique collaboration to exploit fundamental laws of quantum physics for the development of secure communication technologies and services for consumer, commercial and government markets.

Second major research award for York biologist

Tuesday 25 November 2014

A 四虎影院 scientist has won a second major award for his pioneering research in the evolutionary biology of microbes.

New Science City York events for bioscience community

Tuesday 25 November 2014

A new initiative from Science City York (SCY) aims to provide networking and idea-sharing opportunities for the local bioscience community.

Researchers discover evidence of earliest domestic chickens

Monday 24 November 2014

An international research team including a 四虎影院 biologist has found the earliest evidence for chicken domestication to date.

Rave US reviews for York musician

Monday 24 November 2014

Robert Hollingworth, Anniversary Reader in the 四虎影院鈥檚 Music Department, directed 鈥榖reathtaking鈥 performances of How Like an Angel in New York this Autumn.

On the road to better management of public assets

Thursday 20 November 2014

A partnership between the 四虎影院 and technology company Gaist Solutions Ltd is extending the life of the UK鈥檚 public infrastructure assets.

York wins Arts Council grant to support emerging composers

Thursday 20 November 2014

Emerging composers and performers are set to benefit after the 四虎影院鈥檚 Music Press (UYMP) secured a grant from Arts Council England to establish a new support project.

四虎影院 Launches Innovation Fund for York Festival of Ideas 2015

Wednesday 19 November 2014

The York Festival of Ideas will launch a new Innovation Fund providing support for organisations and individuals wishing to develop activities for the 2015 programme, funded by the Holbeck Trust.

The role of historic houses in the 21st Century: York hosts Chatsworth lecture

Wednesday 19 November 2014

Matthew Hirst, Head of Arts and Historic Collections at Chatsworth, will give the second biennial Yorkshire Country House Partnership lecture on 26 November at the 四虎影院.

New Physics academy to link industry with the brightest and best

Monday 17 November 2014

A new academy designed to encourage more physics graduates into technical careers will be formally launched at the 四虎影院 next week.

City of York welcomes international students

Monday 17 November 2014

Students from all over the world received a civic welcome to the City of York on Wednesday 12 November.

Hull York Medical School outreach project highlighted in excellence report

Friday 14 November 2014

An 鈥榠ntroduction to medicine鈥 activity organised by students at Hull York Medical School (HYMS) has been chosen as a case study displaying good practice by the Medical School Council.

Awards success for York’s budding filmmakers

Friday 14 November 2014

Students from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Theatre, Film and Television scored a hat-trick of awards this week at the Royal Television Society Yorkshire Student Awards 2014.

Quack to the Future: York students prepare to launch Astroduck into space

Wednesday 12 November 2014

Students from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Astronomy Society are preparing to send a rubber duck into space to capture unique footage and scientific data.

New exhibition comes to Norman Rea Gallery

Tuesday 11 November 2014

A new exhibition featuring the paintings of artist Noelle Turner-Bridger opens at the 四虎影院鈥檚 Norman Rea Gallery on 17 November.

Researchers discover new target for blood cancer treatment

Monday 10 November 2014

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have identified a therapeutic target which could lead to the development of new treatments for specific blood cancers.

York graduate’s artwork celebrates 50th anniversary of history department

Monday 10 November 2014

A 四虎影院 graduate has completed a commission from the University鈥檚 History Department to produce a piece of art to mark its 50th anniversary.

York’s key role in advancing digital creativity

Thursday 6 November 2014

The 四虎影院 is to play a key role in the Digital Catapult, a new national project to advance the UK鈥檚 best digital ideas.

Ozone destroying substances on the rise - but Montreal Protocol on track

Wednesday 5 November 2014

An international team of scientists, including a researcher from the 四虎影院, has reported a recent increase in atmospheric hydrogen chloride (HCI), an ozone destroying substance.

BBC Look North Special to broadcast from 四虎影院

Wednesday 5 November 2014

A BBC Look North special focusing on devolution for Yorkshire was filmed at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television鈥檚 studios at the 四虎影院 on 4 November.

Tapping the chemical potential of food waste

Tuesday 4 November 2014

Scientists at the 四虎影院 are helping local companies extract and use chemicals from food waste.

Research partnership is key to biodiversity conservation

Monday 3 November 2014

A new policy paper led by 四虎影院 scientists, in partnership with Proforest, aims to increase awareness among researchers of the High Conservation Value (HCV) approach to safeguarding ecosystems and species.

Tackling pharmaceutical fall-out in the environment

Monday 3 November 2014

Researchers at the 四虎影院 say that more should be done to tackle the problem of inappropriate disposal of pharmaceutically-contaminated wastes. They also have a potential solution.

Pioneering York research centre secures major funding

Friday 31 October 2014

The Wellcome Trust has awarded 拢1 million to continue its support of the successful interdisciplinary work of the Centre for Chronic Diseases and Disorders (C2D2) at the 四虎影院.

四虎影院 and National Railway Museum relationship strengthened

Thursday 30 October 2014

The National Railway Museum, together with the 四虎影院, has officially re-launched the Institute of Railway Studies - and reiterated their joint commitment to the partnership between both York institutions.

四虎影院 biologist wins top award

Thursday 30 October 2014

A 四虎影院 scientist, who has carried out ground breaking research in the evolutionary biology of microbes, has won a major award from the Society for General Microbiology.

York Art Gallery curator talks to Norman Rea Gallery

Tuesday 28 October 2014

A new curator talk with Jennifer Alexander, Senior Curator of York Art Gallery, will take place at the 四虎影院鈥檚 Norman Rea Gallery on 3 November.

Yorkshire businesses encouraged to work with 四虎影院

Tuesday 28 October 2014

Small and medium-sized businesses across Yorkshire and the Humber have the opportunity to work with the 四虎影院 through the funding initiative Small Innovation Projects (SIPs).

Human rights activist to address issues of toleration in York

Monday 27 October 2014

Human rights activist, Peter Tatchell, is to give the 2014 Morrell Memorial Address on Toleration at the 四虎影院 this week.

Growing success for York Children’s University

Friday 24 October 2014

The York Children鈥檚 University has received a Duke of York鈥檚 Community Initiative Award, highlighting its extensive work engaging children across the city.

European exposure for innovative Yorkshire feature film

Thursday 23 October 2014

A feature film produced as a result of a unique academic-industry partnership is flying the flag for UK independent film-makers with screenings at international film festivals in Europe.

Tenth annual diabetes conference for York

Thursday 23 October 2014

An annual diabetes conference, organised by Diabetes UK and a team led by Anne Phillips from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Health Sciences, will take place in York on 11 November.

New national centre to transform medical imaging

Thursday 23 October 2014

A new 拢6.8 million research centre based across two Yorkshire universities will aim to transform diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from cancer, heart disease and musculoskeletal diseases with the help of new medical imaging facilities to be created at Leeds Teaching Hospitals and the 四虎影院.

From lab to marketplace: York spin-out business aims to improve efficiency of drug development

Wednesday 22 October 2014

SimOmics, a 四虎影院 spin-out business which aims to make drug design quicker and more efficient, is celebrating its launch and first major contract.

Sculpture exhibition comes to Norman Rea Gallery

Tuesday 21 October 2014

A new exhibition featuring the sculptural work of Rafael Perez opens at the 四虎影院鈥檚 Norman Rea Gallery on 27 October.

Alex investigates how sound design makes for sound design

Friday 17 October 2014

An expert on acoustic modelling is to work with the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Electronics investigating and developing new methods for architectural and environmental sound design.

New talk and exhibition at Norman Rea Gallery

Thursday 16 October 2014

A curator talk and a Caribbean photography exhibition will take place this month at the 四虎影院鈥檚 Norman Rea Gallery.

York celebration of female scientists past and present

Wednesday 15 October 2014

A special event at the Yorkshire Museum will celebrate the work of female scientists past and present as part of the national Ada Lovelace Day.

Are there enough fish to go around?

Tuesday 14 October 2014

Scientists from the 四虎影院 have released a report highlighting the gap between declining wild fish supplies and healthy eating advice recommending more seafood.

York mathematician helps to secure settlement for livestock firm

Tuesday 14 October 2014

An unprecedented and long-running dispute involving a herd of pigs and a low-flying hot air balloon has now settled, with the help of expert testimony from Professor Chris Fewster from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Mathematics.

Researchers assess risks to wildlife and ecosystems posed by pharmaceuticals

Monday 13 October 2014

A 四虎影院 researcher has edited a special edition of a Royal Society publication examining the potential risks and impacts of pharmaceuticals in the environment on wildlife and ecosystems.

York leads the way in carbohydrate research

Monday 13 October 2014

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have secured funding to purchase ground-breaking equipment that will transform glycoscience in the UK.

四虎影院 confirms pubs’ key role in rural communities

Thursday 9 October 2014

A study of rural pubs has provided the first robust evidence of their central role in the life of English rural communities.

Coma Songs: York and Cardiff academics co-produce BBC Radio 3 programme

Thursday 9 October 2014

Academic research into the experiences of families of patients with severe brain injuries has been translated into a radio programme, providing insight into the heart-breaking dilemmas they face.

Scholarships remove barriers to postgraduate study

Thursday 9 October 2014

Sixty-eight students at the 四虎影院 have received scholarships to study Masters degrees as part of a multi-million pound scheme to encourage under-represented groups into postgraduate education.

Top speakers lined up for York Union lectures

Wednesday 8 October 2014

Edwina Currie, Professor Lord Robert Winston and Jon Bird are among the politicians, journalists, authors and scientists heading to York this academic year for the student-run York Union event series.

Why is educational achievement heritable?

Tuesday 7 October 2014

New research involving the 四虎影院 has found that the high heritability of exam grades reflects many genetically influenced traits such as personality, behaviour problems and self-efficacy, and not just intelligence.

York students encouraged to nominate top landlords

Tuesday 7 October 2014

Students at the 四虎影院 have the opportunity to nominate landlords in the inaugural Good Landlord Awards, a student-led scheme which seeks to recognise and celebrate the best in student landlordship in the city.

Awards throw spotlight on student camera operators

Monday 6 October 2014

The 四虎影院 is to host a national competition set up by the Guild of Television Cameramen (GTC) in association with Bill Vinten to encourage cinematographic excellence in undergraduate students.

Journal hails open access move

Monday 6 October 2014

A peer-reviewed journal hosted by the 四虎影院 is to become open access making the results of a wealth of archaeology research freely available.

Government backs training scheme for biological scientists

Friday 3 October 2014

A consortium of Yorkshire universities has been chosen to help spearhead the training of the next generation of biological scientists.

York academics reveal new findings about insect diversification

Thursday 2 October 2014

Biologists from the 四虎影院 have compiled two new datasets on insect evolution, revealing that metamorphosing insects diversify more quickly than other insects and are therefore the biggest contributors to the evolution of insect diversity.

Scientists identify most pressing environmental issues posed by pharmaceuticals

Tuesday 30 September 2014

A new study led by the 四虎影院 identifies the key research questions about the risks of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in the environment.

York’s support of women in science recognised with Athena SWAN awards

Tuesday 30 September 2014

An academic department and a research centre at the 四虎影院 have been awarded Bronze Athena SWAN awards, meaning the University now holds awards across all the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEM) subjects.

Talented physicist joins the 四虎影院 under Royal Society scheme

Monday 29 September 2014

The 四虎影院 is welcoming a new Research Fellow to its Department of Physics under the Royal Society鈥檚 prestigious University Research Fellowship Scheme.

Not so humble ambitions for York graduates

Friday 26 September 2014

四虎影院 graduates Andy Lake and Christian Smith were once stars of York Student Television with their sitcom Humble Pie. Now they are back filming more episodes with ambitions of reaching a much larger internet audience.

Protein ‘map’ could lead to potent new cancer drugs

Friday 26 September 2014

Scientists at the 四虎影院 are part of a team of researchers which has gained fresh insights into how a disease-causing enzyme makes changes to proteins and how it can be stopped.

New website charts Aero Girls search

Thursday 25 September 2014

A new website launched today by the 四虎影院 unlocks some of the mysteries surrounding an enigmatic collection of 1950s paintings commissioned by Rowntree and held in York鈥檚 Borthwick Institute for Archives.

Plant variants point the way to improved biofuel production

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Manufacturing biofuels from food crop by-products such as straw could be made quicker and cheaper thanks to a new study led by scientists at the 四虎影院.

New approach aims to silence cancer ‘survival genes’

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Scientists at the 四虎影院 are working on a promising new approach for tackling colorectal cancer, the second most common cause of cancer-related death.

YuCycle Santander staff team funds seven student bursaries

Monday 22 September 2014

Seven 四虎影院 students will receive support during their degree thanks to four staff from the University branch of Santander.

York research centre in challenge triumph

Monday 22 September 2014

A team led by the Centre for Immunology and Infection (CII) at York is one of five winners who will share a total of 拢4.9 million in the UK鈥檚 National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs), the CRACK IT Challenges programme.

York academics awarded prestigious research grants

Monday 22 September 2014

Three academics from the 四虎影院 have secured funding totalling more than 拢3 million from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for two major research projects.

Boost for UK’s nuclear physics research

Friday 19 September 2014

The UK鈥檚 nuclear physics research capability will be strengthened significantly with the establishment of a new nuclear physics theory group at the 四虎影院.

YorNight: prestigious European Researchers’ Night heads to York

Thursday 18 September 2014

Over 80 events in 20 venues will take place in York on 26 September as part of the annual EU-funded European Researchers鈥 Night.

Victorian sculpture takes centre stage at stateside exhibition

Tuesday 16 September 2014

Art historians from the Universities of York and Warwick are co-curating a major exhibition with curators from the Yale Center for British Art and Tate Britain on the making and viewing of sculpture in Britain and its empire during the reign of Queen Victoria.

York scientist wins Royal Academy of Engineering recognition

Tuesday 16 September 2014

A 四虎影院 scientist has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

York and Cardiff academics launch new resource for family members of people in vegetative or minimally conscious states

Monday 15 September 2014

A unique online resource for family members and others involved in the care of people with severe forms of brain injury is to be launched this week.

York’s Department of Education recognised for advancing gender equality

Thursday 11 September 2014

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Education has received national recognition under a new award scheme designed to address gender imbalance and underrepresentation in the arts, humanities and social sciences in higher education.

York’s major role in scientific assessment of ozone depletion

Thursday 11 September 2014

A researcher from the 四虎影院 has played a key role in a major new scientific assessment of the ozone layer which will inform government policies across the globe.

Global IT conference comes to York

Wednesday 10 September 2014

The latest in a global series of conferences on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training (ITHET) will be hosted in York from 11 to 13 September.

York conference explores new ways of engaging with data through sound

Wednesday 10 September 2014

A major multidisciplinary conference at the 四虎影院 will bring together experts from science and the arts to uncover new ways of exploring complex data through sound.

York’s new Interactive Media degree wins support from software industry leaders

Tuesday 9 September 2014

四虎影院 students studying towards a degree in Interactive Media will gain experience using the latest animation technology thanks to a donation of valuable software tools by BZP Pro Inc.

New national study of alcohol health workers published

Monday 8 September 2014

A new study of alcohol health workers has found that while many hospitals now employ specialist staff to deal with alcohol problems among patients, the work is often precarious and underfunded.

Near-extinct African amphibians ‘invisible’ under climate change

Friday 5 September 2014

An international team of researchers has found that the majority of threatened species are 鈥榠nvisible鈥 when using modern methods to predict species distributions under climate change.

Grand opening for York’s multi-million pound chemistry buildings

Thursday 4 September 2014

New undergraduate teaching laboratories and new research facilities for the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence at the 四虎影院 will officially open in York on Friday 5 September.

King’s Manor open day for Centre for Lifelong Learning

Thursday 4 September 2014

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Centre for Lifelong Learning is offering those with a thirst for knowledge the opportunity to find out more about its wide range of courses, all of which are open to members of the public.

Third phase of £100m 四虎影院 scheme completes

Thursday 4 September 2014

A joint venture (JV) partnership between Evans Property Group and the 四虎影院 has this week opened Constantine College, the third phase of accommodation and facilities totalling some 2000 student beds and 拢100m of investment over three new Colleges at its Heslington East campus.

Japanese collector donates Medieval manuscripts

Tuesday 2 September 2014

A prominent Japanese academic has donated fragments of Latin medieval manuscripts and seven fragments of early printed books to the 四虎影院.

York students campaign for inclusion of women’s history in national curriculum

Monday 1 September 2014

Postgraduate students from the 四虎影院 have developed a website to encourage the integrated teaching of women鈥檚 history in the current school curriculum.

Screen showcase for student filmmakers’ talents

Friday 29 August 2014

Talented student filmmakers from the 四虎影院 will showcase their work to leading members of the British film industry at the Vue Cinema in Piccadilly, London as part of the Raindance Film Festival 2014.

Top ten reptiles and amphibians benefitting from zoos

Thursday 28 August 2014

A frog that does not croak, the largest living lizard, and a tortoise that can live up to 100 years are just some of the species staving off extinction thanks to the help of zoos, according to a new report.

Nouse marks 50th Anniversary with gala ball

Wednesday 27 August 2014

The 四虎影院鈥檚 oldest campus newspaper, Nouse, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a gala ball.

European accolade for 四虎影院 scholars

Wednesday 27 August 2014

Two academics from the 四虎影院 have been elected to the Academia Europaea in recognition of their international scholarship and outstanding research achievements.

Ibuprofen posing potential threat to fish

Thursday 21 August 2014

Research led by the 四虎影院 suggests that many rivers contain levels of ibuprofen that could be adversely affecting fish health.

四虎影院 reveals the EU is part of most Europeans’ everyday life

Wednesday 20 August 2014

The EU is becoming part of most Europeans鈥 everyday life irrespective of social class, according to a study in six countries.

Passport study reveals vulnerability in photo-ID security checks

Tuesday 19 August 2014

Passport issuing officers are no better at identifying if someone is holding a fake passport photo than the average person, new research has revealed.

Richard III Revived at Childhood Home

Monday 18 August 2014

The voice of Richard III will echo once again through the ruins of his childhood home at Middleham Castle this weekend in a screening of a rare black and white silent film, accompanied by the live voices of contemporary actors.

York scientists unveil new technology to better understand small clusters of atoms

Monday 18 August 2014

Physicists at the 四虎影院, working with researchers at the University of Birmingham and Genoa, have developed new technology to study atomic vibration in small particles, revealing a more accurate picture of the structure of atomic clusters where surface atoms vibrate more intensively than internal atoms.

Embalming study ‘rewrites’ key chapter in Egyptian history

Wednesday 13 August 2014

Researchers from the Universities of York, Macquarie and Oxford have discovered new evidence to suggest that the origins of mummification started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought.

四虎影院 hosts international conference on viruses

Wednesday 13 August 2014

World leaders working in virology will meet at the 四虎影院 next week to discuss recent developments in the field, theoretical challenges and new avenues for collaborative research.

York survey highlights ocean research priorities

Wednesday 13 August 2014

Declines in ocean productivity, increases in ocean acidification, and the cumulative effects of multiple stressors on ocean health are among the most pressing issues facing coastal and maritime countries, according to a survey of scientists by a 四虎影院 researcher.

York academic secures Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship

Friday 8 August 2014

A 四虎影院 academic has received a Royal Society Leverhulme Trust fellowship to further her research on novel mathematics for anti-viral therapy and evolution.

York scientist wins Royal Society prize

Tuesday 5 August 2014

A 四虎影院 scientist is the recipient of a major award from the Royal Society in recognition of his 鈥榮ignificant impact on science education within the UK鈥.

New insights into why adolescents carry meningitis-causing bacteria

Monday 4 August 2014

四虎影院 scientists have shed new light on why teenagers and young adults are particularly susceptible to meningitis and septicaemia.

Communities urged to explore coal’s wildlife legacy

Thursday 31 July 2014

Scientists based in the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) at the 四虎影院 are inviting communities in the Barnsley and Doncaster areas to join in special free events to find out about wildlife re-colonising local former colliery sites.

Art for education: African schoolchildren inform York environmental project

Thursday 31 July 2014

Environmentalists from the 四虎影院, a partner in the CHIESA (Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services and Food Security in Eastern Africa) project, are to showcase winning entries from an East African school art competition that was used to celebrate International Mountain Day.

Twin approach to recovery of metals from mine waste

Wednesday 30 July 2014

Scientists from the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE) at the 四虎影院 are to work with colleagues in Cape Town to help the recovery of valuable metals from mine wastes in South Africa.

Facial features are the key to first impressions

Monday 28 July 2014

A new study by researchers in the Department of Psychology at the 四虎影院 shows that it is possible to accurately predict first impressions using measurements of physical features in everyday images of faces, such as those found on social media.

A close run thing for York academic

Friday 25 July 2014

A 四虎影院 academic has narrowly missed out on the Royal Historical Society鈥檚 prestigious Whitfield Prize with his book on the history of rationing in World War Two.

Scientists throw light on the mechanism of plants’ ticking clock

Friday 25 July 2014

Scientists from the 四虎影院 are part of an international team of researchers who have made a significant step in discovering the genetic mechanisms that plants use to fight for light.

York awarded Mellon funding for digitisation of Archbishops’ Registers

Thursday 24 July 2014

The 四虎影院 has been awarded a $299,000 grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the digitisation of one of the most important collections of historical materials to survive in England today.

Western Indian Ocean communities play vital role in conservation

Thursday 24 July 2014

An international team of researchers led by the 四虎影院 has carried out the first assessment of community-led marine conservation in the Western Indian Ocean.

Call for nurses to return to practice in North Yorkshire

Monday 21 July 2014

A six-month programme starting this summer at the 四虎影院 is designed to encourage former nurses in North Yorkshire to return to the profession.

York welcomes world humanitarian leaders for annual summer school

Friday 18 July 2014

Senior humanitarian practitioners from around the world are gathering in York to discuss international conflicts and reflect on peace transition.

York academic elected British Academy Fellow

Thursday 17 July 2014

A 四虎影院 archaeologist has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy, the highest honour for scholars working in the humanities and social sciences.

四虎影院 student seconded to the Cabinet Office

Thursday 17 July 2014

A 四虎影院 postgraduate student is heading to Whitehall this summer for a three-month internship in the Cabinet Office.

Tooth plaque provides unique insights into our prehistoric ancestors’ diet

Wednesday 16 July 2014

An international team of researchers has found new evidence that our prehistoric ancestors had a detailed understanding of plants long before the development of agriculture.

Researchers demonstrate health risks posed by ‘third hand’ tobacco smoke

Wednesday 16 July 2014

Research led by the 四虎影院 has highlighted the potential cancer risk in non-smokers 鈥 particularly young children 鈥 of tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited to surfaces and dust in the home.

Report highlights pubs’ role in creating economic development and social wellbeing in rural Ireland

Wednesday 16 July 2014

A new study by the 四虎影院 and the Newcastle Business School (Northumbria University) has revealed the central role pubs play in creating economic development and social wellbeing in rural Ireland.

Salters’ Chemistry Camps at the 四虎影院

Tuesday 15 July 2014

Around 60 students from schools across the UK and Ireland will take part in a residential Salters鈥 Chemistry Camp for 15-year olds at the 四虎影院.

National award for 四虎影院 academic

Tuesday 15 July 2014

A 四虎影院 social scientist has been honoured for her contribution to social policy research and the sustained impact her work has had on the Government, local authorities and the public.

York students produce Poverty Timeline

Monday 14 July 2014

四虎影院 students working with the Rowntree Society have produced a short study of the history of poverty and philanthropy in the city, developing a Poverty Timeline detailing the relief of the poor.

York wins £6 million research funding

Friday 11 July 2014

The 四虎影院 has secured major new funding to continue its key role in supporting evidence-informed decision-making.

The Knife That Killed Me movie launches with multiplatform premiere

Friday 11 July 2014

The Knife That Killed Me, a new innovative British feature film made entirely using green screen technology, has raised 拢20,000 on Kickstarter to launch with a distinctive multiplatform premiere event on 15 July.

四虎影院 honours 16 for their contribution to society

Friday 11 July 2014

The 四虎影院 is to award honorary degrees to Nobel Laureates, authors, scientists, humanitarians, a musician and influential members of the Yorkshire community.

When does a physical system compute?

Thursday 10 July 2014

Can physical systems from bacteria to black holes act as a computer? A 四虎影院 computer scientist and colleagues from the universities of Oxford and Leeds address this question in newly published research which seeks to define unconventional computational devices.

Research points to new therapies for bladder cancer

Wednesday 9 July 2014

A 四虎影院 scientist has played a key role in research that could help to improve the treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, one of the most common cancers, particularly among men.

Teenagers honoured at 四虎影院 award ceremony

Wednesday 9 July 2014

Budding scientists from across Yorkshire and the Humber have received Ogden Schools Physicist of the Year Awards at the 四虎影院.

Careers Awards celebrate student success

Tuesday 8 July 2014

A special celebration at the 四虎影院 marked the extra-curricular achievements of final year students who have contributed to the University and wider York community.

York-led network releases first oil palm policy report

Tuesday 8 July 2014

A knowledge exchange network led by the 四虎影院, which aims to increase the use of scientific evidence to guide oil palm policy, has produced its first science for policy report. The report 鈥 鈥楥hange in carbon stocks arising from land-use conversion to oil palm plantations鈥 鈥 focuses on identifying low carbon stock landcover types which could be converted to oil palm production.

University welcomes Government funding boost for region’s bioeconomy

Monday 7 July 2014

The BioHub project at the 四虎影院, which will drive the growth of the biorenewables and wider bioeconomy sector in the region, has secured major investment through the Government鈥檚 Local Growth Fund.

Synod meeting looks at how to tell the story of places of worship

Monday 7 July 2014

A fringe meeting at the General Synod of the Church of England in York will explore how cathedrals and churches can engage with 21st century visitors, providing them with an insight into their rich history and current life.

Female York student selected for international Google scholarship

Monday 7 July 2014

A 四虎影院 Electronics undergraduate has been selected as one of the 2014 Google Anita Borg Memorial scholars for the academic year 2014 鈥 2015.

The UK and French innovation clusters BioVale and IAR sign agreement to collaborate in building the global bioeconomy

Friday 4 July 2014

The Yorkshire-based biotechnology innovation cluster, BioVale and its French counterpart, the Industries & Agro-Resources (IAR) cluster, will today sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU).

York economist bids to change the way auctions work

Friday 4 July 2014

A 四虎影院 economist has developed a new approach to auctions which could help to transform the way multiple goods are sold.

University volunteers help raise aspirations of York’s talented maths pupils

Wednesday 2 July 2014

Many school students will recognise y=mx+c as the equation of a straight line. But for 32 teenagers from schools across York it now stands for something extra - the York Mathematical Excellence Club.

Butterflies show how patterns evolve on the wing

Tuesday 1 July 2014

A handful of highly specific genetic 鈥渟witches鈥 can control a kaleidoscopic diversity of colours and wing patterns in butterflies, scientists will demonstrate at this year鈥檚 Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.

York chemist co-organises Royal Society exhibition and trials in local school

Tuesday 1 July 2014

Professor Lucy Carpenter, from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Chemistry Department, is co-organising part of the prestigious Royal Society Summer Exhibitions, adapting content to 鈥榬oad-test鈥 on schoolchildren in Naburn, North Yorkshire.

Hashtrack tops the field at 四虎影院’s celebration of student enterprise

Monday 30 June 2014

An enterprising first year Computer Science student has won the Outstanding Business category at the 四虎影院鈥檚 Exciting New Ventures at York (ENVY) competition.

Conference explores diagnostic accuracy and its implications for the delivery of personalised medicine

Monday 30 June 2014

A major conference co-organised by the 四虎影院 at the Leeds Royal Armouries will explore the accuracy and robustness of diagnosis for haematological cancers.

An eye in the sky: quadcopter sees the woods and the trees

Friday 27 June 2014

Academics at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) at the 四虎影院 are capitalising on the opportunities offered by the development of low-cost unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to monitor, map and explore our cities, countryside and changing environments.

Velodrome to cement Tour de France legacy

Thursday 26 June 2014

A new Olympic-sized outdoor velodrome at the 四虎影院 is set to ensure the Tour de France legacy lives on in Yorkshire and Humberside.

New password alternative plays to strengths of human memory

Tuesday 24 June 2014

Forgotten passwords are a serious problem for both IT managers and users. The root of the problem is a trade-off between memorability and security: simple passwords are easy to remember but easy to crack; complex passwords are hard to crack but hard to remember. Now a 四虎影院 academic, Dr Rob Jenkins, is proposing an alternative based on the psychology of face recognition. Dubbed 鈥楩acelock鈥, it could put an end to forgotten passwords, and protect users from prying eyes.

York scientist to showcase her work at the Royal Institution

Tuesday 24 June 2014

A scientist at the 四虎影院 is to showcase her pioneering work on the visual analysis of atomic behaviour in chemical reactions in a presentation at the Royal Institution in London this week.

Peter’s vision inspires young York artists

Friday 20 June 2014

Pupils from a York primary school have contributed to the Tour de France cultural celebrations in the city by producing art inspired by the work of local artist Peter Myers who has Aspergers Syndrome.

What amino acids in shells can tell us about Bronze Age people

Thursday 19 June 2014

A new study by scientists at the 四虎影院 has shed new light on the use of mollusc shells as personal adornments by Bronze Age people.

四虎影院 physicists lead journey through space – on a bicycle

Thursday 19 June 2014

Cycling enthusiasts can expect an 鈥榦ut of this world鈥 experience at an event led by 四虎影院 staff and student volunteers this weekend.

York postgraduate student secures place in national competition with cancer research

Thursday 19 June 2014

A postgraduate student from the 四虎影院 researching how to improve the experience of children undergoing treatment for cancer has won a place in the national semi-finals of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

UK poverty study calls on Government to tackle rising deprivation

Thursday 19 June 2014

The percentage of households who fall below society鈥檚 minimum standard of living has increased from 14 per cent to 33 per cent over the last 30 years, despite the size of the economy doubling.

York students gather bike stories for Tour de France festival

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Students at York will contribute to the Yorkshire Festival celebrating the Tour de France by gathering material for Bike Story, a series of performances celebrating the nation鈥檚 love of cycling.

York employee wins 2014 Technician of the Year Award

Wednesday 18 June 2014

An employee at the 四虎影院 has won one of the first Higher Education Academy鈥檚 (HEA) Health and Social Care Technician of the Year awards.

York student volunteers demonstrate commitment to local community

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Student volunteers from the 四虎影院 will host a free art-inspired family workshop at St Mary鈥檚 Church in York this weekend.

四虎影院 hosts international Google Apps event

Tuesday 17 June 2014

A Google Apps for Education event at the 四虎影院 has attracted delegates from Higher Education Institutions, businesses and education-related organisations from across Europe and the UK.

Born in Bradford study provides key to improving life chances of Bradford babies

Tuesday 17 June 2014

Born in Bradford - one of the biggest and most important medical research studies in the UK - has helped Bradford Trident secure a 拢50 million Big Lottery Fund award to improve the life chances of some of the most deprived families in Bradford.

York student filmmakers’ work goes on show at LUMA Film Festival

Monday 16 June 2014

Student filmmakers from the 四虎影院 will showcase their innovative work at the LUMA Film Festival this weekend.

Government policy to protect UK seas ‘has drifted far off course’

Monday 16 June 2014

The Marine Conservation Zone network now under construction was heralded as a new beginning for life in UK seas. But on present evidence 鈥 as Professor Callum Roberts of the 四虎影院 will explain in a speech at the Zoological Society of London on the 17 June 鈥 it will be worse than useless, giving the illusion of protection while offering virtually none.

Royal recognition for York academics

Monday 16 June 2014

Two senior 四虎影院 academics have received royal recognition in the Queen鈥檚 Birthday Honours List 2014.

New athletics facility 'on track' for 2014 opening

Thursday 12 June 2014

A new 拢2m county standard athletics facility at the 四虎影院 is on track for completion by the end of the year with the appointment of contractor Thornton Sports.

York’s Centre for the 四虎影院 of Christianity and Culture helps bring historic buildings to life

Wednesday 11 June 2014

The 四虎影院 is helping to bring two historically significant buildings - Auckland Castle and Worcester Cathedral - to life for visitors with the introduction of cutting edge technology.

York researchers named as finalists in Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies Competition

Wednesday 11 June 2014

A team of researchers from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence have been shortlisted as finalists in the Royal Society of Chemistry鈥檚 Emerging Technologies Competition 2014.

York academics launch ‘Soccer Mad Boffins’ blog site

Tuesday 10 June 2014

Two 四虎影院 academics have launched a blog to coincide with the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, providing a platform for publicising football related research and discussion.

York postgraduate students have three minutes to impress

Monday 9 June 2014

Postgraduate research students will take to the stage at the 四虎影院 this week to explain their research in just three minutes.

Combating ‘chemophobia’: York chemists use YouTube to become global educators

Monday 9 June 2014

YouTube videos created by a 四虎影院 scientist and his students are attracting a global audience keen to learn more about how chemistry controls everyday life.

Can science and religion co-exist? York Festival of Ideas explodes myths of conflict between religion, science and medicine.

Friday 6 June 2014

Four major international academics will gather together in York on 18 June to debunk the notion that science and religion are constantly at war.

York scientists provide new insights into biomass breakdown

Friday 6 June 2014

Scientists at the 四虎影院 are playing a key role in the quest for a better understanding of how a recently discovered family of enzymes can degrade hard-to-digest biomass into its constituent sugars.

York students take to the air and water in search of national success

Thursday 5 June 2014

Two 四虎影院 student societies have their sights set on national success in the air and on the water.

Groundbreaking performance explores disease transmission

Thursday 5 June 2014

The world premiere of a contemporary performance piece and interactive installation at the 四虎影院 will combine dance and cutting edge video and sound technology with scientific research to explore disease transmission.

York Festival of Ideas focus day: Banking reform, economic growth and Britain and the EU

Thursday 5 June 2014

Economists, business leaders, policymakers and third sector experts will discuss the future of the British economy, whether banks will ever regain public trust, how a referendum on Britain鈥檚 membership of the EU could affect UK commerce and why poverty is not good for business on 20 June.

Enterprising youngsters take on soft drinks challenge

Wednesday 4 June 2014

Enterprising school children are hoping to impress with their designs for a new soft drink at an event hosted by the 四虎影院.

Trial shows benefits of structured approach to teaching writing

Wednesday 4 June 2014

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have found that a structured approach to teaching writing about a memorable experience can make a significant improvement to children鈥檚 writing skills.

York hosts British Grand Prix of Race Walking

Tuesday 3 June 2014

Athletes from as far afield as Australia, New Zealand and Canada will take part in the British Grand Prix of Race Walking at the 四虎影院 this weekend.

York historians launch book at World Health Organisation Assembly

Tuesday 3 June 2014

Academics from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Centre for Global Health Histories, housed within the Department of History, have launched a book on tropical diseases at the 67th World Health Organisation (WHO) Assembly in Geneva.

Lasers create table-top supernova

Monday 2 June 2014

Laser beams 60,000 billion times more powerful than a laser pointer have been used to recreate scaled supernova explosions in the laboratory as a way of investigating one of the most energetic events in the Universe.

York art historian sheds new light on Mondrian

Monday 2 June 2014

An art historian at the 四虎影院 plays a key role in curating a major new Piet Mondrian (1872 鈥 1944) exhibition at Tate Liverpool.

New technologies ‘making it easier’ to protect threatened species

Friday 30 May 2014

Human actions have pushed extinction rates to 1000 times faster than the natural rate. New research says that without urgent action, further rises are likely heralding what many believe could become the sixth mass extinction in Earth鈥檚 history.

York Festival of Ideas Focus Day: The future of food – From GM crops and stem cell beef to sustainable agriculture and alternative sources of protein

Friday 30 May 2014

Leading scientists, agriculturists and global food security experts will discuss food sustainability and security, crop production, food culture and the future of GM foods in York on 14 June.

Festival launch night: International diplomats, political commentators and conflict specialists travel to York to discuss world’s response to global crises

Thursday 29 May 2014

An international line-up of experts will debate whether the global response to events in the Middle East and Ukraine are appropriate or effective at the launch night of 2014鈥檚 York Festival of Ideas on 12 June.

Pressure ulcer partnership welcomes new NICE guidelines

Wednesday 28 May 2014

A pressure ulcer partnership representing patients, carers and clinicians has welcomed the issue of new clinical guidance for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

Plans to develop a regional powerhouse in the agriculture-food sector

Tuesday 27 May 2014

Scientists from the region鈥檚 Universities and the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) met agriculture experts and key business and industrial players to explore how they can work together to consolidate their expertise to strengthen innovation and growth in the agricultural and food (鈥榓gri-food鈥) sector.

York postgraduate named BBC New Generation Thinker 2014

Tuesday 27 May 2014

A 四虎影院 postgraduate has been named one of ten New Generation Thinkers for 2014 by BBC Radio 3 and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

York Gamelan orchestra joins martial arts group for unique concert

Friday 23 May 2014

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Gamelan Sekat Patak, an ensemble of traditional Javanese musical instruments, and the Yorkshire Pencak Silat Academy, practitioners of Indonesian martial arts, will present an evening of fight scenes from the Hindu epic, the Mahabharata.

York scientists’ role in genome sequence lays foundation for better cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli

Friday 23 May 2014

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have contributed to a new study which represents a significant step forward in understanding the molecular processes which underpin the evolution of genomes in Brassica species.

Ruth helps MPs broaden their knowledge of deafness

Thursday 22 May 2014

A deaf employee from the 四虎影院, Ruth MacMullen, spent the day at the House of Commons talking to MPs, about what life is like as a deaf person in a hearing working world.

University helps businesses to think internationally

Wednesday 21 May 2014

The 四虎影院 is offering a special support package to businesses aiming to explore international markets this summer.

York conservationist to begin work in Sumatra after birth of rare tiger cubs

Wednesday 21 May 2014

An academic from York鈥檚 Environment Department is to embark on conservation work in Sumatra following the birth of three critically endangered Sumatran tiger cubs at Flamingo Land, Yorkshire.

四虎影院 student awarded Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Award

Tuesday 20 May 2014

An enterprising 四虎影院 student has received the prestigious Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Award.

York postgraduate co-curates exhibition at Tate St Ives

Tuesday 20 May 2014

A York art historian is co-curator of an exhibition looking at mid-20th century art in St Ives in Cornwall.

Innovative Yorkshire feature film seeks local support

Monday 19 May 2014

A specially invited audience will today enjoy an exclusive Yorkshire preview of the feature film The Knife That Killed Me at the 四虎影院 ahead of its national release this summer.

York choir presents UK premiere of French masterpiece

Friday 16 May 2014

四虎影院 student vocal ensemble The 24 has pulled off a major coup in the classical musical world by becoming the first UK choir to sing a rarely-heard masterpiece by French composer Jean Francaix.

York academic’s key role in Home Front research offensive

Friday 16 May 2014

An archaeologist at the 四虎影院 has played a key role in a pioneering project to discover the scope of the First World War鈥檚 impact on England.

Visual clue to new Parkinson’s Disease therapies

Thursday 15 May 2014

A biologist and a psychologist at the 四虎影院 have joined forces with a drug discovery group at Lundbeck in Denmark to develop a potential route to new therapies for the treatment of Parkinson鈥檚 Disease (PD).

Competition launched to find name for York’s new Local TV Channel

Thursday 15 May 2014

York鈥檚 new local television channel, which will be based at the 四虎影院, has launched a campaign to select its name with the help of its future audience.

UK's international students vote 四虎影院 as the country's top university

Wednesday 14 May 2014

The 四虎影院 has won the International Student Choice Category Award for the best overall University experience at the Whatuni Student Choice awards.

Buzzin’ Brains biking for bursaries

Wednesday 14 May 2014

A team of staff members from the 四虎影院 are to get on their bikes to raise money to help to make sure the benefits of education are available to all.

Public seminar to examine natural route to crop protection

Wednesday 14 May 2014

A leading 四虎影院 scientist will discuss sustainable crop protection at a public seminar organised in partnership with the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera).

Why does Humanity need the past? Researchers and public explore what it means to be human

Wednesday 14 May 2014

The 四虎影院 is to host an event to participate in Being Human, the UK鈥檚 first national festival of the humanities, which involves current research on York鈥檚 past and its relevance in the present.

Bird invaders ‘moving in’ to UK’s nature reserves

Tuesday 13 May 2014

A new study by scientists at the 四虎影院 and the RSPB Centre for Conservation Science has demonstrated that nature reserves and other areas specially protected for wildlife, as well as being vital for native species, are very important for helping European birds to expand their ranges into Britain naturally. The catch is that protected areas are also at increasing risk of invasion by species that have been introduced from further afield.

Chance to become part of ‘living sculpture’

Monday 12 May 2014

A visual artist is looking for groups of people from the York area to take part in a dynamic science-art project which will create 鈥榣iving sculptures鈥.

四虎影院 Careers team wins international award for online tutorial

Monday 12 May 2014

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Careers team has won a top award at the 2014 Blackboard Catalyst Awards for its online Employability Tutorial.

Research shows how plant welfare is improved by fungi in soil

Monday 12 May 2014

A 四虎影院 biologist is part of an international team of scientists that has discovered how plants use fungi to help them to gather vital nutrients from the soil.

York academics making Hay

Monday 12 May 2014

Five 四虎影院 scholars will speak at the Hay Festival and the neighbouring HowTheLightGetsIn Festival in May.

Nursing student wins national award

Monday 12 May 2014

Third year Health Sciences undergraduate Amy Eleanor Bascombe has won the 2014 Student Nursing Times Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Affairs.

York scientist’s medical research accolade

Friday 9 May 2014

A 四虎影院 scientist has been elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences for his contribution to the advancement of medical science.

York Festival of Ideas to ignite minds around ‘Order and Chaos’

Friday 9 May 2014

An international line up of diplomats, political commentators and conflict specialists will open the York Festival of Ideas on 12 June with a debate on the crises in Syria and Ukraine.

Pesticides: research provides new insights into their effects on shrimps and snails

Thursday 8 May 2014

Ground breaking research by an international team of scientists has resulted in greater understanding of the effects of pesticides on aquatic invertebrates such as shrimps and snails.

Chief Social Workers debate future of social work at York seminar

Tuesday 6 May 2014

Two of England鈥檚 top social workers will take part in a seminar at the 四虎影院 looking at the challenges and opportunities for social work in the 21st Century.

York Festival to confront dying matters

Tuesday 6 May 2014

Artistic, cultural and medical perspectives on death and bereavement will be explored in a week-long festival organised by the 四虎影院 in a bid to encourage more people to confront end-of-life issues.

York scientists win prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry accolades

Tuesday 6 May 2014

Four of the 2014 Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) prize and award winners are from the 四虎影院.

Proving uncertainty: New insight into old problem

Friday 2 May 2014

Nearly 90 years after Werner Heisenberg pioneered his uncertainty principle, a group of researchers from three countries has provided substantial new insight into this fundamental tenet of quantum physics with the first rigorous formulation supporting the uncertainty principle as Heisenberg envisioned it.

Chance to enjoy a ‘Pint of Science’ at York pubs

Friday 2 May 2014

Top 四虎影院 scientists will share their research with members of the public at three York pubs this month as they offer a 鈥楶int of Science鈥.

How bacteria exploit proteins to trigger potentially lethal infections

Friday 2 May 2014

New research by scientists at the 四虎影院 sheds light on how bacteria exploit human proteins during infections.

York’s support of women in science recognised with second top Gold award

Thursday 1 May 2014

The 四虎影院 has become one of the first universities in the UK to hold two Gold Athena SWAN awards for its commitment to women in science.

Top judge to visit York Law School

Wednesday 30 April 2014

Court of Appeal judge, Lady Justice Arden, will give a public lecture at the York Law School at the 四虎影院 this week.

York art historian co-curates major National Gallery exhibition

Friday 25 April 2014

York art historian Dr Amanda Lillie is co-curating a groundbreaking exhibition at the National Gallery 鈥 the first in Britain to explore architecture in Italian Renaissance painting.

Two new exhibitions to open at University’s Norman Rea Gallery

Friday 25 April 2014

A film installation by Roman Sheppard Dawson and a surrealist sculpture exhibition by Jake Francis will debut at the 四虎影院鈥檚 Norman Rea Gallery.

York researchers to develop better therapies for osteoarthritis by rejuvenating old stem cells

Friday 25 April 2014

Researchers at the 四虎影院 are aiming to develop better therapies for the painful condition of osteoarthritis by rejuvenating old stem cells and using them to repair cartilage damage.

The Tsetse fly genome: unlocking the secrets of a blood-sucking insect

Friday 25 April 2014

Scientists at the 四虎影院 are part of an international team of researchers that has sequenced and analysed the genome of the tsetse fly, the blood-sucking insect that is the source of sleeping sickness which kills thousands of people every year.

York conference to debate ethics of patient treatment

Thursday 24 April 2014

A panel of experts will gather at a conference at the 四虎影院 to examine the ethics of withdrawing treatment from vegetative and minimally conscious patients.

Breast cancer replicates brain development process

Thursday 24 April 2014

New research led by a scientist at the 四虎影院 reveals that a process that forms a key element in the development of the nervous system may also play a pivotal role in the spread of breast cancer.

Home or care? Researchers investigate what works best for abused or neglected children

Tuesday 22 April 2014

四虎影院 researchers are launching a new multi-disciplinary project to examine what works best for abused or neglected children 鈥 going into care or staying at home with support.

York Student nominated for Rolls Royce Female Undergraduate of the Year Award

Tuesday 22 April 2014

Bronwyn O鈥橬eill, a second year English Literature student at the 四虎影院, is one of the top ten finalists for this year鈥檚 Female Undergraduate of the Year, sponsored by Rolls Royce.

York students nominated for national Royal Television Society Award

Wednesday 16 April 2014

A group of talented student filmmakers from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Film, Theatre and Television have been nominated for a national award from the Royal Television Society (RTS).

High rise raptor residence for 四虎影院 campus

Tuesday 15 April 2014

A nest box with a view has been installed on the 四虎影院鈥檚 60-metre high boiler house chimney in a bid to attract Peregrine Falcons to the campus.

Bioeconomy bonanza for Yorkshire

Tuesday 15 April 2014

Senior industry figures from across Yorkshire joined forces with some of the world鈥檚 leading scientific researchers in York to discuss how the region can gain a bigger share of Europe鈥檚 rapidly expanding bioeconomy market.

Conference puts integrity in the spotlight

Thursday 10 April 2014

The 四虎影院 is supporting an international conference on integrity featuring contributions from philosophers, historians, social theorists, health scientists, and sociologists.

Water users can reduce the risk of spreading invasive species

Thursday 10 April 2014

Foreign species that are devastating water ecosystems could be 鈥渉itchhiking鈥 around Britain on canoeists鈥 and anglers鈥 kit, according to a new study.

Researchers say Neanderthals were no strangers to good parenting

Wednesday 9 April 2014

Archaeologists at the 四虎影院 are challenging the traditional view that Neanderthal childhood was difficult, short and dangerous.

New university outreach centre aims to inspire next generation of scientists

Monday 7 April 2014

A new science outreach centre at the 四虎影院 is aiming to motivate and enthuse visitors of all ages about modern science by providing a top-quality facility and experience.

Crowdfunding provides route to success for York projects

Thursday 3 April 2014

The UK鈥檚 first bespoke university crowdfunding platform YuStart has brought funding success for three projects at the 四虎影院.

Students’ woollen bunting idea gets Tour knitters in a spin

Wednesday 2 April 2014

A woolly idea dreamt up by 四虎影院 students to use mini jerseys as Tour de France bunting has captured the imagination of knitters around the world.

York biochemist wins top Early Career Research Award

Tuesday 1 April 2014

A scientist in the York Structural Biology Laboratory (YSBL) at the 四虎影院 has won a prestigious Early Career Research Award of the Biochemical Society for Biotechnology.

York’s key role in research on ‘self-management support’

Monday 31 March 2014

Health economists at the 四虎影院 are to carry out research into the value that people with chronic long-term conditions, such as asthma, cancer, and coronary heart disease, place on interventions aimed to support self-management of their health condition.

On-screen television role for 四虎影院 maths student

Monday 31 March 2014

A 四虎影院 student is proving he has star quality with an on-screen role in the light-hearted maths-based television show Dara O Briain: School Of Hard Sums.

York World Voice Day event explores science behind choral singing

Friday 28 March 2014

The 四虎影院 will mark World Voice Day with an interactive workshop exploring the science of choral singing, followed by live choral music at York Minster.

四虎影院 event to mark same sex marriage legislation

Thursday 27 March 2014

Sociologists at the 四虎影院 are hosting a public event to mark the introduction of legislation granting formal recognition for same sex marriages in England and Wales.

York interns ‘discipline-hop’ to tackle chronic diseases and disorders

Wednesday 26 March 2014

Three recent PhD graduates are 鈥榙iscipline-hopping鈥 at the 四虎影院 under an innovative internship scheme which allows them to gain new skills and explore their research interest from a new angle.

Global NASA event touches down in York

Wednesday 26 March 2014

The 四虎影院 will co-host a worldwide NASA event which aims to improve life on Earth and in space.

York conference debates multinational corporations’ response to Scottish independence

Wednesday 26 March 2014

A panel of experts will examine the implications of Scottish independence for foreign direct investment and the likely response of multinational corporations.at a groundbreaking event hosted by the York Management School at the 四虎影院.

Researchers take mathematical route to fighting viruses

Tuesday 25 March 2014

Mathematicians at the 四虎影院 have joined forces with experimentalists at the University of Leeds to take an important step in discovering how viruses make new copies of themselves during an infection.

Pooling budgets no panacea for integrated care

Friday 21 March 2014

New research published today by the Centre for Health Economics at the 四虎影院 says that pooling funds across health and social care services is not a panacea that will lead to the successful delivery of integrated care.

Research brings new control over topological insulator

Friday 21 March 2014

An international team of scientists investigating the electronic properties of ultra-thin films of new materials 鈥 topological insulators (TIs) - has demonstrated a new method to tune their unique properties using strain.

Chance to enjoy Buster Keaton silent film masterpiece

Thursday 20 March 2014

A 四虎影院 historian is offering theatre-goers a glimpse into the 鈥済iddy, silly, thought-provoking鈥 world of early silent film cinema.

Young people hit the trail to scientific knowledge

Thursday 20 March 2014

Schoolchildren will experience science in action this week as they take part in a series of interactive sessions at the 四虎影院.

TSYS partners with York Management School to launch TSYS Masters Scholarship

Thursday 20 March 2014

TSYS (NYSE; TSS) today announced the launch of the TSYS Masters Scholarship, which will be offered to postgraduate students at the York Management School, 四虎影院.

From cultivation to consumption: Fera and 四虎影院 seminars to examine agri-food supply stability

Thursday 20 March 2014

Lead scientists from the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) and the 四虎影院 have launched a joint programme of seminars to discuss ways of ensuring the future stability and integrity of agri-food supply chains.

Teachers’ union leader and Shadow Education Secretary to speak at York conference

Wednesday 19 March 2014

Two high-profile figures from the world of education will deliver keynote speeches at the Institute for Effective Education (IEE) Conference at the 四虎影院 this week.

Research celebration marks new White Rose College launch

Wednesday 19 March 2014

The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities which aims to train more than 300 doctoral students over the next five years is formally launched today.

Ash research reveals first genetic clues to fight dieback

Monday 17 March 2014

Scientists collaborating on ash dieback research can reveal the first genetic clues that could help them identify and breed trees tolerant to the disease.

Schoolchildren and space enthusiasts reach for the stars at Astrocampus opening

Friday 14 March 2014

Space enthusiasts from the York community will enjoy an 鈥榦ut of this world鈥 experience during a day of celebrations to mark the official opening of the 四虎影院鈥檚 Astrocampus.

International film festival success for York student

Friday 14 March 2014

A talented student filmmaker from the 四虎影院 has won a top award at the international Watersprite Film Festival.

Review calls for major reform of minimum wage

Thursday 13 March 2014

A 四虎影院 economist has played a key role in a major review of the future of the minimum wage in the UK by the Resolution Foundation.

York convention showcases latest innovations in TV and film

Tuesday 11 March 2014

A new annual event at the 四虎影院 will bring the latest developments in television and feature film to the doorstep of people working in Yorkshire, the North East and beyond.

New laboratories to foster world-leading research into air quality and climate change

Tuesday 11 March 2014

The UK鈥檚 first dedicated laboratory building for atmospheric chemistry research will be officially opened at the 四虎影院 next week.

Top national appointment for York Professor of Health Economics

Tuesday 11 March 2014

A 四虎影院 academic has been appointed to the Board of the national body responsible for health and social care data collection, analysis and dissemination in England.

Lessons from the past: York academics investigate 1966 World Cup

Thursday 6 March 2014

四虎影院 researchers are carrying out a pioneering study of the management history of the 1966 FIFA World Cup, investigating the tournament鈥檚 impact on local and national economic development.

Public decides Stone Age research has Star quality

Wednesday 5 March 2014

A study of one of the Europe鈥檚 most important Early Mesolithic sites -- Star Carr, near Scarborough -- has won "Research Project of the Year" in the national Current Archaeology Awards 2014.

四虎影院 hosts Big Data Analytics Innovation Masterclass

Tuesday 4 March 2014

The 四虎影院 will host a masterclass examining how high-performance analytics and Big Data can aid innovation and fundamentally change business processes.

York event examines how to ensure food supplies meet demand

Monday 3 March 2014

Tea and coffee producers are flying in from Kenya and Tanzania to take part in workshops at the 四虎影院 as part of Fairtrade Fortnight.

York liquid crystal chemist wins AkzoNobel UK Science Award

Monday 3 March 2014

A 四虎影院 scientist whose work helped form the basis for flat-screen TVs, computers and mobile phone displays has won AkzoNobel鈥檚 UK Science Award for 2014.

York physicists pave the way for more energy efficient technology

Friday 28 February 2014

An international team of scientists led by physicists from the 四虎影院 has paved the way for a new class of magnetic materials and devices with improved performance and power efficiency.

Mysteries of the Aero Girls unwrapped

Friday 28 February 2014

The secrets behind an enigmatic collection of 1950s paintings commissioned by Rowntree will be revealed at a public talk in York next month.

York exhibition marks Rare Disease Day

Friday 28 February 2014

Clinicians, scientists, patients, nurses and 四虎影院 graduates will mark Rare Disease Day on Friday, 28 February with a special exhibition at York Hospital.

Poetry workshops in York will explore the impact of ill health

Wednesday 26 February 2014

The 四虎影院 is to host a series of hands-on reading and poetry workshops to explore the way we talk, think and write about ill health.

Yorkshire academy to provide physics graduates with industry skills boost

Monday 24 February 2014

A new academy designed to encourage more physics graduates into technical careers has been awarded 拢2m funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).

Scientists unlock a ‘microbial Pompeii’

Monday 24 February 2014

An international team of researchers including scientists from the 四虎影院 have discovered a 鈥榤icrobial Pompeii鈥 preserved on the teeth of skeletons around 1,000 years old.

Does Britain need an emigration policy?

Friday 21 February 2014

With almost 3,000 British citizens moving abroad every week, academics and policy-makers are meeting in London to discuss whether Britain is facing a 鈥榖rain drain鈥 of skilled workers.

York Astrocampus helps people reach for the sky

Thursday 20 February 2014

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Astrocampus will help bring the mysteries of space closer to home for thousands of people across the region when it launches a series of regular public events.

Theatre internship leads to employment success for York graduate

Monday 17 February 2014

The Christmas pantomime season has brought employment success for a recent 四虎影院 graduate with the award of a permanent theatre job.

Researchers shed new light on the genetic history of the European beaver

Monday 17 February 2014

An international team of scientists has used detailed analysis of ancient and modern DNA to show that the distribution and lack of genetic diversity among modern European beavers is due largely to human hunting.

Shooting for visual effects: Boot camp aims to improve skills

Friday 14 February 2014

The 四虎影院 is hosting a hands-on visual effects course aimed at tutors delivering VFX teaching at UK institutions.

University announces An Audience with Greg Dyke

Friday 14 February 2014

Greg Dyke, Chancellor of the 四虎影院 and Chairman of the Football Association and the British Film Institute, will answer questions on subjects ranging from education to the World Cup at a special event in Manchester.

York scientist makes innovation shortlist

Thursday 13 February 2014

A team led by a 四虎影院 scientist, which has developed new plants which can be used to clean up land polluted with explosives, is a finalist in the BBSRC Innovator of the Year 2014 competition.

Waste not, want not: York scientists plot green route to polymer production

Thursday 13 February 2014

Scientists at the 四虎影院 are to lead a new Government-backed research project to investigate the potential conversion of waste biomass and waste carbon dioxide into safer and more sustainable raw materials.

From surgery to laboratory and back again

Thursday 13 February 2014

A 四虎影院 scientist鈥檚 experience in seeing his partner in hospital recovering from a double lung transplant prompted him to design and synthesise new chemical agents that could revolutionise post-operative patient care.

Get into gear for YuCycle

Thursday 13 February 2014

A new cycle event for the University and City has been launched with the backing of the 四虎影院鈥檚 new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Koen Lamberts.

Oil composition boost makes hemp a cooking contender

Monday 10 February 2014

Scientists at the 四虎影院 today report the development of hemp plants with a dramatically increased content of oleic acid.

Award allows creation of ‘virtual air’ archive at York

Friday 7 February 2014

Atmospheric chemists at the 四虎影院 developing a 鈥榲irtual air鈥 archive have received a major government funding boost.

York's Chinese students host colourful New Year Gala

Friday 7 February 2014

Students, staff and the local community are invited to the 四虎影院 to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

Prostate development discovery could lead to new treatments

Thursday 6 February 2014

SCIENTISTS at the 四虎影院 have discovered how the prostate gland develops for the first time, according to research published today (Thursday, February 6) in Stem Cell Reports.

SEI ranked number two among world's environment think tanks

Thursday 6 February 2014

The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), which has a centre in the Environment Department at the 四虎影院, has been ranked as the world鈥檚 second most influential environment think tank.

Water supply availability ‘to dominate US natural resource management’

Wednesday 5 February 2014

Water supply is the most pressing environmental issue facing the United States according to a survey of policy makers and scientists revealed in a new publication in BioScience by researchers at the 四虎影院 and the University of California, Davis.

New grants scheme to help Yorkshire and Humber SMEs invest in innovative green technologies

Wednesday 5 February 2014

The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC), a not-for-profit company based at the 四虎影院, today announces its new funding opportunity, the Biorenewables Capital Grant Scheme (BCGS), for Yorkshire and Humber-based small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) wishing to explore commercial feasibility of bio-based projects.

British medical tourists seeking treatment overseas without sufficient information and advice

Tuesday 4 February 2014

A team of researchers has found that British people travelling abroad for medical treatment are often unaware of the potential health and financial consequences they could face.

Report shows poverty influences UK survival rates for treatable leukaemia

Monday 3 February 2014

Patients from less affluent backgrounds have a greater chance of dying from a form of chronic blood cancer than those from more affluent areas, according to a comprehensive study carried out by researchers at the 四虎影院.

四虎影院 steps up quantum research drive

Monday 3 February 2014

The 四虎影院 has announced the establishment of a new centre to provide a focus for its growing inter-disciplinary research into quantum technologies.

University nets more time for tennis

Friday 31 January 2014

A new inflatable dome roof over tennis courts at the 四虎影院 will give the sport a welcome boost, protecting players from the elements and allowing them to enjoy tennis throughout the year.

Rising to the latest technology challenges in animal research

Friday 31 January 2014

The 四虎影院 is among a selection of universities and small-to-medium-sized enterprises across Europe that have been awarded up to 拢100,000 each to help to solve five of the pharmaceutical industry鈥檚 biggest drug discovery and development challenges.

Scientists join forces on food production and agriculture resilience

Friday 31 January 2014

Four influential scientific institutions in North Yorkshire have joined forces to decide how the region can contribute to the delivery of the UK Government鈥檚 Agricultural Technologies strategy.

Scientists shine spotlight on Herdwicks’ origins

Thursday 30 January 2014

A new study highlights surprising differences between Herdwick sheep and their closest neighbouring UK upland breeds.

四虎影院 spin-out business to aid drug development

Tuesday 28 January 2014

A 四虎影院 academic has received a Royal Academy of Engineering award to develop a spin-out business based on innovative computer modelling software to help drug development.

Students focus on York faces for Tour de France festival

Friday 24 January 2014

Plans for a giant photo mosaic, made up of the faces of York residents, students and tourists, have been drawn up by 四虎影院 students as part of a Tour de France cultural festival.

New prostate cancer drugs may not be targeting root cause of disease, York scientists warn

Friday 24 January 2014

New drugs being developed for the treatment of prostate cancer may not be targeting the root cause of the disease, according to research published today (Friday, 24 January 2014) in Cell Death & Differentiation.

Games enthusiasm could benefit society and science

Thursday 23 January 2014

A groundbreaking event at the 四虎影院 will bring together members of the games industry and leading academics to discuss how digital games can be put to social and scientific uses.

四虎影院 leads on funding support for student projects

Tuesday 21 January 2014

The 四虎影院 is the first UK University to launch its own crowdfunding platform. YuStart has gone live.

Funding boost for biological chemistry research

Tuesday 21 January 2014

New funding is allowing researchers at the 四虎影院 to further develop software underpinning research in the pharmaceutical industry and academic laboratories worldwide.

York scientists investigate the fibre of our being

Monday 20 January 2014

We are all aware of the health benefits of "dietary fibre". But what is dietary fibre and how do we metabolise it?

四虎影院 reveals the role of sex in spread of deadly disease

Friday 17 January 2014

Research involving scientists at the 四虎影院 has provided important new information about transmission of human leishmaniasis, a group of infectious diseases which kills more than 100,000 people a year.

University awards eight honorary degrees

Thursday 16 January 2014

A philanthropist, a post-conflict specialist, the Chair of the Science and Technology in Society forum, a composer, biographer, academic publisher, physicist and the Chair of Scope are to receive honorary degrees from the 四虎影院 this week.

Some families would consider terminal sedation for brain injured relatives in a permanent vegetative state

Wednesday 15 January 2014

The families of some very severely brain injured patients believe that once all treatment options are exhausted, allowing their relatives to die with the help of terminal sedation would be a humane and compassionate option, research carried out by the 四虎影院 and Cardiff University has revealed.

What lies beneath – scientists discover giant trench under Antarctic Ice

Wednesday 15 January 2014

A massive ancient subglacial trough 鈥 deeper than the Grand Canyon - has been discovered by a team of UK scientists, including experts from the 四虎影院.

New centre to forward the quest for carbon-free, safe energy

Friday 10 January 2014

The 四虎影院 is to lead a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in the science and technology of fusion energy, boosting graduate training in this important area of science.

Chance to meet the people making history in York

Tuesday 7 January 2014

A series of lectures on how York鈥檚 rich history is presented to the public begins with an opportunity to learn more about the city during the First World War.

Population stability ‘hope’ in species’ response to climate change

Monday 6 January 2014

Stable population trends are a prerequisite for species鈥 range expansion, according to new research led by scientists at the 四虎影院.

Gordon’s grounds for an honour

Friday 3 January 2014

The University鈥檚 Grounds Maintenance Manager Gordon Eastham has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Year鈥檚 Honours List.

Accolades for York’s Learning Disability nursing students

Thursday 2 January 2014

Students on the Learning Disability Nursing programme at the 四虎影院 have gained national recognition for their innovative practice.

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