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News archive: 2016 releases

Could disease ‘tolerance’ genes give new life to UK ash trees?

Monday 26 December 2016

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have identified genetic markers for disease tolerance that suggest UK ash trees may have a fighting chance against a lethal fungal infection.

Smooth talker – cultural commentator to visit York

Friday 23 December 2016

Cultural commentator and socio-political pundit Jay Smooth will give a public talk at the 四虎影院 in February.

Movement of rainforest butterflies restricted by oil palm plantations

Monday 19 December 2016

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have found that oil palm plantations, which produce oil for commercial use in cooking, food products, and cosmetics, may act as a barrier to the movement of butterflies across tropical landscapes.

York awarded Global Challenges funding to tackle parasitic disease

Friday 16 December 2016

Scientists at the 四虎影院 and Hull York Medical School have been awarded two new grants to tackle the parasitic disease leishmaniasis, as part of the new 拢1.5bn Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).

Raw foodies: Europe’s earliest humans did not use fire

Thursday 15 December 2016

New research conducted by scientists at the 四虎影院 and the Universitat Aut貌noma de Barcelona reveals for the first time that Europe鈥檚 earliest humans did not use fire for cooking, but had a balanced diet of meat and plants 鈥 all eaten raw.

四虎影院 contributes to report on anti-corruption

Wednesday 14 December 2016

Academics from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Management School have contributed to a parliamentary report outlining how UK businesses should deal with the risks of bribery and corruption in high-growth markets.

Think with your hands: Gesturing boosts children’s creative ideas

Wednesday 14 December 2016

New research by a psychologist at the 四虎影院 reveals that encouraging children to move their hands while thinking increases their creative ideas.

York diabetes expert awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Thursday 8 December 2016

A 四虎影院 specialist practitioner has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship - the most prestigious individual award for excellence in teaching in higher education.

Fighting contaminated land with help from the humble fruit fly

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Scientists have discovered that a gene found in the common fruit fly can be successfully expressed in a plant and used to detoxify land contaminated with TNT.

In my will I bequeath you... a brown cow and a chamber pot

Tuesday 6 December 2016

More than 700 wills and other documents dating from 1576 鈥 1650 have been digitised, indexed and made freely available by the 四虎影院.

Plant ‘chemical factory’ could produce variety of commercial products

Monday 5 December 2016

A 鈥榗hemical factory鈥 on the surface of plant leaves could help produce more commercially useful products, researchers at the 四虎影院 have discovered.

York retains prestigious award for supporting researchers

Monday 5 December 2016

The 四虎影院 has been successful in retaining the European Commission (EC) HR Excellence in Research Award at the six year review point.

Artwork inspired by research goes on display

Monday 5 December 2016

Artwork inspired by the ground-breaking medical and scientific research being undertaken at the 四虎影院 is to go on display at York Art Gallery later this month.

Art History A-Level saved following national campaign

Friday 2 December 2016

A high-profile national campaign, led by the Association of Art Historians and supported by the 四虎影院, The Courtauld Institute of Art, the National Gallery, Tate, and the Royal Academy of Arts, has succeeded in saving the Art History A-level.

Mummified remains identified as Egyptian Queen Nefertari

Friday 2 December 2016

A team of international archaeologists believe a pair of mummified legs on display in an Italian museum may belong to Egyptian Queen Nefertari 鈥 the favourite wife of the pharaoh Ramses II.

四虎影院 graduates among the most employable, latest figures reveal

Friday 2 December 2016

The 四虎影院 has the highest proportion of graduates in work or further study three years after graduating in the influential Russell Group of leading UK universities, latest figures reveal.

Report reveals tens of thousands of teenagers are neglected at home

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Researchers from the 四虎影院 have contributed to a major new report which reveals that tens of thousands of teenagers across England are suffering neglect at home.

Embroider your dreams: artist calls for York exhibition input

Wednesday 30 November 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Artist in Residence is calling on local people to embroider their thoughts and dreams about sleep onto pillowcases to help form the centrepiece of a new exhibition.

From lab bench to backbench

Wednesday 30 November 2016

A 四虎影院 academic will be swapping the lab bench for the backbench when she visits the House of Commons this week.

European funding awarded to support Yorkshire’s bio-based businesses

Monday 28 November 2016

The 四虎影院 has been awarded 拢1.79m to support the growth of Yorkshire businesses that deliver products, processes or services related to renewable, biological resources.

四虎影院 honoured by HRH The Princess Royal

Friday 25 November 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Learning and Development team has been awarded a prestigious Princess Royal Training Award at a St James鈥檚 Palace ceremony.

Scientists step closer to halting spread of lung cancer

Thursday 24 November 2016

Scientists at the 四虎影院 and the MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, have found that a component of cancer cells, which acts like a 鈥榗ellular post office鈥, could be the key to preventing the spread of lung cancer to other parts of the body.

Autumn statement announcement: York to lead bioeconomy audit

Wednesday 23 November 2016

The 四虎影院 has been asked by the government to lead a consortium of universities, research establishments, Local Enterprise Partnerships and industry to carry out a comprehensive audit of the bioeconomy of the North of England.

University archives reveal hidden stories of York

Tuesday 22 November 2016

Key events and characters behind York鈥檚 colourful past have been brought to life in a new book being launched at a 四虎影院 public lecture.

Recognition for York historian’s “dazzling polemic”

Friday 18 November 2016

A 四虎影院 historian has been awarded a 鈥淩ecognition of Excellence鈥 prize at a major literary event in Toronto.

Art curating degree launched at public showcase

Thursday 17 November 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Art History will launch a new degree programme focusing on developing a range of approaches to curating art at galleries and museums.

Businesses urged to apply for innovation grants

Thursday 17 November 2016

Small to medium sized businesses in York, North Yorkshire and East Riding are being urged to apply for EU grants of up to 拢20k to help them innovate.

Search the solar system on campus

Wednesday 16 November 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Astronomy Society (Astrosoc) have launched a scale model of the solar system on campus.

Prestigious award for Chemistry

Wednesday 16 November 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Chemistry has received a high profile industry award.

York expands scholarship scheme

Wednesday 16 November 2016

The 四虎影院 has announced the expansion of a scholarship scheme which allows students fleeing conflict an opportunity to study at the University.

Being Human: Recreating the sounds of 16th century York

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Lecturer in Sound Production, Dr Mariana Lopez, is bringing the sounds of 16th century York back to life in an installation that highlights the connections between oral histories and the challenges of modern-day life.

Early evidence of dairying discovered

Tuesday 15 November 2016

A team of scientists and archaeologists have discovered widespread evidence of prehistoric milk production in southern Europe.

Autism and human evolutionary success

Tuesday 15 November 2016

A subtle change occurred in our evolutionary history 100,000 years ago which allowed people who thought and behaved differently 鈥 such as individuals with autism - to be integrated into society, academics from the 四虎影院 have concluded.

Sparking imaginations: York Children’s University returns

Monday 14 November 2016

York Children鈥檚 University (York CU), designed to promote curiosity and a love of learning in children, returns this week with free events running until 18 November.

Global experts launch report on climate change health crisis

Monday 14 November 2016

A 四虎影院 academic is one of 48 world leading experts to contribute to the inaugural Lancet report amid warnings of a 鈥渃atastrophic risk to human health鈥 from climate change.

Multiculturalism in education: York academic sets out benefits

Friday 11 November 2016

A 四虎影院 academic has written a book setting forth the benefits of a multicultural education based on his experiences of teaching African asylum seekers in Malta.

10th anniversary for Cape Verde Observatory

Thursday 10 November 2016

The Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory (CVO), run by chemists from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Wolfson Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratories along with German and Cape Verdean scientists, celebrates its 10th anniversary this month.

Peat bog reveals more than 1,000 years of Tanzanian history

Tuesday 8 November 2016

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have charted more than 1,000 years of Tanzanian environmental history using sediments extracted from a peat bog.

Classroom-based sex education programmes largely ineffectual, but incentives to stay at school can help

Tuesday 8 November 2016

A global review of school-based interventions for preventing HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and pregnancy in adolescents shows sex education programmes have no impact in lowering numbers of young people affected, although staying on at school can reduce pregnancy and some STIs.

Staff trained to support victims of sexual violence

Monday 7 November 2016

Academics at the 四虎影院 are involved in a large EU project which aims to develop training about sexual violence for staff at universities across six different countries.

More than 400 students debate the meaning of the universe with Tim Peake

Monday 7 November 2016

British astronaut Tim Peake greeted more than 400 students across 80 schools at the 四虎影院 as part of the UK Space Agency鈥檚 Schools Conferences.

York strengthens academic links with China

Friday 4 November 2016

The 四虎影院 has agreed student exchanges with one of the most prestigious universities in China.

Archaeologists study earliest recorded human burial site in Ireland

Thursday 3 November 2016

Archaeologists have shed new light on the belief systems of early Mesolithic hunter-gatherers after analysing cremated remains and artefacts given as grave offerings from the earliest recorded human burial site in Ireland.

York student films premiere at Aesthetica Short Film Festival

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Surreal drama, sci-fi, and horror movies are some of the genres on show at a special event celebrating the work of 四虎影院 students as part of the city-wide Aesthetica Short Film Festival.

‘Real life stories’ launched to help young people through child sexual exploitation

Wednesday 2 November 2016

An academic from the 四虎影院 has joined forces with charity Basis Yorkshire to produce an animation and booklets to help those with experience of child sexual exploitation (CSE).

Archaeological evidence at major risk in wetlands

Monday 31 October 2016

Important archaeological remains at wetland sites across the world could be at immediate risk, say scientists at the 四虎影院.

York archaeologist awarded major funding prize

Tuesday 25 October 2016

An archaeologist from the 四虎影院 has been awarded the prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize worth 拢100,000.

Health of Europe revealed in new report

Monday 24 October 2016

Europeans suffer from a wide range of physical and mental health conditions, in part due to their economic and social conditions, a major study co-authored by a York academic reveals.

Mapping the elephant ivory trade: new evidence revealed

Wednesday 19 October 2016

Archaeologists from the 四虎影院 have conducted pioneering analysis on historic ivory, revealing where East African elephants roamed and where they were hunted in the 19th century.

Globally renowned musician brings the sounds of India to York

Wednesday 19 October 2016

Indian music legend, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, will perform at the 四虎影院 next month as part of the autumn season of Open Lectures.

£5M invested in new Centre for Future Health

Wednesday 19 October 2016

A new virtual Centre for Future Health (CFH) will receive 拢5 million over the next five years to support research across disciplines aimed at tackling some of the major health challenges of the 21st century.

四虎影院 shows why prostate cancer cells develop resistance to treatment

Tuesday 18 October 2016

A new study at the 四虎影院 has shown that a standard hormone supplement, used to boost energy levels in prostate cancer patients following radiotherapy, could potentially increase the chances of the cancer returning.

York archaeologist to star in new series of Medieval Dead

Monday 17 October 2016

A battlefield archaeologist from the 四虎影院 has helped shed new light on the so called Swords of Castillon 鈥 a batch of medieval weapons discovered in a river in France.

Decline in global forest diversity could cost billions per year, say researchers

Friday 14 October 2016

A new study has demonstrated that a decline in forest diversity can have a significant economic impact on productivity that relies on healthy forest systems.

The pilgrimage revival: Britain’s historic routes revealed by York academic

Thursday 13 October 2016

A historian from the 四虎影院 has written a comprehensive guide on Britain鈥檚 most popular pilgrim routes.

Perceived obesity causes lower body satisfaction for women than men

Tuesday 11 October 2016

鈥極wning鈥 an obese body produces significantly lower body satisfaction for females than males, scientists have found.

Islamic art circle launches in York

Tuesday 11 October 2016

The 四虎影院 will host the first Islamic Art Circle in the north of England 鈥 a series of talks exploring Islamic art and heritage.

Counting the cost of mental health

Tuesday 11 October 2016

The NHS needs a 鈥渃lear and transparent鈥 funding system for mental health after research revealed a substantial degree of variability in costs between hospital trusts.

White Rose Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership launched

Tuesday 11 October 2016

A consortium of northern universities is launching a new 拢16.8 million Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership, which aims to support postgraduate students in accessing the highest quality research training throughout their time at university.

Athena SWAN award for Hull York Medical School

Monday 10 October 2016

The Hull York Medical School (HYMS) has been recognised for its commitment to women in science with a Silver Athena SWAN award.

New environment building opens at York

Thursday 6 October 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 new 拢12.5 million environment building is officially open after a launch event with Professor Ian Boyd, the Government鈥檚 Chief Scientific Adviser.

The effect of global warming on marine diversity

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Warming temperatures can reduce marine diversity but increase freshwater species 鈥 showing responses to climate change could be habitat dependent.

Renowned criminologist lectures at York

Tuesday 4 October 2016

A prominent biological criminologist will speak on the psychology of the criminal brain at the 四虎影院 this week.

York alumni land five National Youth Choirs Fellowships

Tuesday 4 October 2016

Five former 四虎影院 music students have been selected as new Fellows of the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB).

£1m donation to support chemistry at York

Monday 3 October 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Chemistry is to benefit from a 拢1million gift from alumnus Dr Anthony H Wild.

Community-led marine reserve sees lobsters thrive

Monday 3 October 2016

The first and only fully-protected marine reserve in Scotland is proving highly beneficial for marine conservation and fisheries, with lobsters more than doubling in numbers and increasing in size.

Ancient eggshell protein breaks through DNA time barrier

Monday 26 September 2016

Scientists have identified fossil proteins in a 3.8 million year-old ostrich eggshell, suggesting that proteins could provide valuable new insights into the evolutionary tree, much further back in time than was previously thought.

University invests £59M in new campus teaching and leisure facilities

Sunday 25 September 2016

The 四虎影院 will unveil a number of new teaching and leisure facilities over the next 18 months, including a new lecture building, sports hall, and laboratory space.

Childhood obesity, adult drinking and deaths caused by violence named as top UN challenges

Friday 23 September 2016

A new study assessing the status of the UN鈥檚 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has revealed that overweight children, adult drinking and death caused by violence continue to be significant hurdles in many nations鈥 development.

University invests up to £500K in student mental health support

Thursday 22 September 2016

The 四虎影院 is investing up 拢500,000 in mental health care provision over the next three years to further enhance student support services and strengthen its community partnerships in promoting positive mental well-being.

York researcher pioneers new electronics scanning method

Wednesday 21 September 2016

An academic from the 四虎影院 has developed a new method for scanning electronic devices - such as smartphones - for defects, speeding up the production process.

Delivering affordable healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa

Tuesday 20 September 2016

Academics from the 四虎影院 have helped develop a healthcare package for one of the poorest countries in the world, which has the potential to be used as a blueprint for other developing countries.

Calls for greater transparency in the release of clinical trial data

Tuesday 20 September 2016

Researchers have called for greater transparency in the public release of clinical trial data after a study revealed significant under-reporting of side effects in medical treatments.

York filmmaker shortlisted for prestigious national award

Tuesday 20 September 2016

A film made by a 四虎影院 PhD student has been shortlisted for the Arts and Humanities Research Council鈥檚 (AHRC) 2016 Research in Film Awards.

York archaeologist shortlisted for THE teaching award

Monday 19 September 2016

Dr Sara Perry, from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Archaeology, has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education (THE) Innovative Teacher of the Year award.

Child migration: York academic urges action with UNICEF

Monday 19 September 2016

A 四虎影院 academic has contributed to a new UNICEF campaign urging world leaders to act on improved cooperation on child migration.

Disputed Neandertal region confirmed in France

Friday 16 September 2016

Researchers from the 四虎影院 have helped to solve an archaeological dispute - confirming that Neandertals were responsible for producing tools and artefacts previously argued by some to be exclusively in the realm of modern human cognitive abilities.

First students enrol at International Pathway College

Friday 16 September 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 International Pathway College (IPC) will welcome its first students on campus next week (19 September).

Top northern universities' impact double that of Premier League - report

Thursday 15 September 2016

The value to the economy of the eight most research-intensive universities in the Northern Powerhouse region is almost double that of the entire Premier League, a report reveals today.

York leads major new UK food sustainability project

Wednesday 14 September 2016

Researchers from the 四虎影院 have been awarded a 拢2.74 million grant to lead a new food systems resilience project.

New exhibition explores human and animal flesh in 600 years of art

Wednesday 14 September 2016

A new exhibition at York Art Gallery, curated by a 四虎影院 Art Historian, depicts how artists over the past six centuries have portrayed human and animal flesh.

New sensor technology could speed up blood test analysis

Wednesday 14 September 2016

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have developed a new sensor that is capable of detecting multiple proteins and enzymes in a small volume of blood, which could significantly speed up diagnostic healthcare processes.

No clear threshold to diagnose and treat diabetes during pregnancy

Wednesday 14 September 2016

A new study conducted by researchers at the Universities of York and Bristol, and the NHS Bradford Institute for Health Research shows there is an urgent need to find the best threshold to balance the potential benefits and harms of diabetes treatment during pregnancy.

Should the government make us healthy? York hosts major conference

Thursday 8 September 2016

The 四虎影院 will host the Society for Social Medicine鈥檚 (SSM) annual conference from 14 鈥 16 September.

Government advisers look to York experts for insight into bio-waste

Thursday 8 September 2016

A delegation of top Government officials visited the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC), a 四虎影院 subsidiary, this week to investigate how waste can be converted into valuable products to benefit the UK economy.

Industry experts debate impact of Brexit on UK film industry

Thursday 8 September 2016

Researchers at the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Theatre, Film and Television were joined by leading industry experts to debate the impacts of Brexit on the UK film industry as part of the European Screens Conference this week.

Tim Peake to attend UK Space Agency’s Schools Conferences

Wednesday 7 September 2016

The European Space Agency (ESA) has confirmed that British astronaut Tim Peake will be attending the 四虎影院 as part of the UK Space Agency鈥檚 Schools Conferences.

Aiming high – bringing low-cost broadband to rural communities in Nigeria

Wednesday 7 September 2016

Academics from the 四虎影院 are to explore ways of bringing low-cost broadband to rural communities in Nigeria via high-altitude platforms (HAPs).

Dental plaque sheds new light on diet of Mesolithic foragers in the Balkans

Tuesday 6 September 2016

Archaeologists from the Universities of York and Cambridge have revealed the first direct evidence that Mesolithic foragers from the Balkans consumed domestic cereals almost half a millennium earlier than previously thought.

Researchers drive personalised medicines approach to prostate cancer

Monday 5 September 2016

Cancer researcher, Professor Norman Maitland, from the 四虎影院, is part of a new 拢2.6 million award scheme to further understanding of personalised medicine for prostate cancer.

York chemist awarded Royal Society Research Professorship

Monday 5 September 2016

四虎影院 Chemist, Professor Gideon Davies, has been awarded the prestigious Royal Society Ken Murray Research Professorship.

Scientists launch research aircraft to track West African pollution

Thursday 1 September 2016

Scientists operating research aircraft over West Africa have detected organic materials in the atmosphere over a number of urban areas, contributing to concerns of the rise in pollution across the region.

Living with dementia: could life story work help?

Thursday 1 September 2016

A pioneering study led by researchers at the 四虎影院鈥檚 Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) shows that life story work has the potential to help people with dementia.

University historian curates new Poldark trail at Cornwall Museum

Wednesday 31 August 2016

The BBC鈥檚 Poldark Historical Advisor and 四虎影院 researcher, Dr Hannah Greig, has curated a new Poldark inspired guide to 18th century collections at the Royal Cornwall Museum ahead of the TV series鈥 return this autumn.

Scientists show that a ‘Superman’ disguise could actually work

Wednesday 31 August 2016

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have shown that small alterations to a person鈥檚 appearance, such as wearing glasses, can significantly hinder positive facial identification.

Childhood report reveals rise in unhappiness for UK girls

Wednesday 31 August 2016

More than a quarter of a million girls in Britain are unhappy with their lives according research at the 四虎影院 and the Children鈥檚 Society.

More resources needed to identify bodies of missing migrants, researchers find

Tuesday 30 August 2016

A new report, by the 四虎影院, City University London and the International Organization for Migration鈥檚 Global Migration Data Analysis Centre, shows that many of the bodies of migrants drowned in the Mediterranean are never identified.

Half second ‘glimpse’ can identify breast cancer

Tuesday 30 August 2016

New research by a psychologist at the 四虎影院 and colleagues at Brigham and Women鈥檚 Hospital in Boston, MA, US, and University of Leeds shows that radiologists can discriminate between normal and abnormal mammograms in half a second.

Predictive tool vital to sustainable environmental futures

Friday 26 August 2016

A new predictive tool, which for the first time combines human perception of the environment with land-use planning and socioeconomic data, could help governments mitigate the impact of climate change in developing countries.

York archaeologists nominated for Angel Award

Tuesday 23 August 2016

A team of archaeologists from the 四虎影院 have been shortlisted for a prestigious Historic England Angel Award.

NHS adopts inequality monitoring system to reduce potentially avoidable A&E admissions

Monday 22 August 2016

Indicators of how well the NHS is tackling health inequality across the country have now been adopted by the NHS.

Prestigious award for 四虎影院 psychologist

Thursday 18 August 2016

A 四虎影院 academic has been awarded the 2016 Major Advancement in Psychological Science Prize.

Poaching patrol: new ranger methods decrease illegal activities

Wednesday 17 August 2016

Ecologists from the 四虎影院 have tested a new method to detect and decrease wildlife poaching, using data to better predict where illegal activities occur in protected areas.

York biologist receives prestigious science award

Thursday 11 August 2016

A 四虎影院 scientist has been awarded the inaugural Royal Microscopial Society (RMS) Medal for Flow Cytometry.

Britain’s last hunter-gatherers discovered using breakthrough analysis of bone fragments

Thursday 11 August 2016

Archaeologists from the Universities of York, Cambridge and UCL have identified rare human bones from the UK dating to the Late Mesolithic era (around 4000 BC, just prior to the arrival of farming in Britain) using an innovative new bone collagen analysis technique.

Experts to use drones to discover more about killer whales

Wednesday 10 August 2016

Drones will be used to discover more about the social lives of killer whales as part of new research which could help protect the species.

National Student Survey 2016 results announced

Wednesday 10 August 2016

The 四虎影院 has seen an increase across 13 subject areas in the National Student Survey (NSS), whilst overall satisfaction has gone up from 88 per cent to 89 per cent.

New drugs hope to fight neglected tropical diseases

Monday 8 August 2016

Scientists say they are a step closer to providing effective treatments for three 鈥渘eglected鈥 diseases after making a chemical which can kill the parasites that cause the illnesses.

New Chair of University Council announced

Monday 1 August 2016

Respected author and social policy researcher Gerard Lemos has been nominated to become Chair of the 四虎影院 Council from August 2017.

Silent Shakespeare: York academic contributes to new DVD

Monday 1 August 2016

A 四虎影院 academic has collaborated with the British Film Institute (BFI) to produce a new DVD about Shakespeare in silent film.

A fifth of global warming ‘hidden’ from climate data, scientists find

Wednesday 27 July 2016

Global warming has been underestimated by approximately 19 per cent, scientists at the 四虎影院 say.

Invasive garden ‘super ants’ take hold faster than ever in UK, new research finds

Tuesday 26 July 2016

Three new infestations of an invasive garden ant - known for building massive colonies of tens of thousands of insects - have been found in the UK this year, with researchers at the 四虎影院 warning their impact on biodiversity could be huge.

York chemist creates solution to boost biorefineries

Monday 25 July 2016

四虎影院 chemists have come up with a unique solution to ensure biorefineries are economically resilient to oil price fluctuations.

‘Positive activity’ as effective as ‘positive thinking’ in treating depression

Friday 22 July 2016

A simple and inexpensive therapy is equally as effective at treating depression as the 鈥榞old standard鈥 of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), scientists at the 四虎影院 have found.

Can’t see the wood for the climbers – the vines threatening our tropical forests

Friday 22 July 2016

Woody climbing vines, known as lianas, are preventing tropical forests from recovering and are hampering the ability of forests to store carbon, scientists are warning.

York academic awarded top Royal Society accolade

Monday 18 July 2016

A 四虎影院 chemist, whose research has made important contributions to the development of flat-screen displays for TVs, computers and mobile phones, has been awarded a prestigious Royal Medal of the Royal Society.

Lifetime Achievement Award for York psychologist

Monday 18 July 2016

A 四虎影院 academic has been awarded a lifetime achievement award from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Debating the future of EU government debt

Monday 18 July 2016

Leading figures from the world of international finance will attend a symposium being hosted at the 四虎影院 this week to debate the future of public finances around advanced economies.

四虎影院 students lead from the front

Friday 15 July 2016

Three final year students have been awarded the Chancellor鈥檚 Leadership Prize after excelling on the York Award Leaders programme.

Public health and literature researchers elected to British Academy

Thursday 14 July 2016

Two academics from the 四虎影院 have been elected Fellows of the British Academy.

Children will be children – the doodles unearthed in a medieval manuscript

Tuesday 12 July 2016

A series of crude doodles and drawings discovered in the margins of a medieval manuscript were probably made by children, a 四虎影院 historian has revealed.

York wins top archaeology award

Monday 11 July 2016

A 四虎影院 project has won a prestigious 2016 British Archaeological award.

York honours 13 for contribution to society

Thursday 7 July 2016

The 四虎影院 will next week award honorary degrees to a distinguished group of scientists, educationalists, campaigners, and a number of figures from the world of arts, entertainment and politics.

Two hundred years on: the story behind Frankenstein

Thursday 7 July 2016

The story behind one of the most famous novels in the English language is set to be explored during a public reading of Romantic poetry and prose at the 四虎影院.

Calls for more research to test the accuracy of low-cost air pollution monitors

Thursday 7 July 2016

The increasing popularity of low-cost air pollution monitors with members of the public could generate large volumes of untested and questionable data, two leading atmospheric scientists from the 四虎影院 have warned.

Born in Bradford awarded new research grant

Wednesday 6 July 2016

The landmark Born in Bradford project - tracking the lives and health of more than 13,500 children across the city - has been awarded a 拢3m grant to expand its research.

Viruses turbo-charge bacterial evolution in cystic fibrosis infections

Tuesday 5 July 2016

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have found new evidence that tiny viruses called bacteriophages turbo-charge the evolution of bacteria that cause lung infections in Cystic Fibrosis patients.

York chemists lead breakthrough in carbon capture

Monday 4 July 2016

Scientists from the 四虎影院 have developed an innovative new green method of capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power stations, chemical and other large scale manufacturing plants.

Why the day of the week matters when it comes to elections

Thursday 30 June 2016

Holding elections on a Thursday could favour conservative outcomes, according to research by 四虎影院 psychologists.

New 5k community trail up and running

Monday 27 June 2016

A new community trail has been opened at the 四虎影院.

Rare moth in severe decline at its last English site

Wednesday 22 June 2016

Numbers of a rare species of moth - found only in York in England 鈥 have tumbled in recent years, a team including researchers from the 四虎影院 have discovered.

York education experts win prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award

Monday 20 June 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC) has won the 2016 Royal Society of Chemistry Inspiration and Industry Award.

York academics reconstruct Glastonbury Abbey church

Friday 17 June 2016

Historians at the 四虎影院 have helped to produce a series of digital reconstructions depicting how the Anglo-Saxon church on the site of Glastonbury Abbey looked in the eighth century.

Major arts and humanities event debuts at York

Friday 17 June 2016

The 四虎影院 will host 鈥楥ommon Ground鈥, an inaugural arts and humanities showcase and networking event, on 21 June.

Refugee crisis focus at York

Thursday 16 June 2016

The escalating refugee crisis and building a secure world for the future will be examined in a dedicated Focus Day at the York Festival of Ideas on 18 June.

四虎影院 suggests fracking is responsible for a reversal in atmospheric hydrocarbon trends

Tuesday 14 June 2016

An international team of scientists, including academics from the 四虎影院, have identified an increase in the concentrations of ethane and propane gas over much of the Northern Hemisphere since around 2009, probably due to increasing North American oil and natural gas production.

Brexit debate for York Festival of Ideas 2016

Tuesday 14 June 2016

Lord Lawson will join a distinguished panel of experts to debate the EU Referendum as part of the York Festival of Ideas.

Seeking the Holy Grail: An economy that works for everyone

Monday 13 June 2016

The York Festival of Ideas collaborates with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation this week for a Focus Day exploring political decision-making and its impact on social mobility.

York academic receives MBE

Friday 10 June 2016

A 四虎影院 academic has been awarded an MBE for services to international development in the Queen鈥檚 Birthday Honours.

四虎影院 develops app for Barbican Centre

Friday 10 June 2016

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have developed an app which allows visitors to London鈥檚 Barbican Centre enjoy a self-guided audio journey.

Metal exposure – a factor in bat population decline

Thursday 9 June 2016

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have led the first full-scale national assessment of metal contamination in bats, showing that many bats in the UK contain levels of metals high enough to cause toxic effects.

Consuming meat: a ticking time bomb?

Wednesday 8 June 2016

A soon-to-be published report conducted by Plate for the Planet, released on World Meat Free Day on 13 June, reveals surprising new statistics about our attitudes to meat and how our consumption will change in the next decade.

Researchers develop app to help smokeless tobacco users quit

Wednesday 8 June 2016

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have developed an app to help users of smokeless tobacco quit.

Effective treatments for cannabis use hampered by “benign” image – conference told

Tuesday 7 June 2016

Some cannabis users have developed an 鈥渋nverted expertise鈥 on the drug 鈥 often equipped with more up-to-date knowledge than the people trying to help them, a conference being held at the 四虎影院 was told today.

Living with Floods – experts debate the future impact of climate change

Thursday 2 June 2016

Leading environmental scientists, policy-makers, insurance industry leaders, engineers, farmers and city planners will come together to debate how we can prevent - and live with - floods in the future.

Appy gardening: York scientist develops early warning system for garden pests

Thursday 2 June 2016

A computer scientist from the 四虎影院 will play a key role in developing an app and email alert system for gardeners as part of the Big Bug Hunt 鈥 a global citizen science project that warns gardeners of pests.

Schoolchildren name new Tanzanian tree species while fundraising for tropical forests

Wednesday 1 June 2016

A 四虎影院 conservationist who put out a call for schools to name a new species of tropical tree has found a winner.

York shortlisted for two top archaeology awards

Wednesday 1 June 2016

Two 四虎影院 projects have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2016 British Archaeological awards.

The Doomsday Clock is ticking: three minutes to midnight…

Wednesday 1 June 2016

The 2016 York Festival of Ideas launches this year with a night exploring the findings of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists latest Doomsday report placing us at 鈥榯hree minutes to midnight鈥 to humanity鈥檚 closeness to catastrophe.

Anxiety and depression linked to recurrence of inflammatory bowel disease

Wednesday 1 June 2016

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have discovered a link between a recurrence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and anxiety and depression.

High altitude archaeology: prehistoric paintings revealed

Wednesday 25 May 2016

Archaeologists at the 四虎影院 have undertaken pioneering scans of the highest prehistoric paintings of animals in Europe.

Academies: what does the evidence tell us?

Wednesday 25 May 2016

A new report from the 四虎影院-based Cambridge Primary Review Trust reviews evidence and presents recommendations on the government鈥檚 academies policy.

Prestigious award for 四虎影院 psychologist

Wednesday 25 May 2016

A 四虎影院 academic has been awarded the 2016 Major Advancement in Psychological Science Prize.

Wellcome Trust grants for York researchers

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Three 四虎影院 academics have been awarded prestigious Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards for their work in biomedical research.

York academic appointed Higher York Partnership Chair

Monday 23 May 2016

The Higher York Partnership, which promotes higher education in York and North Yorkshire, has appointed 四虎影院 Professor Saul Tendler as its new Chair.

Playing the numbers game - why Jellicoe got his maths right at the Battle of Jutland

Monday 23 May 2016

Researchers have used mathematical modelling to re-analyse the Battle of Jutland and help shed new light on the biggest naval engagement of World War One.

Key motivations for citizen scientists revealed

Friday 20 May 2016

A study part-conducted by researchers at the 四虎影院 shows that 鈥榟elping wildlife鈥 and 鈥榗ontributing to scientific knowledge鈥 are among the key motivating factors for citizen scientists.

Where is York’s Lost Amphitheatre?

Thursday 19 May 2016

Where did the Roman gladiators fight in York? It鈥檚 a question that children, students and archaeologists have asked for a long time.

York partners plan city environment observatory

Thursday 19 May 2016

The 四虎影院 and City of York Council are to establish a unique City Environment Observatory (YCEO) to further our understanding of how health, wellbeing and economic issues are linked to the quality of the environment.

Incentives paid to general practitioners to improve health care have little impact on patient outcomes, new study reveals

Wednesday 18 May 2016

The world's largest primary care pay-for-performance programme, designed to improve patient health care and outcomes, has failed to save additional lives according to joint research by the Universities of York, Manchester and Michigan.

Researchers say inequality costs the NHS £4.8 billion a year

Tuesday 17 May 2016

Socio-economic inequality costs the NHS in England 拢4.8 billion a year, almost a fifth of the total NHS hospital budget, according to researchers at the 四虎影院.

Artificial Intelligence in the workplace: York collaborates with software company MooD International to lead new research

Thursday 12 May 2016

The 四虎影院 will collaborate with software provider MooD International on an innovative project that aims to apply artificial intelligence (AI) and computer game technology to help organisations make good management decisions.

Effects of welfare sanctions and conditional support “profoundly negative” say researchers

Wednesday 11 May 2016

Reform of the welfare and benefits systems - and in particular the emphasis on trying to change behaviour through sanctions - has had a 鈥減rofoundly negative effect鈥 on the people that receive them, according to a collaborative study led by the 四虎影院.

Greg’s Place: York unveils vibrant new outdoor space

Tuesday 10 May 2016

The 四虎影院 launched a new outdoor community space this week, supported by former Chancellor Greg Dyke.

York students win national L’Oréal marketing competition

Monday 9 May 2016

Postgraduate students from the 四虎影院 have won the UK National L鈥 Or茅al Brandstorm Competition 2016, making it through to the global finals in Paris.

Classic FM joins forces with York Festival of Ideas

Monday 9 May 2016

The York Festival of Ideas has struck a major partnership with Classic FM in its sixth year of operation.

Hat-trick of awards for York chemists

Monday 9 May 2016

Three 四虎影院 chemists have received prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) awards.

Chance to see Mercury in York

Friday 6 May 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Astrocampus will open for those wishing to see the transit of Mercury next week.

From farm to fork – the international launch of the N8 AgriFood Programme

Thursday 5 May 2016

The global challenges of ensuring sustainable, resilient and healthy food supplies for all is the focus of the international launch of the N8 AgriFood Programme.

The clock is ticking… launch of York Festival of Ideas 2016

Wednesday 4 May 2016

The York Festival of Ideas returns this year, from 7 鈥 19 June, with a packed programme of over 150 diverse and stimulating events delivered under the overarching theme of 鈥楾ick Tock鈥.

Brexit – your chance to ask the experts

Tuesday 3 May 2016

A distinguished panel of experts will argue the pros and cons of staying in Europe in a debate being organised by the 四虎影院.

Birds of prey constrained in the beak evolution race

Friday 29 April 2016

New research by scientists at the Universities of York, Bristol, Sheffield and Madrid, reveals that eating different foods does not determine how birds of prey鈥檚 beaks evolve.

York academics elected Fellows of Royal Society

Friday 29 April 2016

Two 四虎影院 scientists have been elected to the fellowship of the Royal Society, the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.

Employability in a digital age: York hosts event

Thursday 28 April 2016

The 四虎影院 will host a networking event on 4 May to promote the Yorkshire launch of Northern Hive, encouraging regional businesses to engage with academics and students.

York student wins Undergraduate of the Year award

Thursday 28 April 2016

A 四虎影院 student has won national Male Undergraduate of the Year at the annual TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards.

Breakthrough in the treatment of inherited genetic disease

Thursday 28 April 2016

Scientists at the Universities of York and Leiden have made a significant breakthrough in the treatment of an inherited genetic disorder which damages muscle and nerve cells in the body.

Hiroshima bomb survivor speaks in York

Wednesday 27 April 2016

The 四虎影院 will host one of the survivors of the 1945 nuclear detonations in Hiroshima and Nagasaki at a public conference next week.

York graduate awarded Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Award

Wednesday 27 April 2016

An entrepreneur who developed a personal safety app while studying at the 四虎影院 has received Royal approval from HRH The Duke of York.

Military veterans join archaeologists on Roman excavation

Tuesday 26 April 2016

A group of military personnel and veterans, including those injured in Afghanistan and other operations, are taking part in a unique project which uses archaeology to help assist with their recovery.

Iron age people were as fondue of Swiss cheese as we are

Friday 22 April 2016

Archaeologists have uncovered evidence that Swiss cheesemaking dates back to prehistoric times, paving the way for such delicacies as Gruyere and Emmental.

Doctor Who: could researcher's 'average' faces help to identify new companion?

Thursday 21 April 2016

A scientist at the 四虎影院 has used cutting-edge facial recognition software to provide an insight into the next face of Dr Who鈥檚 companion.

The future of Shakespeare: York academic to give keynote speech at Hamlet’s castle

Wednesday 20 April 2016

A 四虎影院 academic will give a keynote speech at Kronborg Castle, known worldwide as Elsinore in Hamlet, to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare鈥檚 death this month.

Loneliness can lead to increased risk of heart disease and stroke

Wednesday 20 April 2016

People who feel lonely or socially isolated are at increased risk of developing coronary heart disease and stroke, researchers from the 四虎影院 have concluded.

York joins global NASA event

Tuesday 19 April 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Computer Science will take part in the NASA Space Apps Challenge, a global coding event organised by NASA and its partners.

Hull York Medical School features in ‘Doctors of the Future’ Royal Society of Medicine and ITN Productions

Tuesday 19 April 2016

Students and staff from the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) feature in an ITN Productions news-style programme examining how transformations in medical education, research and new technologies are helping to shape the healthcare of tomorrow.

York open day lifts lid on distance learning

Monday 18 April 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL) will hold a Postgraduate Open Day on Saturday 23 April, offering an insight into a growing portfolio of online diplomas.

Pint of Science returns to York pubs

Monday 18 April 2016

四虎影院 scientists will share their latest research in pubs across York from 23 鈥 25 May for the price of a pint.

York hosts day for mapping enthusiasts

Monday 18 April 2016

The 四虎影院 will host a public study day on Saturday 23 April to celebrate the publication of an illustrated atlas of York, charting the development of the city across two thousand years.

四虎影院 to host major space conference for young people

Friday 15 April 2016

The 四虎影院 has been selected to host a major educational conference on space exploration which will involve hundreds of young people showcasing their projects linked to Tim Peake鈥檚 Principia mission.

York student wins prestigious research award

Friday 15 April 2016

A 四虎影院 postgraduate has won The American Naturalist 2016 Student Paper Award for his research into insect evolution.

Seeking quantum communication’s Holy Grail

Thursday 14 April 2016

Establishing a quantum internet to transfer huge amounts of quantum information within a split second across the world is the 鈥楬oly Grail鈥 of the future quantum technologies for the computer engineering and communications industries.

Headdress reconstruction throws light on hunter-gatherer rituals

Wednesday 13 April 2016

A research team led by archaeologists at the 四虎影院 used traditional techniques to create replicas of ritual headdresses made by hunter-gatherers 11,000 years ago in North Western Europe.

EU membership: new report shows key risks and opportunities for the environment

Monday 11 April 2016

A major new report, involving academics from the 四虎影院, reveals that EU membership has transformed the UK鈥檚 environmental protection policies since 1973.

York celebrates World Voice Day with new research into choir singing

Monday 11 April 2016

The 四虎影院 will mark World Voice Day with an afternoon of free interactive masterclasses and live research on Saturday 16 April.

White Rose universities launch new strategic office in Brussels

Friday 8 April 2016

The White Rose University Consortium - a strategic partnership between three of the UK鈥檚 leading research intensive universities: Leeds, Sheffield and York 鈥 has launched a new office in Brussels as part of a long-term strategy to influence EU research policy.

Documentary highlighting impact of inequality set for UK release

Friday 8 April 2016

A documentary, inspired by the critically acclaimed book The Spirit Level by 四虎影院 academics Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson, receives its London premiere on Monday.

Using physics to tackle biomedical challenges

Thursday 7 April 2016

Scientists at the 四虎影院 aim to unleash the untapped potential of the physical sciences in the search for new treatments for human infection and inflammatory diseases.

Residents asked to participate in online survey exploring mobility in York

Wednesday 6 April 2016

Residents in York are being encouraged to take part in an online survey exploring mobility and wellbeing in older people.

York and Leeds launch programme of rediscovered Jewish music and theatre

Tuesday 5 April 2016

The Universities of York and Leeds will stage performances of various Jewish works 鈥 many thought to have been lost 鈥 through 20 performances across eight venues as part of a major global research project 鈥極ut of the Shadows: rediscovering Jewish music and theatre鈥.

York launches pioneering Digital Creativity Labs

Thursday 31 March 2016

The 四虎影院 will launch the Digital Creativity Labs (DC Labs) next week 鈥 a major 拢18 million initiative for innovative research in the convergent area of digital and creative technologies.

Online international collaboration shows reliability of quantum simulations for materials design

Thursday 31 March 2016

Scientists from the 四虎影院 teamed up with colleagues from over 30 universities and institutes across Europe to investigate to what extent quantum simulations of material properties agree when they are performed by different researchers and with different software.

Is life good for children in the UK?

Wednesday 30 March 2016

A new book, edited by a 四虎影院 Professor in Social Policy, reveals that since 2009 UK children's physical health is improving, but they are more unhappy.

Youngsters graduate from York Children’s University

Wednesday 30 March 2016

One hundred and twenty five children took part in a graduation ceremony at York Children鈥檚 University (York CU).

Research accolade for York plant scientist

Wednesday 30 March 2016

A 四虎影院 scientist is to receive a major award by the Biochemical Society in recognition of the quality and impact of his research.

Solving the mysterious handwriting of a medieval scribe

Tuesday 29 March 2016

A scholar from the 四虎影院 has helped identify the type of tremor a prolific 13th century scribe suffered from after carrying out forensic analysis of his distinctive handwriting.

Media technology – the cure for modern loneliness?

Wednesday 23 March 2016

A new study conducted by researchers at the 四虎影院, in conjunction with charity WaveLength, shows that media technology can help to alleviate loneliness.

Cartoons daubed on London home used by Sex Pistols given listed status

Tuesday 22 March 2016

An archaeologist who carried out detailed analysis of artwork daubed on the walls of a flat by the Sex Pistols' Johnny Rotten today said he had 鈥渕ixed feelings鈥 after it was announced the building had been given listed status.

Academics to examine impact of sugar tax in Chile

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Health economists from the 四虎影院 are to spearhead a research project in Chile examining the impact a sugar tax has on the health of the population.

Why did we invent pottery?

Monday 21 March 2016

Archaeologists at the 四虎影院, leading a large international team, have revealed surprising new insights into why pottery production increased significantly at the end of the last Ice Age 鈥 with culture playing a bigger role than expected.

Recognition for 四虎影院 Careers

Monday 21 March 2016

Careers at the 四虎影院 have attained national recognition at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards and the National Undergraduate Work Experience Awards (NUE).

Protecting 30 percent of the ocean has many benefits, study suggests

Monday 21 March 2016

Protecting large stretches of the ocean from human influence may well be good for conservation. But a new study by 四虎影院 scientists Professor Callum Roberts and Dr Bethan O鈥橪eary suggests that setting aside at least 30 percent of it would also benefit fishermen and other stakeholders.

York launches summer internship schemes

Monday 21 March 2016

Representatives from 60 local businesses attended a breakfast launch of the 四虎影院鈥檚 Internship Bureau鈥檚 2016 summer scheme at Bettys last week.

New effects of ketamine abuse uncovered

Friday 18 March 2016

Research conducted by scientists at the 四虎影院 has revealed how recreational ketamine abuse damages the bladder.

York selected as games development hub

Wednesday 16 March 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Digital Creativity Hub is to become a regional hub for Tranzfuser鈩 鈥 a new talent development programme aimed at graduates looking to break into the games development industry.

Academic to showcase award-winning medical equipment at London show

Tuesday 15 March 2016

An award-winning piece of medical equipment which can help people with Parkinson鈥檚 control their condition is unveiled today at a prestigious technology show.

Antibiotic resistance: it’s a social thing

Tuesday 15 March 2016

Trace concentrations of antibiotic, such as those found in sewage outfalls, are enough to enable bacteria to keep antibiotic resistance, new research from the 四虎影院 has found. The concentrations are much lower than previously anticipated, and help to explain why antibiotic resistance is so persistent in the environment.

A new beginning for Egypt’s ancient capital

Monday 14 March 2016

A team of archaeologists from the 四虎影院 is playing a pivotal role in a major project to give a new lease of life to the ruins of the capital of Ancient Egypt.

York scientist is appointed Kew trustee

Friday 11 March 2016

A 四虎影院 scientist has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.

Grid cells’ role in human imagination revealed

Friday 11 March 2016

New research conducted by a 四虎影院 scientist has found the first evidence of grid cell activity in healthy volunteers asked to imagine moving through an environment.

York scientists join research to improve oak tree health

Thursday 10 March 2016

Scientists at the 四虎影院 are part of a new 拢1 million research team to help combat the spread of new diseases in oak trees.

Scheme signposts alternative route into higher education

Wednesday 9 March 2016

The 四虎影院 is to offer a new free pathway aimed at attracting a broader range of learners into higher education.

Japan calls for York student

Tuesday 8 March 2016

A 四虎影院 PhD student has been selected by the British Council Japan for a two month research fellowship with a Japanese university.

Dame Kelly Holmes to open £2m athletics facility at 四虎影院

Monday 7 March 2016

Double Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes is to perform the official opening of the new 拢2 million athletics stadium at the 四虎影院 and take part in a community fun run.

What happens to pharmaceuticals in the digestive system of a bird?

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have conducted new research into measuring how commonly-prescribed pharmaceuticals behave in the guts of starlings.

Minister announces major investment in doctoral training and Quantum Technologies research at York

Tuesday 1 March 2016

The 四虎影院 is to benefit from investment in science and engineering research totalling 拢204 million announced by Science minister Jo Johnson today.

Researchers’ new advance in quest for second generation biofuels

Tuesday 1 March 2016

Scientists at the 四虎影院 are part of an international research team that has made a significant step forward in understanding the processes naturally occurring enzymes use to degrade microbe-resistant biomass, a key aim in the development of biofuels.

Launch of a digital goldmine: York’s Archbishops’ Registers online for first time

Monday 29 February 2016

The 四虎影院 has launched a website that makes one of the most important collections of historical materials to survive in England today available online.

Facing up to the facts – the Met’s super-recognisers work

Friday 26 February 2016

Psychologists at the 四虎影院 have concluded that officers in an elite face recognition squad in the Metropolitan Police possess extraordinary powers of perception.

11,000 year old pendant is earliest known Mesolithic art in Britain

Thursday 25 February 2016

An 11,000 year old engraved shale pendant discovered by archaeologists during excavations at the Early Mesolithic site at Star Carr in North Yorkshire is unique in the UK, according to new research.

Inside-out piano comes to York

Thursday 25 February 2016

Pianist, inventor and performer Sarah Nicolls will play her unique 鈥業nside-Out Piano鈥 at the 四虎影院 this weekend.

Hull York Medical School to train new healthcare professionals to support NHS services

Tuesday 23 February 2016

Today, Hull York Medical School (HYMS) in partnership with the Faculty of Health and Social Care (FHSC) at the University of Hull and the NHS, launches a two year Masters programme which enables graduates with strong biomedical science backgrounds to train and qualify as a Physician Associate. The Physician Associate is a new healthcare professional role working in support and under the supervision of doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients in community and hospital settings. There are 30 places available for the next academic year, starting in September 2016.

Annamarie Phelps visits 四虎影院 Boat Club

Tuesday 23 February 2016

Annamarie Phelps CBE, Chairman of British Rowing, visited the 四虎影院 Boat Club (UYBC) to support both the rowing programme and the club鈥檚 recently launched Rainbow Wellies campaign.

Call to action to improve protest policing

Tuesday 23 February 2016

Researchers at the 四虎影院 and Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) have published a new report into the policing of an anti-fracking protest site, calling for an overhaul in police tactics and policies.

Research reveals sea-level changes over nearly three millennia

Monday 22 February 2016

A new study by an international research team suggests that global sea level rose faster in the 20th century than in any of the 27 previous centuries.

Creation of an island: the extinction of animals on Zanzibar

Monday 22 February 2016

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have been part of the first comprehensive study of how Zanzibar was formed, charting the extinction of various animals from the island.

Mentoring success for York students

Friday 19 February 2016

四虎影院 undergraduates have teamed up with pupils from Millthorpe School and York High School for a mentoring project involving Hiscox and Aviva.

How do children around the world feel about their lives?

Tuesday 16 February 2016

A major international study, which involved researchers from the 四虎影院, has provided a fresh perspective on how children around the world feel about their lives.

Sweet discovery in leafy greens reveals how sulphur is used by living organisms

Monday 15 February 2016

A critical discovery about how bacteria feed on an unusual sugar molecule found in leafy green vegetables finally reveals how sulphur is harnessed by living organisms. The work may inform strategies to boost our 鈥榞ood鈥 gut bacteria and promote digestive health.

Chinese New Year celebrations herald the Year of the Monkey

Friday 12 February 2016

The 四虎影院's Chinese students are inviting the local community to share an evening of spectacle, dance and music as they celebrate the Chinese New Year.

Is Berlin’s underground scene in danger of going to the wall?

Thursday 11 February 2016

Berlin鈥檚 underground heritage 鈥 characterised by its alternative techno club scene - is at risk from 鈥済entrification鈥 and there needs to be greater recognition of its cultural significance and contribution to the city鈥檚 distinctive character, an archaeologist from the 四虎影院 has said.

N8 chair says Northern voices vital in innovation policy-making

Thursday 11 February 2016

The N8 Research Partnership has outlined its vision for Innovation-led Northern economic growth in an event at the Houses of Parliament. N8 stressed its role as a willing partner in ensuring that northern research voices are heard in national innovation and economic policy making.

London’s ‘temporary accommodation’ market drives up the costs of homelessness

Thursday 11 February 2016

A perfect storm of high rents and benefit restrictions means that the cost of homelessness is spiralling in London, according to independent research by the 四虎影院.

White Rose universities to open Brussels office

Wednesday 10 February 2016

The White Rose University Consortium - a strategic partnership between three of the UK鈥檚 leading research intensive universities: Leeds, Sheffield and York 鈥 has established a Brussels office as part of a long-term strategy to influence EU research policy.

Student fashion show raises £30k for refugee charities

Friday 5 February 2016

A fashion show hosted by the 四虎影院 and featuring American Vogue editor Anna Wintour raised more than 拢30,000 for two charities supporting refugees.

York Union lines up top speakers

Thursday 4 February 2016

The student-run York Union will host speakers including Trevor Phillips OBE, author David Goodhart and historian Sir Anthony Seldon this term.

Graduate shows he has the aptitude when it comes to entrepreneurship

Thursday 4 February 2016

A graduate from the 四虎影院 says he has created the World鈥檚 first mobile app dedicated to helping students get on the career ladder.

Using mathematics to improve human health

Tuesday 2 February 2016

Scientists at the Universities of York and Torino have used mathematics as a tool to provide precise details of the structure of protein nanoparticles, potentially making them more useful in vaccine design.

N8 appoints Koen Lamberts, Vice Chancellor of the 四虎影院, as Chair of Board of Directors

Monday 1 February 2016

The N8 Research Partnership (N8) has announced that Professor Koen Lamberts, Vice Chancellor of the 四虎影院, will take over from Sir Alan Langlands as Chair of the N8 Board of Directors from 1 February 2016.

Celebrating half a century of excellence

Friday 29 January 2016

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Physics is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend (30 January) with a day of special physics-themed events.

Top Russian science honour for York materials chemist

Thursday 28 January 2016

A 四虎影院 scientist whose research has made important contributions to the development of flat-screen displays for TVs, computers and mobile phones has been awarded the Russian Liquid Crystal Society鈥檚 highest award.

Hollywood award recognition for Yorkshire film

Thursday 28 January 2016

A short film made by 四虎影院 academic Stephen Linstead has been named as an Official Selection at the Hollywood International Independent Documentary Festival.

University answers ‘emergency’ call for TV company

Friday 22 January 2016

A television production company has used editing facilities at the 四虎影院 to put the finishing touches to a new documentary series for BBC One.

Research aims for justice in energy policy

Thursday 21 January 2016

A major new research project led by the 四虎影院 will examine the way energy efficiency policies in the UK affect groups who are vulnerable to fuel poverty, and identify a sustainable direction for future policy which is fair to all consumers.

That’s Entertainment! People urged to sign up to the Global Game Jam

Thursday 21 January 2016

Gaming enthusiasts from across the region are being urged to sign up for the upcoming Global Game Jam event being co-hosted by the 四虎影院.

York honours seven for contribution to society

Wednesday 20 January 2016

The 四虎影院 will this week award honorary degrees to the UK鈥檚 senior Law Lord, an acclaimed writer and broadcaster, a leading humanitarian and the manager of the England football team.

Annual lectures on sustainability return to York

Wednesday 20 January 2016

Weekly public lectures on corporate social responsibility (CSR), organised by the 四虎影院鈥檚 Environment Department, return this week.

Piecing together the gruesome story of York’s headless Romans

Tuesday 19 January 2016

四虎影院 archaeological scientists were part of an international team that used cutting edge genome technology to cast more light on a mystery that has perplexed archaeologists for more than a decade.

Researchers develop inequality monitoring system to reduce preventable A&E admissions

Tuesday 19 January 2016

Researchers have developed a set of indicators which could help reduce preventable A&E admissions arising from social inequality 鈥 as figures reveal there were almost 38,000 deaths in England in one year from treatable conditions.

York student finalist in young composer awards

Monday 18 January 2016

A 四虎影院 music student is through to the final stage of the prestigious Mozarts of Tomorrow competition at Newcastle鈥檚 Sage Gateshead.

Stepping beyond our 3D world

Monday 18 January 2016

Since the dawn of time, humans have endeavoured to unravel the laws governing the physical world around us. Over centuries we have tried to discover a Theory of Everything.

University’s brightest stars launch YuCycle 2016 challenge

Friday 15 January 2016

Promising 四虎影院 athletes Alastair Hepworth and Bethan Richards joined Ashley Marsh, student cycle club president, at the launch of this year鈥檚 YuCycle challenge.

Student wins freelance prize

Friday 15 January 2016

An enterprising Language and Linguistics student received recognition after showcasing his business at the University鈥檚 annual Christmas Market.

Global opportunities for York students

Friday 15 January 2016

Three international short summer courses will be available to all York students this year with opportunities to visit Washington DC, USA, British Columbia, Canada, and Cape Town, South Africa.

York develops UK nuclear theory hub

Thursday 14 January 2016

四虎影院 physicists will host a series of courses, meetings and a visitor programme bringing together the UK nuclear theory community this year.

York in the world’s top 100 for its international outlook

Thursday 14 January 2016

We have been ranked as one of the 100 most international universities in the world by Times Higher Education (THE).

Archives staff help make it a drier January for flood victims

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Experts at the Borthwick Institute for Archives at the 四虎影院 have stepped in to help householders and businesses save precious family mementos and important documents damaged by floods.

Screening technique to reinforce fight against ash dieback

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Researchers at the 四虎影院 led a pioneering study which opens up a new front in the battle against a disease affecting ash trees across Europe.

York chemists develop new drug synthesis method

Tuesday 12 January 2016

Scientists from the 四虎影院 have developed a new approach for the synthesis of piperazines 鈥 drug compounds used to treat hay fever and HIV.

Spin-out wins Innovate UK grant to develop ‘virtual’ drug lab

Thursday 7 January 2016

A 四虎影院 spin-out backed by the Royal Academy of Engineering鈥檚 Enterprise Hub, has been awarded a 拢300,000 grant from the UK鈥檚 innovation agency Innovate UK, sponsored by NC3Rs, to develop a 鈥榲irtual laboratory鈥 to establish the environmental impact of drugs earlier in discovery and development.

WR universities’ new platform will highlight academic excellence

Tuesday 5 January 2016

Three of the UK鈥檚 leading research-intensive universities have joined forces to set up a new open access digital platform to publish scholarly articles across the academic disciplines.

A far from perfect host

Monday 4 January 2016

Biologists at the universities of York and Exeter have published new research which shows that an ancient symbiosis is founded entirely on exploitation, not mutual benefit.

New Year’s Honours for 四虎影院 staff

Thursday 31 December 2015

Two members of the 四虎影院 have been recognised in the Queen鈥檚 New Year鈥檚 Honours list.

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