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四虎影院 academic recognised in New Year Honours

Friday 29 December 2017

Professor Pratibha Gai has been appointed a Dame (DBE) in the New Year Honours for services to chemical sciences and technology.

The Christmas family argument: A centuries-old tradition

Thursday 21 December 2017

For many families Christmas isn鈥檛 all turkey, tinsel and Dickens. Christmas wouldn鈥檛 be Christmas without a family meltdown.

Life on the ice

Wednesday 20 December 2017

For the first time scientists have directly observed living bacteria in polar ice and snow 鈥 an environment once considered sterile.

四虎影院 joins student visa pilot

Monday 18 December 2017

The 四虎影院 has been included in a pilot which is looking at streamlining the process for international Masters students wanting to study in the UK.

Scientists uncover patterns of elephant poaching in East Africa

Monday 18 December 2017

Scientists analysing data from aerial surveys carried out over one of East Africa鈥檚 most important nature reserves have uncovered clusters of elephant carcasses close to some ranger posts.

四虎影院 suggests screening could prevent a quarter of hip fractures

Monday 18 December 2017

Community screening for osteoporosis could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older women, new research involving an academic from the 四虎影院 suggests.

North Sea water and recycled metal combined to help reduce global warming

Wednesday 13 December 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have used sea water collected from Whitby in North Yorkshire, and scrap metal to develop a technology that could help capture more than 850 million tonnes of unwanted carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

A keep-fit gadget for your dog this Christmas – who really benefits?

Monday 11 December 2017

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have enlisted the help of our canine friends to test the concept of a 鈥楧og Internet鈥.

Children bear the brunt of second-hand smoke in Bangladesh

Monday 11 December 2017

Children in Bangladesh are being exposed to high levels of second-hand smoke despite laws banning smoking in public spaces, a study carried out by the 四虎影院 suggests.

New partnership to enhance mental health research

Friday 8 December 2017

The 四虎影院 and Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) are partnering on a 15-year project to further develop mental health research.

University expands scholarship scheme

Thursday 7 December 2017

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.

York student to join prestigious Schwarzman Scholars programme

Wednesday 6 December 2017

A 四虎影院 graduate and current student are on track to become one of the next generation of global leaders after their acceptance as a Schwarzman Scholar.

Scientists observe tremors associated with Parkinson’s disease in fruit flies

Tuesday 5 December 2017

Scientists say they have a better understanding of the tremors commonly associated with Parkinson鈥檚 disease after observing the movements in fruit flies.

Roadside air quality targets may be met ahead of schedule

Monday 27 November 2017

European estimates of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) directly emitted from vehicles may have been overestimated, according to new analysis of public data by scientists based at the 四虎影院.

Small numbers of churches embrace same-sex marriage

Monday 27 November 2017

Researchers at the Universities of York and Leeds have found that the majority of places of worship that permit same-sex marriage carry out small numbers of ceremonies, with just over half having actually married a couple.

York Trials Unit celebrates 21 years of success in health care

Monday 27 November 2017

The 四虎影院 is celebrating the 21st anniversary of its ground breaking trials unit, which has helped improve the effectiveness and efficiency of health care.

York Professor part of team bringing ‘A Christmas Carol’ to Shakespeare stage

Monday 27 November 2017

John Bowen, Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature at the University York, is Expert Advisor to a new Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) stage play that aims to give Charles Dickens鈥 classic literary masterpiece, 鈥楢 Christmas Carol鈥, a contemporary twist.

Sporting heroes may not have elite vision

Friday 24 November 2017

Elite sports players can often appear to have superhuman powers that let them compete at the highest level - but research has shown that when it comes to their eyesight, they may be no different from everyone else.

四虎影院 announces Intern of the Year

Thursday 23 November 2017

A final year Chemistry student at the 四虎影院 has won Intern of the Year for her innovative work with North Yorkshire Police.

York’s success in assisting World Health Organization recognised

Thursday 23 November 2017

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recognised a 四虎影院 research centre for its outstanding commitment to promoting universal access to health.

York and Maastricht join forces in major partnership for research, teaching and business projects

Thursday 23 November 2017

The Universities of York and Maastricht have agreed a major partnership in which they will establish joint research projects, teaching collaborations, knowledge exchange, student exchanges and sharing best practice among their staff.

Yorkshire businesses urged to tap into university expertise through new funding

Tuesday 21 November 2017

Businesses across Yorkshire are being urged not to miss out on an extra 拢30m of funding being made available as part of Innovate UK鈥檚 Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme.

University appoints Professor Tom McLeish to a Chair in Natural Philosophy

Thursday 16 November 2017

The 四虎影院 has appointed Professor Tom McLeish to a Chair in Natural Philosophy in the Department of Physics.

York elite athletes awarded scholarships

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Three 四虎影院 students have received Santander Elite Sports Scholarships worth a total of 拢15,000 to help them realise their sporting ambitions.

Multiplayer video games: Researchers discover link between skill and intelligence

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have discovered a link between young people鈥檚 ability to perform well at two popular video games and high levels of intelligence.

Could Hollywood special effects masks be the next tool in identity deception?

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have shown that hyper-realistic face masks, first created by Hollywood special effects teams, are convincing enough to pass as 鈥榬eal鈥 faces.

Researchers reveal new insights into why sleep is good for our memory

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have shed new light on sleep鈥檚 vital role in helping us make the most of our memory.

Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the 四虎影院 announce £12m partnership

Thursday 9 November 2017

Lloyd鈥檚 Register Foundation and the 四虎影院 are to spearhead a 拢12m programme looking at the safety of robotics and autonomous systems (RAS).

Accolades both sides of the Atlantic for film charting England’s worst mining disaster

Thursday 9 November 2017

A 四虎影院 professor is heading to Hollywood to collect an award for his film recreating the dramatic events of England鈥檚 worst mining disaster.

Homeless heritage – how archaeology can give those sleeping rough a voice

Wednesday 8 November 2017

An archaeologist has written about her experiences of working with homeless people as part of her PhD at the 四虎影院.

Two-dimensional materials unlock the path to ultra-low-power transistors

Tuesday 7 November 2017

An international team of scientists has discovered a new route to ultra-low-power transistors using a graphene-based composite material.

The battle between cancer and the immune system: who switches the off signals off?

Thursday 2 November 2017

Scientists have discovered key new information about how to boost our immune system's fight against cancer.

Global experts report on climate change and health

Tuesday 31 October 2017

A 四虎影院 academic is one of the expert speakers at the launch of a major report on global progress in addressing health and climate change.

Combatting viruses: Code breakers turn code writers

Monday 30 October 2017

Researchers who successfully cracked a code that governs infections by a major group of viruses have gone a step further, creating their own artificial code.

Capturing the extraordinary: Echo brings esports statistics to life

Monday 30 October 2017

Esports games can be incredibly fast-paced and complex to follow. But now researchers have developed a new production tool 鈥楨cho鈥 that can detect the most extraordinary performances in live matches.

York academic wins prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize

Monday 30 October 2017

A 四虎影院 academic has received a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize to continue his research into health inequalities.

Revealing the hidden biographies of the York Gospel

Thursday 26 October 2017

A new scientific study of the York Gospel has revealed its hidden biomolecular history

Weak social ties a killer for male whales

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Male killer whales are more likely to die if they are not at the centre of their social group, new research suggests.

Running on autopilot: Scientists find important new role for ‘daydreaming’ network

Tuesday 24 October 2017

A brain network previously associated with daydreaming has been found to play an important role in allowing us to perform tasks on autopilot.

Logged tropical rainforests still support biodiversity even when the heat is on

Monday 23 October 2017

Tropical rainforests continue to buffer wildlife from extreme temperatures even after logging, a new study involving the 四虎影院 has revealed.

York student’s dissertation a ‘first’ on memes

Thursday 19 October 2017

A 四虎影院 English graduate has gained a top grade for his trailblazing dissertation on the social media phenomenon of 鈥榤emes鈥.

Increase in emergency A&E admissions caused by improved hospital survival rates, study reveals

Thursday 19 October 2017

Record survival rates from heart attacks and strokes are fuelling a rise in Accident & Emergency admissions, a major study involving the 四虎影院 has found.

Exhibit: Feast around the cooking pot with builders of Stonehenge

Thursday 19 October 2017

Elaborate cooking pots used by the builders of Stonehenge in special feasts and ceremonies, are just some of the items on display at a new English Heritage exhibition revealing the diet of the prehistoric community that built the ancient monument 4,500 years ago.

York PhD student’s success celebrated at Man Booker Prize event

Wednesday 18 October 2017

四虎影院 PhD student Fiona Mozley has been praised for the quality of her writing after her debut novel Elmet missed out on the 2017 Man Booker Prize.

Tropical beetles face extinction threat

Tuesday 17 October 2017

Climate change is putting many tropical high altitude beetles at risk of extinction, warn an international team of scientists.

History comes to life in new Gunpowder Plot drama for BBC

Tuesday 17 October 2017

四虎影院 researchers, Dr Hannah Greig and Dr John Cooper, are the historical advisors behind the BBC鈥檚 new retelling of the infamous plot to blow up the House of Lords in 1605.

Supporting the local community: York student volunteers offer a helping hand

Thursday 12 October 2017

The 四虎影院鈥檚 annual report on student volunteering has revealed that in the last academic year students donated nearly 66,000 hours of their time to helping the local community 鈥 raising more than 拢120,000.

University appoints new Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Monday 9 October 2017

The 四虎影院 has appointed Professor Judith Buchanan as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Recognition for York academic’s outstanding contribution to science education

Friday 6 October 2017

A 四虎影院 academic has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics (IOP) for his internationally leading research in physics education.

Scientists develop shape-shifting ‘superhero’ robot

Friday 6 October 2017

Researchers have created a miniature 鈥榮uperhero鈥 robot capable of transforming itself with different 鈥榦utfits鈥 to perform a variety of tasks.

‘Lost chapel’ of Westminster Palace revealed in new 3D model

Friday 6 October 2017

The first dedicated House of Commons chamber, destroyed in the 1834 Palace of Westminster fire, has been reconstructed with the help of 3D visualisation technology.

Prisoners recovering from addiction encounter ‘cliff edge’ with little support on release

Wednesday 4 October 2017

A new report warns that drug recovery work in prison is largely futile unless suitable accommodation and support are available to prisoners after release.

Green algae could hold clues for engineering faster-growing crops

Tuesday 3 October 2017

Scientists have discovered more about how green algae - the scourge of swimming pool owners and freshwater ponds 鈥 is able to siphon carbon dioxide from the air for use in photosynthesis, a key factor in their ability to grow so quickly.

Turner and the Whale: York art historians co-curate new exhibition

Monday 2 October 2017

Hull Maritime Museum and 四虎影院 art historians are curating a new exhibition of J. M. W. Turner鈥檚 controversial paintings of whaling as part of Hull鈥檚 UK City of Culture celebrations.

Animals that play with objects learn how to use them as tools

Monday 2 October 2017

Researchers have discovered that New Caledonian crows and kea parrots can learn about the usefulness of objects by playing with them - similar to human baby behaviour.

On-demand services mirror cinema box-office movie trends

Wednesday 27 September 2017

A survey of UK film goers has shown that users of Video-On-Demand (VOD) services, such as Netflix and Amazon Video, consume the same movie content as they would at the cinema.

Playwriting commission: Spotlight falls on women in science

Tuesday 26 September 2017

The 四虎影院 is looking for a dynamic playwright to pen an original work about women in science.

Black Snow: Film charts England’s worst mining disaster

Tuesday 26 September 2017

A 四虎影院 professor has made a film recreating the dramatic events of the Oaks Colliery explosions in Barnsley in December 1866.

Scientists discover genes are controlled by ‘nano footballs’

Monday 25 September 2017

Research at the 四虎影院 has revealed that genes are controlled by 鈥榥ano footballs鈥 鈥 structures that look like footballs but 10 million times smaller than the average ball.

From launch to spacewalking: ESA astronaut Tim Peake discusses his Principia mission

Monday 25 September 2017

ESA astronaut Tim Peake will reveal the highs and lows of life aboard the International Space Station at a talk at the 四虎影院.

North of England generates £91 billion for UK bioeconomy

Thursday 21 September 2017

A government-commissioned report has shown that the north of England generates an annual turnover of 拢91 billion and employs more than 400,000 people in the regional bioeconomy.

Bone marrow protein a ‘magnet’ for passing prostate cancer cells

Tuesday 19 September 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have shown that a protein in the bone marrow acts like a 鈥榤agnetic docking station鈥 for prostate cancer cells, helping them grow and spread outside of the prostate.

Clinical trial examines care strategies for preventing falls at home

Monday 18 September 2017

A new large-scale clinical trial is testing the effectiveness of NHS home assessment strategies in preventing elderly people from falling unnecessarily.

York scientists pioneer new directional drug release gel

Thursday 14 September 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have created a new smart gel that can be shaped by UV light and is able to control the direction in which drugs are released.

Could interstellar ice provide the answer to birth of DNA?

Thursday 14 September 2017

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have shown that molecules brought to earth in meteorite strikes could potentially be converted into the building blocks of DNA.

Expert Reaction: Should Google offer an online screening test for depression?

Thursday 14 September 2017

With one in five Americans experiencing clinical depression in their lifetime, should Google offer an online screening test for depression? 四虎影院 researcher, Professor Simon Gilbody, debates the issue in The British Medical Journal (BMJ).

Debut novel by PhD student is shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Fiona Mozley's debut novel Elmet has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

Record year for York Festival of Ideas

Wednesday 13 September 2017

New audience figures reveal the 2017 York Festival of Ideas attracted a record number of people, with over 32,000 people attending talks, focus days, exhibitions and performances.

York hosts major chemistry and industrial biotechnology conference

Tuesday 12 September 2017

The 四虎影院 will host a major chemistry and industrial biotechnology conference this month.

Frontline police benefit from specialist mental health training, study reveals

Monday 11 September 2017

Providing frontline police officers with specialist training in mental health issues greatly improves their knowledge, attitude and confidence in responding to such incidents, a trial reveals.

York academic uncovers Beckett’s Political Imagination in new book

Friday 8 September 2017

A 四虎影院 academic has shed new light on acclaimed writer Samuel Beckett鈥檚 interest in the political events of his time.

Australian Magpie ‘dunks’ its food before eating, researchers find

Thursday 7 September 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院, in collaboration with researchers at Western Sydney University, have shown that the Australian Magpie may 鈥榙unk鈥 its food in water before eating, a process that appears to be 鈥榗opied鈥 by its offspring.

It’s a no-brainer! Scientists discover gene that regulates the birth of brain cells in vertebrates

Tuesday 5 September 2017

Biologists at the 四虎影院 have discovered a new gene that controls brain development in vertebrates.

Fighting forgery with paper fingerprints

Thursday 31 August 2017

Fingerprinting official documents could provide a cost-effective way to prevent forgery, new research shows.

One million premature deaths linked to ozone air pollution

Thursday 31 August 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院鈥檚 Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) have released new figures showing long-term exposure to ozone air pollution is linked to one million premature deaths per year due to respiratory diseases - more than double previous estimates.

Life in last Ice Age captured in soundscape at famous archaeological site

Wednesday 23 August 2017

Archaeologists and composers at the 四虎影院 have come together to capture the sounds of the famous limestone gorge, Creswell Crags, to explore its dramatically changing sonic environment.

Sacrificed, farmed and smuggled, the llama has a colourful past, says historian

Tuesday 22 August 2017

Research into the historical importance of one of the most celebrated animals in South American culture, has shown that the llama has fought its way back from near extinction to global popularity over a period of five centuries.

‘Lost city’ used 500 years of soil erosion to benefit crop farming

Monday 21 August 2017

Researchers at the 四虎影院 working on a 700-year old abandoned agricultural site in Tanzania have shown that soil erosion benefited farming practices for some 500 years.

Yoda bat gets happy: New species officially recognised

Thursday 10 August 2017

An unusual breed of fruit bat - previously nicknamed 鈥榊oda鈥 due to its resemblance to the Star Wars Jedi Master - has now officially been registered as a new species and renamed the happy (Hamamas) tube-nosed fruit bat.

York researcher awarded £1.2 million for new blood cancer research

Thursday 10 August 2017

A 四虎影院 scientist has been granted significant new funding from Cancer Research UK to carry out research into a specific kind of blood cancer.

North-South health divide bigger than ever with alarming rise in deaths of northern 25-44 year olds

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Dying early (under age 75) is 20% more likely in northern compared with southern England, according to research conducted by the Universities of York and Manchester.

On a wing and a prayer: Marcel the nightjar on the hunt for love

Tuesday 8 August 2017

A lovelorn nightjar bird has travelled more than 600 miles across the UK in a quest to find a mate 鈥 an unusual occurrence for this nocturnal species in the breeding season.

Expert Reaction: Record number of drug-related deaths

Wednesday 2 August 2017

The number of drug poisoning deaths reached record levels in England and Wales last year, official data shows. York academic Ian Hamilton looks at the possible reasons behind the figures.

Historical wildlife trends reliable for predicting species at risk

Wednesday 2 August 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have shown that using historical wildlife data provides a more accurate measure of how vulnerable certain species might be to extinction from climate change.

Partnership with Harbin Institute of Technology launched

Monday 31 July 2017

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Electronic Engineering has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen (HITSZ), China, to establish a joint laboratory for wireless communications.

Debut novel by PhD student is long-listed for the Man Booker Prize

Thursday 27 July 2017

A PhD student at the 四虎影院 has been long-listed for the Man Booker Prize for her debut novel.

Professors elected Fellows of the British Academy

Wednesday 26 July 2017

Two 四虎影院 academics have been elected Fellows of the British Academy in recognition of their outstanding contribution to research.

Expert Reaction: Diesel and petrol car ban

Wednesday 26 July 2017

Professor Alastair Lewis, from the 四虎影院's National Centre for Atmospheric Science, reacts to a new government report that suggests any new diesel and petrol cars could be banned from 2040.

Archaeologists find key to tracking ancient wheat in frozen Bronze Age box

Wednesday 26 July 2017

A Bronze Age wooden container found in an ice patch at 2,650m in the Swiss Alps could help archaeologists shed new light on the spread and exploitation of cereal grains following a chance discovery.

Antibiotic resistance – gaining resistance is just the start

Monday 24 July 2017

Scientists have discovered bacteria are able to 鈥渇ine-tune鈥 their resistance to antibiotics 鈥 raising the possibility of some superbugs being resistant to drugs which they have never even been in contact with.

York awarded major funding to tackle global challenges

Friday 21 July 2017

Researchers from across the 四虎影院 have been awarded major grants from the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to tackle some of the most pressing issues around the world 鈥 including health care provision in Sub-Saharan Africa, reducing tobacco-related harm in Asia and combating neglected tropical diseases.

Mixed outcomes for plants and animals in warmer 2080s climate

Thursday 20 July 2017

More than three quarters of plants and animals in England are likely to be significantly affected by climate change by the end of the century, say researchers.

York academic named as UK Fusion Programme Director

Wednesday 19 July 2017

A 四虎影院 physicist has been selected as the UK Atomic Energy Authority鈥檚 (UKAEA) Programme Director of the UK Fusion Programme at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy.

York scientist to investigate how electrical charges help breast cancer spread

Tuesday 18 July 2017

A leading scientist at the 四虎影院 is to investigate whether a change in the electrical voltage of breast cancer cells could be helping them to spread around the body.

New breakthrough discovery: Every quantum particle travels backwards

Monday 17 July 2017

Mathematicians at the Universities of York, Munich and Cardiff have identified a unique property of quantum mechanical particles 鈥 they can move in the opposite way to the direction in which they are being pushed.

Going down the pan – why we need to do more to protect our small music venues

Thursday 13 July 2017

The country鈥檚 network of small, independent music venues need greater recognition and protection or we risk leaving the UK worse off culturally, socially and economically, according to a leading cultural heritage academic.

York honours seven for contribution to global issues

Tuesday 11 July 2017

The 四虎影院 will this week award honorary degrees to a distinguished group of scientists and global health, food and business figures.

Exposure to a common visual illusion may enhance your ability to read fine print

Tuesday 11 July 2017

Exposure to a common visual illusion may enhance your ability to read fine print, according to new research from psychologists at the Universities of York and Glasgow.

York EMC Services joins Eurofins Group

Friday 7 July 2017

York EMC Services (YES), a subsidiary of the 四虎影院, has been acquired by Luxembourg-based analytical services provider Eurofins Group.

Have we been making a grave mistake about Dick Turpin’s final resting place?

Friday 7 July 2017

A 四虎影院 historian has uncovered new research suggesting the notorious 18th Century highwayman Dick Turpin is unlikely to be buried in the marked grave as previously thought.

High quality classroom talk raises educational standards

Thursday 6 July 2017

Training teachers to improve and monitor the quality of classroom talk has a positive impact on pupils鈥 test scores in English, mathematics and science, a report for the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) on a project based at the 四虎影院 reveals.

New book from York academic reveals how nature is fighting back

Thursday 6 July 2017

A 四虎影院 academic has written a new book that challenges us to look positively at the impact of humans on the natural world.

Skin plays significant role in spread of leishmaniasis

Wednesday 5 July 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have discovered that parasites responsible for leishmaniasis - a globally occurring neglected tropical disease spread by sand flies 鈥 are mainly acquired from the skin rather than a person鈥檚 blood.

The future of UK agriculture and fisheries post-Brexit: a new dawn?

Friday 30 June 2017

Leading figures from industry, politics, the environmental sector and academia will gather in Westminster next week to launch two new reports on the potential implications of Brexit for UK agriculture and fisheries policy.

NHS health checks given a clean bill of health

Friday 30 June 2017

An assessment of the NHS Health Check programme has concluded it represents value for money by helping some patients lose weight and reduce their risk of future disease caused by obesity.

Dying in the 21st Century: conference held in York

Thursday 29 June 2017

A theological symposium addressing one of life鈥檚 most difficult subjects - death and dying - will take place at the York Medical Society this weekend.

Podcast: The story of a children’s book

Thursday 29 June 2017

The third, and final, podcast episode has been released in series one of The Story of Things audio programme.

University appoints new Director of Human Resources

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Dr Joss Ivory has been appointed as the University鈥檚 Director of Human Resources. She will be joining the University on Monday 11 September from Leeds City Council where she held the roles of Head of Human Resources and latterly Deputy Chief Officer HR.

Powerful emotions: new academic discipline launched at major conference

Wednesday 28 June 2017

International experts in the field of human emotion will gather at the 四虎影院 today for the launch of a new journal - the first of its kind in a new academic discipline.

ESL and 四虎影院 announce world-first esports collaboration

Tuesday 27 June 2017

The 四虎影院 and ESL - the world鈥檚 largest esports company - have today announced a new teaching and research partnership agreement.

Falling Walls winners announced

Friday 23 June 2017

The 四虎影院's Falling Walls Lab has announced the 2017 winning applicants who will progress to the international competition in Berlin.

Jellyfish fluorescence shines new light on DNA copying

Thursday 22 June 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have used fluorescent proteins from jellyfish to help shed new light on how DNA replicates.

Navigating the UK care system: new support tools launched

Thursday 22 June 2017

New support tools to help the general public find out about social care options for older people are launched today (22 June).

Podcast: The story of a 1950s brooch

Thursday 22 June 2017

The Story of Things podcast has released episode two of its first series, exploring the story of a 1950s brooch.

四虎影院 reveals how cats conquered the world

Wednesday 21 June 2017

A 四虎影院 academic has been involved in a major study which has revealed the domestic cat swept through Eurasia and Africa carried by early farmers, ancient mariners and even Vikings.

New online system set to reduce hundreds of chemical tests on animals

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 and SimOmics Ltd have developed a new online data sharing system which could reduce the need for hundreds of laboratory tests on animals.

Care system not to blame for increased risk of mental health issues in children

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Children in the care system 鈥 who are more likely to have mental health difficulties than others in the wider population 鈥 are not more at risk due to being in care, according to new research from the 四虎影院.

Bio-based solvent awarded prestigious international award

Tuesday 20 June 2017

A bio-based solvent developed in the Green Chemistry labs at the 四虎影院 has been awarded a prestigious international award for innovation.

Scientists step closer to drug treatment for Hepatitis B

Monday 19 June 2017

A major new insight into how Hepatitis B virus works could pave the way for new drug treatments for the infection, which is the major cause of liver cancer worldwide.

York among the best for graduate outcomes, latest Government figures reveal

Friday 16 June 2017

The latest figures from the Longitudinal Education Outcomes dataset (LEO) confirms that York is second in the Russell Group for the percentage of graduates who are in further study or employment after one and three years.

Podcast: The story of an ancient hand axe

Thursday 15 June 2017

The Story of Things podcast has released episode one of its first series, exploring the story of an ancient hand axe.

Scientists call for consistent guidelines on social media use in research

Wednesday 14 June 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have called for guidelines, informed by public opinion, to be made available to researchers who are considering using social media as a research tool.

Tea with a Refugee: acclaimed artist visits York as part of Festival of Ideas

Tuesday 13 June 2017

Artist and activist Alketa Xhafa Mripa will bring her mobile sitting-room installation to York this weekend, inviting people to join her for 鈥榯ea with a refugee鈥.

Former PhD student scoops top accolade from cardiovascular journal

Monday 12 June 2017

A former PhD student in the Department of Health Sciences has won a top accolade from a prestigious journal of cardiovascular science.

New approach to unlock genetic potential of plant cell wall

Monday 12 June 2017

Researchers from the 四虎影院 and the Quadram Institute have unlocked the genetic secrets of plant cell walls, which could help improve the quality of plant-based foods

Festival of Ideas: Do everyday objects give modern lives meaning?

Monday 12 June 2017

Archaeologists, philosophers, health experts, and poets have teamed up to investigate how everyday objects have defined human lives throughout history.

Expert Reaction: General Election 2017 Result

Friday 9 June 2017

The general election has ended in a hung Parliament, where no party has the 326 seats needed to get an overall majority in the House of Commons. Professor Martin Smith, Head of the Department of Politics, assesses who are the winners and losers.

Expert Reaction: Historic Scottish Episcopal Church ruling on same-sex marriage

Thursday 8 June 2017

Professor Paul Johnson, from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Sociology, discusses the Scottish Episcopal Church vote on permitting the marriage of same-sex couples in church.

Peter Lord auctions Morph for charity

Thursday 8 June 2017

Peter Lord, co-founder of Academy Award winning studio Aardman, modelled and auctioned off a Morph figure for 拢600 last night, with proceeds going to two mental health charities.

York Festival of Ideas launches new podcast series

Thursday 8 June 2017

A new podcast series exploring the meaning behind everyday objects throughout history will launch next week as part of the 四虎影院鈥檚 Festival of Ideas programme.

Expert Reaction: Can the days of the week influence voting decisions?

Thursday 8 June 2017

Dr Rob Jenkins and PhD student, Jet Sanders, from the 四虎影院's Department of Psychology, have analysed a range of statistics to get a better understanding of whether the timing of our decisions has a link to the risks we take. They comment here on the forthcoming UK general election vote:

New cellular imaging paves way for cancer treatment

Thursday 8 June 2017

Researchers at the Universities of York and Leiden have pioneered a technique which uses florescent imaging to track the actions of key enzymes in cancer, genetic disorders and kidney disease.

Global food project launches at York

Wednesday 7 June 2017

A major 拢3.3 million research project into global food system resilience launches this week at the 四虎影院.

Poet and author Helen Dunmore dies aged 64

Tuesday 6 June 2017

Tributes have been paid to the poet and author Helen Dunmore who has died of cancer at the age of 64.

Breakthrough in fight against neglected tropical disease

Tuesday 6 June 2017

Scientists say they have made a major breakthrough in the search for an effective vaccine for the neglected tropical disease leishmaniasis following the successful completion of a first in-human trial.

Marine Reserves help mitigate against climate change, say scientists

Monday 5 June 2017

Highly protected marine reserves can help mitigate against the impacts of climate change, a study by a team of international scientists has concluded.

Harriet Harman speaks on future of work

Monday 5 June 2017

Former deputy Labour Leader Harriet Harman will deliver a keynote speech on the changing world of work to launch a special York Festival of Ideas Future of Work Focus Day on 16 June.

Tobacco the ‘silent killer’ of HIV patients, say researchers

Thursday 1 June 2017

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have shown that tobacco use is more common among HIV positive individuals than HIV negative individuals.

Question Time special comes to York

Thursday 1 June 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May and Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn will take part in a BBC Question Time special at the 四虎影院 on Friday 2 June.

York backs Technician Commitment

Wednesday 31 May 2017

The 四虎影院 has pledged its commitment to a sector-wide scheme aimed at addressing some of the key challenges facing technical staff working in research.

1976 drought revealed as worst on record for British butterflies and moths

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have revealed that the 1976 drought is the worst extreme event to affect butterflies and moths in the 50 years since detailed records began.

Secret of sperm’s ‘bendy’ tail revealed

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have shown that a sperm tail utilises interconnected elastic springs to transmit mechanical information to distant parts of the tail, helping it to bend and ultimately swim toward an egg.

Experts gather at York to discuss drug use among women

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Some of the country鈥檚 leading experts on mental health and substance abuse will gather at the 四虎影院 next month to 鈥渆nd the silence鈥 surrounding women and addiction.

Event: The context of Brexit for the UK elections

Wednesday 24 May 2017

四虎影院 researcher, Dr Sofia Vasilopoulou, will lead a panel of speakers in a public debate about how Brexit could influence the UK general election result.

Expert Reaction: What influences our voting decisions?

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Dr Peter Bull discusses the importance of leadership and public responsiveness as we head towards the polling stations in the general election 2017:

Triple figures for University’s YuStart projects

Friday 19 May 2017

The 四虎影院鈥檚 crowdfunding initiative, YuStart, is celebrating a major milestone with the successful launch of project number 101.

Expert Reaction: Yorkshire 2017 General Election Battleground

Thursday 18 May 2017

The Tories' manifesto launch in Halifax has further emphasised the focus both the Conservatives and Labour have had on Yorkshire during the campaign. Professor Martin Smith, Head of the Department of Politics at the 四虎影院, explains why God's Own Country is proving to be such a key battleground.

Virtual reality Vikings: First immersive experience of Viking world revealed

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have re-created the sights and sounds of a Viking army camp using a specially-designed virtual reality mask.

Expert Reaction: Labour launch their manifesto

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn has launched the party's manifesto, 'For the Many, Not the Few'. Professor of Modern History, Lawrence Black, at the 四虎影院, comments on the reaction to the launch:

Expert Reaction: Moors Murderer, Ian Brady, dies

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Moors Murderer, Ian Brady, has died at the age of 79 in Ashworth Hospital, a high-security psychiatric unit on Merseyside. Dr Ruth Penfold-Mounce, from the 四虎影院's Department of Sociology, comments on how his death does not signal closure for the 1960s killings.

Embroidering dreams: major new sleep exhibition for York

Tuesday 16 May 2017

A major new exhibition focusing on sleep and dreaming by critically-acclaimed artist Susan Aldworth will open in York next month as part of the York Festival of Ideas.

Reducing the environmental footprint of Brazilian beef

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Brazil, the second largest beef producer in the world, could lead the way in sustainable intensification in agriculture, according to new research published by scientists.

Diesel vehicles produce 50 per cent more nitrogen oxide than originally thought

Monday 15 May 2017

A study, published in Nature, has shown that laboratory tests of nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel vehicles significantly underestimate the real-world emissions by as much as 50 per cent.

Scientists call for climate goals to be set over next 25 years

Thursday 11 May 2017

Scientists argue that climate goals are needed for the immediate future to help achieve global sustainable development in the long-term.

Edible insects offer scientists food for thought

Tuesday 9 May 2017

Eating insects instead of beef could help to tackle climate change by reducing harmful emissions, according to a new study carried out by a group of researchers.

Major Shakespeare Festival for York

Tuesday 9 May 2017

The York International Shakespeare Festival (#YorkShakes), featuring an exhibition launch by the Danish Ambassador and a Q&A with critically-acclaimed actor Paapa Essiedu, opens in York next week from 15 鈥 20 May.

York scientist wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry prize

Monday 8 May 2017

A 四虎影院 scientist has been awarded the 2017 Royal Society of Chemistry Tilden Prize.

Rare chance to see medieval treasures up close

Monday 8 May 2017

A new exhibition of unique medieval manuscripts 鈥 including a copy of a treaty which brought to an end the First Scottish War of Independence - have gone on display at the 四虎影院.

Stream bugs suggest pollution recovery in North York Moors

Monday 8 May 2017

A surprising diversity of bugs recorded in upland streams in northern England may indicate a recovery from past acid pollution, according to scientists at the 四虎影院.

Expert Reaction: Government publishes draft clean air plan

Friday 5 May 2017

Dr Peter Eckersley, from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Environment Department, comments on the government鈥檚 draft clean air plan:

It’s all in the mind – cyclists urged to help raise money for student causes

Thursday 4 May 2017

Cyclists are being urged to sign up to the annual YuCycle challenge later this summer and help raise funds for student mental health.

York named British Rowing World Class Start centre

Thursday 4 May 2017

The 四虎影院 has been recognised as one of 10 British Rowing centres in the UK for the development of its World Class Start Olympic pathway programme.

Expert Reaction: What might we expect for education in the general election campaign 2017?

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Will the general election campaign see a new direction for education or will it be more of the same? Dr Paul Wakeling from the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Education and Dr Chris Renwick from the Department of History, give their views:

Discrimination against same-sex couples denied religious marriage is endemic, says York academic

Wednesday 3 May 2017

New research by academics at the Universities of York and Leeds highlights the prevailing extent of discrimination against same-sex couples wanting religious marriage ceremonies.

More than half of mental health NHS patients experience relapses

Monday 1 May 2017

A new study has shown that approximately 53 per cent of NHS patients displayed clinical symptoms of depression and anxiety within a year after completing psychological treatments.

The Story of Things: York Festival of Ideas 2017 launches biggest programme yet

Thursday 27 April 2017

returns this year, from 6-18 June, with a unique launch event with BBC Radio 3 and a programme of over 200 diverse events surrounding the theme The Story of Things: a celebration of human ingenuity and invention.

Roses 2017 - raising awareness of mental health

Thursday 27 April 2017

Roses 2017 鈥 the largest inter-university sports tournament in Europe between York and Lancaster 鈥 will take place at the 四虎影院 this weekend.

Establishing the boundaries of quantum secure communications

Wednesday 26 April 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院鈥檚 Centre for Quantum Technologies have made an important breakthrough in the theory of quantum secure communications.

New Registrar at the 四虎影院

Tuesday 25 April 2017

The 四虎影院 has appointed Jo Horsburgh as its new Registrar and Secretary.

Risk of psychosis from cannabis use lower than originally thought, say scientists

Thursday 20 April 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have shown that the risk of developing psychosis, such as hallucinations, from cannabis use is small compared to the number of total users.

The UK’s hidden homeless: lone women parents most likely to suffer

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Growing numbers of women in England are experiencing 鈥榟idden homelessness鈥 鈥 living in precarious arrangements without privacy or their own legal living space - according to new research.

European research collaboration to prove feasibility of using starch in energy storage and green catalysis

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have teamed up with industry partners to turn renewable plant-based resources such as potato starch into a potential energy source for electric cars.

Air pollution can be as bad for wellbeing as partner's death, say York researchers

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Exposure to Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) can be as bad for people's happiness as bereavement or divorce, according to a study by the 四虎影院.

Expert Reaction: May calls for UK general election

Tuesday 18 April 2017

UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, has called for a snap general election on 8 June 2017. Professor Martin Smith, Head of the 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Politics, and Senior Lecturer in Politics, Dr Sofia Vasilopoulou react to the news:

Lord Mayor to declare York the UK’s first Human Rights City

Tuesday 18 April 2017

A campaign to establish York as the UK鈥檚 first Human Rights City - initiated by Professor Paul Gready at the 四虎影院 - will culminate with a formal declaration by the Lord Mayor later this month.

Rowing parents might be more harmful to child development than divorce, study suggests

Wednesday 12 April 2017

The damage caused to a child鈥檚 development during a family breakdown is done before the parents separate, a study suggests.

Statement in support of the Central European University

Tuesday 11 April 2017

A statement in support of the Central European University from Professor Koen Lamberts, Vice-Chancellor of the 四虎影院.

Why green spaces are good for grey matter

Monday 10 April 2017

Walking between busy urban environments and green spaces triggers changes in levels of excitement, engagement and frustration in the brain, a study of older people has found.

York campus features on silver screen in new Tennant film

Friday 7 April 2017

A major film starring David Tennant and Elisabeth Moss 鈥 filmed at various locations across the 四虎影院 鈥 is released in cinemas this weekend.

Researchers bring Old Norse language back to JORVIK Viking Centre

Thursday 6 April 2017

Old Norse has been brought back to life by researchers at the 四虎影院 through the voices of new animatronic Viking characters at the world-famous JORVIK Viking Centre.

Love it or hate it: Marmite may affect brain function

Wednesday 5 April 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have discovered a potential link between eating Marmite and activity in the brain, through the apparent increase of a chemical messenger associated with healthy brain function.

New film investigates the mystery of the abandoned site of Engaruka

Tuesday 4 April 2017

A new online film, written by scientists at the 四虎影院 in partnership with Ambient Cinema, reveals the excavation work at the site of Engaruka, Tanzania, that is unravelling the mystery of why its people abandoned the site centuries before.

Molecules in the body more visible in new detection system, say scientists

Monday 3 April 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have developed a technique that will enhance the performance of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in identifying disease.

From Beethoven to Bieber, why playing music to chimps is falling on deaf ears

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Playing music to captive chimpanzees has no positive effect on their welfare, researchers have concluded.

Expert Reaction: Article 50

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Dr Charlotte O'Brien, Senior Lecturer at the 四虎影院's York Law School, offers her expert reaction on the triggering of Article 50.

3D structure of enzyme opens path to new drug design in brain disease

Monday 27 March 2017

Researchers at the 四虎影院 and Simon Fraser University, Canada, have revealed the 3D structure of an enzyme that could provide a crucial step forward in treating neurodegenerative diseases.

New therapy focus for depression in young people

Monday 27 March 2017

A therapy which focuses on finding ways to engage in activities that generate positive emotions and combat negative ones could be an effective way of treating young people with depression, researchers at the 四虎影院 say.

UK seafood industry could benefit from Brexit, but choppy waters lie ahead

Thursday 23 March 2017

The UK seafood industry could benefit from Brexit, although difficult negotiations with the EU lie ahead, say environmental and fishing industry experts.

Humans and smartphones may fail frequently to detect face morph photos

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have demonstrated that both humans and smartphones show a degree of error in distinguishing face morph photos from their 鈥榬eal鈥 faces on fraudulent identity cards.

Scientist develops DNA nanomotor designed to rotate autonomously

Wednesday 22 March 2017

A scientist at the 四虎影院 has succeeded in conducting the first tests on a tiny rotating machine that is made entirely from DNA.

UK tests for overseas doctors - performance linked to future risk of malpractice

Monday 20 March 2017

Restricting the number of times international medical graduates (those who qualified outside the European Economic Area) can resit competency tests may help protect patients from future malpractice, a study by the 四虎影院 has concluded.

Mystery of how sperm swim revealed in mathematical formula

Monday 20 March 2017

Researchers have developed a mathematical formula based on the rhythmic movement of a sperm鈥檚 head and tail, which significantly reduces the complexities of understanding and predicting how sperm make the difficult journey towards fertilising an egg.

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Partnerships and Knowledge Exchange appointed

Thursday 16 March 2017

Professor Jon Timmis has been appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Partnerships and Knowledge Exchange.

The looming threat of Asian tobacco companies to global health

Wednesday 15 March 2017

The globalisation of Asian tobacco companies should be of increasing international concern, according to a new study by researchers at the 四虎影院 and Simon Fraser University, Canada.

Scientists say they are a step closer to solving chronic bladder diseases

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Scientists have begun to unlock the genetic code to understand how the lining of the bladder functions as a barrier to store urine - paving the way for possible new treatments for chronic bladder diseases such as interstitial cystitis and cancer.

Descendants of pioneering 19th Century York doctor who beat cholera to unveil memorial

Thursday 9 March 2017

A memorial is to be unveiled next week in honour of the pioneering York doctor who identified that cholera is a waterborne disease.

Expert Reaction: Budget 2017

Wednesday 8 March 2017

Dr Michal Horvath, lecturer at the 四虎影院's Department of Economics and Related Studies, and Dr Kevin Farnsworth, from the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, offer their expert reaction to the 2017 spring Budget:

Funding boost for state-of-the-art equipment

Tuesday 7 March 2017

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Department of Chemistry has been awarded 拢1.6million to invest in state-of-the-art equipment used to investigate the three dimensional structures of biological molecules.

Expert Reaction: Cost of cancer drugs falling

Friday 3 March 2017

Karl Claxton, Professor of Economics at the 四虎影院, comments on the NICE review of cancer drug costs and its recommendations that two bowel cancer drugs should be used in routine care:

Elite athletes awarded funding at York

Thursday 2 March 2017

Four promising athletes from the 四虎影院 have been awarded Santander Elite Sports Scholarships worth a total of 拢15,000.

Expert Reaction: Increased risk of air pollution for Heathrow airport

Monday 27 February 2017

A new report released by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee warns that a third Heathrow runway could result in increased air pollution due the higher levels of traffic the development will cause.

Scientists discover the properties behind cancer curing molecule

Monday 27 February 2017

Scientists at the Universities of York and Huddersfield have improved understanding of a molecule that destroys cancerous tumours without harming healthy cell tissue.

Expert Reaction: Discovery of new solar system

Thursday 23 February 2017

Dr Emily Brunsden, Department of Physics at the 四虎影院, offers her expert reaction to the news that scientists have detected seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a single star.

Scientists close in on cracking ‘Enigma Code’ of common cold

Thursday 23 February 2017

Scientists at the Universities of York, Leeds, and Helsinki say they are a step closer to cracking, what scientists have called, the 鈥楨nigma Code鈥 of the common cold virus.

National Student Volunteering Week: celebrating student volunteering in York

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Organisations in the York area are being invited to nominate student volunteers from the University who they feel deserve recognition.

Historic cultural records inform scientific perspectives on woodland uses

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 and University College Cork have looked at how cultural records dating back 300 years could help improve understanding of the ways in which science interprets the many uses of woodland areas.

Innovative treatment for depression in older people is effective, conclude 四虎影院 researchers

Tuesday 21 February 2017

An innovative psychological treatment can help older people who are suffering from lower-severity depression, say researchers at the 四虎影院. It can also prevent more severe depression from developing.

Experts urge revision to pesticide guidelines following toxicity study

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have discovered for the first time that the sequence of exposure to pesticides and pollutants 鈥 not just the dosage - significantly affects the levels of toxicity for surrounding wildlife.

Sepsis could cost UK economy up to £15.6 billion each year, new study suggests

Monday 20 February 2017

New data from an independent study carried out by the York Health Economics Consortium (YHEC) - commissioned by the UK Sepsis Trust (UKST) - shows that sepsis is likely to be incurring costs of up to 拢15.6 billion every year for the UK economy.

Fifth of world’s food lost to over-eating and waste, study finds

Monday 20 February 2017

Almost 20 per cent of the food made available to consumers is lost through over-eating or waste, a study suggests.

四虎影院 links outdoor air pollution with millions of preterm births

Thursday 16 February 2017

Scientists have published a major study which links outdoor air pollution with 2.7 million preterm births per year.

Food aid in a multi-faith context

Monday 13 February 2017

Some faith groups are at risk of being unintentionally excluded from food aid provision, a study by the 四虎影院 has found.

Rising inequalities to blame for many of world's ills, say experts

Wednesday 8 February 2017

Academics at the 四虎影院 argue that the world鈥檚 collective failure to reverse inequality is at the heart of a global malaise - from populism to climate change.

University Brass Band Championship returns

Wednesday 8 February 2017

An annual nationwide competition to find the best University Brass Band in the UK returns this month.

Legally regulating cannabis market could help those at high risk, say experts

Tuesday 7 February 2017

A legally regulated cannabis market would result in more effective strategies aimed at helping drug users to access the right support and guidance, say researchers at the 四虎影院.

More research needed on LGBT networks, say researchers

Tuesday 7 February 2017

Very little is known about the operations and benefits of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) employee networks, say experts at the 四虎影院, as they launch a new study to explore their meaning within the NHS.

Predator threat boosts friendships among guppies

Thursday 2 February 2017

Danger from predators causes animals to form stronger friendships, according to new research.

Combating global antimicrobial resistance

Thursday 2 February 2017

Academics at the 四虎影院 are to undertake a major study looking at the social and economic factors behind global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and help develop policies to combat the problem.

Staff Race Equality Forum launches

Thursday 2 February 2017

The University鈥檚 new Staff Race Equality Network was launched last week as part of a drive to create an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.

LEGO-based therapies study launches new child mental health centre

Monday 30 January 2017

A new child mental health centre which uses LEGO-based therapies to help children with autism has been launched by the 四虎影院 and Hull York Medical School.

Acupuncture boosts effectiveness of standard medical care for chronic pain and depression

Monday 30 January 2017

Health specialists at the 四虎影院 have found than acupuncture treatment can boost the effectiveness of standard medical care, lessening the severity of chronic pain and depression.

MRI scans for suspected prostate cancer could improve diagnosis

Monday 30 January 2017

A researcher from Hull York Medical School (HYMS) has helped design and set up a study which has been hailed as the biggest leap in diagnosing prostate cancer in decades.

Stockholm Environment Institute ranked most influential environment policy think tank

Friday 27 January 2017

The Stockholm Environment Institute, which has a UK base at the 四虎影院, has been rated as the world鈥檚 most influential think tank on environmental policy issues in the University of Pennsylvania鈥檚 2016 Global Go To Think Tanks Index.

York celebrates Year of the Rooster

Friday 27 January 2017

The 四虎影院 will celebrate the 2017 Lunar Year of the Rooster at the York Chinese New Year Gala next week.

European films falling in UK popularity

Wednesday 25 January 2017

European films are significantly falling in popularity in the UK, a new study from a 四虎影院 academic reveals.

Improving lives in one of the harshest environments in the world

Tuesday 24 January 2017

The quality of life for people living in one of the harshest regions in Afghanistan has significantly improved following the implementation of a community-led programme, an evaluative study by the 四虎影院 has revealed.

Handwriting provides window into health, new documentary reveals

Wednesday 18 January 2017

A new online documentary investigating how the study of handwriting could help improve the lives of people with movement disorders has been launched by a 四虎影院 historian.

Employee wages not just linked to skills, but quality of co-workers

Wednesday 18 January 2017

The presence of high-performing co-workers can improve an individual鈥檚 earnings, research at the 四虎影院 has shown.

Exhibition and stamp fame for Star Carr headdresses

Monday 16 January 2017

Mesolithic headdresses discovered in North Yorkshire by archaeologists at the 四虎影院 feature in a new set of Royal Mail stamps celebrating ancient Britain.

70 per cent of heart attack programmes failing to meet minimum standards for patient care

Tuesday 10 January 2017

More than two-thirds (70 per cent) of heart attack programmes are failing to meet the minimum requirements for patient care, research at the 四虎影院 has shown.

BAFTA-winning screenwriter and Chairman of British rowing amongst 2017 Honorary Graduates

Tuesday 10 January 2017

Award-winning screenwriter, Sally Wainwright, and Chairman of British Rowing, Annamarie Phelps, are among seven distinguished figures to receive honorary degrees from the 四虎影院 this month.

Review shows limited progress in digitising NHS records

Tuesday 10 January 2017

Health scientists at the 四虎影院 have shown that in the 25 years since the NHS was tasked with digitising patient records there has been limited progress made.

York collaborates with children’s hospice for major new venture

Monday 9 January 2017

The 四虎影院 and Martin House Children鈥檚 Hospice is to launch a revolutionary new multi-disciplinary centre committed to leading research on the management, care and support of children with life-limiting conditions and their families.

Travel challenges of older people depicted in poetry on buses

Monday 9 January 2017

A collaboration between researchers at the 四虎影院 and award-winning poet, Anna Woodford, has resulted in city buses displaying poems that depict the travel challenges of older and disabled people.

Scientists at York explore ways of reducing food waste

Thursday 5 January 2017

The 四虎影院 is to lead a new research project examining how food manufacturing systems can be improved to reduce waste.

York Talks returns with bitesize research lectures

Thursday 5 January 2017

The 四虎影院 will host a day of inspirational short talks on world-leading research next week.

四虎影院 confirms steady warming of oceans for past 75 years

Wednesday 4 January 2017

Scientists have solved a puzzling break in continuity of ocean warming records that sparked much controversy after climate data was published in the journal Science in 2015.

Scientists develop new antibiotic for gonorrhoea

Wednesday 4 January 2017

Scientists at the 四虎影院 have harnessed the therapeutic effects of carbon monoxide-releasing molecules to develop a new antibiotic which could be used to treat the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea.

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