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News archive: 2022 releases

New PhD scholarship on life and works of Anne Lister

Posted on Tuesday 3 January 2023

A new PhD scholarship will offer postgraduates the chance to study the life and works of 19th Century Yorkshire landowner, traveller and diarist, Anne Lister.

York academic awarded OBE in New Year’s honours

Posted on Friday 30 December 2022

Professor Kate Pickett has been awarded an OBE for Services to Societal Equality in the New Year鈥檚 Honours list.

Hunter-gatherer social ties spread pottery-making far and wide

Posted on Thursday 22 December 2022

Analysis of more than 1,200 vessels from hunter-gatherer sites has shown that pottery-making techniques spread vast distances over a short period of time through social traditions being passed on.

Researchers produce films documenting life for low income families during Covid

Posted on Wednesday 21 December 2022

Researchers examining the impact of the Covid pandemic on low income families have released a series of animated films documenting the project.

Research shows how historic landscapes shape biodiversity and its protection

Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2022

Researchers have shown how historic estates, such as Castle Howard and Duncombe Park, have helped shape biodiversity and the role they continue to play in the protection of nature.

Bottle with a message: Story writing connects children to the environment

Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2022

Researchers used story-writing to explore schoolchildren鈥檚 perceptions of marine plastic litter and the effects on their behaviours to the problem.

Brazil’s Ministry of Health signs partnership agreement with University

Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2022

The 四虎影院 has signed a strategic partnership with Brazil鈥檚 Ministry of Health which will help fund and support Brazilian students on York programmes in health economics and facilitate further research projects.

Bond Star and NatWest CEO among 2023 University Honours

Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2022

Bond star, Colin Salmon, and CEO of NatWest Group, Alison Rose, are among seven distinguished figures to receive honorary degrees from the 四虎影院 in January.

Aged 95 plus, but don’t wrap us in cotton wool

Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2022

People aged 95 and over still want to be part of society and enjoy a level of independence, despite having a more limited interaction with the world, a new study shows.

New campus nursery to open at the 四虎影院

Posted on Monday 19 December 2022

Building work has started on a new nursery at the 四虎影院, increasing the childcare provision on campus for staff, students and local families.

New study highlights challenges of giving women in labour choices about their care

Posted on Monday 19 December 2022

While most women plan to be involved in decisions about their care during childbirth, in practice most decisions are led by midwives, a new study reveals.

Celebrating our people

Posted on Thursday 15 December 2022

As a university, we want to celebrate our staff for their incredible contributions, achievements, and impact across departments and schools over the past 12 months.

Making waves in mobile networks

Posted on Monday 12 December 2022

A 四虎影院-led bid to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has successfully won more than 拢7.3m for a project to help reduce reliance on single suppliers in the UK鈥檚 telecommunications network.

York’s next generation of entrepreneurs tackle healthy ageing solutions

Posted on Monday 12 December 2022

The 四虎影院 and Entrepreneurial Spark hosted a week-long programme for College students to develop and pitch a 鈥榟ealthy ageing鈥 product to VIP judges.

Mountain ecosystems should be prioritised in biodiversity policies

Posted on Monday 12 December 2022

More action is urgently needed to safeguard the world鈥檚 precious mountain ecosystems, according to a 四虎影院 researcher whose policy brief is being presented at this month鈥檚 United Nations Biodiversity Conference (鈥淐OP15鈥) in Montreal, Canada.

Award recognises University’s support for estranged students

Posted on Thursday 8 December 2022

The 四虎影院 has been recognised for 鈥渋nnovation and creativity鈥 in supporting the emotional wellbeing of estranged students.

University celebrates student internships with local businesses

Posted on Thursday 8 December 2022

A third year Interactive Media student has won Intern of the Year at a special awards night at the 四虎影院.

YorkTalks returns with short lectures on global topics

Posted on Wednesday 7 December 2022

The University will host YorkTalks, with experts delivering free short talks on research across a range of topics, including children鈥檚 phobias, historical fashion, and sustainable living.

Could online ‘games’ be answer to challenge of teacher recruitment?

Posted on Wednesday 7 December 2022

Researchers at the 四虎影院 are testing whether online games and simulations might help in the recruitment of teachers - particularly from applicants with a background in STEM subjects.

Poorest citizens ‘worn down’ as financial inclusion remains distant dream for the UK

Posted on Monday 5 December 2022

The UK has made little progress in the last decade towards creating a truly financially inclusive society, a new study reveals.

Vice-Chancellor appointed new chair of N8 Research Partnership

Posted on Thursday 1 December 2022

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Vice-Chancellor, Professor Charlie Jeffery, has been appointed chair of the N8 Research Partnership Board of Directors.

Report outlines key recommendations to broaden diversity of PhD students in life sciences

Posted on Thursday 1 December 2022

A new report has revealed some of the barriers prospective students face in studying life sciences at postdoctoral level.

Online tool to support delivery of ‘whole school’ approach to food

Posted on Thursday 1 December 2022

Researchers are calling for primary schools to help test a new online tool aimed at supporting schools in implementing a 鈥榳hole school鈥 approach to food as part of their food policy.

Step closer to tackling drug resistant parasites in Brazil

Posted on Thursday 1 December 2022

Researchers at the 四虎影院 are a step closer to identifying ways to support clinicians in predicting drug treatment outcomes for patients with visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil.

Nations must embrace change in order to tackle biodiversity crisis, researchers say

Posted on Tuesday 29 November 2022

Governments should embrace the realities of shifting biodiversity rather than 鈥渋nvesting in futile efforts to return the natural world to its historic state鈥, a new study argues.

Biodiversity in Africa and Latin America at risk from oil palm expansion, new report warns

Posted on Monday 28 November 2022

Zero deforestation commitments may inadvertently leave vital habitats in Latin America and Africa vulnerable to agricultural expansion, a new study has found.

Scientists chart more sustainable future for UK fisheries

Posted on Monday 28 November 2022

An international team of scientists have produced new recommendations to help ensure a more sustainable future for UK fisheries in the post-Brexit era.

New £1.6m project to look at chemical pollution in Yorkshire's rivers

Posted on Saturday 26 November 2022

Scientists are to investigate the impact of chemical pollution in Yorkshire鈥檚 rivers as part of a 拢1.6m study.

True scale of Covid infections in UK private homes revealed

Posted on Thursday 24 November 2022

The full scale and impact of Covid-19 in UK homes has been laid bare in a new book which shines a spotlight on the role housing played during the pandemic.

Digital divide poses exclusion risk for people with mental illness

Posted on Thursday 24 November 2022

A stark digital skills deficit among people with severe mental illness means they struggle to access key services which are increasingly online, according to research by scientists at the 四虎影院.

四虎影院 narrows search for in-use drugs to tackle Covid-19 mutations

Posted on Wednesday 23 November 2022

Researchers have developed a comprehensive database of drugs that could be repurposed to tackle mutated SARS-CoV-2 viruses, narrowing the search from thousands to a select few candidates.

One year on: University base for homeless volunteer group

Posted on Tuesday 22 November 2022

HOPING Street Kitchen, a volunteer group that offers hot, nourishing food and essentials to the homeless community in York, is celebrating one year in its new home at the 四虎影院鈥檚 King鈥檚 Manor.

New research shows that Covid-19 negatively impacts memory function

Posted on Tuesday 22 November 2022

Covid-19 can negatively impact short-term memory function, the results of a new study have revealed.

Tongue movement in babies could point to ‘silent’ language practice

Posted on Tuesday 22 November 2022

A study at the 四虎影院 aims to use ultrasound technology to understand whether language development in infants starts much earlier than the 鈥榖abble鈥 phase.

York picks up International Collaboration of the Year at prestigious THE awards

Posted on Friday 18 November 2022

The 四虎影院 has won International Collaboration of the Year at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2022.

Researchers call for Brazilian government to take action to tackle discrimination against Black people with disabilities

Posted on Tuesday 15 November 2022

Black people with disabilities are facing systematic racism and exclusion in Brazil, according to a report being presented to the United Nations.

Showing off: Wild chimpanzees show others objects simply to share attention

Posted on Monday 14 November 2022

Researchers have observed a wild chimpanzee showing an object to its mother simply for sharing鈥檚 sake 鈥 social behaviour previously thought to be unique to humans.

More work needed to help people access mental health support

Posted on Monday 14 November 2022

A new study by researchers at the 四虎影院 suggests that a substantial number of people with common mental health problems in England may go untreated.

Managers in small businesses face mental health 'balancing act'

Posted on Friday 11 November 2022

Managers in small and micro-businesses in the UK face major challenges in supporting employees with mental health difficulties, according to a new study.

Mindfulness techniques could help improve health of environment

Posted on Thursday 10 November 2022

Techniques to improve mental health and wellbeing, such as mindfulness and meditation, may also encourage people to look after the environment, researchers have found.

York joins partnership aimed at creating businesses and high-value jobs across the North East

Posted on Wednesday 9 November 2022

The 四虎影院 has joined the Northern Accelerator 鈥 a partnership of six universities which aims to drive innovation and job creation across the region.

Biodiversity of Europe’s mammals as rich as it was 8,000 years ago, according to new research

Posted on Friday 4 November 2022

A new study comparing the biodiversity of wild mammals in Europe 8,000 years ago with the present has found that more species have been gained than lost on the continent.

Student leader in the running for Yorkshire Asian Young Achiever Award

Posted on Friday 4 November 2022

A student leader at the 四虎影院 has been shortlisted in the prestigious Yorkshire Asian Young Achiever Awards 2022.

York ranked eighth in UK in new sustainability rankings

Posted on Thursday 3 November 2022

The 四虎影院 has been ranked the eighth most sustainable university in the UK and 36th in the world, according to the QS Sustainability Rankings 2023.

New approach in music therapy to help trace change in depression

Posted on Thursday 3 November 2022

Researchers have proposed a new way of harnessing music therapy for the diagnosis, assessment and monitoring of depression.

York scientists develop new mathematical model of Alzheimer’s disease

Posted on Wednesday 2 November 2022

Scientists have used a mathematical model to reveal how toxic proteins cluster together inside the brain during the early stages of Alzheimer鈥檚.

四虎影院 appoints diversity and inclusion champion Heather Melville as new Chancellor

Posted on Monday 31 October 2022

The 四虎影院 has appointed diversity and inclusion champion Heather Melville OBE as its new Chancellor.

Teeth analysis gives hints of the diet of an Iron Age woman

Posted on Tuesday 25 October 2022

Researchers studying the teeth of an elderly woman who lived 2,000 years ago have charted her diet from infancy to just before her death.

Oldest human DNA reveals two populations recolonised post Ice Age Britain

Posted on Monday 24 October 2022

Researchers have obtained the first genetic data from Palaeolithic human individuals in the UK, and the oldest human DNA from the British Isles so far.

Voucher scheme effective at halting smoking in pregnancy

Posted on Thursday 20 October 2022

A new study has shown that a high street voucher scheme is an effective way to help women stop smoking during pregnancy.

Could virtual reality singing have mental health benefits?

Posted on Thursday 20 October 2022

Researchers have created a virtual reality choir to understand whether virtual singing could have the same health and wellbeing benefits as group singing in real life.

四虎影院 hosts Rugby World Cup teams

Posted on Wednesday 19 October 2022

The 四虎影院 and York Sport are getting ready to host the Women鈥檚 French and Australian teams taking part in the Rugby League World Cup 2022.

Sound cues during sleep could help people to forget specific memories, researchers discover

Posted on Monday 17 October 2022

Playing sounds to people while they sleep can be used to help them to forget specific memories, a new study has revealed.

Affordable home ownership schemes: risks need to be better explained

Posted on Friday 14 October 2022

People living in shared ownership properties could be hit hard by a double whammy of rising inflation and interest rates, according to new research involving the 四虎影院.

Class background still a marker for ‘success’ in later life, research shows

Posted on Thursday 13 October 2022

Class background remains a barrier to accessing opportunities in later life, even among those who are successful, research by the 四虎影院 has found.

Digital immigration status may lead to housing discrimination for EU citizens in the UK, report suggests

Posted on Thursday 13 October 2022

EU citizens may be facing discrimination when trying to rent a home in the UK following a switch by the government to digital-only proof of immigration status, according to a pilot study by the 四虎影院.

Misdirected policies an issue in control of tobacco use in South-East Asia

Posted on Wednesday 12 October 2022

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have shown that false assumptions about tobacco use in South-East Asia can result in policies that fail to address the major health concerns of the region.

Insect larvae may contribute to microplastic pollution in rivers by gnawing through litter, research suggests

Posted on Tuesday 11 October 2022

A common insect larvae could be inadvertently contributing to microplastic pollution in our rivers and waterways by chewing up litter, a new study has found.

Major trial to investigate solutions to mental health crisis among young people

Posted on Monday 10 October 2022

A major trial led by researchers at the 四虎影院, funded by the NIHR and hosted by Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, will look at whether junior mental health practitioners can deliver low-cost interventions to tackle the mental health crisis affecting children and adolescents.

Properties of ‘baby talk’ similar across many languages

Posted on Monday 10 October 2022

A study by the 四虎影院 and Aarhus University has revealed that baby talk displays similar properties across 36 languages.

New £7.6 m research centre launched to improve mental and physical health in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Posted on Monday 10 October 2022

The 四虎影院 and the Aga Khan University (AKU) in Karachi will jointly lead the establishment of a new research centre to improve mental and physical health in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Institute of Mental Health Research launches at 四虎影院

Posted on Monday 10 October 2022

The 四虎影院 has launched a new Institute of Mental Health Research aimed at reducing the number of people affected by mental ill-health and its impact on individuals, families and health services.

Bold new income strategy could help tackle mental health crisis among young people

Posted on Monday 10 October 2022

Researchers at the 四虎影院 played a key role in a major new study which suggests that Universal Basic Income could help to reverse the epidemic of mental health problems among young people in the UK.

Exhibition to mark 50 years since Ugandan Asians resettled in York

Posted on Thursday 6 October 2022

The 四虎影院 is hosting an event to mark 50 years since the arrival of Ugandan Asians to the City after they were expelled from their homeland by dictator Idi Amin.

‘Changing Realities’ project to document everyday life of families on low-income

Posted on Thursday 6 October 2022

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have launched a new project to document and share the everyday experiences of families on low-income, with the aim of improving the lives of those struggling to get by.

Yorkshire runners raise funds for mental health research

Posted on Thursday 6 October 2022

四虎影院 staff, students and alumni have joined members of the public and helped raise money to support mental health research and services by taking part in the Yorkshire Marathon.

Director of new Institute of Mental Health Research appointed

Posted on Wednesday 5 October 2022

The 四虎影院 has appointed Professor Lina Gega as the Director of the new Institute of Mental Health Research.

York signs ‘Green Chemistry’ commitment

Posted on Tuesday 4 October 2022

The 四虎影院 is one of the first UK Universities to sign the Green Chemistry Commitment - a charter to train the next generation of chemists about the key principles of green chemistry.

Toxic chemical may have killed crabs on North East coast

Posted on Tuesday 4 October 2022

Researchers suggest a toxic chemical is more likely to be responsible for the deaths of thousands of crabs along the North East coastline than natural algae.

四虎影院 shows vultures have an appetite for long-distance travel

Posted on Monday 3 October 2022

Scientists have shed light on the vast distances travelled by vultures - with several birds regularly commuting over 1,200 km in week-long excursions.

End of week medical appointments could increase attendance

Posted on Thursday 29 September 2022

New research suggests patients don鈥檛 like Mondays when it comes to appointments, which has important implications for appointment scheduling.

Grow It York wins award for indoor community farming initiative

Posted on Thursday 29 September 2022

A community farm, established by the 四虎影院 and based at a container park, has been awarded the Best Community Initiative Award at the World Vertical Farming awards 2022.

University announces energy grants to help York students

Posted on Wednesday 28 September 2022

The 四虎影院 is providing energy grants worth 拢150 for eligible student households.

New biobank to boost research into children and young people’s cancers

Posted on Tuesday 27 September 2022

The Universities of York and Newcastle have joined forces with two leading cancer charities to create a new biobank which will provide vital resources for researchers working to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer in children and young people.

Researchers to investigate how to provide universal healthcare coverage to people living in absolute poverty

Posted on Wednesday 21 September 2022

Researchers in York and Delhi are launching a major project to explore how to bring high quality healthcare to people around the world left behind by poverty and marginalisation.

York ranked top university in the region, according to prestigious guide

Posted on Friday 16 September 2022

The 四虎影院 has moved up two places in a prestigious national university league table and is also ranked as the top institution in the region.

York researcher to address UN in call for action on modern slavery

Posted on Thursday 15 September 2022

A York academic is calling on the UN Human Rights Council to increase pressure on the Chinese and other governments around the world to tackle modern slavery.

University updates following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

Posted on Monday 12 September 2022

Information about University plans and a message from our Vice-Chancellor, following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

A message from the Vice-Chancellor responding to the news about The Queen.

Posted on Thursday 8 September 2022

A message from our Vice-Chancellor for all our staff and students

Climate change puts availability of vital renewable energy source at risk, research reveals

Posted on Wednesday 7 September 2022

Climate change is putting the availability of biomass fuels and technologies 鈥 vital alternatives to fossil fuels 鈥 at risk, according to new research.

Gender inequalities made women twice as likely to break lockdown laws, according to new report

Posted on Tuesday 6 September 2022

Many women felt compelled to break lockdown laws, which banned meeting friends and family at home, due to caring responsibilities, a major new report has found.

Step forward in fight against breast cancer spread

Posted on Monday 5 September 2022

Researchers have made a significant step forward in the understanding of how breast cancer cells spread through the body.

York shortlisted in three categories at THE Awards 2022

Posted on Friday 2 September 2022

The 四虎影院 has been shortlisted in three categories at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2022.

Knowledge of foreign languages lasts a lifetime, new research shows

Posted on Thursday 25 August 2022

The old adage of use it or lose it doesn鈥檛 appear to run true when it comes to someone's ability to retain and use a foreign language, a new study has revealed.

Risk of electrocution from electric cars reduced with new technology

Posted on Tuesday 16 August 2022

New technology, developed by researchers at the 四虎影院, has proved successful in reducing the risk of electrocution to drivers and passengers of electric vehicles as a result of damage to the cars in major road accidents.

Researchers call for urgent action for former staff left behind in Afghanistan

Posted on Monday 15 August 2022

One year on from the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban, researchers are calling for urgent action to help former Afghan staff who remain stuck in the country with their lives under threat due to their employment with the UK government.

Researchers shed new light on how immune cells acquire mutations which can develop into cancer

Posted on Friday 12 August 2022

Researchers have developed a new technique to grow and sequence colonies of immune cells, giving new insights into how and when they accumulate mutations.

Rail minister considers York’s bid for new railway HQ

Posted on Tuesday 9 August 2022

The 四虎影院鈥檚 Vice-Chancellor has voiced his support for York鈥檚 bid to be the location for the Great British Railways (GBR) headquarters.

More than three-quarters of UK households to be in fuel poverty by the new year, according to new report

Posted on Monday 8 August 2022

More than three-quarters of households in the UK, or 53 million people, will have been pushed into fuel poverty by January 2023, according to a new report authored by York academics.

四虎影院 receives prestigious award for teaching excellence

Posted on Thursday 4 August 2022

The University has been awarded a national Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) from the higher education charity AdvanceHE.

System that allows harmful bacteria to grow could be ‘interrupted’, say researchers

Posted on Thursday 4 August 2022

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have shown how bacteria capture important nutrients to allow them to grow and survive in the body.

Researchers map human immune system for the first time

Posted on Wednesday 3 August 2022

Researchers have created the first complete map of the network of connections that make up the human immune system, showing how immune cells communicate with each other.

四虎影院 shows audio experience in virtual reality can be ‘authentic’

Posted on Wednesday 3 August 2022

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have shown that creating sound in virtual reality that mimics people鈥檚 everyday interactions with the 鈥檙eal鈥 audio-visual world has benefits over a movie-type sound experience.

Historic devolution deal has been signed with York and North Yorkshire

Posted on Monday 1 August 2022

A historic devolution deal, putting greater power into the hands of local communities in Yorkshire, has been signed by the Levelling Up Secretary Greg Clark.

Two million historic York records go online

Posted on Monday 1 August 2022

More than two million records detailing baptisms, marriages and burials in York over five centuries have been released online thanks to a new partnership between the 四虎影院 and Ancestry.

Scientists reveal how detergents actually work

Posted on Monday 1 August 2022

Scientists have discovered the precise way detergents break biological membranes, which could increase our understanding of how soaps work to kill viruses like Covid-19.

Launch of three new academic schools

Posted on Sunday 31 July 2022

The 四虎影院 has launched three new academic schools, to bring together different ground-breaking combinations of disciplines and subjects.

Ey up! Northern dialects are holding their own, study shows

Posted on Sunday 31 July 2022

Southern dialects may be spreading across the UK, but the North is pushing back in some areas, new research has shown.

Communication between chimpanzees key to successful group hunts, research reveals

Posted on Friday 29 July 2022

Chimpanzees use a 鈥渉unting bark鈥 to recruit group members to a hunt and capture their prey more effectively, new research has shown.

Research reveals true size of world's largest tropical peatland

Posted on Monday 25 July 2022

A vast region of peatland in the heart of the Congo Basin is 15% bigger than previously thought, a new study mapping the full scale of the area has revealed.

Chemists create molecule that prevents tumour cells from spreading

Posted on Monday 25 July 2022

An international team of scientists have discovered a molecule which prevents tumour cells spreading from a primary cancer site to colonise other sites in the body.

Experts say UK Food Strategy “fails to deliver”

Posted on Friday 22 July 2022

The authors of an article published in Nature Food say the Government鈥檚 Food Strategy fails to deliver the system-wide change that is urgently needed.

Ukrainian student leader honoured at York graduation ceremony

Posted on Friday 15 July 2022

A student leader at a university in Ukraine who set up a series of virtual networks so that students could stay connected during the war has been honoured by the 四虎影院.

Scientists challenge claim British rivers are “cleanest since Industrial Revolution”

Posted on Friday 8 July 2022

Water quality is still 鈥榰nacceptably poor鈥 in many British rivers, research involving academics at York has shown.

Research reveals why tackling particle pollution leads to rise in photochemical smog

Posted on Thursday 7 July 2022

Researchers from the 四虎影院 have discovered why reducing particle pollution is actually increasing surface ozone pollution in some emerging economies, negatively impacting health, ecosystems and agriculture.

Experts highlight fifteen urgent issues facing ocean biodiversity over next decade

Posted on Thursday 7 July 2022

Overfishing of deeper-water species and the unexpected ocean impacts of wildfires on land are among fifteen issues that experts say should be urgently addressed.

York top in Russell Group for academic support in National Student Survey

Posted on Wednesday 6 July 2022

The 四虎影院 leads the way in the Russell Group for academic support, according to the latest National Student Survey.

York residents invited to reveal their treasures for online museum

Posted on Wednesday 6 July 2022

Residents in York are being invited to bring in their personal treasures for a unique digital museum collection.

£4M to drive reduction in greenhouse gases for agri-food industry

Posted on Wednesday 6 July 2022

Researchers at the 四虎影院, as part of a UK-wide network, will bring together academics, industry leaders, government bodies and members of the public to address greenhouse gas emissions from the agricultural and food industry.

Nine in ten primary school children in Bradford face issues affecting their wellbeing, according to new research

Posted on Tuesday 5 July 2022

A major study of children aged between seven and ten in Bradford has revealed 90% are exposed to issues affecting their wellbeing such as bullying, a lack of three meals a day, no internet access at home and constant worrying about money.

Fusion energy plant could bring huge economic boost to region, according to report

Posted on Monday 4 July 2022

A prototype fusion energy plant could bring huge economic benefits to the region - potentially generating more than 拢1b in gross value added (GVA), an economic report has concluded.

Research reveals complexity of loneliness during lockdown

Posted on Friday 1 July 2022

A study exploring loneliness and solitude during lockdown highlights how different people experienced social restrictions as either 鈥渉ell or bliss鈥.

School children meet sporting stars in ‘day of inspiration’

Posted on Wednesday 29 June 2022

More than 250 school children attended a 鈥楧ay of Inspiration鈥 at York Sport where they tried nine different sports, met professional athletes, and viewed the women鈥檚, men鈥檚 and wheelchair Rugby League鈥檚 World Cup trophies.

York and Karazin Kharkiv National University sign partnership agreement

Posted on Tuesday 28 June 2022

The 四虎影院 has signed a partnership agreement with Karazin Kharkiv National University.

四虎影院 Research Centre announces artist collaborations

Posted on Friday 24 June 2022

A 四虎影院 research centre is appointing four artists in residence to interpret and communicate its research.

四虎影院 offers beginner course in Ukrainian for refugee hosts

Posted on Thursday 23 June 2022

The 四虎影院 is launching a short eight-week course aimed at helping local hosts of Ukrainian refugees to communicate with their guests.

四虎影院 and Barclays form partnership to provide business support

Posted on Thursday 23 June 2022

The 四虎影院 has formed a partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs to provide business support and advice to entrepreneurs and businesses in the city.

Song co-created by York researchers reaches final of AI Song Contest

Posted on Thursday 23 June 2022

A song co-created by artificial intelligence and researchers from the 四虎影院 has reached the final of the AI Song contest.

Researchers find way to target cancer while protecting healthy tissue

Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2022

Researchers have discovered how to target stem cells affected by leukaemia without causing harm to healthy stem cells, paving the way for new, safer treatments for the disease.

Researchers identify how robotics and autonomous systems could both boost and threaten sustainable development

Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2022

An international team of scientists, involving researchers from the 四虎影院, have assessed how robotics and autonomous systems might help the UN achieve its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Staffing and ‘siloed’ working a barrier to care of drug users - review

Posted on Tuesday 21 June 2022

A review of the Government鈥檚 拢80 million investment in treatment for drug users has shown that 鈥渘on-existent staff and fragmented clinical services鈥 were a major barrier to implementing improved practices for some of the most marginalised patients.

Free School Meals criteria needs to be widened to reduce hunger and anxiety, according to study

Posted on Monday 20 June 2022

A significant number of children who do not meet the eligibility criteria for Free School Meals are going hungry, a new study has shown.

Sustainability a key theme at this year’s Mystery Plays

Posted on Friday 17 June 2022

This year鈥檚 famous Mystery Plays will have a strong focus on sustainability, according to the Artistic Director, 四虎影院 PhD researcher Tom Straszewski.

Student volunteering recognised at awards ceremony

Posted on Thursday 9 June 2022

Students who have made outstanding contributions in the local area have been recognised at the Student Volunteering Awards.

Unique partnership involving residents, councils and universities join forces to tackle social care issues

Posted on Wednesday 8 June 2022

The 四虎影院 is leading a unique partnership that will bring together residents, local authorities and leading researchers to tackle some of the big issues around social care.

四虎影院 scientists win prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Prizes

Posted on Monday 6 June 2022

Two scientists from the 四虎影院 have been recognised in the Research and Innovation category of the 2022 Royal Society of Chemistry prizes.

CITY College visit York to celebrate Europe Campus collaboration

Posted on Friday 3 June 2022

Senior leaders from CITY College, 四虎影院 Europe Campus in Greece are visiting the University this week (6 - 9 June) to celebrate their joint collaborations over the past year.

Researchers call for better reporting of landlords who have illegally evicted and harassed tenants

Posted on Wednesday 1 June 2022

Just 12 landlords were convicted for offences under the Protection from Eviction Act (PfEA) in 2020/21, according to new research by the 四虎影院 and the charity Safer Renting.

University offers scholarship support to students forced to flee events in Afghanistan

Posted on Wednesday 1 June 2022

The 四虎影院 is offering scholarship opportunities to new students impacted by events in Afghanistan.

Report sets out blueprint to tackle global ethical issues around face transplants

Posted on Monday 30 May 2022

With close to 50 face transplants carried out in 11 countries around the world to date, a new report addresses the urgent need to set a standard of care to ensure the procedure is ethical and as safe and effective as possible for patients.

York recognised for its work supporting care experienced students

Posted on Monday 30 May 2022

The 四虎影院鈥檚 commitment and expertise in supporting care experienced students has been recognised by two external organisations.

四虎影院 reveals flaws in using social media to identify race and ethnicity for health research

Posted on Friday 27 May 2022

Mining social media to identify race and ethnicity as part of research into health disparities is unreliable and inconsistent, a new study has concluded.

University consortium tackles inequalities in access to PhD study

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2022

Universities from across Yorkshire have come together to improve access to doctoral study for graduates from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

Design of new University student centre unveiled

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2022

The winning design for the 四虎影院鈥檚 new 拢35m student centre has been unveiled.

New hub to empower entrepreneurs and improve communities

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2022

The 四虎影院 will launch a new business hub to help support the region鈥檚 entrepreneurial community with dedicated facilities and expertise.

Report finds reception children have fallen behind due to Covid-19 disruption

Posted on Friday 20 May 2022

Children starting school were less likely to meet the expected levels of development in 2021 than before the pandemic, new research suggests.

Basic income could cut poverty to lowest for 60 years at no net cost, according to new research

Posted on Friday 20 May 2022

A new universal basic income model could cut poverty by more than half at no net cost, reducing it to its lowest level for 60 years, according to a report co-authored by a 四虎影院 academic.

Researchers highlight crisis in dental care for people with severe mental illness

Posted on Friday 20 May 2022

People with severe mental illnesses are falling through the cracks when it comes to oral health care, according to new research.

Scientists accidentally discover “scallop discos” as an environmentally friendly fishing method

Posted on Thursday 19 May 2022

Scientists working in partnership with fishermen have stumbled upon a new way of catching scallops using underwater 鈥渄isco鈥 lights, a breakthrough that could maximise catches while reducing damage to the marine environment.

四虎影院 gets the keys to the City’s Guildhall

Posted on Tuesday 17 May 2022

The University has received the keys to the newly-renovated Guildhall as its 15-year lease of the iconic building begins.

York academic drives to Ukraine border to provide equipment and medical supplies

Posted on Tuesday 17 May 2022

A 四虎影院 academic has helped deliver vital aid and medical supplies to the Poland-Ukraine border.

York’s education leaders write to Transport Secretary to make the case for Great British Railways HQ

Posted on Monday 16 May 2022

The leaders of York鈥檚 universities and colleges have written to the Government to make the case for the City to be the home of Great British Railways headquarters.

University researchers produce comic about green research for York school children

Posted on Monday 16 May 2022

Researchers have created a comic about green and sustainable chemistry research which will be given to all of York鈥檚 primary schools.

York’s robotics research centre awarded £1.5m to build solar farm

Posted on Monday 16 May 2022

The 四虎影院 is to be the location for a new 拢1.5m solar farm project.

Scientists solve problem of industrial waste from sugarcane processing in India

Posted on Tuesday 10 May 2022

Scientists have discovered how to significantly improve the sustainability of the sugarcane industry by turning a major by-product into a valuable chemical used in food, medicines and cosmetics.

York awarded £2.2m to develop new battery to improve disease detection

Posted on Thursday 5 May 2022

A 四虎影院 professor has been awarded more than 拢2m to develop a new battery that aims to improve the effectiveness of MRI scanners to detect diseases.

York academic leading project to reconstruct the famous Sutton Hoo ship

Posted on Thursday 5 May 2022

An emeritus professor at the 四虎影院 is leading a project to reconstruct the famous Anglo-Saxon ship found at Sutton Hoo.

Massive expansion of regional health database to help researchers unlock new insights into blood cancers

Posted on Wednesday 4 May 2022

Researchers at the 四虎影院 have expanded a unique regional cancer database, which will help clinicians understand more about conditions such as leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

New research reveals how the black rat colonised Europe in the Roman and Medieval periods

Posted on Tuesday 3 May 2022

New ancient DNA analysis has shed light on how the black rat, blamed for spreading Black Death, dispersed across Europe 鈥 revealing that the rodent colonised the continent on two occasions in the Roman and Medieval periods.

四虎影院 to award Honorary Degrees for 2022

Posted on Thursday 28 April 2022

Leading figures from the worlds of history, sport, media, and health are set to receive honorary degrees from the 四虎影院 this month.

University recognised for partnership strengths in achieving sustainability goals

Posted on Wednesday 27 April 2022

The 四虎影院 is one of the top 10 universities in the world for its collaborative work in helping the United Nations achieve its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a prestigious league table.

Project to revitalise famous York street has launched

Posted on Tuesday 26 April 2022

A vacant shop on York鈥檚 Coney street has been transformed into a gallery, printing press and cultural hub as a project to breathe new life into the historic street gets underway.

Scientists discover how salt in tumours could help diagnose and treat breast cancer

Posted on Monday 25 April 2022

Analysing sodium levels in breast cancer tumours can give an accurate indication of how aggressive a cancer is and whether chemotherapy treatments are taking effect, new research has shown.

Many UK protected areas are failing to deliver benefits for nature, according to new report

Posted on Friday 22 April 2022

Many of the UK鈥檚 protected areas are not delivering for nature and are in poor ecological condition, a new report has found.

Staff and students lead new digital map of World War Two bombings in York

Posted on Thursday 21 April 2022

An interactive digital map has been developed by staff and students at the 四虎影院 in collaboration with partners across the city to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the York Blitz.

Impact of family background on children’s education unchanged in a century, research reveals

Posted on Wednesday 20 April 2022

The family background of UK children still influences their educational achievements at primary school as much as it did nearly one hundred years ago, a major new study has revealed.

Prehistoric people created art by firelight, new research reveals

Posted on Wednesday 20 April 2022

Our early ancestors probably created intricate artwork by firelight, an examination of 50 engraved stones unearthed in France has revealed.

York academics to lead pioneering blood cancer research

Posted on Tuesday 19 April 2022

Academics from the 四虎影院 will use a share of 拢22m from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to improve our understanding of blood cancer.

A new decade heralds a new chapter for York Festival of Ideas

Posted on Monday 11 April 2022

York Festival of Ideas 鈥 one of the biggest free events of its kind in the UK 鈥 returns in June at the start of a second decade of educating, entertaining and inspiring diverse audiences of all ages across the world.

University acquires Ernest Maxin archive, documenting a glittering career in show business

Posted on Friday 8 April 2022

A new archive featuring scripts, photographs and memorabilia belonging to the producer behind some of Morecambe and Wise鈥檚 greatest moments has been acquired by the 四虎影院.

Two-child limit to benefits is only serving to increase poverty further, new report finds

Posted on Thursday 7 April 2022

The two-child limit on social security benefits in the UK has only led to a small decline in fertility rates and pushed low-income households further into poverty, according to a new report.

New research centre to reassess cultural heritage around the world

Posted on Tuesday 5 April 2022

Professor Emma Waterton has won a 拢2million Leverhulme International Professorship award to bring a team to the 四虎影院 and establish a new research centre.

Medical student wins innovation award for designing heart device

Posted on Monday 28 March 2022

A Hull York Medical School student has won a top award for designing a device that aims to improve the quality of life for those at risk of heart failure.

Triple European grant success for 四虎影院 academics

Posted on Monday 28 March 2022

Researchers from the 四虎影院 have been awarded three prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grants worth a total of more than 拢5 million, to support pioneering work in chemistry and archaeology.

Pandemic puts York at risk of sharp increase in poverty and inequality, according to new report

Posted on Friday 25 March 2022

A new report has highlighted inequality, poverty and inadequate social care as the key challenges facing York as the City recovers from the pandemic.

Official launch of University scholarship scheme supporting students from sub-Saharan Africa

Posted on Tuesday 22 March 2022

The 四虎影院 is today (22 March) officially launching its partnership with the Ashinaga Association to provide full scholarships for African students.

New research finds families on low-incomes face constant struggle to get by

Posted on Tuesday 22 March 2022

Going without food and heating has become a routine part of daily life for families on low incomes, according to the latest findings from the Covid Realities project.

COVID-19 has left GPs struggling around the world, new study shows

Posted on Monday 21 March 2022

The pandemic left many GPs around the world feeling depressed, anxious and in some cases burned out, a review of global studies has revealed.

Blood test could shorten hospital stays for children with cancer, new study reveals

Posted on Thursday 17 March 2022

A new blood test could help to safely cut hospital stays for children with cancer who develop a fever, a new study has shown.

Restoring tropical peatlands supports bird diversity and does not affect livelihoods of oil palm farmers, study suggests

Posted on Tuesday 15 March 2022

A new study has found that oil palm can be farmed more sustainably on peatlands by re-wetting the land - conserving both biodiversity and livelihoods.

Former York students awarded £250k in investment to develop fitness app

Posted on Monday 14 March 2022

A fledgling business founded by 四虎影院 alumni has raised 拢250,000 through crowdfunding to develop their fitness app.

Science Minister visits 四虎影院’s BioYorkshire initiative

Posted on Friday 11 March 2022

Science Minister George Freeman today (March 11) visited the BioYorkshire initiative - a partnership between 四虎影院, Fera Science and Askham Bryan College - aiming to transform York and North Yorkshire into the UK鈥檚 first carbon negative region and be a hub for green innovation, skills development and inward investment.

New learning centre to create opportunities for thousands of young people

Posted on Wednesday 9 March 2022

The 四虎影院 is launching a new education centre for school age children in East Hull, in partnership with the University of Hull and the UK鈥檚 largest university-access charity, IntoUniversity.

四虎影院 Students’ Union gather donations to support people in Ukraine

Posted on Friday 4 March 2022

Students at the 四虎影院 have been fundraising and gathering essential aid items to support Ukrainian refugees.

四虎影院 casts doubt on benefits of grammar teaching in helping children learn to write

Posted on Wednesday 2 March 2022

Lessons on grammar are a key feature of the national curriculum taught in England鈥檚 primary schools, but they don鈥檛 appear to help children to learn to write, new research reveals.

York academic elected as Academy of Social Sciences Fellow

Posted on Wednesday 2 March 2022

Professor Kate Pickett has been newly elected as a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Window of opportunity to avoid the worst ravages of climate change is closing, new report warns

Posted on Tuesday 1 March 2022

四虎影院 academics have contributed to a major report which warns that human-induced climate change is causing dangerous disruption around the world and the narrow window left to secure a liveable future for all is closing.

四虎影院 appoints first ever art curator

Posted on Saturday 26 February 2022

Hidden sculptures, forgotten treasures and works of international importance: The University鈥檚 newly appointed Art Curator is on a mission to bring York鈥檚 little-known art collection to life.

York researchers to use physics to transform our understanding of life

Posted on Thursday 17 February 2022

A 四虎影院 academic will co-lead on two new projects that will demonstrate how physics can transform our understanding of life.

Unequal cost of Covid-19 deaths laid bare by study

Posted on Wednesday 16 February 2022

New research by academics from the universities of York and Manchester has highlighted how in its first year, the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on England and Wales was far worse for some than others.

Global study finds the extent of pharmaceutical pollution in the world’s rivers

Posted on Monday 14 February 2022

A new study looking at the presence of pharmaceuticals in the world鈥檚 rivers found concentrations at potentially toxic levels in more than a quarter of the locations studied.

University scheme saves more than one million single-use plastic cups from landfill

Posted on Monday 14 February 2022

More than one million single-use plastic cups have been prevented from going into landfill thanks to the 四虎影院鈥檚 YORCUP scheme.

Up to a third of UK children consume at least one energy drink a week, new research suggests

Posted on Monday 7 February 2022

Up to a third of children in the UK are consuming at least one energy drink a week, with high levels of consumption linked to headaches, sleep problems, alcohol use, smoking, irritability and school exclusion, new research reveals.

Researchers to develop new technology to protect minority ethnic communities online

Posted on Monday 7 February 2022

Researchers have been awarded 拢3.3 million to develop new tools and policy guidance to protect minority ethnic groups from discrimination as key public services move online.

New research programme to combat depression in young people

Posted on Monday 7 February 2022

A new research programme jointly led by the 四虎影院 and Hull York Medical School will develop a psychological treatment to combat depression in young people.

Top Defra civil servant visits 四虎影院 campus

Posted on Thursday 3 February 2022

A senior official from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) visited the 四虎影院鈥檚 campus to view our cutting-edge waste management research facilities.

University awarded ‘gold status’ for work to protect hedgehogs on campus

Posted on Tuesday 1 February 2022

The 四虎影院 has been recognised for its hedgehog friendly campus with a prestigious Gold award.

Brexit “fails to deliver Government promises on fishing industry”, new study reveals

Posted on Tuesday 1 February 2022

Benefits to UK fisheries from Brexit 鈥渇all far short of government rhetoric鈥, a new study has revealed.

Women ‘brushed off’ by the health care system to ‘suffer in silence’, study reveals

Posted on Monday 31 January 2022

Many women feel they are not being listened to about their health needs 鈥 with older women feeling 鈥渋nvisible鈥 to health professionals, and women throughout their lives experiencing a lack of empathy around problems relating to menstruation, fertility, childbirth and menopause, a major new report reveals.

Research project invites people to recreate sounds which our ancestors believed connected them with the spirit world

Posted on Tuesday 25 January 2022

From the dank underworld of Yorkshire鈥檚 caves to the soaring cathedrals of York and Ripon, a new project is inviting people to experience the acoustics of these spaces as our ancestors did.

New research suggests newly bereaved parents need extended time with their children

Posted on Monday 24 January 2022

New research has found that allowing newly bereaved parents to have extended time with their baby or child is highly valued and has lasting impacts.

Researchers call for urgent change to help low-income families facing cost of living crisis

Posted on Monday 24 January 2022

A new report recommends urgent reforms to the UK鈥檚 social security system to protect low-income families from extreme hardship.

York researchers collaborate in the ‘most important health study in a generation’

Posted on Friday 21 January 2022

In a groundbreaking new health study, a team of researchers will capture the journeys of 30,000 Bradford schoolchildren from adolescence to adulthood.

四虎影院 to host online event for Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted on Thursday 20 January 2022

Author and historian Lucy Adlington will be the keynote speaker at a special online event being hosted by the 四虎影院 to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.

York research centre plays key role in new reforms to GCSE Languages

Posted on Friday 14 January 2022

Experts from a 四虎影院 research centre have played a key role behind major changes to the way GCSE languages are taught.

New appointments to York’s Executive Board

Posted on Wednesday 12 January 2022

The 四虎影院 has made three key appointments to its Executive Board, including two new Faculty Deans and a new Director of Technology, Estates and Facilities.

四虎影院 to provide free period products on campus

Posted on Monday 10 January 2022

The 四虎影院 is to provide free period products as part of a trial aimed at tackling period poverty.

York researchers awarded £2.3m for sickle cell anaemia research

Posted on Tuesday 4 January 2022

The 四虎影院 has been awarded 拢2.3 million by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for new research into stem cell gene therapy for sickle cell anaemia.

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