Our research

Mapping the world’s linguistic diversity

Our scientists discover links between your genes and the language you speak

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The eyes have it!

PhD student James Strachan says the direction we look in could make a difference to how trustworthy we appear.

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Counting the emotional cost of family break up

A new approach to child maintenance.

About our research

A member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, we are committed to strengthening our position as one of the world's premier institutions for inspirational and life-changing research.

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A sporting tradition

With £9m of new facilities and over 60 sports clubs, we cater for sport at all levels.

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The Conversation

Read the latest comment and analysis from our academics on theconversation.com

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The city of York

Our beautiful, vibrant city is regularly cited as one of the best cities to live in the UK.

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Investing in our campus

We're growing fast and investing accordingly - £750 million in the last 10 years.

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