Our research

End of an era for discriminatory law

Research by a York sociologist is set to overturn legislation which discriminates against gay men and women in the armed forces.

Using mathematics to improve human health

Our mathematicians' predictions shape the way for nanoparticles to be used in vaccines.

Research Champions' showcase

Find out more about our Research Champions' visions for the University's new research themes.

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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Explore York

Fairytales and architecture

Fairytales and architecture

Professor Susan Henderson explores the influence of the fairy tale on architecture, 1890 - 1925.

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Death and Immortality

Join Professor Eric Olson for this Royal Institute of Philosophy Public Lecture.

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LGBT Lesbian Gay Bi Trans History Month 2016

LGBT History Month

We're celebrating with a month of free events on the theme of Religion, Belief and Philosophy.

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A sporting tradition

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

Find out about sport at York