Our research

Our researchers sniff out the cause of body odour

The discovery could pave the way for new-generation deodorants.

Taking the pain out of painkillers

We're a step closer to easing the possible side effects of some painkillers.

Tackling prostate cancer with low temperature plasmas

Study offers potential new treatment hope.

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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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The New Model Judiciary

Lord Justice of Appeal Sir Jack Beatson considers changes to the judiciary in this public lecture.

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The future of devolution

This year's Ken Dixon lecture is a panel debate on devolution, chaired by Martin Vander Weyer.

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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 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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