Our research

Mount John University Observatory, South Island, New Zealand. Credit: 123RF

Stellar research casts new light on variable stars

Our physicists are scanning the night skies, with the help of a telescope on the other side of the world, in an effort to understand why stars brighten and dim.

Credit: Freedom House

The York Accord

We're asking universities across the world to pledge support for education caught up in conflict.

Prizes from the Royal Society

Two of our chemists have received prestigious awards for their contributions to science.

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.

See how campus is changing