Friday 17 May 2013
An international team of physicists, including scientists from the University of York, has shown that some atomic nuclei can assume asymmetric ‘pear’ shapes.
Friday 17 May 2013
The Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Research Mobility Programme is now open for applications. This provides funding for research visits to our partner WUN universities overseas and is open to postgraduate research students, post-docs, and academic members of staff.
Friday 12 April 2013
The University of York will host a conference in New York next week to support the growth of local capacity in the education sector in fragile or conflict-affected countries.
Monday 28 January 2013
Two University of York academics are playing a key role in a review of social security reforms introduced in one of Britain’s remotest overseas territories.
Friday 25 January 2013
Tom Wells from the FCO's Science and Innovation Network blogs about Health Week in Bangalore which included a visit by a delegation from the University of York
Thursday 24 January 2013
Five students are travelling from countries across the Commonwealth to receive their Masters degrees at the University of York this week after three years of online distance study.
Monday 21 January 2013
Maastricht University has become the 19th member of the Worldwide Universities Network.
Thursday 17 January 2013
A delegation from the University of York and Hull York Medical School is visiting India and Sri Lanka to promote new health-focused and academic links with the two countries.
Wednesday 2 January 2013
Two new exchange schemes are providing exciting opportunities for University of York students to study in the United States.
Friday 14 December 2012
Three years ago I had doubts about using the word “internationalization” in my formal job title. I wasn’t sure that the word was being used commonly enough. Now, of course, the word appears everywhere in higher education—and directors and vice presidents of internationalization are popping up at universities all over the world.
Monday 10 December 2012
Research led by the University of York has found that the impacts of climate change on rare plants in tropical mountains will vary considerably from site to site and from species to species.
Friday 23 November 2012
Researchers from the UK, USA and India, led by scientists at the University of York, are embarking on a major four-year project which aims to develop new strains of rice to help to feed millions of people.
Monday 12 November 2012
The University of York has welcomed its first students from Brazil under the Science without Borders scheme.
Thursday 8 November 2012
A new study led by researchers from the University of York suggests protected areas in East Africa are not conserving plants such as the iconic Acacia tree
Wednesday 17 October 2012
A York secondary school will play host to two undergraduate students from a remote area of Siberia as part of a week-long programme of events organised by the University of York.
Friday 5 October 2012
University of York law students are gaining valuable international work experience on placements with clinics offering free legal advice to their local communities. A total of 21 students from the York Law School are working with law clinics in the United States, Canada, India, El Salvador and South Africa. All the international clinics offer free advice to clients who cannot afford to pay for legal aid.
Thursday 4 October 2012
The University of York has agreed a new partnership with a Swiss-based technology company to modernise the way chemical reactions are screened and evaluated.
Friday 31 August 2012
Applications to the WUN Research Development Fund are invited from York researchers on the themes of Public Health, Adapting to Climate Change, Understanding Cultures and Global Higher Education and Research.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
Hong Kong Polytechnic University is running an Innovation & Entrepreneurship Global Student Challenge open to all full-time undergraduates who have a brilliant business idea about a product or service.
Tuesday 7 August 2012
Local schoolchildren will have the chance to sample traditional Korean games and activities at a special event organised by the Centre for English Language Teaching (CELT) at the University of York.
Monday 16 July 2012
Academics from all over the world gather in York this week for one of the most significant conferences of social policy researchers in the UK in recent times. Two of the biggest social policy associations in the world - the Social Policy Association (SPA) and the East Asian Social Policy research network (EASP) – have joined forces to host ‘Social Policy in an Unequal World’, which opens today (Monday 16 July) at the University of York.
Friday 6 July 2012
In the first of a series of new policy initiatives to mark its centenary in 2013, the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) today announced a new scheme to provide international learning opportunities to early career academics who have not yet had the opportunity to work, study, or travel outside their own country.
Thursday 28 June 2012
The unique approach to legal study by the York Law School at the University of York is attracting major national and international attention, particularly from the Middle East and South East Asia.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Researchers from across the world have joined forces to improve the quality of midwifery care and reduce maternal, newborn and infant mortality.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
The University of York’s Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past (IPUP) is hosting the launch events this week for an ambitious €4.3 million project exploring the history of transatlantic slavery and its legacies.
Thursday 31 May 2012
The University of York has today been ranked eighth in the world and number one in the UK in new Times Higher Education world rankings of universities less than 50 years old.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
The University of York is strengthening research ties with Brazil after signing a far-reaching scientific co-operation agreement with the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP).
Thursday 10 May 2012
Recent developments in the emerging field of spintronics – the technology that is expected to drive the next wave of faster and smaller electronic devices – will be discussed at an international conference hosted by the Worldwide Universities Network at the University of Sydney this July.
Thursday 10 May 2012
Dr Jane Grenville and Dr Sarah Turner have written guest blogs about their recent visits to China and India.
Friday 23 March 2012
The Worldwide Universities Network has extended its global reach by welcoming its first South American partner.
Monday 19 March 2012
Andrew Wood, Executive Chef at the University of York, and his Deputy Ian Dickson, have been in China learning to cook authentic Chinese haute cuisine
Tuesday 13 March 2012
All University of York students and staff are invited to apply for an exciting new grant programme, Santander International Connections, thanks to a generous grant from Santander Universities.
Monday 12 March 2012
The Cambridge History of South African Literature,
Monday 12 March 2012
The University of York has been invited to join the Russell Group in recognition of our excellent research, outstanding teaching and learning, and the impact of our work with business and the public sector.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
A University of York research programme exploring the role of education in addressing violent conflict and humanitarian emergencies will be officially launched in New York this week.
Thursday 9 February 2012
Historians, archivists and experts in computer science from the University of York are teaming up with international colleagues to develop new ways of exploring digital historical records.
Tuesday 31 January 2012
Human rights defenders from around the world will share their experiences and discuss the challenges they face in a series of public lectures at the University of York.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
Professor Ding has spent the past two weeks in York as part of the exchange programme between the University of York and Peking University.
Monday 23 January 2012
The University of York’s research excellence and vision has been rewarded by a new £500,000 grant from Wellcome Trust’s Institutional Strategic Support Fund, which together with matching funds from the University will allow the creation of a new ‘virtual centre’ to coordinate research into chronic diseases and disorders.
Tuesday 17 January 2012
Scientists have determined the structure of the enzyme endomannosidase, significantly advancing our understanding of how a group of devastating human viruses including HIV and Hepatitis C hijack human enzymes to reproduce and cause disease.
Monday 12 December 2011
The University of Rochester (US) has become the 18th member of the Worldwide Universities Network.
Friday 9 December 2011
A new partnership between the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) at the University of York and PubMed Health at the US National Library of Medicine has been launched.
Monday 14 November 2011
A proposed new centre for the study of medieval European literature based in York and Odense is set to become a reality thanks to an award of nearly £4.5 million funding from the Danish National Research Foundation.
Wednesday 9 November 2011
Earlier this year, the Government announced the creation of a new migration mechanism to encourage exceptionally talented leaders in the fields of science, humanities, engineering and the arts from outside the European Economic Area to come to the UK.
Monday 7 November 2011
The University of York has welcomed it first two scholars sponsored by a new foundation to promote cultural links between the UK and China.
Wednesday 2 November 2011
The International Relations Office are proud to announce the launch of our new blog, 'From a Global Perspective'.
Thursday 27 October 2011
Call for Applications with Fellowships to Start Between 1 May 2012 to 31 March 2013. Closing Date: Thursday 1 December, 2011
Monday 17 October 2011
The Worldwide Universities Network has been joined by one of the leading universities in Asia, with the signing of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) to the partnership.
Wednesday 12 October 2011
Santander Universities Global Division is to provide funding for scholarships and awards after signing a co-operation agreement with the University of York for a total of £198,000 over the next three years.
Wednesday 12 October 2011
Chinese and UK student entrepreneurs will take part in a Dragons’ Den style competition this week as the University of York hosts the international final of the China UK Entrepreneurship Challenge.