Communications and Marketing

Communications and Marketing promote all aspects of the University's work to its wide range of stakeholders.  At a University level, we manage reputation through media relations, brand management, government relations, outreach, marketing and community relations. We also work closely with departments to advise and support them in communications and marketing via media relations, internal communications, publications and the management of their web presence.

University magazine – Spring 2014

Spring 2014 Magazine Cover


  • Message from the
    V-C on the draft University Strategy
  • Dr Shane O'Rourke on a recent visit to the Ukraine
  • Update on the new velodrome at York Sport Village
  • A Human Rights arts project

Read the Spring 2014 issue (PDF  , 1,798kb)

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 Youthful-Attractiveness dimension
Facial features are the key to first impressions

Posted on Monday 28 July 2014

A new study by researchers in the Department of Psychology at the University of York shows that it is possible to accurately predict first impressions using measurements of physical features in everyday images of faces, such as those found on social media.

Mark Roodhouse
A close run thing for York academic

Posted on Friday 25 July 2014

A University of York academic has narrowly missed out on the Royal Historical Society’s prestigious Whitfield Prize with his book on the history of rationing in World War Two.

Arabidopsis thaliana (credit: Rea Brinkhoff)
Scientists throw light on the mechanism of plants’ ticking clock

Posted on Friday 25 July 2014

Scientists from the University of York are part of an international team of researchers who have made a significant step in discovering the genetic mechanisms that plants use to fight for light.

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