We are an open and friendly department, committed to excellence in research and teaching. Our research groups have a ‌national and international reputation for the quality of their work, and the latest Research Excellence Framework ranked the Department in the top ten for 4 star research.


Plant disease detective

Posted on Monday 23 May 2016

A new range of practical resources to support the teaching and learning of plant disease in GCSE biology in schools in England and Wales has been developed by Alistair Moore.

Flash Fiction with Hull school

Posted on Monday 16 May 2016

Young people from Kelvin Hall School in Hull worked with York Education undergraduates as part of the Children and Literature Module.

Chinese university funded visit

Posted on Wednesday 4 May 2016

Dr Sarah Olive visited the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), thanks to a research mobility award from CUHK.

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