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Better at reading than maths? Don’t blame it all on your genes

Posted on Monday 14 July 2014

Lecturer in Psychology in Education, Kathryn Asbury, explores why she found maths tricky.

Front cover of the Royal Society Vision Report
Future science and mathematics perceptions

Posted on Wednesday 2 July 2014

York team write report into future perceptions of science and mathematics for the Royal Society.

Pictures of Dr Nicholas McGuinn and Professor David Waddington
Making York great

Posted on Monday 30 June 2014

Dr Nicholas McGuinn named as one of 50 people who have enhanced York's global reputation.

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