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Dr Dominic Watt
The sound of Britain in 2066

Posted on Thursday 29 September 2016

A new report by a University of York linguist shows that a rise in talking to machines and devices will impact the way we speak in 50 years, as traditional accents die out and are to be replaced with new urban dialects.

Ancient eggshell protein breaks through DNA time barrier

Posted on Monday 26 September 2016

Scientists have identified fossil proteins in a 3.8 million year-old ostrich eggshell, suggesting that proteins could provide valuable new insights into the evolutionary tree, much further back in time than was previously thought.

University invests £59M in new campus teaching and leisure facilities

Posted on Sunday 25 September 2016

The University of York will unveil a number of new teaching and leisure facilities over the next 18 months, including a new lecture building, sports hall, and laboratory space.

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Fusion Energy – promises, progress and prospects

An insight into the physics of fusion power from the Professor Kieran Gibson


Critical Emotional Reflexivity in Social Activism

Examining how (rather than why) everyday people become social activists provides insights into the emotionality of not only the personal process, but of bringing about social change


Defending Human Rights Defenders: Shrinking space for human rights and civil society

The Centre for Applied Human Rights present a talk on human rights defenders

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