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View of the paintings from the interior of the rock shelter with the rock art colours enhanced with DStretch (Photo: Loïc Damelet, CNRS/Centre Camille Jullian; enhancement: C. Defrasne)
High altitude archaeology: prehistoric paintings revealed

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2016

Archaeologists at the University of York have undertaken pioneering scans of the highest prehistoric paintings of animals in Europe.

Pencils (Flickr)
Academies: what does the evidence tell us?

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2016

A new report from the University of York-based Cambridge Primary Review Trust reviews evidence and presents recommendations on the government’s academies policy.

Prestigious award for University of York psychologist

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2016

A University of York academic has been awarded the 2016 Major Advancement in Psychological Science Prize.

Public lectures


Scientific Revolutions

In this smaller, more relaxed public lecture held in The Courtyard we welcome back Doctor Martin Smalley. He is a well known lecturer within the York Physics department, teaching core modules in every undergraduate degree and joins us this time to enlighten us as to how science changes through time.


Conversion Hysteria III: Loose Change

Adam Phillips returns for another brilliant lecture!


Steven Woolfe MEP: The Futures of Britain and UKIP

York Union present MEP, Steven Woolfe

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