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Why the day of the week matters when it comes to elections

Posted on Thursday 30 June 2016

Holding elections on a Thursday could favour conservative outcomes, according to research by University of York psychologists.

New 5k community trail up and running

Posted on Monday 27 June 2016

A new community trail has been opened at the University of York.

Dark Bordered Beauty moth (Epione vespertaria)
Rare moth in severe decline at its last English site

Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2016

Numbers of a rare species of moth - found only in York in England – have tumbled in recent years, a team including researchers from the University of York have discovered.

Public lectures


Poetry Reading: Alice Oswald

Writers at York present poet Alice Oswald


The Divide - film screening

A screening of the film based on the book 'The Spirit Level', authored by Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson, followed by Q&A with the authors.


'On This Day in 1816’: The Bicentenary of Frankenstein’s Composition

Join us for an evening of readings from the works of Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley, celebrating exactly 200 years since Mary Shelley began to write one of the most famous novels in the English language: Frankenstein

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