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Anne Phillips
York diabetes expert awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Posted on Thursday 8 December 2016

A University of York specialist practitioner has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship - the most prestigious individual award for excellence in teaching in higher education.

Fighting contaminated land with help from the humble fruit fly

Posted on Wednesday 7 December 2016

Scientists have discovered that a gene found in the common fruit fly can be successfully expressed in a plant and used to detoxify land contaminated with TNT.

Digitisation of York's Archbishops' Registers
In my will I bequeath you... a brown cow and a chamber pot

Posted on Tuesday 6 December 2016

More than 700 wills and other documents dating from 1576 – 1650 have been digitised, indexed and made freely available by the University of York.

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