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Researchers discover evidence of earliest domestic chickens

Posted on Monday 24 November 2014

An international research team including a University of York biologist has found the earliest evidence for chicken domestication to date.


How Like an Angel - White Light Festival performance (credit: Kevin Yatarola)
Rave US reviews for York musician

Posted on Monday 24 November 2014

Robert Hollingworth, Anniversary Reader in the University of York’s Music Department, directed ‘breathtaking’ performances of How Like an Angel in New York this Autumn.


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On the road to better management of public assets

Posted on Thursday 20 November 2014

A partnership between the University of York and technology company Gaist Solutions Ltd is extending the life of the UK’s public infrastructure assets.


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York wins Arts Council grant to support emerging composers

Posted on Thursday 20 November 2014

Emerging composers and performers are set to benefit after the University of York’s Music Press (UYMP) secured a grant from Arts Council England to establish a new support project.


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University of York Launches Innovation Fund for York Festival of Ideas 2015

Posted on Wednesday 19 November 2014

The York Festival of Ideas will launch a new Innovation Fund providing support for organisations and individuals wishing to develop activities for the 2015 programme, funded by the Holbeck Trust.


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The role of historic houses in the 21st Century: York hosts Chatsworth lecture

Posted on Wednesday 19 November 2014

Matthew Hirst, Head of Arts and Historic Collections at Chatsworth, will give the second biennial Yorkshire Country House Partnership lecture on 26 November at the University of York.


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