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Seated L-R Prof Colin Mellors & Paul Kirkman. Standing L-R Prof Mark Ormrod & Andrew McLean NRM
University of York and National Railway Museum relationship strengthened

Posted on Thursday 30 October 2014

The National Railway Museum, together with the University of York, has officially re-launched the Institute of Railway Studies - and reiterated their joint commitment to the partnership between both York institutions.


Mike Brockhurst (credit: Phil Roberts)
University of York biologist wins top award

Posted on Thursday 30 October 2014

A University of York scientist, who has carried out ground breaking research in the evolutionary biology of microbes, has won a major award from the Society for General Microbiology.


Jennifer Alexander talk
York Art Gallery curator talks to Norman Rea Gallery

Posted on Tuesday 28 October 2014

A new curator talk with Jennifer Alexander, Senior Curator of York Art Gallery, will take place at the University of York’s Norman Rea Gallery on 3 November.


Yorkshire Innovation Fund & European Regional Development Fund
Yorkshire businesses encouraged to work with University of York

Posted on Tuesday 28 October 2014

Small and medium-sized businesses across Yorkshire and the Humber have the opportunity to work with the University of York through the funding initiative Small Innovation Projects (SIPs).


Peter Tatchell
Human rights activist to address issues of toleration in York

Posted on Monday 27 October 2014

Human rights activist, Peter Tatchell, is to give the 2014 Morrell Memorial Address on Toleration at the University of York this week.


Cooking Culture class
Growing success for York Children’s University

Posted on Friday 24 October 2014

The York Children’s University has received a Duke of York’s Community Initiative Award, highlighting its extensive work engaging children across the city.


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