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Star Carr headdress stamp (Royal Mail)
Exhibition and stamp fame for Star Carr headdresses

Posted on Monday 16 January 2017

Mesolithic headdresses discovered in North Yorkshire by archaeologists at the University of York feature in a new set of Royal Mail stamps celebrating ancient Britain.

70 per cent of heart attack programmes failing to meet minimum standards for patient care

Posted on Tuesday 10 January 2017

More than two-thirds (70 per cent) of heart attack programmes are failing to meet the minimum requirements for patient care, research at the University of York has shown.

BAFTA-winning screenwriter and Chairman of British rowing amongst 2017 Honorary Graduates

Posted on Tuesday 10 January 2017

Award-winning screenwriter, Sally Wainwright, and Chairman of British Rowing, Annamarie Phelps, are among seven distinguished figures to receive honorary degrees from the University of York this month.

Review shows limited progress in digitising NHS records

Posted on Tuesday 10 January 2017

Health scientists at the University of York have shown that in the 25 years since the NHS was tasked with digitising patient records there has been limited progress made.

Martin House Research Centre
York collaborates with children’s hospice for major new venture

Posted on Monday 9 January 2017

The University of York and Martin House Children’s Hospice is to launch a revolutionary new multi-disciplinary centre committed to leading research on the management, care and support of children with life-limiting conditions and their families.

Travel challenges of older people depicted in poetry on buses

Posted on Monday 9 January 2017

A collaboration between researchers at the University of York and award-winning poet, Anna Woodford, has resulted in city buses displaying poems that depict the travel challenges of older and disabled people.

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