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Small-scale fisheries support the livelihoods of over 500 million people worldwide. Training and supporting communities to manage and conserve their natural resources is vital to help rebuild tropical fisheries. (Credit: Blue Ventures / Garth Cripps)
Western Indian Ocean communities play vital role in conservation

Posted on Thursday 24 July 2014

An international team of researchers led by the University of York has carried out the first assessment of community-led marine conservation in the Western Indian Ocean.


The University of York is offering a Return to Practice programme.
Call for nurses to return to practice in North Yorkshire

Posted on Monday 21 July 2014

A six-month programme starting this summer at the University of York is designed to encourage former nurses in North Yorkshire to return to the profession.


Advanced Course on Conflict, Crisis and Transition
York welcomes world humanitarian leaders for annual summer school

Posted on Friday 18 July 2014

Senior humanitarian practitioners from around the world are gathering in York to discuss international conflicts and reflect on peace transition.


Professor Matthew Collins
York academic elected British Academy Fellow

Posted on Thursday 17 July 2014

A University of York archaeologist has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy, the highest honour for scholars working in the humanities and social sciences.


Will Vittery
University of York student seconded to the Cabinet Office

Posted on Thursday 17 July 2014

A University of York postgraduate student is heading to Whitehall this summer for a three-month internship in the Cabinet Office.


One of the three richest Late Meroitic graves identified at the cemetery, that of a young male. Credit: Donatella Usai/Centro Studi Sudanesi and Sub-Sahariani (CSSeS)
Tooth plaque provides unique insights into our prehistoric ancestors’ diet

Posted on Wednesday 16 July 2014

An international team of researchers has found new evidence that our prehistoric ancestors had a detailed understanding of plants long before the development of agriculture.


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