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Women’s active role in political reform in the Georgian era. 1819 ©Trustees of the British Museum & http://genderknowledgehistory.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/prfemale1.jpg
York students campaign for inclusion of women’s history in national curriculum

Posted on Monday 1 September 2014

Postgraduate students from the University of York have developed a website to encourage the integrated teaching of women’s history in the current school curriculum.


Still photo from The Night Calls, directed by Jennie Hall and featurning as part of the Student Showcase
Screen showcase for student filmmakers’ talents

Posted on Friday 29 August 2014

Talented student filmmakers from the University of York will showcase their work to leading members of the British film industry at the Vue Cinema in Piccadilly, London as part of the Raindance Film Festival 2014.


Sand lizard. photo credit: James Probert, ARC
Top ten reptiles and amphibians benefitting from zoos

Posted on Thursday 28 August 2014

A frog that does not croak, the largest living lizard, and a tortoise that can live up to 100 years are just some of the species staving off extinction thanks to the help of zoos, according to a new report.


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Nouse marks 50th Anniversary with gala ball

Posted on Wednesday 27 August 2014

The University of York’s oldest campus newspaper, Nouse, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a gala ball.


Academia Europaea
European accolade for University of York scholars

Posted on Wednesday 27 August 2014

Two academics from the University of York have been elected to the Academia Europaea in recognition of their international scholarship and outstanding research achievements.


Image of a river by Lynne Kirton [CC-BY-SA-2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Ibuprofen posing potential threat to fish

Posted on Thursday 21 August 2014

Research led by the University of York suggests that many rivers contain levels of ibuprofen that could be adversely affecting fish health.


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