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View of the paintings from the interior of the rock shelter with the rock art colours enhanced with DStretch (Photo: Loïc Damelet, CNRS/Centre Camille Jullian; enhancement: C. Defrasne)
High altitude archaeology: prehistoric paintings revealed

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2016

Archaeologists at the University of York have undertaken pioneering scans of the highest prehistoric paintings of animals in Europe.

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Academies: what does the evidence tell us?

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2016

A new report from the University of York-based Cambridge Primary Review Trust reviews evidence and presents recommendations on the government’s academies policy.

Prestigious award for University of York psychologist

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2016

A University of York academic has been awarded the 2016 Major Advancement in Psychological Science Prize.

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Wellcome Trust grants for York researchers

Posted on Tuesday 24 May 2016

Three University of York academics have been awarded prestigious Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards for their work in biomedical research.

Professor Saul Tendler
York academic appointed Higher York Partnership Chair

Posted on Monday 23 May 2016

The Higher York Partnership, which promotes higher education in York and North Yorkshire, has appointed University of York Professor Saul Tendler as its new Chair.

Admiral Sir John Jellicoe (credit: Alice Hughes, 1857 - 1939)
Playing the numbers game - why Jellicoe got his maths right at the Battle of Jutland

Posted on Monday 23 May 2016

Researchers have used mathematical modelling to re-analyse the Battle of Jutland and help shed new light on the biggest naval engagement of World War One.

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