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York students nominated for national Royal Television Society Award

Posted on Wednesday 16 April 2014

A group of talented student filmmakers from the University of York’s Department of Film, Theatre and Television have been nominated for a national award from the Royal Television Society (RTS).

Peregrine Falcon at Fallowfields Falconry, Southmoor Oxfordshire (credit: flickr/davehamster - David Merrett)
High rise raptor residence for University of York campus

Posted on Tuesday 15 April 2014

A nest box with a view has been installed on the University of York’s 60-metre high boiler house chimney in a bid to attract Peregrine Falcons to the campus.

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Bioeconomy bonanza for Yorkshire

Posted on Tuesday 15 April 2014

Senior industry figures from across Yorkshire joined forces with some of the world’s leading scientific researchers in York to discuss how the region can gain a bigger share of Europe’s rapidly expanding bioeconomy market.

The Lit and Phil Library (credit: flickr/summonedbyfells)
Conference puts integrity in the spotlight

Posted on Thursday 10 April 2014

The University of York is supporting an international conference on integrity featuring contributions from philosophers, historians, social theorists, health scientists, and sociologists.

killer shrimp (credit: Environment Agency)
Water users can reduce the risk of spreading invasive species

Posted on Thursday 10 April 2014

Foreign species that are devastating water ecosystems could be “hitchhiking” around Britain on canoeists’ and anglers’ kit, according to a new study.

Neanderthals - Artist's rendition of Earth approximately 60,000 years ago (artist: Randii Oliver) via Creative Commons
Researchers say Neanderthals were no strangers to good parenting

Posted on Wednesday 9 April 2014

Archaeologists at the University of York are challenging the traditional view that Neanderthal childhood was difficult, short and dangerous.

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