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Chance to see Mercury in York

Posted on Friday 6 May 2016

The University of York’s Astrocampus will open for those wishing to see the transit of Mercury next week.


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From farm to fork – the international launch of the N8 AgriFood Programme

Posted on Thursday 5 May 2016

The global challenges of ensuring sustainable, resilient and healthy food supplies for all is the focus of the international launch of the N8 AgriFood Programme.


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The clock is ticking… launch of York Festival of Ideas 2016

Posted on Wednesday 4 May 2016

The York Festival of Ideas returns this year, from 7 – 19 June, with a packed programme of over 150 diverse and stimulating events delivered under the overarching theme of ‘Tick Tock’.


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Brexit – your chance to ask the experts

Posted on Tuesday 3 May 2016

A distinguished panel of experts will argue the pros and cons of staying in Europe in a debate being organised by the University of York.


The skulls of a falconet and a vulture, the smallest and largest  birds the team studied. Specimens located at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC, USA (credit: Dr Jen Bright)
Birds of prey constrained in the beak evolution race

Posted on Friday 29 April 2016

New research by scientists at the Universities of York, Bristol, Sheffield and Madrid, reveals that eating different foods does not determine how birds of prey’s beaks evolve.


York academics elected Fellows of Royal Society

Posted on Friday 29 April 2016

Two University of York scientists have been elected to the fellowship of the Royal Society, the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.


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