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Holbeck Scholarship programme brings up a century

Posted on Wednesday 2 September 2015

A scholarship programme run by the Holbeck Charitable Trust in partnership with the University of York is about to benefit its 100th student recipient.


Think Ahead programme
York’s key role in new graduate route into mental health social work

Posted on Tuesday 1 September 2015

The University of York is to lead the academic training of a new wave of mental health social workers taking a new fast-track route into the profession.


Credit: Dr Andy Marshall
Search to give new tree a name: New species discovered by York conservationist

Posted on Tuesday 1 September 2015

A University of York conservationist has discovered a new species of tropical tree in East Africa, and is inviting schools to name it.


Professor Tony Wilkinson
Slovak Academy of Sciences honours York biochemist

Posted on Tuesday 1 September 2015

A biochemist from the University of York has been awarded the International Prize of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in recognition of his “outstanding work in the field of natural sciences.”


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Sustainability success at York

Posted on Friday 28 August 2015

Environmental sustainability has gone from strength to strength at the University of York this year, from awards for creating bee-friendly habitats to unprecedented participation in campus’ Green Impact Programme and Student Switch Off.


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YorNight: prestigious European Researchers’ Night returns to York

Posted on Friday 28 August 2015

Over 80 free events will take place in venues across York on Friday 25 September as part of the annual EU-funded European Researchers’ Night.


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