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Dark Bordered Beauty moth (Epione vespertaria)
Rare moth in severe decline at its last English site

Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2016

Numbers of a rare species of moth - found only in York in England – have tumbled in recent years, a team including researchers from the University of York have discovered.


L-R: Gayle Pook and Joy Parvin, Directors of the Centre for Industry Education Collaboration
York education experts win prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award

Posted on Monday 20 June 2016

The University of York’s Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC) has won the 2016 Royal Society of Chemistry Inspiration and Industry Award.


Digital reconstruction of the Anglo-Saxon church on the site of Glastonbury Abbey, eighth century.
York academics reconstruct Glastonbury Abbey church

Posted on Friday 17 June 2016

Historians at the University of York have helped to produce a series of digital reconstructions depicting how the Anglo-Saxon church on the site of Glastonbury Abbey looked in the eighth century.


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Major arts and humanities event debuts at York

Posted on Friday 17 June 2016

The University of York will host ‘Common Ground’, an inaugural arts and humanities showcase and networking event, on 21 June.


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Refugee crisis focus at York

Posted on Thursday 16 June 2016

The escalating refugee crisis and building a secure world for the future will be examined in a dedicated Focus Day at the York Festival of Ideas on 18 June.


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Study suggests fracking is responsible for a reversal in atmospheric hydrocarbon trends

Posted on Tuesday 14 June 2016

An international team of scientists, including academics from the University of York, have identified an increase in the concentrations of ethane and propane gas over much of the Northern Hemisphere since around 2009, probably due to increasing North American oil and natural gas production.


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