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Scientists identify most pressing environmental issues posed by pharmaceuticals

Posted on Tuesday 30 September 2014

A new study led by the University of York identifies the key research questions about the risks of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in the environment.

credit: Ian Martindale
York’s support of women in science recognised with Athena SWAN awards

Posted on Tuesday 30 September 2014

An academic department and a research centre at the University of York have been awarded Bronze Athena SWAN awards, meaning the University now holds awards across all the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEM) subjects.

Dr Aires Ferreira. Credit: Suzy Harrison
Talented physicist joins the University of York under Royal Society scheme

Posted on Monday 29 September 2014

The University of York is welcoming a new Research Fellow to its Department of Physics under the Royal Society’s prestigious University Research Fellowship Scheme.

Andy Lake and Christian Smith. Credit: Cambridge TV School
Not so humble ambitions for York graduates

Posted on Friday 26 September 2014

University of York graduates Andy Lake and Christian Smith were once stars of York Student Television with their sitcom Humble Pie. Now they are back filming more episodes with ambitions of reaching a much larger internet audience.

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Protein ‘map’ could lead to potent new cancer drugs

Posted on Friday 26 September 2014

Scientists at the University of York are part of a team of researchers which has gained fresh insights into how a disease-causing enzyme makes changes to proteins and how it can be stopped.

Art Student - Anthony Devas, 1952 (Barbara Pitt) Oil on Canvas (By permission of Nestlé UK and Ireland)
New website charts Aero Girls search

Posted on Thursday 25 September 2014

A new website launched today by the University of York unlocks some of the mysteries surrounding an enigmatic collection of 1950s paintings commissioned by Rowntree and held in York’s Borthwick Institute for Archives.

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