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REF 2014 - Research Excellence Framework
Our research excellence is recognised

Posted on Thursday 18 December 2014

We have been ranked 14th overall and 10th for the impact of our research in the new Research Excellence Framework published today (18 December 2014).


Arabidopsis seeds
Mother knows best: how seeds recognise the seasons

Posted on Monday 15 December 2014

Scientists at the University of York have played a key role in new research into the way ‘mother’ plants use their memory of the seasons to teach their seeds the most advantageous time to germinate.


Dr Rob Jenkins, of the Department of Psychology at York, addresses the second meeting of the UN Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) in Paris
York psychologist delivers young scientists’ call to UN

Posted on Monday 15 December 2014

A University of York psychologist addressed the second meeting of the UN Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) in Paris, stressing the importance of science for achieving sustainability and poverty reduction.


Department of Theatre, Film and Television (credit: John Houlihan)
Creating Cinematic Voices: Creative boot camp offered at York

Posted on Friday 12 December 2014

The University of York’s Department of Theatre, Film and Television is to host a course on cinematic sound in March 2015.


Allium by Ann Sotheran, 2008 (Photo Gordon Plumb)
York’s stained glass artists: final chance to see work

Posted on Friday 12 December 2014

An exhibition celebrating York’s most talented stained glass artists is open for two final days before the New Year.


Opening of a new science teaching and learning building (credit: Ian Martindale)
Government’s chief advisor opens new science teaching and learning building at York

Posted on Wednesday 10 December 2014

The Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor Sir Mark Walport has officially opened a new £7.5 million interdisciplinary science teaching and learning facility at the University of York.


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