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Dr Dave Chesmore
York academic brings nature to life in local school

Posted on Monday 6 July 2015

An electronic engineer and entomologist from the University of York is conducting talks and workshops on ‘Listening to the World’ at Holme on Spalding Moor Primary School.


Europa Polyglotta: Gottfried Hensel
Mapping the world’s linguistic diversity - scientists discover links between your genes and the language you speak

Posted on Thursday 2 July 2015

Academics at the University of York have discovered a correlation between genetic and linguistic diversity and concluded that at least in Europe people who speak different languages are also more likely to have a different genetic make-up.


Department of Health Sciences
New approach ‘has positive impact’ on mental health care

Posted on Wednesday 1 July 2015

A novel way of delivering mental health care imported from the USA has reduced the need for hospital admissions for people with psychosis, according to University of York researchers.


Ethan Plumb
York student awarded Stephen Lawrence scholarship

Posted on Tuesday 30 June 2015

A first year Law student from the University of York has been awarded a place on the Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship Scheme 2015.


Credit: H.Michael Miley
Medical tourism – a new handbook looks at the implications for patients and health systems around the world.

Posted on Tuesday 30 June 2015

Patients who travel abroad for medical treatment risk returning with complications or infections that require costly treatment on the NHS and is one of the issues highlighted in a new handbook exploring medical tourism.


Emily Hansen
York student wins Oxford Dictionary bursary

Posted on Tuesday 30 June 2015

A postgraduate student from the University of York has won a research bursary from the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB).


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