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York wins Arts Council grant to support emerging composers

Posted on Thursday 20 November 2014

Emerging composers and performers are set to benefit after the University of York’s Music Press (UYMP) secured a grant from Arts Council England to establish a new support project.

diseased bone marrow (credit: Ian Hitchcock)
Researchers discover new target for blood cancer treatment

Posted on Monday 10 November 2014

Scientists at the University of York have identified a therapeutic target which could lead to the development of new treatments for specific blood cancers.

ACE satellite in orbit (credit T. Doherty, Bristol Aerospace)
Ozone destroying substances on the rise - but Montreal Protocol on track

Posted on Wednesday 5 November 2014

An international team of scientists, including a researcher from the University of York, has reported a recent increase in atmospheric hydrogen chloride (HCI), an ozone destroying substance.

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Research Assessment Exercise 2008

Outstanding results in RAE 2008 confirmed York's standing as a leading research university:

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From the search for carbon-free fuel to our role in the restoration of the magnificent York Minster, discover more about some of our key research projects in this series of videos.


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