A member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, we are committed to strengthening our position as one of the world’s premier institutions for inspirational and life-changing research.
Our Research Strategy 2015-20 describes how we nurture research success at the University. Explore some of the many highlights of our research through the themes and stories below.
New research by scientists at the Universities of York, Bristol, Sheffield and Madrid, reveals that eating different foods does not determine how birds of prey’s beaks evolve.
Scientists at the Universities of York and Leiden have made a significant breakthrough in the treatment of an inherited genetic disorder which damages muscle and nerve cells in the body.
A group of military personnel and veterans, including those injured in Afghanistan and other operations, are taking part in a unique project which uses archaeology to help assist with their recovery.
Archaeologists have uncovered evidence that Swiss cheesemaking dates back to prehistoric times, paving the way for such delicacies as Gruyere and Emmental.
Our commitment to women working in science, engineering and technology has been recognised with 12 institutional and departmental awards from Athena SWAN.