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.
Our psychologists unpick an intriguing cognitive puzzle
Our research casts new light on a major social issue
The Centre for Global Health Histories is designated a WHO Collaborating Centre
The direction we look in could influence gut feelings about trust
Our computer scientists are driving the latest advances in car electronics
Study shows parasitic plants can boost the diversity of surrounding wildlife.
Study paves the way for more cost-effective treatment options.
Our commitment to women working in science, engineering and technology has been recognised with 12 institutional and departmental awards from Athena SWAN.More about Athena SWAN
The HR Excellence in Research initiative recognises our commitment to support the career development of researchers. It is aligned to the Athena SWAN Award.HR Excellence in Research
Scientists at the University of York, using clinical specimens from charity Breast Cancer Now’s Tissue Bank, have conducted new research into a specific sodium channel that indicates the presence of cancer cells and affects tumour growth rates.
Scientists at the University of York have launched a service to design and produce environmentally friendly solvents for industrial purposes.