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.
Bringing our movie heritage to modern day audiences.
We're collaborating to find ways to convert woody plant material into biofuel.
Our researchers are at the forefront of tackling depression in older people.
Harnessing the power of quantum physics to develop secure communications.
Over one in four adults skimp on food to allow household members to eat.
Cultural life in the World War II Jewish ghetto at Terezín/Theresienstadt.
Maths could help in the development of anti-viral therapies.
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
Students from across the globe will soon have the opportunity to explore the wonder of the night sky and gain a Postgraduate Diploma in Astronomy thanks to Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at the University of York.
A prototype quantum radar that has the potential to detect objects which are invisible to conventional systems has been developed by an international research team led by a quantum information scientist at the University of York.