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Chronic Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre
York and Cardiff academics launch new resource for family members of people in vegetative or minimally conscious states

Posted on Monday 15 September 2014

A unique online resource for family members and others involved in the care of people with severe forms of brain injury is to be launched this week.

Alcohol Research UK
New national study of alcohol health workers published

Posted on Monday 8 September 2014

A new study of alcohol health workers has found that while many hospitals now employ specialist staff to deal with alcohol problems among patients, the work is often precarious and underfunded.

Barbour's forest tree frog (Leptopelis barbouri) in the Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania. The species is ‘Vulnerable’ on The IUCN Red List. Photo: Michele Menegon.
Near-extinct African amphibians ‘invisible’ under climate change

Posted on Friday 5 September 2014

An international team of researchers has found that the majority of threatened species are ‘invisible’ when using modern methods to predict species distributions under climate change.

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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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