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Ibuprofen posing potential threat to fish

Posted on Thursday 21 August 2014

Research led by the University of York suggests that many rivers contain levels of ibuprofen that could be adversely affecting fish health.


Railroad crossing. Adapted from www.flickr.com/photos/benadamson
Study reveals the EU is part of most Europeans’ everyday life

Posted on Wednesday 20 August 2014

The EU is becoming part of most Europeans’ everyday life irrespective of social class, according to a study in six countries.


Passport study reveals vulnerability in photo-ID security checks

Posted on Tuesday 19 August 2014

Passport issuing officers are no better at identifying if someone is holding a fake passport photo than the average person, new research has revealed.


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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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