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 human rights experts give migrants a voice
Beautifully crafted combs offer intriguing clues to Norse identity
Our historians turn detective to recreate St Stephen's Chapel
Research highlights the critical role of parent-child communication
Study shows species most at risk from England’s rising temperatures.
We're part of an international research effort probing the inner secrets of starlight
Grass developed by our biologists could lead the fight against soil contamination
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
The University of York has appointed six artists to work alongside academics to produce a body of work inspired by their research in biomedicine and human health.
A University of York environmental scientist played a key role in new research which has found that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef lives up to its name.