Results in REF 2014 confirmed York's standing as a leading research university:
Latest research newsMother knows best: how seeds recognise the seasons
Posted on Monday 15 December 2014
Scientists at the University of York have played a key role in new research into the way ‘mother’ plants use their memory of the seasons to teach their seeds the most advantageous time to germinate.
York scientists resolve spin puzzle
Posted on Wednesday 10 December 2014
Scientists at the University of York have helped to uncover the properties of defects in the atomic structure of magnetite, potentially opening the way for its use in producing more powerful electronic devices.
Call to change concept of harm reduction in alcohol policy
Posted on Tuesday 9 December 2014
A new policy paper by a University of York academic calls for limits on the influence of the drinks industry in shaping alcohol policy because it has a ‘fundamental conflict of interest’.
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