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 psychologists unpick an intriguing cognitive puzzle
Our research casts new light on a major social issue
Our studies could shape the future of fishing on beleaguered Firth of Clyde
The direction we look in could influence gut feelings about trust
Our computer scientists are driving the latest advances in car electronics
Study shows parasitic plants can boost the diversity of surrounding wildlife.
Study paves the way for more cost-effective treatment options.
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
Scientists at the University of York have shed new light on how humans process colour – revealing that we see things differently in winter compared with summer.
Scientists first had to re-think death before they could develop a way of testing the potential harm to the environment caused by thousands of chemicals humankind uses each day.