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.
Bringing historic voices to life with cutting-edge electronics
The case for reintroducing a big cat to the British countryside
New study opens the potential for drugs targeting early onset dementia
Could a Charter Mark help to combat student sexism?
Delving into our dark fascination with crime
Professor of Politics Martin Smith argues the UK voting system is broken
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
Ecologists from the University of York, together with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), have developed a new method to better identify where poachers operate in protected areas.
Biologists at the University of York have played a key role in research that has increased the understanding of one of the world’s deadliest diseases.