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.
Older female killer whales use 'environmental knowledge' to lead their families to food
A fusion of contemporary dance and cutting edge technology to interpret infectious diseases.
Maths could help in the development of anti-viral therapies.
A study of twins finds that nature beats nurture in exam success.
A quick glance determines whether we think someone is trustworthy, dominant or attractive.
Our researchers find that education is the key to peace-building in Somalia.
Dental plaque reveal clues about our early ancestors' health.
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 University of York is to host a new multi-million pound N8 Research Partnership programme which is set to transform UK food security research.
New research by scientists at the University of York has shown that non-native plants are not a threat to floral diversity in Britain.