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Two University of York research projects have been awarded funding, as part of a £42 million programme, to work with industry partners in co-developing new sustainable technologies for health care, agriculture, cosmetics and wastewater treatment.
Posted on 29 November 2023
For the very first time, the prosperity partnership programme dedicates its focus to the UK’s bioscience and biotechnology sectors.
The Department of Biology has placed 6th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024 for the subject of Biological Sciences. The ranking recognises the quality of our courses, and the experiences and opportunities they provide to our students.
Posted on 21 September 2023
York scientists collaborate with colleagues in the USA and Germany on potentially groundbreaking new research.
Posted on 25 August 2023
The results of a nationwide survey have revealed that the Department of Biology is home to some of the happiest bioscience, microbiology and cell science, and molecular biology, biophysics and biochemistry students in the UK.
Posted on 16 August 2023
Post-menopause female killer whales protect their sons – but not their daughters – from fights with other whales, new research has found.
Posted on 20 July 2023
Biology at York ranked 8th in the UK according to the latest release of the Complete University Guide league tables (2024).
Posted on 8 June 2023
The University of York aims to establish a fund to support the next generation of scientists to honour the memory of Professor Simon McQueen-Mason.
Posted on 14 April 2023