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Household and agricultural waste utilised in bid to make textile industry ‘greener’

Posted on Monday 23 November 2020

Researchers at the University of York are working with the Royal College of Art in a new £5.4 million project to lessen the environmental impact of the textile industry in the UK.

We’re 10th in the UK

Posted on Friday 18 September 2020

Department of Biology at York in the top ten in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

Professor Gavin Wright joins the Department

Posted on Friday 11 September 2020

We are pleased to welcome Gavin Wright to the University of York as a Chair in Microbial Biochemistry.

Guardian University Guide 2021

Posted on Monday 7 September 2020

We're in the UK top 10 for biosciences.

York academic receives prestigious teaching award

Posted on Thursday 6 August 2020

Emma Rand from the Department of Biology has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by Advance HE.

National Student Survey 2020

Posted on Wednesday 15 July 2020

We’re delighted to have some of the happiest biology students in the UK.

Chemical offers new hope of finding treatments for neglected tropical diseases

Posted on Monday 13 July 2020

Scientists say they are a step closer to developing a drug to kill the trypanosome parasite that causes human African trypanosomiasis, otherwise known as sleeping sickness, paving the way for a potential cure.

Turning the phage on crop wilt

Posted on Tuesday 7 July 2020

Researchers at the University of York have launched a major new study that could pave the way to fight a disease that decimates some of the world’s major food crops - without the use of pesticides.

Professor Gavin Thomas appointed Editor in Chief of leading microbiology journal

Posted on Thursday 2 July 2020

Professor Gavin H. Thomas has been appointed the next Editor in Chief of the journal Microbiology,

PhD student authors study into oil palm plantations

Posted on Monday 22 June 2020

Forest conservation areas in oil palm plantations play a vital role in storing carbon and boosting rainforest biodiversity, a new study on palm oil agriculture in Borneo has revealed.

New director of YESI appointed

Posted on Monday 15 June 2020

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Matthew Thomas as the new Director of the York Environmental Sustainability Institute (YESI)

University of York technicians join effort to make Coronavirus face shields for frontline workers

Posted on Friday 1 May 2020

Technicians from the University of York are producing personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline workers as part of the national response to Covid-19.

University of York loans bioscience equipment to York Hospital to help in diagnosis of Coronavirus cases

Posted on Friday 1 May 2020

A piece of high-tech equipment used for the diagnosis of COVID-19 has been loaned to York Hospital by the University of York.

From lab bench to backbench

Posted on Tuesday 25 February 2020

Professor James Chong takes part in the Royal Society Pairing Scheme 2020.

We're 6th in the UK

Posted on Monday 23 September 2019

Biology at York in the top ten for Biological Sciences in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

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