Posted on Wednesday 14 April 2021
The University of York and its partners have received £4.2m to revolutionise the cells used to produce biological drugs and increase their cost-effectiveness.
Posted on Tuesday 2 March 2021
Plants have a metabolic signal that adjusts their circadian clock in the evening to ensure they store enough energy to survive the night, a new study reveals.
Posted on Monday 1 March 2021
A new type of housing modification reduced the incidence of childhood malaria in West African villages by around 40-50 per cent, according to a new research study.
Posted on Friday 27 November 2020
The Department of Biology's Dr Katherine Bridge has just been awarded the Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund Intermediate Fellowship for her research, one of only two recipients this year.
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.
Posted on Wednesday 4 November 2020
Scientists at the University of York are developing a low cost, environmentally friendly method of processing sugar beet without the need for major industrial processing plants.
Posted on Monday 12 October 2020
This past week, CNAP, led by Professor Neil Bruce, formalised ties with the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) with a Faculty of Sciences Memorandum of Understanding. The agreement will pave the way for increased collaboration between the two institutions and is based on an extensive existing collaboration in the field of developing sustainable sources of animal feed.
Posted on Thursday 17 September 2020
Researchers at York are to explore new advances in human blood stem cell research with partners in Japan and Cambridge.
Posted on Tuesday 11 August 2020
Scientists have shed light on how immune cells navigate to the lymph nodes, where they help to fight off harmful bacteria and viruses.
Posted on Thursday 6 August 2020
Scientists have discovered a unique enzyme responsible for the pungent characteristic smell we call body odour or BO.
Posted on Tuesday 23 June 2020
Conservation management around the margins of agriculture fail to protect butterfly species at greatest risk from the intensification of farming, a new study says.
Posted on Wednesday 13 May 2020
Scientists have discovered how catmint gained its ability to send felines into a state of frenzy.
Posted on Monday 11 May 2020
The competition for iron between different bacteria can impact on the severity of bacterial wilt disease in crops, a new study from the University of York shows.
Posted on Tuesday 5 May 2020
Researchers from the University of York have recreated how toxins from smoking cause unique patterns of DNA damage. The discovery could help scientists better understand the cause of bladder cancer and the link to smoking.
Posted on Friday 1 May 2020
Jon Pitchford and colleagues in the Maths Department have written a paper on the epidemiology of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Posted on Tuesday 28 April 2020
A University of York researcher has been awarded a Future Leaders Fellowship from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to investigate how algae converts carbon dioxide into organic molecules during photosynthesis.
Posted on Friday 6 March 2020
Employees from regional and national industries could study for PhDs under a new £1m pilot scheme to be introduced at the University of York in the area of circular, sustainable manufacturing.
Posted on Monday 16 December 2019
Non-native plants are providing new homes for Britain’s insects - some of which are rare on native plants, a new study has found.
Posted on Wednesday 4 December 2019
Pathogen-specific viruses can be successfully used to fight a disease that decimates some of the world’s major food crops, a new study has found.
Posted on Thursday 21 November 2019
The University of York’s Structural Biology Laboratory (YSBL) in the Department of Chemistry has been awarded a prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize.