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Step closer to tackling drug resistant parasites in Brazil

Posted on Friday 2 December 2022

Researchers at the University of York are a step closer to identifying ways to support clinicians in predicting drug treatment outcomes for patients with visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil.

Nations must embrace change in order to tackle biodiversity crisis, researchers say

Posted on Wednesday 30 November 2022

Governments should embrace the realities of shifting biodiversity rather than “investing in futile efforts to return the natural world to its historic state”, a new study argues.

University named as a member of the new EUBI UK Node

Posted on Thursday 3 November 2022

The University of York has been named as part of a new UK-wide multi-site imaging facility, known as the EUBI UK Node.

Scientists to go back in time to uncover an ancient process that makes cells resistant to toxic chemicals

Posted on Wednesday 21 September 2022

A project led by Professor Gavin Thomas involving five UK universities is to receive £4m funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).

Scientists solve problem of industrial waste from sugarcane processing in India

Posted on Friday 13 May 2022

Scientists have discovered how to significantly improve the sustainability of the sugarcane industry by turning a major by-product into a valuable chemical used in food, medicines and cosmetics.

Scientists discover how salt in tumours could help diagnose and treat breast cancer

Posted on Tuesday 26 April 2022

Analysing sodium levels in breast cancer tumours can give an accurate indication of how aggressive a cancer is and whether chemotherapy treatments are taking effect, new research has shown.

Many UK protected areas are failing to deliver benefits for nature, according to new report

Posted on Monday 25 April 2022

Many of the UK’s protected areas are not delivering for nature and are in poor ecological condition, a new report has found.

York academics to lead pioneering blood cancer research

Posted on Wednesday 20 April 2022

Academics from the University of York will use a share of £22m from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to improve our understanding of blood cancer.

York researchers to use physics to transform our understanding of life

Posted on Friday 18 February 2022

A University of York academic will co-lead on two new projects that will demonstrate how physics can transform our understanding of life.

The University of York becomes a new Strategic Partner University with the BBSRC

Posted on Monday 7 February 2022

The university will be an additional strategic partner for the next three years.

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