Posted on Wednesday 17 December 2014
Brazil's National Laboratory of Science and Technology of Bioethanol (CTBE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC), based in York.
Posted on Monday 15 December 2014
The Government's Chief Scientific Advisor Sir Mark Walport has officially opened a new £7.5 million interdisciplinary science teaching and learning facility at the University of York.
Posted on Monday 24 November 2014
Professor Michael Brockhurst has won a Philip Leverhulme Prize to continue his study into the causes and consequences of rapid evolution in natural microbial communities.
Posted on Monday 17 November 2014
As part of C2D2's key strategic commitment to supporting talented early career researchers in the chronic diseases and disorders area we are introducing a new Research Fellowship scheme for which applications are now invited.
Posted on Tuesday 4 November 2014
The Wellcome Trust has awarded £1 million to continue its support of the successful interdisciplinary work of the Centre for Chronic Diseases and Disorders (C2D2) at the University of York.
Posted on Thursday 30 October 2014
Professor Brockhurst, who has carried out ground breaking research in the evolutionary biology of microbes, has won a major award from the Society for General Microbiology.
Posted on Thursday 23 October 2014
A new £6.8 million research centre based across two Yorkshire universities will aim to transform diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from cancer, heart disease and musculoskeletal diseases with the help of new medical imaging facilities to be created at Leeds Teaching Hospitals and the University of York.
Posted on Thursday 23 October 2014
SimOmics, a University of York spin-out business which aims to make drug design quicker and more efficient, is celebrating its launch and first major contract.
Posted on Tuesday 7 October 2014
A consortium of Yorkshire universities has been chosen to help spearhead the training of the next generation of biological scientists.
Posted on Tuesday 23 September 2014
A team led by the Centre for Immunology and Infection (CII) at York is one of five winners who will share a total of £4.9 million in the UK's National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs), the CRACK IT Challenges programme.
Posted on Tuesday 26 August 2014
Posted on Friday 8 August 2014
A University of York academic has received a Royal Society Leverhulme Trust fellowship to further her research on novel mathematics for anti-viral therapy and evolution.
Posted on Thursday 17 July 2014
A selection of photos taken at the Reception held in Biology for those students graduating on July 16th. Congratulations to everyone!
Posted on Friday 11 July 2014
A knowledge exchange network led by the University of York, which aims to increase the use of scientific evidence to guide oil palm policy, has produced its first science for policy report. The report – 'Change in carbon stocks arising from land-use conversion to oil palm plantations' – focuses on identifying low carbon stock landcover types which could be converted to oil palm production.
Posted on Tuesday 8 July 2014
The Kathleen Mary Stott Prizes, endowed in 1965, are awarded for excellence in scientific or medical research. Here are the winners for 2014.
Posted on Monday 7 July 2014
The Yorkshire-based biotechnology innovation cluster, BioVale and its French counterpart, the Industries & Agro-Resources (IAR) cluster, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU).
Posted on Thursday 12 June 2014
Dr Dani Ungar has won the award for Promoting Employability at the York University Students Union (YUSU) "Excellence in Teaching and Supervision" awards.
Posted on Friday 6 June 2014
The world premiere of a contemporary performance piece and interactive installation at the University of York will combine dance and cutting edge video and sound technology with scientific research to explore disease transmission.
Posted on Friday 30 May 2014
Professor Chris Thomas has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Helsinki, Finland in recognition of his research on habitat fragmentation and climate change on the distribution of species, and his contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Posted on Wednesday 21 May 2014
The University of York has won the International Student Choice Category Award for the best overall University experience at the Whatuni Student Choice awards.
Posted on Thursday 1 May 2014
The University of York has become one of the first universities in the UK to hold two Gold Athena SWAN awards for its commitment to women in science.
Posted on Thursday 24 April 2014
Senior industry figures from across Yorkshire joined forces with some of the world’s leading scientific researchers in York to discuss how the region can gain a bigger share of Europe’s rapidly expanding bioeconomy market.
Posted on Thursday 3 April 2014
PhD student Katie Wilson has won the Buchanan Award.
Posted on Monday 24 March 2014
Five early career scientists from the University of York attended Parliament to present their science to politicians and a panel of expert judges as part of SET for Britain.
Posted on Thursday 20 March 2014
Lead scientists from the Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) and the University of York have launched a joint programme of seminars to discuss ways of ensuring the future stability and integrity of agri-food supply chains.
Posted on Thursday 13 February 2014
A team led by a University of York scientist, which has developed new plants which can be used to clean up land polluted with explosives, is a finalist in the BBSRC Innovator of the Year 2014 competition.
Posted on Monday 3 February 2014
Four influential scientific institutions in North Yorkshire have joined forces to decide how the region can contribute to the delivery of the UK Government’s Agricultural Technologies strategy.
Posted on Thursday 30 January 2014
The University of York is among a selection of universities and small-to-medium-sized enterprises across Europe that have been awarded up to £100,000 each to help to solve five of the pharmaceutical industry’s biggest drug discovery and development challenges. The ultimate goal is the replacement, reduction and refinement of animals in research (the 3Rs).