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New research on the Leishmania parasite published in Nature Communications

Posted on Wednesday 31 March 2021

Researchers at York have shed new light how the Leishmania parasite controls the way in which it survives in its insect vector and mammalian host.

Tales from the Lab

Posted on Thursday 25 March 2021

A new project for scientists to tell their own stories and challenge the traditional ideas of what a scientist should look like, and what a lab is.

University of York academic appointed to the Board of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Posted on Monday 22 March 2021

A leading University of York biologist has been appointed to the Board of Trustees at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

York Against Cancer 50km challenge

Posted on Wednesday 17 March 2021

Scientists in the Jack Birch Unit (JBU) have been fundraising for York Against Cancer by participating in a 50km challenge in March 2021.

Cancer Research UK Programme Foundation Award

Posted on Tuesday 16 March 2021

Dr David Kent was recently awarded a Cancer Research UK Programme Foundation Award of £1.5 million over six years to continue his research on blood cancers.


Posted on Wednesday 10 March 2021

James Chong and Emma Rand from the University of York lead the Cloud-SPAN project, in collaboration with Neil Chue Hong, SSI Director.

Dawn Coverley has been awarded funding by the MRC

Posted on Friday 5 March 2021

Congratulations to Dawn Coverley on her recent successful funding award.

Biology colleagues win Global Bio-Based Businessplan competition

Posted on Friday 26 February 2021

Two colleagues from Biology, Alexander Setchfield and Daniel Leadbeater, have won the international Global Bio-Based Businessplan (G-BiB) competition.

Campus Interns of the Year

Posted on Tuesday 23 February 2021

The Careers and Placements team jointly awarded Emily Patterson and Faye Singleton as the Campus Intern of the Year winners after their successful virtual internships through the Student Internship Bureau last summer. Emily created the Biology Escape Room, and Faye is a Biomedical Science student - we're very proud of them both.

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