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CII Graduation

Posted on Monday 14 August 2017

Congratulations to all in CII who Graduated


York awarded major funding to tackle global challenges

Posted on Wednesday 26 July 2017

Researchers from across the University of York have been awarded major grants from the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to tackle some of the most pressing issues around the world – including health care provision in Sub-Saharan Africa, reducing tobacco-related harm in Asia and combating neglected tropical diseases.


Jenny Purcell PA awards 2017

Posted on Monday 24 July 2017

Many congratulations to Jenny Purcell who came runner up for "Best Organised Event" at this year's Yorkshire PA of The Year Awards


Skin plays significant role in spread of leishmaniasis

Posted on Tuesday 11 July 2017

Scientists at the University of York have discovered that parasites responsible for leishmaniasis - a globally occurring neglected tropical disease spread by sand flies – are mainly acquired from the skin rather than a person’s blood.


Breakthrough in fight against neglected tropical disease

Posted on Friday 9 June 2017

Scientists say they have made a major breakthrough in the search for an effective vaccine for the neglected tropical disease leishmaniasis following the successful completion of a first in-human trial.


Biology PA nominated for 2 awards at this years Yorkshire PA of the Year Awards

Posted on Thursday 1 June 2017

Jenny Purcell is nominated in 2 categories which are for her work in the Biology Department