News from 2015

Our Arts and Humanities subjects are ranked 25th in the world

Posted on Friday 30 October 2015

The 2015-16 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings confirm our place as a world leader for arts and humanities subjects.

Martin Suckling awarded £100k Philip Leverhulme Prize

Posted on Monday 26 October 2015

Department of Music lecturer Dr Martin Suckling has been awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize.

York archaeologist is one of 50 most influential HE users of social media

Posted on Friday 16 October 2015

Dr Sara Perry from the Department of Archaeology has been named one of the 50 most influential UK higher education professionals using social media by Jisc, an education and research charity.

York art historian wins prestigious book award

Posted on Friday 16 October 2015

Dr Jo Applin from the Department of History of Art has been awarded the Suzanne and James Mellor Book Prize from the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

The book has a future! The White Rose debate

Posted on Monday 12 October 2015

On Thursday 8th October over 500 members of the public and the White Rose Universities of Leeds, York and Sheffield, packed the Great Hall at the University of Leeds to hear leading academics and public figures debate 'The Future of the Book'.

St Mary’s Abbey revived in Yornight finale

Posted on Tuesday 22 September 2015

A spectacular, specially-commissioned music and light finale to YorNight on 25 September will bring the ruins of St Mary’s Abbey in York back to life.

Image: Medal design for the 300th anniversary of the Reformation, 1817, Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago.
Major AHRC grant for 'Remembering the Reformation'

Posted on Thursday 28 May 2015

Professor Brian Cummings from the Department of English has been awarded AHRC funding for a major project on 'Remembering the Reformation'. The full value of the award is £831,000 shared between the universities of York and Cambridge.

York historians visit China

Posted on Thursday 28 May 2015

A team of British historians from the Department of History visited China recently to explore ways in which the Department could assist in furthering the study of British history.

2015 HRC PhD Poster Competition Results

Posted on Tuesday 21 April 2015

Poster exhibition celebrates York arts and humanities postgraduate research

John Forster
Collaborative Doctoral Award with the V&A

Posted on Wednesday 18 March 2015

The Department of English and Related Literature is delighted to announce a PhD studentship with the Victoria and Albert Museum on the work of John Forster, a major donor to the V&A and close friend and biographer of Charles Dickens.

York-Tate Collaborative Doctoral Partnership PhD studentship

Posted on Monday 16 March 2015

Re-displaying the Modern: A History of Art Exhibitions, Artistic Networks and Institutions in the Middle East and North Africa 1930–1989.

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