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Experts gather at York to discuss drug use among women

Posted on Wednesday 24 May 2017

Some of the country’s leading experts on mental health and substance abuse will gather at the University of York next month to “end the silence” surrounding women and addiction.

Event: The context of Brexit for the UK elections

Posted on Wednesday 24 May 2017

University of York researchers, Dr Sofia Vasilopoulou, will lead a panel of speakers in a public debate about how Brexit could influence the UK general election result.

Expert Reaction: What influences our voting decisions?

Posted on Wednesday 24 May 2017

Dr Peter Bull discusses the importance of leadership and public responsiveness as we head towards to polling stations in the general election 2017:

Public lectures


What turns pictures on

This presentation will consider the conditions in which pictures can be activated by the perceptual parameters afforded by their environment


Austen as Wartime Novelist

It is time to reclaim Jane Austen as the first English novelist to explore the effect of contemporary war on the home front


Should we really be ourselves?

In this lecture, Rafe shows how Simone de Beauvoir and Frantz Fanon meet the ethical challenge posed by authenticity.

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