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Jo Horsburgh
New Registrar at the University of York

Posted on Tuesday 25 April 2017

The University of York has appointed Jo Horsburgh as its new Registrar and Secretary.

Risk of psychosis from cannabis use lower than originally thought, say scientists

Posted on Thursday 20 April 2017

Scientists at the University of York have shown that the risk of developing psychosis, such as hallucinations, from cannabis use is small compared to the number of total users.

Women's Homelessness in Europe edited by Joanne Bretherton at York's Centre for Housing Policy (CHP) and Paula Mayock of Trinity College, Dublin.
The UK’s hidden homeless: lone women parents most likely to suffer

Posted on Wednesday 19 April 2017

Growing numbers of women in England are experiencing ‘hidden homelessness’ – living in precarious arrangements without privacy or their own legal living space - according to new research.

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Colonial genealogies of the deserving poor: From abolition to Brexit

This talk aims to provide a historical context to contemporary debates over the “white working class” by accounting for the development of this constituency through a postcolonial genealogy of British empire


Lines of sight: Visions of Senegalese public health

This lecture proposes a visual history of postcolonial health communication in Senegal


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