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So, you think you’re good at remembering faces, but terrible with names? Study suggests that may be an illusion

Posted on Wednesday 14 November 2018

With the Christmas party season fast approaching, there will be plenty of opportunity to re-live the familiar, and excruciatingly-awkward, social situation of not being able to remember an acquaintance’s name.

Alpine ice shows three-fold increase in atmospheric iodine

Posted on Monday 12 November 2018

Analysis of iodine trapped in Alpine ice has shown that levels of atmospheric iodine have tripled over the past century, which partially offsets human-driven increases in the air pollutant, ozone

Part of the Black Snow DVD cover design. Credit: Bryan Ledgard.
York academic wins Research in Film Award

Posted on Monday 12 November 2018

A University of York professor has won a prestigious award for his film depicting the dramatic events of the Oaks Colliery explosions in 1866.

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Insane society: Mental health and sociology

This lecture will address the link between society and psychological distress


Political crisis in Sri Lanka

Listen to and converse with Sri Lankan rights activist Ruki Fernando (a former protective fellow at the Centre for Applied Human Rights) about the evolving situation in Sri Lanka and challenges faced by HRDs

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