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Professor Lucy Carpenter elected a Fellow of the Royal Society

Posted on Wednesday 17 April 2019

Professor Lucy Carpenter, of York’s Department of Chemistry, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.

Expert Reaction: Notre Dame Cathedral fire

Posted on Tuesday 16 April 2019

Experts in archaeology, music, history, history of art, and medieval studies at the University of York give their reactions to the Notre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris.

Book by York professor shortlisted for Wolfson History Prize

Posted on Monday 15 April 2019

The story of Queen Victoria’s relationship with India by a University of York professor has been shortlisted for a prestigious prize celebrating the best new historical non-fiction books in the UK.

Open lectures


'What I’m Looking For': Maureen McLane Poetry Reading

Poet Maureen McLane reads from her latest book


The librarian look: Profession and popular perception

This lecture will discuss how the popular perception of librarians and librarianship can affect today’s libraries, their users and their staff


Ageing and the environment: Making ageing a positive experience

Katherine Brookfield talks about ageing and the environment

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