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Solar farms can provide haven for British wildlife

Posted on Tuesday 25 June 2019

A new report suggests that in addition to producing clean energy, solar farms could offer a vital boost to Britain’s rare species.

Competitive rivalry in Facebook messaging not such a bad thing

Posted on Monday 24 June 2019

Research at the University of York has shown that brands that ‘take on’ their competitors in Facebook posts are more likely to get higher engagement rates.

York’s support of gender equality recognised with Athena SWAN awards

Posted on Monday 24 June 2019

The University of York’s departments of Chemistry and Biology have been officially awarded their Athena SWAN Gold awards for a further four years at a ceremony today.

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Henry V

Henry V is a rousing play fully of memorable and stirring lines. But it is not simply a play that celebrates war and heroics in war: it is also a play that questions war and the right conduct of war


Masculinities and the emergence of public politics in late Medieval England: A sketch

This lecture explores how and why it could be that masculinities based on violence and personal status proved so resilient as new forms of public politics became established in the thirteenth and fourteenth century


Belonging and Not Belonging in Early Tudor London: Immigrant Artisans and the Evil May Day Riot of 1517

In the early sixteenth century, the eve of May Day was conventionally a night of revelry for artisans and labourers in the City of London. In 1517, the early summer celebrations turned to violence...

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