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The origins of pottery linked with intensified fishing in the post-glacial period

Monday 16 July 2018

A study into some of the earliest known pottery remains has suggested that the rise of ceramic production was closely linked with intensified fishing at the end of the last Ice Age.

Professor Dame Anne Johnson receives Honorary Degree from University of York

Thursday 12 July 2018

Professor Dame Anne Johnson, an epidemiologist and public health expert who has dedicated her career to research into the prevention of infectious diseases including HIV, is to be awarded an Honorary Degree from the University.

Aeroplane lab samples pollution from moorland fires

Wednesday 11 July 2018

Scientists at the University of York have flown over the plumes of smoke rising from Saddleworth Moor in an adapted research aircraft to sample the atmospheric pollution from wildfires.

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