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University of York researchers at the forefront of tackling climate change

Posted on Friday 20 September 2019

As the world faces an unprecedented threat from climate change, our academics and researchers are applying their pioneering research to help solve some of the major challenges we face.

Majority of people recognise urgency of climate change, research suggests

Posted on Wednesday 18 September 2019

More than 60% of people recognise that addressing climate change requires a ‘high’ or ‘extremely high’ level of urgency, new research involving scientists at the University of York suggests.

Sweet success of parasite survival could also be its downfall

Posted on Monday 16 September 2019

University of York scientists are part of an international team which has discovered how a parasite responsible for spreading a serious tropical disease protects itself from starvation once inside its human host.

Scientists discover how cancer cells regenerate in the prostate

Posted on Friday 13 September 2019

Scientists have discovered a mechanism by which cancer cells in the prostate can regenerate following radiotherapy – paving the way for improved prostate cancer treatment.

Patients diagnosed with cancer after skipping appointment more likely to die within a year

Posted on Thursday 12 September 2019

Cancer patients who miss an urgent referral appointment for their symptoms are 12% more likely to die within 12 months of diagnosis, a major new study has found.

Calls for regulation of video game loot boxes based on University of York research

Posted on Thursday 12 September 2019

University of York academics have contributed to a House of Commons report calling for video game loot boxes to be regulated under gambling law and for their sale to children to be banned.

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