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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.


Majority of children in care have experienced significant abuse and neglect

Posted on Thursday 20 June 2019

A joint study by researchers at the Universities of York and Stirling has found that 90 per cent of children in Scotland who go into care when aged five or under have experienced significant abuse and neglect before they enter the care system.


Veterans struggling to navigate a ‘bewildering’ benefits system, study reveals

Posted on Wednesday 19 June 2019

A complex benefits systems is forcing some veterans with physical and mental health problems to use foodbanks or search through bins, a major new study has revealed.


Expert Reaction: Law Commission announces safety assurance for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Wednesday 19 June 2019

An expert in artificial intelligence (AI) from the University of York comments on the Law Commission's announcement that they will establish a safety assurance scheme for autonomous vehicles.


Breakthrough in understanding how human eyes process 3D motion

Posted on Monday 17 June 2019

Scientists at the University of York have revealed that there are two separate ‘pathways’ for seeing 3D motion in the human brain, which allow people to perform a wide range of tasks such as catching a ball or avoiding moving objects.


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