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Rail minister considers York’s bid for new railway HQ

Posted on Tuesday 9 August 2022

The University of York’s Vice-Chancellor has voiced his support for York’s bid to be the location for the Great British Railways (GBR) headquarters.

More than half of UK households to be in fuel poverty by the new year, according to new report

Posted on Monday 8 August 2022

More than half of households in the UK, or 15 million people, will have been pushed into fuel poverty by January 2023, according to a new report authored by York academics.

University of York receives prestigious award for teaching excellence

Posted on Thursday 4 August 2022

The University has been awarded a national Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) from the higher education charity AdvanceHE.

System that allows harmful bacteria to grow could be ‘interrupted’, say researchers

Posted on Thursday 4 August 2022

Researchers at the University of York have shown how bacteria capture important nutrients to allow them to grow and survive in the body.

Researchers map human immune system for the first time

Posted on Wednesday 3 August 2022

Researchers have created the first complete map of the network of connections that make up the human immune system, showing how immune cells communicate with each other.

Study shows audio experience in virtual reality can be ‘authentic’

Posted on Wednesday 3 August 2022

Researchers at the University of York have shown that creating sound in virtual reality that mimics people’s everyday interactions with the ’real’ audio-visual world has benefits over a movie-type sound experience.

Historic devolution deal has been signed with York and North Yorkshire

Posted on Monday 1 August 2022

A historic devolution deal, putting greater power into the hands of local communities in Yorkshire, has been signed by the Levelling Up Secretary Greg Clark.

Two million historic York records go online

Posted on Monday 1 August 2022

More than two million records detailing baptisms, marriages and burials in York over five centuries have been released online thanks to a new partnership between the University of York and Ancestry.

Scientists reveal how detergents actually work

Posted on Monday 1 August 2022

Scientists have discovered the precise way detergents break biological membranes, which could increase our understanding of how soaps work to kill viruses like Covid-19.

Launch of three new academic schools

Posted on Sunday 31 July 2022

The University of York has launched three new academic schools, to bring together different ground-breaking combinations of disciplines and subjects.

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