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Study to look at impacts of landfill chemical waste on UK seabirds

Posted on Tuesday 11 May 2021

Scientists at the University of York are to study the effects that chemical pollutants from coastal landfill waste may be having on UK seabirds’ health, reproduction and survival.


Could wider use of gene reserves protect rare species?

Posted on Monday 10 May 2021

UK landowners and conservationists welcome wider-spread use of Gene Conservation Units (GCUs) to help protect some of the rarest plants and insects, research at the University of York has shown.


Urgent steps must be taken to reduce methane emissions, new report says

Posted on Friday 7 May 2021

Methane emissions can be reduced by up to 45 per cent this decade to help hit targets for managing global warming, according to new research.


Research to identify patients at increased risk of relapse into depression essential

Posted on Wednesday 5 May 2021

Researchers at the University of York are calling for more reliable methods for predicting which patients are at high risk of relapsing into depression following a period of recovery.


University takes part in global Covid vaccine trial

Posted on Wednesday 5 May 2021

The University of York is hosting a trial of a new COVID-19 vaccine.


New book sheds light on one of York’s most influential figures

Posted on Tuesday 4 May 2021

A former researcher at the University of York’s Borthwick Institute for Archives has written a new book on the life of JB Morrell - the first detailed study of one of the most important figures of 20th Century York.


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