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York Walk returns to raise awareness of mental health

Posted on Thursday 28 May 2020

Residents in York are being encouraged to take part in a charity walk to help raise money to promote good mental health across the community.


Chimpanzees help trace evolution of human speech back to primate communication

Posted on Wednesday 27 May 2020

Chimpanzee lip-smacks exhibit a speech-like rhythm, confirming that human speech has ancient roots within primate communication, according to a new study.


University raises funds for bursary in memory of Richard Payne

Posted on Tuesday 26 May 2020

The University of York is fundraising to launch a bursary for students in memory of world-leading environmental scientist, Dr Richard Payne.


Festival launch to explore City of York’s road to recovery post COVID-19

Posted on Tuesday 26 May 2020

The City of York’s response when faced with the COVID-19 pandemic – and its future recovery - will be the topic of an interactive discussion at the online launch of this year’s York Festival of Ideas.


£3m funding boost for mental-physical illness research in South Asia

Posted on Thursday 21 May 2020

The University of York has been awarded £3m to develop a treatment for people suffering from diabetes and depression in South Asia.


Tropical forests can handle the heat, up to a point

Posted on Thursday 21 May 2020

Tropical forests can continue to store large amounts of carbon in a warmer world – only if countries limit greenhouse gas emissions, new research suggests.


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