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York ranked ninth in UK in sustainability rankings

Posted on Tuesday 5 December 2023

The University of York has been ranked the ninth most sustainable university in the UK and 29th in the world, according to the QS Sustainability Rankings 2024.

Students honoured at Yorkshire Asian Young Achiever Awards

Posted on Monday 4 December 2023

Three students from the University of York have been recognised for their achievements at the Yorkshire Asian Young Achiever Awards.

Researchers map crocodile family tree to shed light on their evolution

Posted on Monday 4 December 2023

Researchers have mapped the family tree of crocodiles and their extinct relatives to shed new light on why there are so few species of the giant reptiles living today.

Professor of Health Economics appointed as Inaugural Chair to prestigious WHO committee

Posted on Monday 4 December 2023

A University of York academic has been appointed to a prestigious World Health Organization (WHO) advisory group.

York’s Sustainability Clinic scoops Green Gown award

Posted on Friday 1 December 2023

The University of York's Sustainability Clinic has won a prestigious Green Gown award.

Scientists to deliver bio-based solutions to key industry challenges

Posted on Wednesday 29 November 2023

Two University of York research projects have been awarded funding, as part of a £42 million programme, to work with industry partners in co-developing new sustainable technologies for health care, agriculture, cosmetics and wastewater treatment.

Urgent action needed to develop climate interventions that support healthy ageing

Posted on Tuesday 28 November 2023

A new UK-wide research project has found a ‘critical’ need for urban interventions that mitigate the negative impact of extreme weather on the health and wellbeing of older people.

New report reveals servicewomen in the British military are being badly let down when reporting sexual violence

Posted on Monday 27 November 2023

Servicewomen in the British military are being badly let down when reporting sexual violence, with some victims even punished for breaches of military rules when making a report, new research reveals.

Reading ‘beats’ TV for sparking imaginative thinking, says expert

Posted on Monday 27 November 2023

Reading books is more effective at stimulating the imagination compared to watching images and stories unfold on screen, a new study has suggested.

North Yorkshire woodland research project will explore the impacts of extreme weather

Posted on Thursday 23 November 2023

University of York researchers are monitoring how the creation of England’s biggest new native woodland could help stave off the worst effects of climate change, such as flooding.

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