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New modified wheat could help tackle global food shortage

Posted on Tuesday 24 November 2020

Researchers at the University of York have created a new modified wheat variety that increases grain production by up to 12%.


Spotlight on grieving in lockdown for new BBC Arts film

Posted on Tuesday 24 November 2020

Researchers at the University of York have contributed to a BBC short film, reflecting on how social restrictions imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic have affected people’s experiences of grief.


Veterans’ substance use has devastating impact on family members

Posted on Tuesday 24 November 2020

The families of veterans with substance use problems struggle with high levels of isolation and loneliness and experience extreme distress and despair, a new report has revealed.


University to take lease of York’s Guildhall in 2021

Posted on Wednesday 18 November 2020

The University of York is planning to take a 15 year lease of one of York’s most prestigious historic buildings, creating a City centre hub for business, enterprise and events.


Patient data vital in understanding Covid-19 and its mutations

Posted on Monday 16 November 2020

A new study has found 95.5 per cent of current entries in the world’s largest novel coronavirus genome database do not contain relevant patient information — a critical piece of the puzzle to understand how the virus is evolving


Household and agricultural waste utilised in bid to make textile industry ‘greener’

Posted on Monday 16 November 2020

Researchers at the University of York are working with the Royal College of Art in a new £5.4 million project to lessen the environmental impact of the textile industry in the UK.


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