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Research reveals complexity of loneliness during lockdown

Posted on Friday 1 July 2022

A study exploring loneliness and solitude during lockdown highlights how different people experienced social restrictions as either “hell or bliss”.


School children meet sporting stars in ‘day of inspiration’

Posted on Wednesday 29 June 2022

More than 250 school children attended a ‘Day of Inspiration’ at York Sport where they tried nine different sports, met professional athletes, and viewed the women’s, men’s and wheelchair Rugby League’s World Cup trophies.


York and Karazin Kharkiv National University sign partnership agreement

Posted on Tuesday 28 June 2022

The University of York has signed a partnership agreement with Karazin Kharkiv National University.


University of York Research Centre announces artist collaborations

Posted on Friday 24 June 2022

A University of York research centre is appointing four artists in residence to interpret and communicate its research.


University of York offers beginner course in Ukrainian for refugee hosts

Posted on Thursday 23 June 2022

The University of York is launching a short eight-week course aimed at helping local hosts of Ukrainian refugees to communicate with their guests.


University of York and Barclays form partnership to provide business support

Posted on Thursday 23 June 2022

The University of York has formed a partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs to provide business support and advice to entrepreneurs and businesses in the city.


Song co-created by York researchers reaches final of AI Song Contest

Posted on Thursday 23 June 2022

A song co-created by artificial intelligence and researchers from the University of York has reached the final of the AI Song contest.


Researchers find way to target cancer while protecting healthy tissue

Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2022

Researchers have discovered how to target stem cells affected by leukaemia without causing harm to healthy stem cells, paving the way for new, safer treatments for the disease.


Researchers identify how robotics and autonomous systems could both boost and threaten sustainable development

Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2022

An international team of scientists, involving researchers from the University of York, have assessed how robotics and autonomous systems might help the UN achieve its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Staffing and ‘siloed’ working a barrier to care of drug users - review

Posted on Tuesday 21 June 2022

A review of the Government’s £80 million investment in treatment for drug users has shown that “non-existent staff and fragmented clinical services” were a major barrier to implementing improved practices for some of the most marginalised patients.


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