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Award-winning film shows blurred lines of ‘real’ and ‘virtual’ life

Posted on Thursday 25 May 2023

A short film from a team at the University of York highlighting the impact virtual reality technologies can have on modern-day life has won a national film award.

Professors from York elected Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Posted on Thursday 18 May 2023

Professor Simon Gilbody and Professor Gavin Wright have been elected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences, in recognition of their scientific achievement and leadership.

Scientists unearth forgotten children of the past

Posted on Wednesday 17 May 2023

Scientists have unearthed a story of forgotten children of the past, providing the first direct evidence of the lives of early nineteenth-century ‘pauper apprentices’.

Researchers call for action to end mental health related deaths

Posted on Monday 15 May 2023

Researchers have called for radical changes on a global scale to prevent the growing mortality rates of people with mental health problems.

Universal Credit harmful to mental health of lone parents, study shows

Posted on Monday 15 May 2023

A new study has shown that Universal Credit is harmful to the mental health of claimants, particularly lone parents.

USS/Capita Data Breach - information for staff

Posted on Saturday 13 May 2023

Human eyes really do play ‘tricks’ on the mind, say experts

Posted on Tuesday 9 May 2023

A new study has shown that the human visual system can ‘trick’ the brain into making inaccurate assumptions about the size of objects in the world around them.

£1.2 million partnership to address neglected tropical diseases in Africa

Posted on Wednesday 3 May 2023

Researchers at the University of York are part of a new £1.2 million project to support cost-effective and equitable investments for eliminating neglected tropical diseases in southern and eastern Africa.

Research to shed new light on ‘royal tours’ of iconic King

Posted on Tuesday 2 May 2023

A new study aims to shed light on the royal tours of King Henry VIII, one of the most iconic - and controversial - figures in British history.

York Festival of Ideas unveils 2023 programme

Posted on Friday 28 April 2023

York Festival of Ideas has unveiled its programme for 2023, based on the theme of ‘Rediscover, Reimagine, Rebuild’.

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