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Tanzania forest protected as a result of major scientific discoveries

Posted on Wednesday 16 January 2019

The United Republic of Tanzania has announced it will protect a globally unique forest ecosystem in East Africa, following research that demonstrated it is under threat from illegal activities including tree-cutting for charcoal and the poaching of elephants and other animals.

Dr Peter Hurst, Senior Technologist, working in the BDC’s process development scale-up facility.
New funding available to develop Yorkshire’s bioeconomy

Posted on Monday 14 January 2019

The University of York has been awarded £1.5m to support the growth of Yorkshire businesses that deliver innovative products, processes or services related to renewable, biological resources.

Expert reaction: Defra’s clean air strategy

Posted on Monday 14 January 2019

An expert in atmospheric chemistry from the University of York reacts to the Government’s new plans to tackle air pollution.

Tate Modern director and Hollywood film editor among University honours

Posted on Monday 14 January 2019

Director of Tate Modern, Frances Morris, and British film editor, Joe Walker are among six leading figures to receive honorary degrees from the University of York this week.

£10m Centre for Anthropocene Biodiversity announced

Posted on Friday 11 January 2019

The Leverhulme Trust Board has announced it will fund up to £10 million over the next 10 years to establish a new centre for research on biodiversity change at the University of York.

New £2.17m centre for excellence to boost modern foreign language skills

Posted on Thursday 10 January 2019

The University of York has been awarded government funding to launch England’s first modern foreign languages (MFL) centre for excellence.

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