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Maths-based marine management project wins £1.5m funding

Posted on Friday 23 July 2021

An innovative research project which combines multidimensional mathematical models, marine ecology and consumer behaviour to redefine fishing catch limits has been awarded £1.5m funding.

Study to investigate how air pollution in indoor spaces affects health

Posted on Thursday 22 July 2021

A major new research project led by the University of York will investigate how air pollutants in homes can adversely affect the health of the people living in them.

Smokeless tobacco used more by pregnant women in South East Asia than non-pregnant women

Posted on Wednesday 21 July 2021

Pregnant women in South East Asia are more likely to use smokeless tobacco than non-pregnant women, despite the added risk of foetal harm during pregnancy.

Teacher burnout causing exodus from the profession, study finds

Posted on Wednesday 21 July 2021

The risk of teacher attrition from burnout may be worse than it has ever been, according to a study involving the University of York.

Oldest known song in the English language to be re-imagined by Zoom choir

Posted on Tuesday 20 July 2021

No one can know for definite what the oldest known song, Cædmon’s Hymn, would have sounded like, but an online singing workshop led by a University of York academic is set to explore the possibilities.

Pandemic had greater impact on younger age groups in deprived areas

Posted on Monday 19 July 2021

In the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, deprived areas in the UK suffered more excess deaths than affluent areas, with a disproportionate impact on their younger age groups, according to a new study from the universities of York and Manchester.

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