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Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology sign partnership agreement with University of York

Posted on Wednesday 28 February 2024

The University of York has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) in India.


Engines of innovation and economic progress - new report highlights the impact of Russell Group universities

Posted on Wednesday 28 February 2024

Research-intensive universities generate £2.2billion for Yorkshire and the Humber’s economy through research, innovation and new businesses, new analysis has revealed.


New UK-wide project launched to transform the culture and practice of research supervision

Posted on Tuesday 27 February 2024

The £4.6m Next Generation Research SuperVision Project (RSVP) was officially launched today, celebrating the project’s ambition to enhance and provide consistency in the supervision of postgraduate research across the UK.


Butterflies mimic each other’s flight behaviour to avoid predators

Posted on Monday 26 February 2024

Researchers have shown that inedible species of butterfly, that mimic each other's colour patterns, have also evolved similar flight behaviours to warn predators and avoid being eaten.


Diagnosing endometriosis takes an average of almost 7 years, study shows

Posted on Thursday 22 February 2024

Endometriosis takes an average of 6.6 years to be diagnosed worldwide, with delays of up to 27 years reported in the UK, researchers at the University of York have found.


Research reveals GCSE results may have far-reaching impact on adult life

Posted on Thursday 22 February 2024

GCSE grades are a powerful predictor of future life outcomes, particularly for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, new research suggests.


Net zero policy risks making the poor poorer, according to new study

Posted on Wednesday 21 February 2024

The poorest 40 per cent of UK households will be most impacted by existing net zero policies, leading to further deprivation and exclusion, new research reveals.


Report calls for urgent changes to social security system to “lift one million from poverty overnight”

Posted on Wednesday 21 February 2024

A University of York academic has co-authored a report offering costed recommendations to alleviate poverty for one million people.


Could AI and robotics reduce emergency room waiting time?

Posted on Tuesday 20 February 2024

Scientists are investigating the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics to support medics in triaging patients that visit hospital emergency rooms.


University of York launches Institute for Safe Autonomy

Posted on Tuesday 20 February 2024

The University of York has launched the Institute for Safe Autonomy, a ‘living lab’ that provides research and development space for autonomous systems operating on the ground, underwater and in the air.


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