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Computerised CBT could help reduce waiting lists in the treatment of depression in adolescents

Posted on Thursday 12 December 2019

Using a computerised version of cognitive behavioural therapy to treat depression in children and young adults has the potential to improve access to psychological therapies and reduce waiting lists, a new study suggests.

Killer whale grandmothers boost survival of calves

Posted on Monday 9 December 2019

Post-menopausal killer whale grandmothers improve the chances of survival for their grand-calves, new research has found.

Senior politicians gather at University of York for BBC Election Special

Posted on Monday 9 December 2019

Senior politicians will gather at the University of York today (Monday 9 December) to take part in a BBC Question Time Election Special – Under 30s debate.

Appointment of Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Partnerships and Engagement and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research

Posted on Tuesday 3 December 2019

The University of York is delighted to announce that, following a rigorous international recruitment process, it has appointed two new Pro-Vice-Chancellors: Professor Kiran Trehan has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Partnerships and Engagement, and Professor Matthias Ruth has been appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research.

New study uses viruses as weapons to destroy aggressive plant bacterial disease

Posted on Monday 2 December 2019

Pathogen-specific viruses can be successfully used to fight a disease that decimates some of the world’s major food crops, a new study has found.

Recycling rates reach high at University of York

Posted on Tuesday 26 November 2019

Recycling rates at the University of York have reached an all-time high, with any waste that cannot be recycled now being transformed into energy to help power 40,000 homes across North Yorkshire.

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