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Plotting air raids on Britain: map shows devastating impact of WWII Luftwaffe strikes

Posted on Wednesday 16 October 2019

A researcher from the University of York has developed an interactive map detailing every air raid across the UK during the Second World War.


York Maastricht Partnership announce £2m of research projects

Posted on Tuesday 15 October 2019

The York Maastricht partnership (YMP) has announced its first round of funding, supporting £2m (€2.2m) of research collaborations across nine distinct projects – including initiatives to tackle serious health problems and solutions to global sustainability.


Researchers to reconstruct richness of prehistoric oceans

Posted on Friday 11 October 2019

Scientists are set to reconstruct the world’s ‘pristine’ prehistoric oceans in order to understand the full impact of human activity on the marine environment.


Homelessness can be reduced using innovative ‘Housing First’ model

Posted on Thursday 10 October 2019

A housing model has proved effective in reducing homelessness across Europe but it needs more political support to increase its impact, says a new study led by the University of York.


Climate change is causing tropical moths to shrink in size

Posted on Thursday 10 October 2019

Researchers have discovered the first evidence of tropical insects shrinking in size in their bid to survive rising temperatures.


University of York law students lead global day of action on air pollution

Posted on Monday 7 October 2019

Thousands of students are expected to take part in a global day of action led by York Law School to promote climate justice on air pollution.


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