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Digital Museum of Dress Accessories to launch at the University of York

Posted on Thursday 25 November 2021

Marilyn Monroe had one naturally, and so does Madonna. Cindy Crawford, Eva Mendes and Rachel McAdams have them too. Burlesque star Dita Von Teese wanted one so badly that at 18 she had it tattooed on. What are they? – facial pigment marks, otherwise known as beauty spots. But if you happened to live between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, you’d probably have called them ‘patches.’


Sugar could help repair artificial human joints

Posted on Wednesday 24 November 2021

A sugar-containing polymer coating could one day help repair artificial joint implants, like hip replacements, when they are damaged through wear and tear, according to new research.


Researchers to develop framework to determine legal and moral responsibilities for autonomous systems

Posted on Wednesday 24 November 2021

University of York academics have been awarded £700,000 to develop a legal and moral framework for tracing and allocating responsibility behind autonomous systems, such as driverless cars or medical systems.


Consortium led by York investing over £3.6m to improve opportunities for under-represented Postgraduate students

Posted on Tuesday 23 November 2021

The University of York is leading a region-wide project to help improve opportunities for under-represented Postgraduate Students.


York trio awarded prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Prizes

Posted on Tuesday 23 November 2021

The University of York has been recognised with three Royal Society of Chemistry Prizes.


York MP calls for investment in BioYorkshire during House of Commons debate

Posted on Monday 22 November 2021

A Yorkshire MP has called on the Government to back the BioYorkshire initiative - a 10-year plan to transform Yorkshire into the UK hub for green innovation and enterprise.


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