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Gap between rich and poor widening, according to Oxfam report

Posted on Tuesday 23 January 2018

The gap between the super-rich and the rest of the world widened last year as wealth continued to be owned by a small minority, a report by Oxfam has revealed.


Not just for Christmas: Study sheds new light on ancient human-turkey relationship

Posted on Wednesday 17 January 2018

For the first time, research has uncovered the origins of the earliest domestic turkeys in ancient Mexico.


University to award eight Honorary Degrees

Posted on Tuesday 16 January 2018

Leading figures from the world of journalism, politics, business and performing arts are to receive honorary degrees from the University of York this month.


No evidence to support link between violent video games and behaviour

Posted on Tuesday 16 January 2018

Researchers at the University of York have found no evidence to support the theory that video games make players more violent.


York Talks puts University research in the spotlight

Posted on Thursday 11 January 2018

More than 700 people attended a day of inspirational short talks outlining some of the world-leading research taking place at the University of York.


Prestigious Breakthrough Prize awarded to York graduate

Posted on Thursday 11 January 2018

A University of York graduate has been announced as one of five recipients of the prestigious 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.


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