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Urgent need to provide increased support for low income families during the pandemic, new report says

Posted on Thursday 22 October 2020

The benefits system is unable to meet the rising costs incurred by families as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, new research says.


Study reveals role of sleep deprivation in unwanted thoughts

Posted on Wednesday 21 October 2020

Lack of sleep significantly impairs our ability to stop unwanted and unpleasant thoughts from entering our mind, a new study reveals.


Former Education Minister on campus to see our work on social mobility

Posted on Thursday 15 October 2020

Former Cabinet minister Justine Greening has visited the University of York to hear more about our work to promote social mobility across the institution.


Media statement: Joseph McKeown

Posted on Monday 12 October 2020

There have been media reports about a former student, Joseph McKeown, who was jailed in 2019. The University of York has issued the following statement.


Research pinpoints major drivers of tobacco epidemic among teens in South Asia

Posted on Monday 12 October 2020

Advertising on TV and online, being offered free tobacco products and exposure to smoking in public places are the biggest drivers of tobacco use among teens in South Asia, a new study suggests.


York to lead a national study on the impact of Covid-19 on mental ill-health under £2M funding announcement

Posted on Saturday 10 October 2020

The impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on people with severe mental health illnesses is now being studied by researchers at the University of York in partnership with mental health provider, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV).


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