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Ofsted rate teacher training leadership as ‘outstanding’

Posted on Thursday 18 April 2024

The leadership and management of the University’s programmes for teacher training has been rated as ‘outstanding’, alongside a ‘good’ rating for quality of education.

New butterfly species created 200,000 years ago by two species interbreeding

Posted on Thursday 18 April 2024

Researchers have shown that an Amazonian butterfly is a hybrid species, formed by two other species breeding together almost 200,000 years ago.

Dame Kelly Holmes joins York Festival of Ideas to discuss science of elite sport

Posted on Thursday 18 April 2024

Olympic gold medallist, Dame Kelly Holmes, is one of a number of distinguished figures to take part in this year’s York Festival of Ideas under the theme of ‘The Power Of…’.

University of York announces new responsible investment commitments

Posted on Wednesday 17 April 2024

The University has announced it no longer holds investments in companies that primarily make or sell weapons and defence-related products or services.

Children in the North at greater risk of entering care

Posted on Wednesday 17 April 2024

A new report has revealed the £25 billion burden placed on stretched services for children in care in the North of England.

Boreal forest and tundra regions worst hit over next 500 years of climate change, study shows

Posted on Monday 8 April 2024

The boreal forest, covering much of Canada and Alaska, and the treeless shrublands to the north of the forest region, may be among the worst impacted by climate change over the next 500 years, according to a new study.

Researchers developing ultra-sensitive blood test with potential to revolutionise diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

Posted on Thursday 4 April 2024

Researchers at the University of York are using light-based technology to develop a simple and cost-effective blood test for Alzheimer’s disease.

Attitudes to being an adult are shifting as traditional milestones become out of reach, new study finds

Posted on Wednesday 27 March 2024

Attitudes towards what it means to be an adult are shifting as traditional milestones such as marriage and parenthood become out of reach, a new study suggests.

University of York student wins prestigious Diana Legacy Award

Posted on Wednesday 27 March 2024

An undergraduate student at the University of York has won a prestigious Diana Legacy Award in recognition of his social action and humanitarian work.

Nominations open for Enterprise Awards 2024

Posted on Tuesday 26 March 2024

The University of York has launched the Enterprise Awards 2024 to celebrate outstanding contributions to York and North Yorkshire's business community.

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