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Professor Lucy Carpenter elected a Fellow of the Royal Society

Posted on Wednesday 17 April 2019

Professor Lucy Carpenter, of York’s Department of Chemistry, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.

Expert Reaction: Notre Dame Cathedral fire

Posted on Tuesday 16 April 2019

Experts in archaeology, music, history, history of art, and medieval studies at the University of York give their reactions to the Notre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris.

Book by York professor shortlisted for Wolfson History Prize

Posted on Monday 15 April 2019

The story of Queen Victoria’s relationship with India by a University of York professor has been shortlisted for a prestigious prize celebrating the best new historical non-fiction books in the UK.

Expert Reaction: Disney+ makes its mark

Posted on Friday 12 April 2019

An expert in film and television production at the University of York comments on Disney’s latest project announcements for its new Disney+ streaming service.

Researchers call for rethink of external NHS inspections amid questions of effectiveness

Posted on Friday 12 April 2019

Researchers at the University of York have shown that costly external NHS hospital inspections are not associated with improvements in quality of care.

Go behind the scenes of Poldark at York Festival of Ideas

Posted on Thursday 11 April 2019

The BAFTA award winning writer of the BBC’s hit drama, Poldark, will be in conversation with the historical consultant for the series at a York Festival of Ideas event this summer.

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