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News archive: 1996 releases

University celebrates five star Research Assessment success as 83% of subjects achieve top scores of 4 or 5

Thursday 19 December 1996

University celebrates five star Research Assessment success as 83% of subjects achieve top scores of 4 or 5.


New grants for research at York

Monday 16 December 1996

Software for the Post Office, otter recolonisation, stone decay in Florence, and the problems of dyslexia figure in new grants for research at York


Boost for postgraduate finances from research universities

Friday 6 December 1996

Twelve of Britain's leading research universities are to introduce a special loan scheme for postgraduate students.


University wins Queen's Award

Thursday 14 November 1996

It was announced at St James's Palace today (14 November) that the University of York had been awarded one of The Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education.


Yorkshire and Lincolnshire pupils reach science competition finals

Saturday 23 March 1996

Pupils from 11 Yorkshire and Lincolnshire schools have reached the Regional Final of the Salters Festival of Chemistry held at the University of York 24 March.