Posted on Tuesday 7 December 2010
To mark ten years since his landmark BBC TV series A History of Britain was broadcast, Simon Schama is making a two-day visit to the University of York.
Posted on Monday 22 November 2010
A former Cabinet Minister in Afghanistan will tomorrow examine the country's progress towards recovery and reconstruction in a lecture at the University of York.
Posted on Wednesday 17 November 2010
Alex Graham, the creator of BBC TV's Who Do You Think You Are is to visit the University of York today.
Posted on Tuesday 16 November 2010
We all think that we know what it is to be creative – and generally, we think it’s a good thing. But what exactly is creativity? And how do we tell a creative idea, person or act from an uncreative one?
Posted on Thursday 11 November 2010
Sigrid Rausing, graduate of the University of York, philanthropist, writer and champion of human rights will give a keynote address entitled 'American Torture: CIA theories of interrogation' at a major public event focusing on human rights.
Posted on Wednesday 27 October 2010
A leading authority on British colonial history is to give a Royal Historical Society lecture at the University of York this week.
Posted on Thursday 21 October 2010
Nobel Prize Winner Professor Sir Harold Kroto is to deliver the Cantor Nanoscience Lecture at the University of York next week.
Posted on Monday 20 September 2010
Most people look forward to a cup of tea or coffee – but why does a cuppa taste so good and why is it so refreshing?
Posted on Friday 10 September 2010
New facilities opening today (10 September) will help scientists in York develop drugs and vaccines to combat chronic diseases that devastate the lives of millions of people across the world.
Posted on Friday 20 August 2010
Specialists from more than 30 countries will attend an IT 'summit' at the University of York later this month.
Posted on Tuesday 13 July 2010
More than 2,500 men and women graduate from the University of York this week. Here are some of their stories.
Posted on Tuesday 13 July 2010
A distinguished author, one of Britain’s leading film and television directors, the Archbishop of York, an architect of South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution and a woman who has become one of Britain’s leading scientists despite leaving school at 16 are to receive honorary degrees from the University of York this week.
Posted on Wednesday 16 June 2010
Experts will discuss how young people are encouraged to engage with civil society in the 21st Century in a seminar at the University of York.
Posted on Tuesday 15 June 2010
Contradictory attitudes to water and the way this precious commodity shapes our lives will be considered in a public lecture this week.
Posted on Monday 7 June 2010
The dangers to human health posed by air pollution in York will be considered in a public lecture this week.
Posted on Tuesday 1 June 2010
The battle to preserve York Minster in the face of the British weather will be the subject of a public lecture at the University of York.
Posted on Wednesday 19 May 2010
The role of cannabis and carbon dioxide in producing a greener society will be explored in the first of a new series of lectures on the environmental issues facing York.
Posted on Tuesday 18 May 2010
The reasons behind the increased use of medicines and the consequences for society will be considered in a public lecture at the University of York.
Posted on Monday 10 May 2010
The different philosophical approaches to the concept of the organism will be explored in a public lecture at the University of York.
Posted on Thursday 6 May 2010
The sounds and sights of the 1960s will mark the launch of a new annual public lecture at the University of York.
Posted on Friday 30 April 2010
Schoolchildren will have the chance to share stories to make you smile with writer Anne Fine at a special Writers @ York event hosted by the University of York’s Humanities Research Centre.
Posted on Tuesday 27 April 2010
Prospective Parliamentary candidates representing the three main parties in the York Outer constituency will take part in Question Time-style public debate at the University of York.
Posted on Friday 23 April 2010
The complex relationship between homosexuality and fascism will be explored in a public lecture at the University of York.
Posted on Thursday 22 April 2010
A group of University of York music students is aiming to put the city’s Spring Festival of New Music in the national spotlight.
Posted on Tuesday 9 March 2010
A panel of MPs, all of whom studied at the University of York, will cross swords in a political debate in the Palace of Westminster tomorrow.
Posted on Tuesday 9 March 2010
The impact of the Long Reformation beyond the churchyard will be discussed in a public lecture at the University of York.
Posted on Monday 8 March 2010
One of the world’s leading experts on the economics of climate change will call for 2010 to be a “year of strong decisions” in a public lecture at the University of York.
Posted on Tuesday 2 March 2010
The limits of freedom of speech will be explored in the 2010 Morrell Memorial Address on Toleration.
Posted on Monday 1 March 2010
Scientists seeking to better understand how creatures have developed should be inspired as much by Aristotle as Darwin, according to a leading scientist.
Posted on Thursday 25 February 2010
Reducing the risk of failure in major IT projects is the theme of the first IBM Lecture at the University of York.
Posted on Friday 19 February 2010
One of Europe’s foremost composers, Veljo Tormis, is to visit the University of York next week for a concert celebrating his music on the National Day of his native country, Estonia.
Posted on Monday 15 February 2010
Students will have the chance to learn how to eat well on a budget when the Cooking Bus visits the University of York.
Posted on Wednesday 10 February 2010
The use of technology to bridge the gap between governments and the governed will be discussed in a public lecture at the University of York.
Posted on Friday 29 January 2010
The role of the city in encouraging harmonious community relations will be explored in a lecture at the University of York.
Posted on Tuesday 26 January 2010
The scientist behind the development of a technique which has revolutionised the way crimes are investigated around the world is to speak at the University of York.
Posted on Friday 22 January 2010
The science of the stars will be explored in a day of events at the University of York.
Posted on Tuesday 19 January 2010
The University of York is to award honorary degrees to an expert on human face perception, a moral and political philosopher and the founder of an influential cross-cultural theatre company.
Posted on Friday 15 January 2010
A graduate of the University of York, who was the mystery figure who played a key role in ending apartheid, is to visit the university next week.
Posted on Thursday 14 January 2010
The Copenhagen summit demonstrated the complexity of establishing a global approach to climate change, leaving businesses unsure how to plan for an internationally regulated carbon emissions environment.
Posted on Tuesday 12 January 2010
Poet, playwright and author Simon Armitage is to give a public reading at the University of York.
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