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News archive: Quality recognition press releases 2013

Dr Liam Clegg (credit: big T images/Elsevier)
Scopus young researcher award for York academic

Posted on Friday 22 November 2013

A University of York lecturer has been recognised as one of the UK’s best early career researchers.

Dr Avtar Matharu and Professor James Clark from the University's Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence collect their Green Gown Award
Chemists triumph in Green Gown Awards

Posted on Friday 22 November 2013

Green chemists at the University of York have won a national award for their research and development work in green and sustainable industrial technologies.

Philip Snyder, Howard Wilson and John R Ferron (courtesy of APS)
International award for University of York scientist

Posted on Monday 18 November 2013

University of York physicist Professor Howard Wilson has received an international award for research excellence from The American Physical Society (APS).

Bill Vinten GTC University Awards:  David Hickman (University Award), Ed Gammie (2013 winner), Oliver Hadlow-Martin (2013 runner-up) – all University of York - and Jack Harrison (2013 runner-up), Bournemouth University. Credit: Stuart McKears.
National success for York’s Department of Theatre, Film and Television

Posted on Monday 28 October 2013

The University of York is celebrating national success after winning the first Bill Vinten Guild of Television Cameramen University Award.

Professor Kate Pickett and Professor Richard Wilkinson (image:
International award for York health scientists

Posted on Tuesday 8 October 2013

Two University of York academics are to receive an international award at the European Parliament in recognition of their development of a new approach to social justice.

THE Top 100 logo
York recognised as world top 100 university

Posted on Wednesday 2 October 2013

The University of York is in the Top 100 of the Times Higher Education 2013/14 World University Rankings.

University of York students (credit: John Houlihan)
York in the First XI of UK universities

Posted on Monday 23 September 2013

The University of York is ranked 11th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014.

Professor Paul O'Higgins
Hull York Medical School Professor wins prestigious international award

Posted on Monday 16 September 2013

Hull York Medical School's (HYMS) Chair of Anatomy Professor Paul O'Higgins has won an international award for excellence.

Professor Andy Young, Department of Psychology
Lifetime achievement award for York psychologist

Posted on Tuesday 10 September 2013

Professor Andy Young from the University of York's Department of Psychology has been awarded the British Psychological Society's Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge.

Dr David Pearson, HYMS (centre), receiving the Aspire award from Professor James Rourke, Chair of the Social Accountability Panel and Professor  Madalena Patrício, President of AMEE
Hull York Medical School wins international accolade in its 10th anniversary year

Posted on Tuesday 10 September 2013

The Hull York Medical School (HYMS) has won a major international award recognising its excellence in medical education in its 10th anniversary year.

Professor John Clark and Professor Bruce Lipschultz
Royal Society recognition for outstanding York scientists

Posted on Monday 2 September 2013

Two University of York scientists have received Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Awards in recognition of their outstanding achievement and potential.

PhD student Frank Soboczenski receiving his national award from Josh Smith, Education Officer at Leeds University Union last year. Credit: Ollie Jenkins, Leeds University Union.
National competition success for York postgraduate student

Posted on Friday 28 June 2013

A University of York postgraduate student has scooped the top prize in a national competition after inspiring judges with a three-minute presentation on his research into reducing number-entry errors in medical devices.

Professor David Smith (C) John Houlihan
University of York scientist awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Posted on Thursday 27 June 2013

A University of York scientist has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship for excellence in higher education teaching and support for learning.

The University of York is the only UK University to rank in the top 10 in the Times Higher Education (THE) world rankings of universities less than 50 years old.
York celebrates top ten success in world rankings of younger universities

Posted on Thursday 20 June 2013

The University of York is the only UK University to rank in the top 10 in the Times Higher Education (THE) world rankings of universities less than 50 years old.

Alice Hall
York scholar named New Generation Thinker

Posted on Thursday 23 May 2013

A University of York scholar has been named as one of ten New Generation Thinkers for 2013 by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the BBC.

Student using laptop
York Careers initiative recognised for supporting students into work

Posted on Thursday 21 March 2013

The University of York's Careers team was highly commended at the AGR Development Awards 2013 for the Best Preparation for Work Initiative in Higher Education.

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