Thursday 18 December 2014
We rank 14th overall and 10th for the impact of our research in the new Research Excellence Framework published today (18 December 2014).
Monday 1 December 2014
The University of York Learning and Development Team has achieved a notable hat-trick by winning their third Times Higher Education Award in five years.
Friday 14 November 2014
An ‘introduction to medicine’ activity organised by students at Hull York Medical School (HYMS) has been chosen as a case study displaying good practice by the Medical School Council.
Friday 14 November 2014
Students from the University of York’s Department of Theatre, Film and Television scored a hat-trick of awards this week at the Royal Television Society Yorkshire Student Awards 2014.
Friday 31 October 2014
The Wellcome Trust has awarded £1 million to continue its support of the successful interdisciplinary work of the Centre for Chronic Diseases and Disorders (C2D2) at the University of York.
Thursday 30 October 2014
A University of York scientist, who has carried out ground breaking research in the evolutionary biology of microbes, has won a major award from the Society for General Microbiology.
Tuesday 30 September 2014
An academic department and a research centre at the University of York have been awarded Bronze Athena SWAN awards, meaning the University now holds awards across all the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEM) subjects.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
A University of York scientist has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Wednesday 27 August 2014
Two academics from the University of York have been elected to the Academia Europaea in recognition of their international scholarship and outstanding research achievements.
Tuesday 5 August 2014
A University of York scientist is the recipient of a major award from the Royal Society in recognition of his ‘significant impact on science education within the UK’.
Friday 25 July 2014
A University of York academic has narrowly missed out on the Royal Historical Society’s prestigious Whitfield Prize with his book on the history of rationing in World War Two.
Thursday 17 July 2014
A University of York archaeologist has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy, the highest honour for scholars working in the humanities and social sciences.
Tuesday 15 July 2014
A University of York social scientist has been honoured for her contribution to social policy research and the sustained impact her work has had on the Government, local authorities and the public.
Wednesday 18 June 2014
An employee at the University of York has won one of the first Higher Education Academy’s (HEA) Health and Social Care Technician of the Year awards.
Wednesday 11 June 2014
A team of researchers from the University of York’s Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence have been shortlisted as finalists in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Emerging Technologies Competition 2014.
Monday 12 May 2014
Third year Health Sciences undergraduate Amy Eleanor Bascombe has won the 2014 Student Nursing Times Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Affairs.
Friday 9 May 2014
A University of York scientist has been elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences for his contribution to the advancement of medical science.
Tuesday 6 May 2014
Four of the 2014 Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) prize and award winners are from the University of York.
Monday 3 March 2014
A University of York scientist whose work helped form the basis for flat-screen TVs, computers and mobile phone displays has won AkzoNobel’s UK Science Award for 2014.
Thursday 13 February 2014
A team led by a University of York scientist, which has developed new plants which can be used to clean up land polluted with explosives, is a finalist in the BBSRC Innovator of the Year 2014 competition.
Thursday 6 February 2014
The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), which has a centre in the Environment Department at the University of York, has been ranked as the world’s second most influential environment think tank.
Friday 3 January 2014
The University’s Grounds Maintenance Manager Gordon Eastham has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Year’s Honours List.
Thursday 2 January 2014
Students on the Learning Disability Nursing programme at the University of York have gained national recognition for their innovative practice.
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