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News archive: Quality recognition press releases 2015

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Teaching the next generation of cyber security experts

Posted on Friday 18 December 2015

The University of York has been awarded £60,000 to help boost its cyber security teaching and learning.


Robin Perutz
York scientist wins accolade from US peers

Posted on Tuesday 24 November 2015

A University of York scientist, Professor Robin Perutz has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).


Dr Beth Hardy (left) and Professor Viv Bennet, Director of Nursing at Pubic Health England, at the Queen;s Nursing Institute Autumn Awards Ceremony held in London (credit: Barney Newman)
Lecturer receives Queen’s Nursing Institute award

Posted on Wednesday 18 November 2015

A University of York lecturer has been awarded the title of Queen’s Nurse by the Queen’s Nursing Institute.


Dr Jo Applin
York academic wins prestigious book award

Posted on Monday 12 October 2015

An art historian in the University of York’s Department of History of Art has been awarded the Suzanne and James Mellor Book Prize from the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.


Dr Sara Perry
York academic named in top 50 higher education social media users

Posted on Friday 9 October 2015

A University of York archaeologist has been named one of the 50 most influential UK higher education professionals using social media by Jisc, an education and research charity.


Chemistry student
York’s support of women in science recognised with Gold Athena SWAN award renewal

Posted on Thursday 1 October 2015

The University of York’s Department of Chemistry has had its Athena SWAN Gold award renewed for a further three years, making it the longest held recipient of the Gold award on record.


Professor Robin Alexander
York academic recognised for public impact in education

Posted on Thursday 17 September 2015

A University of York Honorary Professor is the first winner of the British Educational Research Association (BERA) Public Impact Award, sponsored by SAGE publications.


Bolton Museum, Mostagedda 33.30.57. Late Neolithic. Flax yarn from wrappings, heavily impregnated with resin. © Ron Oldfield and Jana Jones
Embalming study shortlisted for major award

Posted on Wednesday 9 September 2015

Research involving a University of York archaeological chemist, which has rewritten the history of Egyptian mummification, is shortlisted in the International Collaboration of the Year category in the 2015 Times Higher Education awards.


Professor Tony Wilkinson
Slovak Academy of Sciences honours York biochemist

Posted on Tuesday 1 September 2015

A biochemist from the University of York has been awarded the International Prize of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in recognition of his “outstanding work in the field of natural sciences.”


Professor Jacek Dobaczewski
York physicist wins prestigious Polish award

Posted on Tuesday 11 August 2015

A physicist from the University has York has been awarded the Wojciech Rubinowicz prize by the Polish Physical Society (Polskie Towarzystwo Fizyczne - PTF).


Professor Jenny Kitzinger (left), Cardiff University, and Professor Celia Kitzinger, University of York, with their ESRC Outstanding Impact in Society Award
York professor recognised for research impact

Posted on Thursday 25 June 2015

A University of York sociologist has won joint first prize in the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Outstanding Impact in Society Award for 2015.


Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards
York wins Times Higher Education award for Development and Alumni Relations

Posted on Friday 19 June 2015

The University of York has won an award for best Development and Alumni Relations team at the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs) 2015.


Dr Mike Dodds
York academic awarded Royal Society grant

Posted on Wednesday 10 June 2015

A lecturer from the University of York has been awarded a Royal Society Industry Fellowship, aimed at strengthening links between academia and industry.


Central Hall and lake
York named Educate North University of the Year

Posted on Friday 5 June 2015

York has been named University of the Year in the first Educate North awards, in association with The Telegraph Media Group.


Professor Tony Culyert
York health economists receive international research award

Posted on Thursday 14 May 2015

Two academics from the University of York have been named co-recipients of the prestigious William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research 2015.


Professor Callum Roberts
York academic makes the first Wildlife Power List

Posted on Tuesday 12 May 2015

A University of York academic has been named as one of Britain’s 50 most influential conservation heroes by BBC Wildlife Magazine.


Paul Kaye
York medical expert recognised for excellence in research

Posted on Monday 11 May 2015

A University of York immunologist has been elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences for his contribution to the advancement of medical science.


Dr Ellie Harrison
York biologist wins European accolade

Posted on Tuesday 14 April 2015

A University of York scientist is the winner of the inaugural 2014 graduate student prize for a paper published in The Journal of Evolutionary Biology.


York student takes home top prize at legal awards ceremony

Posted on Thursday 2 April 2015

A University of York student has been awarded the title of Future Legal Mind 2015, as National Accident Helpline honoured Britain’s brightest legal talents at a ceremony in London.


Professor Ian Bancroft
York scientist is Innovator of the Year finalist

Posted on Thursday 26 March 2015

An expert in plant genomics at the University of York is among the shortlisted finalists for the 2015 Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Innovator of the Year competition.


postgraduate students
60 Masters scholarships available at York

Posted on Tuesday 3 March 2015

The University of York will offer 60 taught Masters scholarships worth £10,000 each to qualifying students this year.


Global Go To Think Tank Index
SEI ranked number two among world’s environment think tanks

Posted on Tuesday 3 February 2015

For the second year in a row Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), which has a centre at the University of York, is ranked as the second most influential environment think tank in the world, according to the Global Go To Think Tank Index.


Vitae
York retains HR Excellence in Research Award

Posted on Tuesday 27 January 2015

The University of York is one of ten UK universities to retain the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission.


The Knife That Killed Me. Credit Green Screen Productions Ltd
York feature film in top ten film list of 2014

Posted on Friday 9 January 2015

A feature film produced as a result of a unique academic-industry partnership involving the University of York has been hailed a top ten film of the year by The Huffington Post.


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