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News archive: Community press releases 2016

University historian curates new Poldark trail at Cornwall Museum

Wednesday 31 August 2016

The BBC’s Poldark Historical Advisor and University of York researcher, Dr Hannah Greig, has curated a new Poldark inspired guide to 18th century collections at the Royal Cornwall Museum ahead of the TV series’ return this autumn.

York academic appointed Higher York Partnership Chair

Monday 23 May 2016

The Higher York Partnership, which promotes higher education in York and North Yorkshire, has appointed University of York Professor Saul Tendler as its new Chair.

Mentoring success for York students

Friday 19 February 2016

University of York undergraduates have teamed up with pupils from Millthorpe School and York High School for a mentoring project involving Hiscox and Aviva.

Archives staff help make it a drier January for flood victims

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Experts at the Borthwick Institute for Archives at the University of York have stepped in to help householders and businesses save precious family mementos and important documents damaged by floods.

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