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News archive: Quality recognition press releases 2016

Anne Phillips
York diabetes expert awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Posted on Thursday 8 December 2016

A University of York specialist practitioner has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship - the most prestigious individual award for excellence in teaching in higher education.


HR Excellence in Research
York retains prestigious award for supporting researchers

Posted on Monday 5 December 2016

The University of York has been successful in retaining the European Commission (EC) HR Excellence in Research Award at the six year review point.


Art History A-Level saved following national campaign

Posted on Friday 2 December 2016

A high-profile national campaign, led by the Association of Art Historians and supported by the University of York, The Courtauld Institute of Art, the National Gallery, Tate, and the Royal Academy of Arts, has succeeded in saving the Art History A-level.


University of York graduates among the most employable, latest figures reveal

Posted on Friday 2 December 2016

The University of York has the highest proportion of graduates in work or further study three years after graduating in the influential Russell Group of leading UK universities, latest figures reveal.


Susan Kane, Leadership Development Manager, receives the award from Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.
University of York honoured by HRH The Princess Royal

Posted on Friday 25 November 2016

The University of York’s Learning and Development team has been awarded a prestigious Princess Royal Training Award at a St James’s Palace ceremony.


Adrian Chiles presents (left to right) Professor Paul Walton, Professor Gideon Davies and Professor Bernard Henrissat with the IChemE Global Award for Energy.
Prestigious award for Chemistry

Posted on Wednesday 16 November 2016

The University of York’s Department of Chemistry has received a high profile industry award.


Medieval skull from Austria showing fossilized dental plaque (dental calculus). Archaeological deposits of fossilized plaque can be used to reconstruct ancient oral microbiomes, and identify bacteria previously living within the oral cavity.
York archaeologist awarded major funding prize

Posted on Tuesday 25 October 2016

An archaeologist from the University of York has been awarded the prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize worth £100,000.


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York alumni land five National Youth Choirs Fellowships

Posted on Tuesday 4 October 2016

Five former University of York music students have been selected as new Fellows of the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB).


Romana Turina
York filmmaker shortlisted for prestigious national award

Posted on Tuesday 20 September 2016

A film made by a University of York PhD student has been shortlisted for the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s (AHRC) 2016 Research in Film Awards.


York archaeologist shortlisted for THE teaching award

Posted on Monday 19 September 2016

Dr Sara Perry, from the University of York’s Department of Archaeology, has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education (THE) Innovative Teacher of the Year award.


Professor Alan Baddeley
Prestigious award for University of York psychologist

Posted on Thursday 18 August 2016

A University of York academic has been awarded the 2016 Major Advancement in Psychological Science Prize.


Dr Karen Hogg
York biologist receives prestigious science award

Posted on Thursday 11 August 2016

A University of York scientist has been awarded the inaugural Royal Microscopial Society (RMS) Medal for Flow Cytometry.


National Student Survey 2016 results announced

Posted on Wednesday 10 August 2016

The University of York has seen an increase across 13 subject areas in the National Student Survey (NSS), whilst overall satisfaction has gone up from 88 per cent to 89 per cent.


Professor John Goodby
York academic awarded top Royal Society accolade

Posted on Monday 18 July 2016

A University of York chemist, whose research has made important contributions to the development of flat-screen displays for TVs, computers and mobile phones, has been awarded a prestigious Royal Medal of the Royal Society.


Lifetime Achievement Award for York psychologist

Posted on Monday 18 July 2016

A University of York academic has been awarded a lifetime achievement award from the British Psychological Society (BPS).


British Academy
Public health and literature researchers elected to British Academy

Posted on Thursday 14 July 2016

Two academics from the University of York have been elected Fellows of the British Academy.


British Archaeological Awards
York wins top archaeology award

Posted on Monday 11 July 2016

A University of York project has won a prestigious 2016 British Archaeological award.


L-R: Gayle Pook and Joy Parvin, Directors of the Centre for Industry Education Collaboration
York education experts win prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award

Posted on Monday 20 June 2016

The University of York’s Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC) has won the 2016 Royal Society of Chemistry Inspiration and Industry Award.


British Archaeological Awards
York shortlisted for two top archaeology awards

Posted on Wednesday 1 June 2016

Two University of York projects have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2016 British Archaeological awards.


L to R: Professor Paul Walton, Dr Kirsty Penkman and Professor Ian Fairlamb
Hat-trick of awards for York chemists

Posted on Monday 9 May 2016

Three University of York chemists have received prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) awards.


York academics elected Fellows of Royal Society

Posted on Friday 29 April 2016

Two University of York scientists have been elected to the fellowship of the Royal Society, the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.


Professor Ian Graham
Research accolade for York plant scientist

Posted on Wednesday 30 March 2016

A University of York scientist is to receive a major award by the Biochemical Society in recognition of the quality and impact of his research.


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Recognition for University of York Careers

Posted on Monday 21 March 2016

Careers at the University of York have attained national recognition at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards and the National Undergraduate Work Experience Awards (NUE).


Hull York Medical School to train new healthcare professionals to support NHS services

Posted on Tuesday 23 February 2016

Today, Hull York Medical School (HYMS) in partnership with the Faculty of Health and Social Care (FHSC) at the University of Hull and the NHS, launches a two year Masters programme which enables graduates with strong biomedical science backgrounds to train and qualify as a Physician Associate. The Physician Associate is a new healthcare professional role working in support and under the supervision of doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients in community and hospital settings. There are 30 places available for the next academic year, starting in September 2016.


Professor John Goodby
Top Russian science honour for York materials chemist

Posted on Thursday 28 January 2016

A University of York scientist whose research has made important contributions to the development of flat-screen displays for TVs, computers and mobile phones has been awarded the Russian Liquid Crystal Society’s highest award.


York in the world’s top 100 for its international outlook

Posted on Thursday 14 January 2016

We have been ranked as one of the 100 most international universities in the world by Times Higher Education (THE).


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