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News archive: Events press releases 2021

University of York to co-host climate emergency debate ahead of COP26

Posted on Tuesday 14 September 2021

The Archbishop of York is to take part in an emergency climate debate co-hosted by the University of York.

Oldest known song in the English language to be re-imagined by Zoom choir

Posted on Tuesday 20 July 2021

No one can know for definite what the oldest known song, Cædmon’s Hymn, would have sounded like, but an online singing workshop led by a University of York academic is set to explore the possibilities.

York academics take part in Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition

Posted on Wednesday 7 July 2021

Leading scientists from the University of York will share their research with a global audience as part of the Royal Society’s 2021 Summer Science digital showcase.

York Festival of Ideas reaches out to unlock children’s creativity

Posted on Wednesday 19 May 2021

York Festival of Ideas has unveiled an ambitious initiative that aims to unlock the creative potential of 2,000 local primary schoolchildren.

Tenth anniversary York Festival of Ideas looks to ‘Infinite Horizons’

Posted on Friday 30 April 2021

York Festival of Ideas has unveiled its 2021 programme on the theme of Infinite Horizons to mark its 10th anniversary.

A Decade of Discovery: York Festival of Ideas celebrates tenth anniversary

Posted on Thursday 8 April 2021

York Festival of ideas – one of the biggest free events of its kind in the UK – returns in June to celebrate a decade of educating, entertaining and inspiring diverse audiences of all ages.

York marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted on Sunday 17 January 2021

York will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day with a special online event featuring talks and short films reflecting on the 2021 national theme, ‘Be the light in the darkness.’

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