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York welcomes German Ambassador

Posted on Tuesday 5 December 2023

The University of York's Institute for Safe Autonomy was host to His Excellency Miguel Berger, the German Ambassador to the UK, as part of his tour of the city of York.

Students honoured at Yorkshire Asian Young Achiever Awards

Posted on Monday 4 December 2023

Three students from the University of York have been recognised for their achievements at the Yorkshire Asian Young Achiever Awards.

Entrepreneurial leaders join University of York to redefine business policy

Posted on Tuesday 19 September 2023

Members of the University of York’s Enterprise Works team hosted entrepreneurs, MPs, alumni, students and wider policymakers at a House of Commons event to explore how Britain can redefine business policy for a dynamic and inclusive economy.

York Theatre Royal stage Henry VIII crime drama at historic King’s Manor

Posted on Tuesday 18 July 2023

York Theatre Royal and the University of York have partnered on a community theatre production of the historical crime novel, Sovereign, by C.J. Sampson.

Honorary graduates for 2023 announced

Posted on Monday 17 July 2023

The University of York has announced that 10 leading figures will receive honorary degrees this week during graduation ceremonies at Central Hall.

Minister visits Institute for Safe Autonomy to understand AI and robotics in public services

Posted on Tuesday 11 July 2023

The Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology visited the University of York’s Institute for Safe Autonomy to see the latest technological advancements in the development of AI and robotics.

Previously unseen poems by celebrated First World War poet published

Posted on Wednesday 5 July 2023

Previously unseen poems by celebrated First World War poet John Stanley Purvis are being made available to the public by the University of York for the first time.

University marks launch of new Government guide on video games

Posted on Thursday 29 June 2023

The University of York has marked the launch of a new government framework aimed at improving understanding of the impacts of video games at an event in partnership with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

Festival of Ideas to host academic event on tattooing

Posted on Tuesday 6 June 2023

The Festival of Ideas will host an academic event on the practice and cultural context of tattooing.

York Festival of Ideas unveils 2023 programme

Posted on Friday 28 April 2023

York Festival of Ideas has unveiled its programme for 2023, based on the theme of ‘Rediscover, Reimagine, Rebuild’.

York Festival of Ideas turns spotlight on the ‘three Rs’

Posted on Monday 17 April 2023

York Festival of ideas - one of the biggest free events of its kind in the UK - returns in June with the theme of ‘Rediscover, Reimagine, Rebuild’ and featuring a wide range of distinguished speakers and performers including Michael Morpurgo, Anna Phoebe, Louise Minchin, Tim McInnerny, Nazir Afzal, Ian Blackford and Michael Cashman.

Angel on the Green to host ‘big ideas’ from York experts

Posted on Wednesday 5 April 2023

The University of York is working with Angel on the Green - a community-owned enterprise – to bring ideas, research and engagement into York’s neighbourhoods in a new series of public talks.

University launches renewable chemistry institute

Posted on Friday 24 March 2023

The University of York has partnered with renewable chemicals company, Circa Group, to launch the Circa Renewable Chemistry Institute (CRCI).

Executive Chair for Research England visits University to find out more about our research

Posted on Friday 17 March 2023

Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Executive Chair at Research England, visited the University (16 March) to learn more about our important research projects and being a University for public good.

David Kato honoured at official University College opening

Posted on Wednesday 15 March 2023

The University of York has honoured the life of human rights defender and gay rights activist, David Kato, with the official opening of its newest college.

UKRI Board visit University to hear more about our bioeconomy research

Posted on Wednesday 15 March 2023

Members of the UKRI (UK Research and Innovation) Board visited the University (14 March) to hear more about our world-leading research around the bioeconomy.

York researchers call for noma to be recognised as neglected tropical disease

Posted on Thursday 26 January 2023

University of York researchers have raised awareness of the neglected disease, noma, at an event at the Houses of Parliament.

University of York welcomes new Chancellor Dr Heather Melville

Posted on Wednesday 18 January 2023

The University of York’s new Chancellor today (18 Jan) said she was “humbled and excited” as she was formally welcomed at a special inauguration ceremony.

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