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Public invited to sing with BBC Singers in virtual performance

Posted on Monday 13 May 2024

Members of the public are invited to sing alongside the BBC Singers in a virtual performance.

Movie, TV and theatre star to discuss history of Britain’s black community at York Festival of Ideas

Posted on Thursday 9 May 2024

Paterson Joseph, who most recently starred in the movie, Wonka, will join a host of distinguished figures at the York Festival of Ideas.

Dame Kelly Holmes joins York Festival of Ideas to discuss science of elite sport

Posted on Thursday 18 April 2024

Olympic gold medallist, Dame Kelly Holmes, is one of a number of distinguished figures to take part in this year’s York Festival of Ideas under the theme of ‘The Power Of…’.

Nominations open for Enterprise Awards 2024

Posted on Tuesday 26 March 2024

The University of York has launched the Enterprise Awards 2024 to celebrate outstanding contributions to York and North Yorkshire's business community.

University of York launches Institute for Safe Autonomy

Posted on Tuesday 20 February 2024

The University of York has launched the Institute for Safe Autonomy, a ‘living lab’ that provides research and development space for autonomous systems operating on the ground, underwater and in the air.

Exhibition of Star Carr’s Stone Age treasures to go on display at the Yorkshire Museum

Posted on Thursday 15 February 2024

Antler headdresses, a decorated stone pendant, the world’s oldest complete hunting bow and the earliest evidence of carpentry from Europe; these are just some of the artefacts unearthed during excavations co-directed by a University of York researcher at the world-famous Middle Stone Age site of Star Carr.

Dragon’s Den star and comedy writers among 2024 University Honours

Posted on Monday 5 February 2024

Entrepreneur and star of Dragon’s Den, Sara Davies, award-winning scriptwriters, Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, and public health specialist Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, are among six distinguished figures to receive honorary degrees from the University of York in February.

University research showcased at launch of new Combined Authority

Posted on Monday 5 February 2024

The York and North Yorkshire Combined Authority was officially launched at the Guildhall - with leading University of York researchers invited to showcase their work.

Researchers discuss global challenges at YorkTalks 2024

Posted on Wednesday 3 January 2024

The University will host YorkTalks, with experts delivering free short talks on research across a range of topics, including the ‘death’ of the pub, the ethics of artificial intelligence, and spirituality in popular music.

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