A member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, we are committed to enhancing our position as one of the world’s premier institutions for inspirational and life-changing research.
Our Research Strategy 2015-20 describes how we nurture research success at the University. Explore some of the many highlights of our research through the themes and stories below.
Researchers at the University of York, working with the world-famous Abbey Road Studios, have completed a trial of new audio technologies that allow listeners of popular music to sample a virtual reality sound experience.
A University of York academic was part of a ‘dream team’ of scientists who scaled a remote volcano in Africa to explore an undisturbed tropical rainforest.
Researchers at the University of York have shown that a new quantum-based procedure for distributing secure information along communication lines could be successful in preventing serious security breaches.
A fulsome smile in a photo makes it easier for people to identify the individual, say researchers at the University of York.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 11 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.