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.
Explore our 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.
More research news All research news
University research used to create new podcast for home alone dogs
A new pooch podcast based on University research has been launched in a bid to help lonely dogs relax.
York scientist receives international recognition for pioneering work
A scientist from the University of York has been recognised by the prestigious Blavatnik Family Foundation and New York Academy of Sciences for her pioneering work in fossil dating.
Mathematicians put famous Battle of Britain “what if” scenarios to the test
Mathematicians have used a statistical technique to interrogate some of the big “what if” questions in the Second World War battle for Britain’s skies.
New study hopes to discover the cause of a mystery condition that still baffles the medical world
A mystery condition that can leave sufferers with unexplained paralysis is being investigated in an innovative new study led by the University of York.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 11 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.