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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.
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Urgent steps must be taken to reduce methane emissions, new report says
Methane emissions can be reduced by up to 45 per cent this decade to help hit targets for managing global warming, according to new research.
University takes part in global Covid vaccine trial
The University of York is hosting a trial of a new COVID-19 vaccine.
New book sheds light on one of York’s most influential figures
A former researcher at the University of York’s Borthwick Institute for Archives has written a new book on the life of JB Morrell - the first detailed study of one of the most important figures of 20th Century York.
Wood ants show the way when it comes to getting a good meal
With lockdown easing it is a dilemma many of us are facing: should we choose to go to the best place to eat out, or the nearest place that is good enough?
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 18 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.