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.
A new £5 million centre, involving researchers from the University of York, will explore how we can live differently in order to tackle climate change.
Researchers have discovered what gives human sperm the strength to succeed in the race to fertilise the egg.
Educational trials aimed at boosting academic achievement in schools are often uninformative, new research suggests.
Scientists have developed a new and faster test for identifying how single bacteria react to antibiotics, which could help in the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 11 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.