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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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Hate speech dominates social media platform when users want answers on terrorism
People often resort to using hate speech when searching about terrorism on a community social media platform, a study has found.
Report highlights impact of poor indoor air quality on children’s health
There is growing evidence that respiratory problems among children may be exacerbated by indoor air pollution in homes, schools and nurseries, according to a report which involved a University of York academic.
By royal appointment – Vice-Chancellor receives prestigious award on behalf of University at Buckingham Palace
The pioneering work of the University of York’s Structural Biology Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry has received royal recognition at a prestigious ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
Almost £1 million of funding secured for bioeconomy research
A project using waste from pea processing to clean water is one of seven projects which have just received funding from the THYME project to boost the region’s bioeconomy
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 11 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.