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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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Environmental experts join University of York law students for a global day of action on air pollution
Academics and campaigners will be speaking at a conference hosted by York Law School (18 November) as part of a global day of action to promote climate justice on air pollution.
World’s children to bear brunt of health impacts of climate change
Climate change is already damaging the health of the world’s children and is set to have lifelong health consequences for future generations, according to a new report.
Scientists find no evidence for ‘Insect Armageddon’ – but there’s still cause for concern
Researchers who set out to test the widespread theory that the UK is experiencing an alarming plunge in insect numbers have found no evidence for ‘Insect Armageddon’.
York researcher charts the emergence of loneliness as a modern emotion
Loneliness is a product of modern ways of thinking about the self and society, according to a new study.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 11 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.