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.
The University of York has appointed Professor Tom McLeish to a Chair in Natural Philosophy in the Department of Physics.
Researchers at the University of York have discovered a link between young people’s ability to perform well at two popular video games and high levels of intelligence.
Researchers at the University of York have shown that hyper-realistic face masks, first created by Hollywood special effects teams, are convincing enough to pass as ‘real’ faces.
Researchers at the University of York have shed new light on sleep’s vital role in helping us make the most of our memory.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 11 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.