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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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Drone study finds killer whales can have close friendships
Scientists from the University of York were part of an international research team that used drone footage to study killer whales and their social networks.
York researchers take part in new monitoring campaign in a bid to find out more about air pollution
Scientists from the University of York are taking part in a national research project to measure air quality across the UK, which aims to provide new insight into the formation of air pollution and its impact on people.
Research suggests ways to tackle water security challenges in world’s drylands
Global access to water should be managed in a more integrated way to counter the effects of climate change on drylands, a new study suggests.
University of York supports campaign to feed children over the summer holidays
The University is supporting a campaign fronted by footballer, Marcus Rashford, offering food and holiday activities to children in England this summer.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 18 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.