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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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Maths-based marine management project wins £1.5m funding
An innovative research project which combines multidimensional mathematical models, marine ecology and consumer behaviour to redefine fishing catch limits has been awarded £1.5m funding.
Study to investigate how air pollution in indoor spaces affects health
A major new research project led by the University of York will investigate how air pollutants in homes can adversely affect the health of the people living in them.
Smokeless tobacco used more by pregnant women in South East Asia than non-pregnant women
Pregnant women in South East Asia are more likely to use smokeless tobacco than non-pregnant women, despite the added risk of foetal harm during pregnancy.
Teacher burnout causing exodus from the profession, study finds
The risk of teacher attrition from burnout may be worse than it has ever been, according to a study involving the University of York.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 18 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.