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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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Urgent need to provide increased support for low income families during the pandemic, new report says
The benefits system is unable to meet the rising costs incurred by families as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, new research says.
Study reveals role of sleep deprivation in unwanted thoughts
Lack of sleep significantly impairs our ability to stop unwanted and unpleasant thoughts from entering our mind, a new study reveals.
Research pinpoints major drivers of tobacco epidemic among teens in South Asia
Advertising on TV and online, being offered free tobacco products and exposure to smoking in public places are the biggest drivers of tobacco use among teens in South Asia, a new study suggests.
York to lead a national study on the impact of Covid-19 on mental ill-health under £2M funding announcement
The impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on people with severe mental health illnesses is now being studied by researchers at the University of York in partnership with mental health provider, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV).
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 18 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.