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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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Report co-authored by York academic helps develop WHO guidelines for COVID-19
The World Health Organisation’s (WHO’s) new ethical guidelines for research on COVID-19 have been developed using a report co-authored by an expert from the University of York.
York academics call for COVID-19 help for poor children
Low-income families should receive extra financial support as part of the Government’s response to COVID-19, a new report by University of York researchers suggests.
Local community involvement crucial to restoring tropical peatlands
Local community involvement is vital in efforts to raise water levels to help restore Indonesia’s tropical peatlands, a new study has found.
Pollution levels in UK cities drop as coronavirus impacts on daily life, new data reveals
Air pollution levels in some cities in the UK have dropped to levels lower than the average of the previous five years as the coronavirus pandemic disrupts travel and work, new research shows.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 11 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.