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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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New book of poetry reflects on the Coronavirus crisis
A book of poetry capturing the mood and emotions of people caught up in the Coronavirus pandemic has been published thanks to a University of York professor.
Increase in alcohol-industry funded research is a cause for concern, study suggests
The alcohol industry is increasingly funding academic research into the impacts of alcohol consumption – with some studies making claims about the health benefits of alcohol, new research suggests.
Ambitious green revolution is launched to kick-start the region’s post-Covid economy
A 10-year plan to transform the region into the UK hub for green innovation and enterprise has been launched by the University of York and a consortium of partners.
Research shows private industry could show the way in shaping Covid-19 policy
Organisations could improve the transparency and accountability of COVID-19 policy making processes by learning from safety-critical industries like aviation, a new paper shows.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 18 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.