A member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, we are committed to enhancing our position as one of the world’s premier institutions for inspirational and life-changing research.
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.
Professor Stephen Smith and his team have been recognised for their research into the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s.
A University of York researcher has been awarded a Future Leaders Fellowship from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to investigate how a small tree native to East Asia could help in the creation of new medicines.
A specialist in 17th century theatre at the University of York is Expert Advisor to the new Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) production of John Vanbrugh’s The Provoked Wife.
An expert in body image at the University of York comments on the pressures and anxiety that pregnant women and new mothers can experience, following the first interview with the Duchess of Sussex since giving birth.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 11 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.