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.
Researchers at the University of York have found that Scottish hospitals have experienced slower reductions in inpatient deaths than their English counterparts.
A study of the unusual digestive system of an ancient group of insects has provided new insights into future biofuel production.
An international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of York, has discovered a set of enzymes found in fungi that are capable of breaking down one of the main components of wood.
New research involving researchers at the University of York has revealed that primary care funding in England is not distributed according to local health needs.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 11 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.