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.
Scientists at the University of York have revealed that there are two separate ‘pathways’ for seeing 3D motion in the human brain, which allow people to perform a wide range of tasks such as catching a ball or avoiding moving objects.
A new report suggests that people feel less lonely when they have access to everyday technology such as a radio, television or tablet.
A grape variety, still used in wine production in France today, can be traced back 900 years to just one ancestral plant, scientists have discovered.
Scientists have solved the evolutionary puzzle of how sloths went from enormous ground-dwelling giants to the small, famously-laidback tree-climbers of the modern day.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 11 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.