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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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Trial shows York leishmaniasis vaccine safe and induces immune responses in patients
The results of the first clinical trial of a new vaccine for a neglected tropical disease have demonstrated that it is safe and induces immune responses in patients with the infection.
Grave goods show gendered roles for Neolithic farmers
Grave goods, such as stone tools, have revealed that Neolithic farmers had different work-related activities for men and women.
Latest lockdown had less impact on UK air pollution levels than the first, new analysis shows
The latest winter lockdown did not have the same impact on air pollution levels as the first lockdown of 2020, new research from the University of York shows.
New study showing how the brain retrieves facts and personal experiences may help people with memory disorders
A shared set of systems in the brain may play an important role in controlling the retrieval of facts and personal memories utilised in everyday life, new research shows.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 18 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.