Find out how we're tackling global challenges

The value of global giving

Researcher Arun Kumar is studying the culture and practices of global philanthropy to help understand the motivations for philanthropic giving today.

From rice straw to resource

Researcher Duong Nguyen is investigating ways to convert waste straw left over from the Asian rice harvest into animal feed or fuel.

Tackling a tropical disease

Postdoctoral Research Associate Juliana Brambilla Carnielli Trindade is part of a world-leading team at York exploring drug treatments for Leishmaniasis, a neglected tropical disease.

The art of activism

PhD student Ruth Kelly uses the arts to help global activists re-tell familiar tales of protest in different ways.