Staff website features archive

Academic awarded prestigious Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship.

Posted on Tuesday 13 August 2019

Senior Lecturer William Smith is one of seven 'outstanding engineering researchers' to receive the award.

2019 National Teaching Fellowships

Posted on Monday 5 August 2019

Professor Gabrielle Finn (Hull York Medical School) awarded National Teaching Fellowship.

Academics Assemble - A Celebration of Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration

Posted on Tuesday 30 July 2019

Academic, Research and Support staff are invited to celebrate interdisciplinary research at the University.

Employee assistance programme: new provider information sessions

Posted on Friday 28 June 2019

From Monday 1 July 2019, the University’s employee assistance programme will be provided by a new partner, Health Assured.

Staff summer party

Posted on Wednesday 26 June 2019

You're invited to enjoy jazz and light refreshments at this years staff summer party.

Hedgehog friendly campus

Posted on Tuesday 25 June 2019

New wildlife initiative aims to protect and conserve hedgehogs on campus.

Central Hall drop-in session

Posted on Tuesday 18 June 2019

Come and share your views on proposed modifications to Central Hall and the adjacent landscape.

Animals (pets) in the workplace

Posted on Thursday 13 June 2019

In response to an increasing number of requests from managers for clarity about the University’s policy on animals (pets) in the workplace, a new policy and guidance has been developed.

Immediate closure of Lakeside Way

Posted on Thursday 6 June 2019

Due to the recent excessive weather conditions, there has been further deterioration of the condition of Lakeside Way on Campus East.

York Pride 2019

Posted on Tuesday 28 May 2019

Show your support for the LGBT+ community by attending the rainbow flag raising on campus and join in the York Pride march.

Free bike doctor sessions this term

Posted on Friday 3 May 2019

Register your bike and sort out any problems.

Professional@York Forum: Enhancing collaboration and continuous improvement

Posted on Wednesday 17 April 2019

Professional@York forum with 8 breakout sessions.

Ride to Work Week, Bike Doctor and Bike Loans

Posted on Monday 25 March 2019

25-31 March is Ride to Work week

Free bike doctor sessions this term

Posted on Monday 25 March 2019

Register your bike and sort out any problems.

Enterprise fellowships awarded

Posted on Monday 25 March 2019

Researchers across the University have been awarded fellowships to help translate their work into potential business ideas.

University retains HR Excellence in Research Award

Posted on Tuesday 12 March 2019

The University has successfully retained its recognition for supporting researchers through the HR Excellence in Research Award process.

University Mental Health Day 2019

Posted on Friday 22 February 2019

University Mental Health Day is the national campaign to focus efforts on promoting the mental health of people who live, work and study in Higher Education.

York International Women's Week

Posted on Tuesday 12 February 2019

The University is supporting York International Women's Week in March 2019.

One Planet Week 2019 is here!

Posted on Friday 8 February 2019

With One Planet Week kicking off, find out what you can do to get involved.

February is York LGBT History Month

Posted on Tuesday 5 February 2019

To celebrate this year's York LGBT History Month the University is holding a wide range of events throughout February.

Give your feedback on the Neighbourhood Plan

Posted on Friday 1 February 2019

Your opportunity to help influence planning policies in our parish.

Shine a light on sexual violence

Posted on Wednesday 30 January 2019

Events to mark Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week, which takes place next week.

Enjoy learning creative coding

Posted on Monday 28 January 2019

Learn to code from the basics upwards at the Library and IT Services' Digital Wednesdays sessions.

New supercomputer 'Viking' launches

Posted on Monday 21 January 2019

Researchers can now make use of the University’s new £2.5 million high-powered computing (HPC) cluster.

University launches a new Health and Wellbeing plan 2019/22

Posted on Monday 21 January 2019

A new three year plan sets out the University's vision for health and wellbeing in the workplace

Our inspirational research leaders

Posted on Wednesday 9 January 2019

The appointment of eight world-class academics marks an important milestone for York research.

Our economic, social and cultural impact

Posted on Wednesday 9 January 2019

A newly published report shows that we can be proud of the benefits the University brings to our local, national and global communities.

Appointing our next Vice-Chancellor and President

Posted on Friday 14 December 2018

We are now actively recruiting for our new Vice-Chancellor.

Our commitment to technicians

Posted on Wednesday 12 December 2018

At a recent event in the Tower of London, Lord Sainsbury presented a team from the University with a plaque to recognise our progress as a signatory of the Technician Commitment in its first year.

Intern of the Year

Posted on Friday 30 November 2018

Poppy Aston, a final year English and History student, has been awarded Intern of the Year for her work over the summer with Global market leader TSYS.

Reminder: Register now for Spring language courses

Posted on Friday 23 November 2018

Spring term Language For All (LFA) short courses are open for registration until Tuesday 15 January.

Come to YorkTalks 2019

Posted on Tuesday 20 November 2018

Ever wondered about the breadth and depth of research going on at the University?

Cucina Christmas event

Posted on Monday 19 November 2018

Join Cucina and York Conferences for a free tasting of this year's festive menu.

Campus Intern of the Year

Posted on Friday 16 November 2018

Elizabeth Holling has been recognised as Campus Intern of the Year for her dedication to her summer internship within the University of York's Department of English.

Undergraduate Student Surveys 2018-19

Posted on Tuesday 6 November 2018

Find out more about this year's undergraduate student surveys.

Take a journey of discovery at YorNight 2018

Posted on Tuesday 6 November 2018

Find out what life was like in the Ice Age, learn about marvellous microbes or venture into the Sundome at York Researchers’ Night (YorNight) on Saturday 17 November.

Free bike doctor sessions in Autumn Term

Posted on Wednesday 17 October 2018

Register your bike and sort out any problems.

Black History Month 2018

Posted on Wednesday 10 October 2018

The theme for Black History Month 2018 is 'Celebrating Great Black British Achievers'.

Double recognition for Professor Reidun Twarock

Posted on Thursday 4 October 2018

Professor Reidun Twarock has received two awards for her work in Mathematical Virology.

World Mental Health Day 2018

Posted on Wednesday 3 October 2018

Come along to events and activities to mark World Mental Health Day on Wednesday 10 October 2018.

Protecting listed features on campus

Posted on Thursday 27 September 2018

When we plan the development of our campus, we are mindful of protecting buildings and other features that we - and other groups - see as important.

White Rose University Press publishes translated poems

Posted on Wednesday 26 September 2018

The open access press founded by the universities of York, Sheffield and Leeds, has released Oysters, nightingales and cooking pots: selected poetry and prose of Tristan Corbière.

Autumn staff meet-ups in Derwent College

Posted on Tuesday 25 September 2018

Are you a new member of staff? Or an existing member keen to develop your social network?

Jamie Khoo wins People's Choice Award at the national Vitae Three Minute Thesis (3MT) finals

Posted on Thursday 20 September 2018

Congratulations to Jamie Khoo, third-year PhD student from the Centre for Women's Studies, for her outstanding achievement.

White Rose University Press (WRUP) releases second monograph

Posted on Thursday 6 September 2018

The open access press founded by the universities of York, Sheffield and Leeds, has released 320 rue St Jacques: the Diary of Madeleine Blaess.

Get Cycling Roadshow event

Posted on Thursday 6 September 2018

As part of the Sustainable September initiative the roadshow will include Bike Doctor, bike demos and bike powered smoothies.

Changes to bus timetables and fares

Posted on Tuesday 4 September 2018

In May, First York changed bus services between the University, the city centre, and the railway station. Both staff and students expressed concerns about these changes. Since then we have been working with First to review services, taking into account your feedback.

National Teaching Fellowship and Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence 2018

Posted on Thursday 30 August 2018

York staff are among those receiving prestigious awards from Advance HE.

Want to learn a new language or improve your language skills?

Posted on Friday 24 August 2018

Languages for All (LFA) courses now open for registration.

Centre for Lifelong Learning Autumn classes

Posted on Thursday 23 August 2018

Registration is now open for Autumn term short courses and day classes.

Gold award for human-competitive results

Posted on Wednesday 25 July 2018

Professor Stephen Smith collected the 15th Annual Gold "Humies" Award, on behalf of colleagues at the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) in Japan.

Summer vacation bus timetable

Posted on Thursday 28 June 2018

First have released the reduced timetable for the 66 and the 66A for the summer vacation.

YESI five year anniversary event

Posted on Wednesday 27 June 2018

To mark turning five, the York Environmental Sustainability Institute (YESI) are holding an event on Monday 8 October from 10am to 6pm in the National STEM Learning Centre.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships invite

Posted on Wednesday 13 June 2018

Two part-time fellowships (0.5 FTE) will be hosted and co-funded by the University for scientists and engineers returning to research after a career break.

Teaching Excellence Framework

Posted on Wednesday 6 June 2018

We are pleased to announce that the University of York has been awarded a Gold rating in The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

Staff mobility

Posted on Thursday 24 May 2018

From August 2018, the Centre for Global Programmes will be opening a new funding round to support international training, teaching or research opportunities.

York Pride flag raising and March

Posted on Wednesday 23 May 2018

Celebrate York Pride and show your support for the LGBT+ community by attending the rainbow flag raising on Monday 4 June at 1pm. Join in the York Pride march from the Minster 11.15am Saturday 9 June.

Changes to your bus times and routes from Sunday 20 May

Posted on Thursday 10 May 2018

Would you like an express bus from York train station to the University of York? We’ve worked with First York to improve the bus service.

Research staff conference

Posted on Thursday 10 May 2018

Celebrate the research that takes place on your doorstep.

Mental Health Awareness Week events

Posted on Wednesday 9 May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from Monday 14 to Sunday 20 May.

TFTV students present Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat by Mark Ravenhill

Posted on Friday 4 May 2018

Watch a selection of scenes from a play series on war and terror.

Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre launch

Posted on Wednesday 2 May 2018

On Monday 4 June, join an afternoon of activities and debate on interdisciplinary research for development.

Taking a leap of faith for Charlie

Posted on Monday 30 April 2018

Four YUSU sabbatical officers are to leap out of a plane at 15,000 feet to raise money for a cause close to their hearts.

The H-bar: An evening of Science Cabaret

Posted on Wednesday 25 April 2018

Join York students and staff for a night of rapid-fire science entertainment.

In a nutshell - York Fundraising Campaign

Posted on Monday 16 April 2018

A one hour information session on the York Fundraising Campaign.

Professor Tom McLeish receives Lanfranc Award

Posted on Friday 6 April 2018

The 2018 Archbishop of Canterbury's Lanfranc Award for Education and Scholarship has been awarded to Professor McLeish.

York academic appointed as chair of MRC board

Posted on Thursday 5 April 2018

On 1 April Professor Paul Kaye began his tenure as chair of MRC’s Infections and Immunity Board.

Have your say about the York Central development

Posted on Tuesday 3 April 2018

York Central is a landmark development on one of the largest city centre brownfield regeneration sites in England.

Ten York staff appointed to Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 panels

Posted on Thursday 29 March 2018

Leading York staff have been selected as panel members for the REF2021.

New staff finance web pages launched

Posted on Wednesday 21 March 2018

The web pages have been redeveloped to bring all staff finance and procurement information together in one new section.

Enterprise Fellowships awarded

Posted on Thursday 15 March 2018

Dr Natalia Stawniak and Professor David Jenkins are the first to receive fellowship.

Research articles available

Posted on Wednesday 14 March 2018

White Rose University Press (WRUP), the consortium between the Universities of York, Sheffield and Leeds, has published the first six articles to the Undergraduate Journal of Politics and International Relations (UJPIR).

Three campus projects - you decide who wins £40K!

Posted on Tuesday 6 March 2018

Vote now to have your say in the Big Alumni Project.

University Mental Health Day

Posted on Friday 23 February 2018

University Mental Health Day is the national campaign to focus efforts on promoting the mental health of people who live, work and study in Higher Education.

Welcoming the BIOJ to White Rose University Press

Posted on Friday 23 February 2018

White Rose University Press is pleased to announce that the British and Irish Orthoptic Journal (BIOJ) has now joined our open access journal platform.

Helen Dunmore posthumous winner of the Costa book of the year

Posted on Wednesday 31 January 2018

The poet and author Helen Dunmore, who died in June 2017 aged 64, has been awarded the Costa book of the year for her final poetry collection, Inside the Wave.

York LGBT History Month - February 2018

Posted on Wednesday 31 January 2018

To celebrate this year’s York LGBT History Month the University is holding a wide range of events throughout February.

Upgrading YorSearch

Posted on Tuesday 30 January 2018

The Library are upgrading YorSearch on Tuesday 6 February.

International Students’ Association Global Week 2018

Posted on Monday 22 January 2018

The International Students’ Association (ISA)’s Global Week 2018 will run from Sunday 28 January to Saturday 3 February.

Piazza Restaurant launch

Posted on Wednesday 17 January 2018

The brand new Piazza Restaurant is now open.

Senior appointment in the Department of Archaeology

Posted on Tuesday 16 January 2018

Professor Dawn Hadley will join the University as a Professor of Medieval Archaeology in September.

LGBT STEMinar 2018

Posted on Tuesday 16 January 2018

The University of York hosted the UK’s largest ever meeting of LGBT+ (lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender) individuals working in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).

Free bike doctor sessions this term

Posted on Tuesday 16 January 2018

Register your bike and sort out any problems.

Professor Pratibha Gai appointed a Dame

Posted on Monday 8 January 2018

Congratulations to Professor Pratibha Gai who has been appointed a Dame (DBE) in the New Year Honours for services to chemical sciences and technology.

66 bus route restrictions on Saturday mornings

Posted on Friday 5 January 2018

A new Heslington parkrun 5km route, around York Sport's cycle circuit and Campus East, starts this Saturday.

New scholarships for international taught students

Posted on Monday 27 November 2017

The University has launched a new scholarship scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate taught international students.

Double win at York Culture Awards

Posted on Monday 27 November 2017

We're pleased to announce that both the York Festival of Ideas and the Digital Creativity Labs team were crowned winners at the York Culture Awards.

Mental Health First Contact launch

Posted on Thursday 23 November 2017

The University has launched its Mental Health First Contact Network to help guide staff to the right support services.

Celebrating diversity in chemistry

Posted on Monday 20 November 2017

Diversity in the chemical sciences was celebrated at a flagship event, hosted by the Royal Society of Chemistry, in collaboration with Athena SWAN Gold Award chemistry departments from the University of York and Imperial College, London.

Want to learn a new language or improve your language skills?

Posted on Sunday 19 November 2017

Languages for All (LFA) short courses are available to all staff and are now open for registration.

Dr Glenn Hurst recognised for innovative social media use in his teaching

Posted on Wednesday 15 November 2017

Glenn Hurst, from the Department of Chemistry, has been recognised as one of the top 10 UK social media superstars by Jisc (formerly the Joint Information Systems Committee) in a competition celebrating the excellent social media work being done in Higher Education (HE).

York runs its first Student Startup Weekend

Posted on Wednesday 15 November 2017

Careers have worked in partnership with Santander Universities to organise York’s first Startup Weekend on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 November.

Helen Petrie receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on Thursday 9 November 2017

Helen Petrie, Professor of Human Computer Interaction in the Department of Computer Science, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal National Institute for Blind People (RNIB).

Heidi Fraser-Krauss wins Women in IT Excellence Award

Posted on Monday 6 November 2017

Congratulations to Heidi Fraser-Krauss, Director of Information Services, who won Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Year at Computing News' Women in IT Excellence Awards on Wednesday 1 November.

University of York Undergraduate Student Surveys 2017

Posted on Thursday 2 November 2017

We will be running our two internal student surveys concurrently from Monday 13 November to Tuesday 12 December 2017.

Complete the IT survey - you could win a £100 voucher

Posted on Wednesday 1 November 2017

IT want to know what you think about their services; fill in their survey now and you could win a £100 voucher.

Deborah Smith appointed to Research England Council

Posted on Wednesday 1 November 2017

Deborah Smith, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, has been appointed to the Council of Research England.

We Are York

Posted on Tuesday 31 October 2017

Our community is built on respect, fairness and compassion.

Universities and colleges to tackle sexual harassment

Posted on Wednesday 15 March 2017

The University of York is leading on one of 60 projects across the country aimed at addressing concerns about sexual violence and harassment at universities and colleges.

Research Champions roadshow

Posted on Wednesday 11 November 2015

Meet the Research Champions and get involved with the research themes.

Support our students and sport at York by coming to Roses 2015!

Posted on Thursday 12 March 2015

All staff and students are welcome to attend the annual sports tournament between York and Lancaster, which is happening on campus on April 24 and 25.

Vanbrugh Piazza consultation this Friday

Posted on Monday 9 March 2015

Share your views and ideas on how Vanbrugh Piazza could be developed.