Staff website features archive

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.

Out-of-term campus works

Posted on Monday 25 June 2018

Path and covered walkway closures may affect you over the summer.

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.