YESI was established by the University of York to facilitate multi-partner research projects to deliver innovation and impact. We work with a range of partners from industry to non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
Find out all you need to know about partnering with YESI and how we can help you with your research needs.
How to get involved
Working with YESI has helped us to create a strategy that looks critically at our sustainable food future and has always assured that we create a balanced view of the challenges ahead. The breadth of insight and experience within the team provides impressive opportunities for problem solving and helps us really think through the issues that matter most to our business.
Tim Finnigan, Director of R&D, Quorn Foods
Who can work with us?
- Funding bodies
- Government bodies
- UK and international universities
- Research institutes
- Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)
See our partner organisations.
We are particularly keen to work with businesses interested in the circular economy and waste management, climate change, pollution and food systems. We regularly hold events for our external partners to explore potential synergies going forwards.
How can we help you?
- Provide expert advice and knowledge from world-leading academics
- Put you into contact with the right people at York and within our wider network
- Conduct research on your behalf
- Host events and workshops to create networking opportunities
- Publicise the outputs and impacts of projects
YESI researchers have developed innovative analysis of Butterfly Conservation's long-term citizen science datasets, gathered from tens of thousands of members of the public, to provide real insights into one of our key concerns; to understand, quantify and mitigate for negative climate change impacts on UK species.
Richard Fox, Head of Recording, Butterfly Conservation