Founded in 2008 at the University of York, the Centre for Applied Human Rights’ (CAHR) mission is to support human rights defenders who risk their lives to fight injustice and to strengthen democracy around the world. The Centre’s pioneering Protective Fellowship Scheme was made possible with support from the Sigrid Rausing Trust and since it was founded it has hosted more than 80 visiting human rights defenders from around the world.
A University of York graduate has been selected for the National Finals of the Santander University Emerging Entrepreneurs competition.
The University of York is launching a new partnership with Home Instead Senior Care to begin a programme of high impact research on homecare and older people.
The Wolfson Foundation has extended its funding for PhD scholarships at York
Santander Universities has generously awarded the University of York additional funding to support students affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Philanthropic support to the Mentally Fit York fund has enabled the University to acquire an online platform to provide 24/7 mental health and wellbeing support to every York student.
Thanks to generous donations from alumni and friends, we have launched an Emergency Student Support Fund in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our student writer, Eleanor Longman-Rood, sat down with Helen Smith (main image), Lisa Peschel and Aine Sheil to discuss their creative careers.
York Health Economics Consortium (YHEC) has chosen York Unlimited’s Mentally Fit York fund as their charity of the year 2020.
Fundraisers across Yorkshire have been honoured by the University of York who welcomed York Against Cancer into its College of Benefactors.
We are delighted to announce that the Laidlaw Foundation has invited the University to once again be part of this prestigious and socially progressive leadership development programme.
The University of York’s first ever Giving Day raised more than £66,000 for a range of causes, from improving mental health in the local community to funding student scholarships.
An entrepreneurial student at the University of York has helped develop a mobile payment app.
Alum and former Chancellor of the University of York, Greg Dyke is supporting a new research project about the psychological wellbeing of students.
The dynamic new Leverhulme Centre for Anthropocene Biodiversity at the University of York will bring together world-leading researchers to improve our understanding of the relationship between humanity and the world's biodiversity.
The University of York has launched the Great York Walk to support a charitable fund that will raise money to promote good mental health among members of the local community.
The inaugural members of the College of Benefactors visit campus over graduation.
AI and robotics have the potential to transform the way we live, travel and work – from driverless cars to assistive robots in the home and in hospitals.
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