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Having pets linked to maintaining better mental health and reducing loneliness during lockdown, research shows

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 19:00
Sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against psychological stress during lockdown, a new survey shows.
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York recognised as a University of Sanctuary

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 00:01
The University of York has achieved a 'University of Sanctuary' award in recognition of its sector-leading efforts to expand access for refugee and asylum seekers.
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New book of poetry reflects on the Coronavirus crisis

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 13:40
A book of poetry capturing the mood and emotions of people caught up in the Coronavirus pandemic has been published thanks to a University of York professor.
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University placed in top 20 in Sunday Times Good University Guide

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 00:01
The University of York has been placed in the top 20 in the 2021 Sunday Times Good University Guide.
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Universities Minister visits York campus ahead of new term

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 15:51
Universities Minister Michelle Donelan MP visited the University of York today (Thursday 17 Sept) to see some of the measures we are taking to make our campus Covid-safe.
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Increase in alcohol-industry funded research is a cause for concern, study suggests

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 00:00
The alcohol industry is increasingly funding academic research into the impacts of alcohol consumption – with some studies making claims about the health benefits of alcohol, new research suggests.
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Ambitious green revolution is launched to kick-start the region’s post-Covid economy

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 09/16/2020 - 00:01
A 10-year plan to transform the region into the UK hub for green innovation and enterprise has been launched by the University of York and a consortium of partners.
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COVID-19 policy makers could learn more about transparency and accountability from industries like aviation, paper reveals

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 23:48
Organisations could improve the transparency and accountability of COVID-19 policy making processes by learning from safety-critical industries like aviation, a new paper shows.
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Environmental campaigner Naomi Klein launches new series of York Ideas events

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 11:09
Environmental writer and activist Naomi Klein will launch this year’s York Ideas autumn events series at the University of York.
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Drug for common liver condition may be effective treatment for dementia and motorneuron disease, study suggests

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 09:56
A drug used to treat cirrhosis of the liver may be an effective treatment for a form of Dementia and motorneuron disease, scientists have discovered.
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Joint statement on how the City is working to ensure the safe return of students

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 00:05
This is a joint statement from the vice-chancellors of the universities of York and York St John and the principals of Askham Bryan College and York College on our shared commitment to ensure the safe return of students to our City.
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E-scooter trial gets green light to launch at university campus

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 00:30
E-scooters will be available for use from the University of York as part of a pilot programme offering commuters a sustainable alternative to public transport during the pandemic.
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York moves up Guardian League Table

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 12:32
The University of York has risen four places in the 2021 Guardian University rankings.
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Financial backing for York student and his mobile app

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 09/01/2020 - 11:59
A University of York student has secured financial backing for his mobile payment platform.
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Scientists join forces to address key unanswered questions about immunity and COVID-19

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 08/28/2020 - 00:01
UK Scientists are launching a major new project to answer key questions on how the immune system interacts with COVID-19, in order to develop better treatments, diagnostics and vaccines.
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From the Neolithic to the modern day - York’s rich history revealed during major archaeological dig

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 16:06
The results of a major archaeological dig – which included the discovery of a 2,500-year-old brain - on what is now the University of York’s Campus East have been published.
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Criminal landlords subject tenants to illegal eviction, violence and exploitation, new report says

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 11:58
Criminal landlords are subjecting tenants to financial exploitation, illegal eviction and violence, a major new report on the UK’s private rented sector reveals.
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Big mammals at higher risk of extinction in world’s poorest countries, study reveals

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 10:40
Big mammals such as elephants, rhinos and primates are at highest risk of extinction in the national parks and nature reserves of the world’s poorest countries, a new global review has found.
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Earliest art in British Isles discovered in Jersey

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 08/19/2020 - 19:00
Prehistoric people in the British Isles were creating artistic designs on rock as early as 15,000 years ago, a study has discovered.
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Global deaths due to smokeless tobacco are up by a third, according to new study

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 11:58
The number of deaths globally due to smokeless tobacco has gone up by a third in 7 years to an estimated 350,000 people, a new study suggests.
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