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Films shine a spotlight on discrimination in the screen industries

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 12:30
The University of York has collaborated with a Bafta-nominated TV company to produce a series of films highlighting discrimination within the screen industries.
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New inclusive crossing unveiled at University of York

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 11:13
An inclusive road crossing which features the colours of the Progress Pride Flag has been unveiled at the University of York.
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Social media study reveals diabetics’ fear of disrupted insulin supplies because of Brexit

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 10:00
Diabetics living in the UK worry about disruption to insulin supplies as a result of Brexit, new research shows.
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New scheme provides early escape route for victims of domestic violence, study shows

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 09:49
Survivors of domestic violence are being given a better route out of abuse through an innovative early intervention scheme, a new study shows.
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Solar material can “self-heal” imperfections, new research shows

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 23:30
A material that can be used in technologies such as solar power has been found to self-heal, a new study shows.
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New University of York college to be named after Yorkshire diarist Anne Lister

York University RSS News Feed - Sun, 01/24/2021 - 23:50
A new college at the University of York will be named after scholar and Yorkshire businesswoman, Anne Lister.
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Researchers improve data readout by using ‘quantum entanglement’

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 13:37
Researchers say they have been able to greatly improve the readout of data from digital memories - thanks to a phenomenon known as ‘quantum entanglement’.
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NHS advised to recommend ultra-grip shoes to reduce staff injuries

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 16:14
Researchers at the University of York have shown that wearing Health and Safety Executive (HSE) rated ultra-grip shoes could reduce injury to NHS staff if they were to be made a recommended part of the uniform.
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More than £3.5 million committed to student support

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 15:52
The University of York has committed just over £3.5 million in services and programmes to provide support for students with financial or health and wellbeing needs.
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Whale sharks at risk of injury as they linger at coastal ‘hotspots’

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 09:00
Researchers are calling for greater protection for whale sharks after new data revealed the world’s largest fish are increasingly being injured as a result of tourism-related activity.
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New funding will support Yorkshire businesses to develop anaerobic digestion technologies

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 10:34
Eligible businesses across Yorkshire are being urged to apply for a share of £600k to support their anaerobic digestion (AD) processes.
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University of York law students support small businesses with legal advice during lockdown

York University RSS News Feed - Sun, 01/17/2021 - 23:50
Law students are offering free legal advice to small businesses online to help people during the Coronavirus pandemic.
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York marks Holocaust Memorial Day

York University RSS News Feed - Sun, 01/17/2021 - 23:25
York will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day with a special online event featuring talks and short films reflecting on the 2021 national theme, ‘Be the light in the darkness.’
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Ancient DNA reveals secrets of Game of Thrones wolves

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 16:00
Extinct dire wolves split off from other canines nearly six million years ago and were only a distant relative of today’s species, a new study says.
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Rising health risks mean stronger regulations needed for smokeless tobacco

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 09:42
Researchers at the University of York are calling for more stringent regulatory measures to reduce the health burden of smokeless tobacco, a product often found in UK stores without the proper health warnings and as a result of illicit trading.
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Extra living costs pile financial pressure on low-income families during lockdown

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 17:00
The pandemic has placed significant financial pressures on poorer households – with the cost of extra food, energy, and remote learning having a greater impact on low-income families, a new study shows.
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Asymptomatic testing available on campus for local residents

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 10:36
The University of York has partnered with the Council to offer asymptomatic testing to eligible York residents.
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Scientists reach new milestone in vaccine development for neglected tropical disease

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 10:00
Researchers have taken an important step forward in developing a controlled human infection model to test leishmaniasis vaccines.
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Unravelling the mystery that makes viruses infectious

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 19:00
Researchers have for the first time identified the way viruses like the poliovirus and the common cold virus ‘package up’ their genetic code, allowing them to infect cells.
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One million COVID-19 Universal Credit claimants have deductions from benefits, study shows

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 15:10
Around one million people who claimed benefits during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic are having money regularly deducted from their payments, according to analysis by the University of York.
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