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Study finds rising number of children in North of England are facing mental health problems

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 16:45
One in seven secondary school pupils are suffering from significant mental health problems, a major new study reveals.
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Vulnerability of the UK’s food supply chains exposed by COVID-19, study reveals

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 16:03
The UK has been left “dangerously dependent” on just two EU countries for its fresh vegetable imports, a new study on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the UK food system has revealed.
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Tens of thousands enrol on University’s free online courses over lockdown

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 00:01
More than 20,000 new learners have signed up to the University’s free online courses since lockdown began in March.
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Study casts doubt on usefulness of Ofsted ratings

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 00:01
The usefulness of Ofsted ratings as guides for parents and students in choosing a secondary school has been called into question by the findings of a new study.
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Researcher wins women in science award for work protecting African rainforests

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 23:30
An environmental scientist from the University of York has won an award for her research into the protection and sustainable use of African rainforests.
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York Walk returns to raise awareness of mental health

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 11:31
Residents in York are being encouraged to take part in a charity walk to help raise money to promote good mental health across the community.
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Chimpanzees help trace evolution of human speech back to primate communication

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 00:01
Chimpanzee lip-smacks exhibit a speech-like rhythm, confirming that human speech has ancient roots within primate communication, according to a new study.
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University raises funds for bursary in memory of Richard Payne

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 16:13
The University of York is fundraising to launch a bursary for students in memory of world-leading environmental scientist, Dr Richard Payne.
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Festival launch to explore City of York’s road to recovery post COVID-19

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 00:01
The City of York’s response when faced with the COVID-19 pandemic – and its future recovery - will be the topic of an interactive discussion at the online launch of this year’s York Festival of Ideas.
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£3m funding boost for mental-physical illness research in South Asia

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 23:30
The University of York has been awarded £3m to develop a treatment for people suffering from diabetes and depression in South Asia.
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Tropical forests can handle the heat, up to a point

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 19:01
Tropical forests can continue to store large amounts of carbon in a warmer world – only if countries limit greenhouse gas emissions, new research suggests.
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Researchers to study the effectiveness of an intervention aimed at helping older people isolated during COVID-19

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 20:00
Researchers are to trial an intervention aimed at preventing and mitigating the onset of depression and loneliness among the most vulnerable in society as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown.
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University of York supports digital and creative companies hit by the impact of COVID-19

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 12:15
The University of York is repurposing dedicated arts funding to support some of the region’s digital and creative companies hardest hit by COVID-19.
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Retrofitting VW engines after “Dieselgate” scandal reduced emissions, new study says

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 11:39
Retrofitting thousands of VW diesel engines with new software reduced harmful emissions by a third, new research has shown.
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A game of cat and mouse: new study reveals Europe’s earliest house mouse…. followed swiftly by the house cat.

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 10:20
Scientists have discovered that the house mouse invaded European homes 2,500 years earlier than previously thought.
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York Festival of Ideas 2020 launches online

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 00:01
The double award-winning York Festival of ideas will return from 2-14 June 2020 with a programme of more than 60 mostly free online events on the theme of “Virtual Horizons”.
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New research project asks people to identify the Yorkshire accent

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 05/15/2020 - 16:35
Yorkshire folk are being called on to take part in a research project investigating the ability of people to identify their own accent.
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Researchers reveal the evolutionary origins of the plant that sends cats into a frenzy

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 19:00
Scientists have discovered how catmint gained its ability to send felines into a state of frenzy.
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Researchers trace evolution of self-control

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 11:59
Human self-control evolved in our early ancestors, becoming particularly evident around 500,000 years ago when they developed the skills to make sophisticated tools, a new study suggests.
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NHS staff offered free training in scheme to support heart failure patients affected by COVID-19

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 11:57
NHS staff are being offered free training to deliver a home-based cardiac rehabilitation programme to patients affected by restricted access to services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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