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New research finds gender inequality extends beyond the grave

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:48
Ghosts of sexism past haunt the world’s most famous rich list for dead celebrities, according to a new study from the University of York.
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University of York reduces its carbon footprint

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 23:50
The University of York has reduced its carbon emissions by 38 per cent.
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Environmental experts join University of York law students for a global day of action on air pollution

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 17:46
Academics and campaigners will be speaking at a conference hosted by York Law School (18 November) as part of a global day of action to promote climate justice on air pollution.
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World’s children to bear brunt of health impacts of climate change

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 23:30
Climate change is already damaging the health of the world’s children and is set to have lifelong health consequences for future generations, according to a new report.
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York’s first ever Giving Day raises more than £40k for good causes

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 13:19
The University of York’s first ever Giving Day raised more than £40,000 for a range of causes, from improving mental health in the local community to funding student scholarships.
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Scientists find no evidence for ‘Insect Armageddon’ – but there’s still cause for concern

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 16:00
Researchers who set out to test the widespread theory that the UK is experiencing an alarming plunge in insect numbers have found no evidence for ‘Insect Armageddon’.
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York researcher charts the emergence of loneliness as a modern emotion

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 15:15
Loneliness is a product of modern ways of thinking about the self and society, according to a new study.
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By ‘eck: why having a regional accent doesn’t hold you back in top job interviews

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 09:02
Having a regional accent did not count against candidates applying for jobs, a study by the University of York has found.
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On the right track: York researchers develop AI technology to revolutionise the future of railway inspections

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 09:00
Technology developed by researchers from the University of York to spot faults in train lines is set to save an estimated £10 million per year in railway maintenance costs.
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Veterans’ substance abuse has devastating impact on loved ones

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 14:17
New research has uncovered the profound impact veterans’ substance abuse can have on their loved one’s lives.
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Care plans substantially reduce risk of ending up in hospital for patients with severe mental health problems

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 11:24
Seeing the same doctor and having a dedicated care plan has a significant beneficial impact on people with a severe mental illness, a major study has found.
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York researchers use storytelling and immersive technologies to bring history to life

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 10/30/2019 - 10:52
Researchers from the University of York have developed new technology to transform the way people experience historical sites including the York Minster.
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York undergraduate wins BBC Radio 4’s Student Journalist of the Year

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 10/30/2019 - 10:14
A University of York student has been named Student Journalist of the year 2019 at the Today Programme Student Journalism Awards.
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Overseas consumer markets linked to habitat loss for rare species in Brazil’s savannah, study reveals

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 23:50
Overseas consumer markets could be responsible for more than half of the impact of expanding soy production on rare species in one of the world’s most biodiverse regions, the Cerrado savannah in Brazil, a new study led by the University of York has revealed.
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York unveils support package to help students who have been in care

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 12:24
The University of York is to provide a year’s free accommodation to a limited number of students who have been in care and are currently studying at the institution.
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White Rose universities receive renewed funding for next generation of researchers

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 10/25/2019 - 14:12
The White Rose universities of York, Leeds and Sheffield have received around £10 million from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to fund the next generation of UK bioscientists.
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Mobile payment app launched by 19-year old University of York student

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 10/24/2019 - 23:50
An entrepreneurial student at the University of York has helped develop a mobile payment app which is attracting interest from retailers and investors.
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World’s most famous tapestry was made for the town where it was stitched: Bayeux.

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 10/24/2019 - 15:30
An art expert from the University of York has discovered the Bayeux Tapestry was originally designed to fit on three sides of a cathedral wall in France.
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Scientists identify British butterflies most threatened by climate change

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 10/24/2019 - 10:00
Scientists have discovered why climate change may be contributing to the decline of some British butterflies and moths, such as Silver-studded Blue and High Brown Fritillary butterflies.
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Cannabis dependency ‘wrongly labelled as a male issue’

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 09:22
Research on cannabis dependency is wrongly skewed towards men, according to a new review.
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