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Lockdown changed how much we thought about the future and other people, new study shows

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 09/27/2021 - 20:00
Prolonged social isolation and changes to work opportunities during the first UK lockdown were linked with important changes in people’s thought patterns, a new study suggests.
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Former York students conserve medieval stained glass

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 09/24/2021 - 11:00
Two former University of York students are among a team of experts conserving some of the city’s finest stained glass windows.
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New short film based on the music of York professor released

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 09/23/2021 - 01:00
The music of a University of York professor features in a new short film which uses 20 well-known Yorkshire backdrops.
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York academic elected as Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 00:01
Professor Edwin Hancock from the Department of Computer Science has been elected as a Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow.
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York shortlisted for University of the Year by The Times & The Sunday Times Guide

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 08:00
York has been shortlisted for University of the Year in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.
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New research reveals climate change risks to global food trade and food security

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 09/14/2021 - 23:45
Climate change poses a huge risk to both the global trade of agricultural commodities and food security, a new report reveals.
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University of York to co-host climate emergency debate ahead of COP26

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 09/14/2021 - 13:35
The Archbishop of York is to take part in an emergency climate debate co-hosted by the University of York.
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University collaborates with Beverley Minster on new ‘Sanctuary’ exhibition

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 09/10/2021 - 12:30
University of York researchers have helped develop an interactive exhibition at Beverley Minster which explores the town’s history of offering sanctuary since medieval times.
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York shortlisted for University of the Year at THE awards

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 08:20
The University of York has been shortlisted for University of the Year in the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2021.
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Grow It York brings vertical farming to community container park

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 09/08/2021 - 22:05
The University of York has teamed up with LettUs Grow, an indoor farming technology provider from Bristol & Spark:York to create “Grow It York”: a vertical, community farm at the heart of a vibrant container park in Piccadilly, York. The container park, called Spark:York, is a Community Interest Company using shipping containers to provide spaces for local restaurants, retailers and entrepreneurs.
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North inequalities cost UK economy £7.3bn over first year of the pandemic

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 09/07/2021 - 23:50
Northerners were more likely to die from Covid-19, spent nearly a month and-a-half more in lockdowns, suffered worse mental health and were made poorer than the rest of England during the first year of the pandemic, according to a new report.
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Conservation commitments should focus on the best places to protect rare species, new study suggests

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 09/07/2021 - 10:00
The Prime Minister has pledged to protect 30 per cent of land to support the recovery of nature, but a new study finds that much of the new land that has been allocated to meet this aspiration is not in the highest priority areas for biodiversity conservation.
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York academic awarded British Academy prize for literary scholarship

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 09/02/2021 - 11:45
A University of York academic has been awarded the Rose Mary Crawshay Prize by the British Academy, which recognises outstanding literary scholarship by women.
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Failing to deliver: Research reveals parcel delivery companies disappointed customers during lockdown

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 09/01/2021 - 23:50
Parcel delivery companies failed to keep customers satisfied during lockdown, with a “remarkable” decline in their service rating, according to new research.
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Male frontline NHS workers to be offered support from mental health programme designed by York researchers

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 08/26/2021 - 14:17
Male NHS frontline workers - particularly those who have experienced emotional and mental health problems due to Covid - will be offered support in a new project being developed by the University of York.
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Tropical forests in Africa’s mountains store more carbon than previously thought – but are disappearing fast

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 08/25/2021 - 16:00
Scientists studying tropical forests in Africa’s mountains were surprised to uncover how much carbon they store, and how fast some of these forests are being cleared.
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Roadmap plan to boost UK industrial hemp production and processing

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 08/25/2021 - 11:00
The first stage of an ambitious ten-year roadmap designed to boost the production and processing of industrial hemp across the UK has won government backing.
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New research shows men and women of Roman Herculaneum had different diets

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 08/25/2021 - 06:50
Archaeologists examining the Herculaneum skeletal remains of the victims of Vesuvius say they have helped shed new light on the eating habits of ancient Romans - with food differentiated along gender lines and revealing women ate more animal products and locally grown fruit and vegetables while the men dined on more expensive fish.
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York graduate going for gold at Tokyo Paralympics

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 09:00
A University of York student is set to compete at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo as part of Team GB’s squad.
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Conflict amongst siblings increased during lockdown, new study shows

York University RSS News Feed - Sun, 08/22/2021 - 23:50
Conflict amongst siblings increased during the first UK lockdown according to a new study of children with special education needs and disabilities (SENDs).
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