Tag Archives: University of York

University of York research reveals food aid providers’ unintentional exclusion due to faith

YORK, 20-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Some faith groups are at risk of being unintentionally excluded from food aid provision, a study by the University of York has found. The research, conducted in Bradford, identified an extensive network of food aid providers … Read the full press release

University of York to lead new research project on how food manufacturing systems can be improved to reduce waste

The University of York is to lead a new research project examining how food manufacturing systems can be improved to reduce waste. YORK, 06-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The project, which received £800,000 funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research … Read the full press release

University of York to host a day of short talks on world-leading research next week

YORK, 06-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — York Talks is a day of free, 15 minute talks showcasing innovative research happening at York – from using maths to promote fertility and thinking of new methods to tackle food waste, to the biological life … Read the full press release

University of York psychologists: Obese body produces significantly lower body satisfaction for females than males

YORK, 13-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ‘Owning’ an obese body produces significantly lower body satisfaction for females than males, scientists have found. In the first study of its kind investigating healthy individuals and their brain activity when perceiving themselves as either slim … Read the full press release

The first Islamic Art Circle in the north of England to be held at University of York

YORK, 13-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of York will host the first Islamic Art Circle in the north of England – a series of talks exploring Islamic art and heritage. A collaboration between the University’s Islamic Society and the Department … Read the full press release

University of York report: NHS needs a “clear and transparent” funding system for mental health

YORK, 13-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The NHS needs a “clear and transparent” funding system for mental health after research revealed a substantial degree of variability in costs between hospital trusts. Mental health receives 13 per cent of the NHS’s budget, but … Read the full press release

University of York chemist Professor John Goodby awarded a prestigious Royal Medal of the Royal Society

YORK, 20-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of York chemist, whose research has made important contributions to the development of flat-screen displays for TVs, computers and mobile phones, has been awarded a prestigious Royal Medal of the Royal Society. Professor John … Read the full press release

Symposium at the University of York to debate the future of public finances

YORK, 20-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading figures from the world of international finance will attend a symposium being hosted at the University of York this week to debate the future of public finances around advanced economies. The 2016 York Fiscal Policy … Read the full press release

University of York psychologist Professor Celia Kitzinger with lifetime achievement award from the British Psychological Society (PBS)

YORK, 20-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of York academic has been awarded a lifetime achievement award from the British Psychological Society (PBS). The PBS praised Professor Celia Kitzinger for the depth and scope of her research over the past 35 … Read the full press release

University of York: Socio-economic inequality costs NHS in England £4.8 billion a year

Socio-economic inequality costs the NHS in England £4.8 billion a year, almost a fifth of the total NHS hospital budget, according to researchers at the University of York. YORK, 19-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The research team found that the more deprived … Read the full press release

University of York to launch £18 million Digital Creativity Labs

YORK, 04-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of York will launch the Digital Creativity Labs (DC Labs) next week – a major £18 million initiative for innovative research in the convergent area of digital and creative technologies. Based at the University’s … Read the full press release

University of York takes part in the first comprehensive study of how Zanzibar was formed

Researchers at the University of York have been part of the first comprehensive study of how Zanzibar was formed, charting the extinction of various animals from the island. YORK, 24-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In a collaborative project between environmental scientists and … Read the full press release

University of Twente’s HTSR, Luxembourg Institute of Health, University of York enter into EUR 1,7M personalized medicine research collaboration

Enschede, Netherlands, 21-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The HTSR research group of the research institute MIRA (University of Twente), the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and the University of York have just signed an international research collaboration investigating the clinical and economic … Read the full press release

University of York music graduate wins the National Centre for Early Music Young Composer of the Year Award 2015

A University of York music graduate has won the National Centre for Early Music (NCEM) Young Composer of the Year Award 2015, presented in partnership with BBC Radio 3 and the Dunedin Consort. YORK, 18-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — John Goldie-Scot, … Read the full press release

University of York PhD student won bronze medal for chemistry at the SET for Britain poster competition in Westminster

A University of York PhD student has won a bronze medal for chemistry at the SET for Britain poster competition in Westminster. YORK, 12-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Ryan Gorman, a final year chemistry PhD student, was awarded the medal for … Read the full press release

University of York to lead major project to improve teaching methods in Kenyan primary schools

Academics from the University of York will lead a major project looking into ways to improve teaching methods in Kenyan primary schools over the next two years. YORK, 10-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Funded by a joint grant from the Economic … Read the full press release

University of York research: Bacteria are as individual as people

YORK, 20-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Bacteria are as individual as people, according to new research by Professor Peter Young and his team in the Department of Biology at the University of York. Bacteria are essential to health, agriculture and the environment, … Read the full press release

University of York to host over 80 events in 20 venues on 26 September as part of the annual EU-funded European Researchers’ Night

Over 80 events in 20 venues will take place in York on 26 September as part of the annual EU-funded European Researchers’ Night. YORK, 22-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — ‘YorNight’ is part of a European initiative that will showcase research in … Read the full press release

University of York establishes new nuclear physics theory group to strengthen UK’s nuclear physics research capability

YORK, 22-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK’s nuclear physics research capability will be strengthened significantly with the establishment of a new nuclear physics theory group at the University of York. A special funding award from the Science and Technology Facilities … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: The percentage of households falling below society’s minimum standard of living increased from 14% to 33% over the last 30 years

The percentage of households falling below society’s minimum standard of living has increased from 14 per cent to 33 per cent over the last 30 years, despite the size of the economy doubling. This is one of the stark findings … Read the full press release

The UK’s first university crowdfunding platform YuStart provides route to success for York projects

The UK’s first bespoke university crowdfunding platform YuStart has brought funding success for three projects at the University of York. YORK, UK, 4-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The York Astrocampus development has raised more than £7,000, The 24 choir nearly £1,200, and a … Read the full press release

UK study: many Brits embark on medical tourism without understanding the risks involved

Birmingham, UK, 5-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — A team of researchers has found that British people travelling abroad for medical treatment are often unaware of the potential health and financial consequences they could face. The researchers say this can, in some cases, have … Read the full press release

University of York academic awarded Future Research Leader grant by UK’s ESRC to study EU welfare law

York, UK, 27-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A lecturer at the University of York has been awarded a Future Research Leader grant by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to study the obstacles faced by welfare claimants either moving to or … Read the full press release

University of York scientists in an international team of physicists demonstrated pear-shaped atomic nuclei

10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The researchers’ findings, which contribute to our understanding of nuclear structure and the underlying fundamental interactions, are presented in the journal Nature today. Most nuclei that exist naturally are not spherical, but are the shape of a rugby ball. … Read the full press release