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Bystanders key to tackling cyber-bullying epidemic

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:08
Researchers looking into how to reduce cyber-bullying among school-age children are calling for workshops encouraging young people to morally engage with the issue to be introduced in schools.
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University celebrates tutoring scheme with local school children

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:27
A GCSE tutoring scheme set up between University of York students and local school pupils is being celebrated at the University on 18 April.
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Scientists argue the case for large-scale marine protected areas

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:01
Large-scale marine protected areas (LSMPAs) are a vital component in the battle to protect the world’s oceans from exploitation, a group of international scientists argue today.
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Patients in most deprived areas wait 20% longer for common heart procedure

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 23:50
Researchers at the University of York have shown that waiting times for a common heart procedure are 20% longer for patients living in deprived areas of England compared to patients from more affluent neighbourhoods who attend the same hospital.
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The Star attraction: new book reveals detailed picture of Stone Age Britain

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:48
The archaeological team that found Britain’s earliest house have today announced that at least two more houses have been found at the site. These houses have now been radiocarbon dated to at least 8,900 BC, several centuries earlier than previously thought.
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Saturday Night’s Alright for Vikings

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 16:14
Three of our academics have a starring role in Channel 4’s ‘Britain’s Most Historic Towns’, on Saturday 14 April 2018.
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Saturday Night’s Alright for Vikings

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 16:14
Three of our academics have a starring role in Channel 4’s ‘Britain’s Most Historic Towns’, on Saturday 14 April 2018.
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Game set and match: Judy Murray comes to York

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 16:11
Former Scottish international tennis player and national coach, Judy Murray, is coming to the York Festival of Ideas to talk about her new book Knowing the Score: My Family and Our Tennis Story.
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Explore the universe in new podcast series

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:22
Researchers at the University of York’s Department of Physics have launched a new podcast series focusing on new discoveries in the cosmos and imminent breakthroughs.
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Research to raise a few eyebrows: Why expressive brows might have mattered in human evolution

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 15:01
Highly mobile eyebrows that can be used to express a wide range of subtle emotions may have played a crucial role in human survival, new research from the University of York suggests.
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£10M to take Yorkshire’s medical technologies expertise to the world

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 15:00
Solving the challenges which hamper Yorkshire’s medical technology experts when they attempt to bring innovative products to market is the focus of a new partnership which aims to make inventions more attractive to investors.
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Funding boost announced for the region’s bioeconomy

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 12:42
The University of York is to lead on a £5million project to develop the bioeconomy across Yorkshire, the Humber region and the Tees Valley.
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Festival of Ideas: Gender equality on agenda for leading human rights campaigner

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:25
Leading human rights campaigner and Shadow Attorney General, Shami Chakrabarti, will take part in the York Festival of Ideas 2018, discussing why women still need equality in the 21st century.
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Helping Yorkshire businesses grow

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:58
A funding scheme managed by the University of York has awarded grants totalling more than half a million pounds - resulting in the creation of 18 jobs.
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Prehistoric people resilient in the face of extreme climate events

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 14:55
Pioneering early people who lived at the end of the last ice age actually carried on with life as usual despite plummeting temperatures, a study at a world-famous archaeological site in North Yorkshire suggests.
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200 million years of marine diversity predicts uncertain future

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 00:01
Species that live in long-term close proximity to each other, such as the delicate marine ecosystems of the coral reefs, are the slowest to recover from damage, researchers have shown.
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Hull York Medical School to train 90 more doctors a year from 2019

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 23:59
The Hull York Medical School (HYMS) has been awarded an additional 90 places on its degree programmes as part of the Department of Health’s initiative to expand the number of medical school places in England.
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Expert Reaction: Safety of self-driving cars under question

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:00
A self-driving car hit and killed a woman on a road in Arizona this week. Professor John McDermid, from the University of York's Department of Computer Science, discusses the issues around the safety of autonomous systems:
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More people miss NHS appointments when clocks go forward

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:09
The numbers of missed hospital outpatient appointments increases following the clock change in the spring, researchers have shown.
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York academics contribute to new air pollution report

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 13:53
Evidence and recommendations from researchers at the University of York have been included in a new air pollution report released by the House of Commons.
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