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New technology helps to improve treatment for NHS patients with depression

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 23:30
A new web-based “feedback” technology which allows therapists to accurately monitor how patients with depression are coping has been found to reduce the probability of deterioration during psychological treatment by 74%, a new study has found.
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Researchers creating new ‘music dimension’ at Abbey Road Studios

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:42
Researchers at the University of York, working with the world-famous Abbey Road Studios, have completed a trial of new audio technologies that allow listeners of popular music to sample a virtual reality sound experience.
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York academic part of ‘dream team’ of scientists who explored remote African forest

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:02
A University of York academic was part of a ‘dream team’ of scientists who scaled a remote volcano in Africa to explore an undisturbed tropical rainforest.
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Scientists from York involved in national Clean Air Day

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 23:50
Scientists from the University of York have been involved in teaching children the importance of air quality as part of national Clean Air Day.
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Quantum step forward in protecting communications from hackers

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:13
Researchers at the University of York have shown that a new quantum-based procedure for distributing secure information along communication lines could be successful in preventing serious security breaches.
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Say Cheese! Why a toothy smile makes it easier for you to be identified

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 00:01
A fulsome smile in a photo makes it easier for people to identify the individual, say researchers at the University of York.
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Expert Reaction: Government urged to consider legalising cannabis

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:28
Former Conservative party leader, William Hague, has urged the government to reconsider legalising cannabis. Lecturer in Mental Health, Ian Hamilton, at the University of York, reacts to the news:
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Rewiring plant defence genes to reduce crop waste

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:42
A new study suggests plants could be genetically rewired to resist the devastating effects of disease, significantly reducing crop waste worldwide.
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Expert Reaction: Hosting the FIFA World Cup 2018

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:13
As England begin their FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia, Dr Alex Gillett and Dr Kevin Tennent from the University of York's Management School reflect on why so many nations are eager to host these sporting mega-events:
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Award for York start-up tackling street waste in developing nations

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:45
A University of York graduate has won a competition for his start-up business which targets plastic waste management in developing nations.
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How much should we spend on the NHS?

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:50
As the NHS approaches its 70th birthday, consensus is growing that it needs more money. But what is the ‘right’ amount to spend and what models of funding are best for a healthy and just society?
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Rising number of older and female cannabis users developing health problems

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 00:01
Researchers at the University of York have shown that there has been a 118% rise in those aged over 40 presenting to specialist drug treatment services citing cannabis as their primary health concern.
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Expert Reaction: World Cup 2026 to be held in Canada, US and Mexico

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:01
Dr Alex Gillett and Dr Kevin Tennent, from the University of York's Management School and co-authors of new book 'Foundations of Managing Sporting Events', comment on the announcement that the 2026 World Cup will be held in Canada, US, and Mexico:
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UK’s first quantum network launched

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:01
Researchers at the University of York have teamed up with colleagues at the University of Cambridge and Toshiba Research Europe Ltd to launch the UK’s first quantum network.
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Prescription drugs found in York's rivers

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:26
Scientists have detected 29 different pharmaceutical drugs in York’s two rivers – with some levels higher than previously observed across parts of Europe and Asia.
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York Director of Commercial Services named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

York University RSS News Feed - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 09:30
The work of a senior member of staff at the University of York has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
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York Director of Commercial Services named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

York University RSS News Feed - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 09:30
The work of a senior member of staff at the University of York has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
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Research reveals secret to whale shark hotspots

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:07
A study has uncovered the secret to why endangered whale sharks gather on mass at just a handful of locations around the world.
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Research reveals secret to whale shark hotspots

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 09:51
A study has uncovered the secret to why endangered whale sharks gather on mass at just a handful of locations around the world.
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You talking to me? Scientists try to unravel the mystery of ‘animal conversations’

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:50
African elephants like to rumble, naked mole rats trade soft chirps, while fireflies alternate flashes in courtship dialogues. Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of ‘animal conversations’.
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