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As robotic and autonomous systems develop and become part of everyday life, York’s Festival of Ideas is exploring what we should and shouldn’t be worried about, and what AI might mean for our future health, employment and everyday life.
How would you describe an average teenager? Lucy Foulkes, a Lecturer of Psychology in Education at York, suggests that for most people, the following characteristics […]
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In Bosnia, nearly 100,000 people lost their lives in three years of bloodletting. But wars do come to an end – often with the help of a peace agreement.
Since his retirement, Warren has dedicated much of his time to researching the history. This work has culminated in his book, ‘Eric James and the Founding of the University of York’, published by the University’s Borthwick Institute for Archives.
The technology that forms the basis of these devices derives from unique biologically inspired evolutionary computer algorithms developed by co-founder and director Dr Stephen Smith and academics in the Department of Electronics over the past ten years.
A York History graduate, Chris came back to the city in September of last year to take up the Headmaster post at the independent boarding school.
These are just some of the findings of the Children’s Worlds study into child well-being, based on interviews with more than 50,000 children aged eight, ten and 12, in 15 countries.
Income inequality is strongly correlated with low social mobility, with lower average educational performance and with bigger gaps in educational attainment between rich and poor children.
A new study has shown that a standard hormone supplement, used to boost energy levels in prostate cancer patients following radiotherapy, could potentially increase the chances of the cancer returning.
Cultural diversity is thought to be the key to making us more positive about the way we look. But how?