The British empire no longer exists and the British government is instead managing a declining British presence worldwide. Alongside the devolution of powers within the UK, it’s unclear what the term British is now meant to describe.
These are just some of the stories beginning to emerge from fourteenth-century records held in the University of York’s archives. Joan of Leeds was fed […]
Surveys show that on average, women do over twice as much childcare as men. Strangely, men are still often labelled as ‘exceptional dads’ even for doing just 50% of the childcare – a fair share.
Smoking shisha is very popular, particularly among young people. And despite what many people believe, it is highly addictive. In fact, a drug commonly prescribed to help […]
Schools are often where children’s and adolescents’ mental health problems are identified. While there is ever growing demand for mental health support for pupils, such […]
Today, the University of York’s Department of Health Sciences, CHE, along with the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination and the fast-expanding Hull York Medical School, combine to form a powerful collaborative teaching and research asset for all those who work in the NHS or need its services.
To celebrate 10 years of HYMS graduates, we are shining a light on the women spearheading progress and innovation in areas as diverse as cancer diagnosis and treatment, mental health, diabetes and palliative care, to name just a few.
You are warmly welcomed to join us for the award-winning York Festival of Ideas from on now until 17 June. Our biggest festival to date and the perfect reason to come and visit York again this summer.
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 […]
The next MOOC starts on 22 May on the topic of ‘From crime to punishment’, discover why you should join us?
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.