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?
Led by research teams at the University of York and Goldsmiths, University of London, Precarious Trajectories gave a voice to refugees, through personal testimonies, forensic analysis and film.
We’ve all got life stories. Where we grew up, where we worked, our families and our hobbies. These details define us and tell people who we are. For people with dementia, that narrative ‘colour’ is often lost.
General practice, a cornerstone of UK primary care provision, has for many years been frequently referred to as ‘the jewel in the Crown’ of the NHS. But now primary care, and general practice in particular, are facing a crisis, with all the major political parties proffering solutions in their manifestos at the last election.
Over the past year it has been my great privilege to meet many of you face-to-face – both here and in far-flung corners of the […]
Every year, graduands plough through dozens of job applications in the hope that they’ll land a coveted graduate scheme. They fill out forms, write CVs […]
It’s only been six months since Malcolm Grant’s official inauguration as the sixth Chancellor of the University of York – but already he has a good sense of the trajectory York is on. Grant shares his first impressions and his outlook on the future of the University.
Research Champion Professor Kate Pickett outlines the challenges and opportunities facing researchers within the research theme of Justice and Equality at York. All around the world world […]
It is predicted that 10 million people will die from drug-resistant bacteria by 2050. This, alongside climate change and food shortages, makes anti-microbial resistance (AMR) one of the greatest threats facing humanity today.