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.
The University of York will unveil a number of new teaching and leisure facilities over the next 18 months, including a new lecture building, sports hall, and laboratory space.
From revamps to relocations, we take you on a tour of campus and glimpse its new emerging architecture, which has the challenge of blending 1960s style with modern design.
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.
Tang Hall Big Local is a National Lottery funded and resident led plan in which a £1 million grant will be used to seed small-scale community projects over the next ten years.
The Embassy co-ordinates the activities of the UK government in Sweden, and works with the Swedish government and other institutions on international political and economic issues.
September marked the ten-year anniversary of YorNight, a contribution to the pan-national European Researchers’ Night. The event offered residents and visitors of York a glimpse of the cutting-edge […]
All the latest news from York and the University plus new venues, events and attractions that make York (and our campus) the place to be.
Last November we saw Britain’s first ‘Bio-Bus’, powered entirely by biomethane gas (produced from human and food waste), take to the streets between Bath and […]
Fuel is a critical element in the fight against global warming, especially as global energy consumption grows along with our ever-increasing population. This is where biofuels can help. Samarthia Thankappan from the Environment Department talks us through how ‘trashanol’ – household waste converted into fuel – can help us to prevent pollution, reduce demand for landfills and even avoid global food shortages.
Winter is over at last, which means campus is ready to come alive. Current Environmental Science student Ian Kilburn provides a round-up of the diverse wildlife we’re likely to see at this time of year.
For our own peace of mind, we asked Environmental Science student Ian Kilburn to delve deeper into the array of wildfowl quacking and squawking around our university’s two lakes.