There are 1.2 million chronically lonely older people in the UK and that half a million older people go at least five or six days a week without seeing or speaking to anyone at all.
In 1967 York’s then Vice- Chancellor, Lord James, was still hugely weary of increased student participation.
Research shows that students filling out module evaluations are much more likely to submit abusive comments to women. Much of this ill treatment seems to stem not from our academic arguments, but rather from our appearances and sexual characteristics.
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.
It’s now been nearly ten years since the University launched the Centre for Applied Human Rights Protective Fellowship Scheme for Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) at Risk.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
In a local cemetery on the Greek island of Lesbos, rows of hastily-dug graves contain human remains, barely covered with earth and marked only with broken stones on which is written a nationality, date of death and a number.
The 2014 Synod was itself haunted by the “no” vote against women bishops two years before. “It was an awful moment,” recalls the Very Reverend Vivienne Faull, Dean of York.
My trip involved travelling to four states over two months to visit arts based, mostly Shakespeare-focussed, juvenile and adult criminal rehabilitation programmes.
The University of York welcomes its sixth Chancellor, who was inaugurated last week (27th October). Professor Sir Malcolm Grant officially became Chancellor in a day of […]