Research into the specific health and wellbeing benefits of singing is actually still in its infancy…[but] evidence is growing of psychological and physical improvement effects, with an indication that group singing is particularly beneficial over other social and community activities
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 […]
“Every £1 invested in the University’s research generates £6 for the UK economy.”
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 […]
The late Peter Whelpton (Economics, 1969) had a vision to transform the lives of young people living with some of the most extreme hardships. He […]
Goodricke College is named after amateur astronomer John Goodricke (1764-1786), who is best known for presenting conclusive proof that the brightness of stars varies over a period of time in a cyclical nature.
Following the Department of Health initiative to expand the number of medical school places in England, Hull York Medical School has been awarded an additional 90 places.
Since 1968, the UK’s oldest independent radio station has been making waves all over campus, the city of York and beyond – and its 50th anniversary celebrations look set to do that all over again.
This summer a dramatic playhouse setting will be offered to visitors in the centre of York.
The characters, which are voiced by Masters and PhD students at the University’s Centre for Medieval Studies and Department of English and Related Literature, form part of the revamped JORVIK Viking Centre.
In 1967 York’s then Vice- Chancellor, Lord James, was still hugely weary of increased student participation.