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.”
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.
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.
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.
There is something peaceful about this time of year on campus. The stresses of exams are over, the halls are quiet of students and the queues at Costa have halved. Yet there is gentle hum as campus prepares itself for the July graduation ceremonies.
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.
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.
Distance learning is bringing York closer to home.
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.