Archaeological remains vulnerable to environmental changes
A team of York scientists have discovered that environmental changes can have heavily detrimental effects on important wetland sites around the world. Recent excavations at Star Carr, one of the most important archaeological sites in the UK relating to the Mesolithic period, have suggested that valuable archaeological evidence is at risk.
TARGeTED – Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance with Goal-orientated Thinking across the EPS (Engineering and Physical Sciences) Disciplines
TARGeTED community at the University of York is working to develop new interdisciplinary collaborations and innovative approaches to tackle the antimicrobial resistance (AMR). One of their recent studies has revealed that bacteria growing in communities of more than one species can develop traits such as antibiotic resistance.
IKnowFood: Integrating Knowledge for Food Systems Resilience
Funded through the Global Food Security – Food System Resilience Fund, IKnowFood is a new 3.3 million pound project led by researchers from the University of York. Starting in October 2016, this four year project seeks to improve productivity and sustainability across the food system to ensure resilient supply chains and influence food choices to relieve pressure on global food systems.
Financialisation, Economy, Society and Sustainable Development (FESSUD
The €8 million FESSUD project, led by Professor Malcolm Sawyer from Leeds University Business School, brings together expertise from 14 Leading universities to look afresh at how the financial system affects the world around us, asking what needs to be done to make the system work for society, the economy and the environment
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The CAPACITIE Project is exploring novel approaches for pollution monitoring of city environments. This project is developing new sensors for measuring key air and water pollutants in cities as well as new monitoring approaches including passive samplers, mobile ‘phones, wireless sensor networks and robots
Virtual Physiological Human: Sharing for Healthcare (VPH-SHARE)
VPH-SHARE focuses on a key diagnostic bottleneck: the interface between the wealth of medical research data infrastructures and clinical processes. VPH-Share provides an online infrastructure which allows users to share and access biomedical data, tools, workflows and computing resources
Men, Women and Care
One of the most significant legacies of the First World War in Europe was the unprecedented number of young men who returned from the war with life-altering disabilities. In Britain, these men received care from three sources, the State, charities, and their families.
8th April 2016
White Rose Brussels Office Seminar
Focusing on the strategic themes of Sustainability, Food Security and Health & Wellbeing the seminar gives you the opportunity to meet our academics and gain an insight into our world leading research.
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New White Rose Brussels Office, launch event and new PVC for International at Leeds
This week I received the keys to the premises of the new White Rose Brussels office. The office is situated on Rue du Luxembourg, very close to Trône metro station and five minutes walk from the European Parliament and European Commission buildings.
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