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Report co-authored by York academic helps develop WHO guidelines for COVID-19

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:28
The World Health Organisation’s (WHO’s) new ethical guidelines for research on COVID-19 have been developed using a report co-authored by an expert from the University of York.
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York academics call for COVID-19 help for poor children

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 15:32
Low-income families should receive extra financial support as part of the Government’s response to COVID-19, a new report by University of York researchers suggests.
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Local community involvement crucial to restoring tropical peatlands

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 10:33
Local community involvement is vital in efforts to raise water levels to help restore Indonesia’s tropical peatlands, a new study has found.
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University of York launches Emergency Student Support Fund

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 14:23
The University of York has launched an Emergency Student Support Fund in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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University of York launches Emergency Student Support Fund

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 14:23
The University of York has launched an Emergency Student Support Fund in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Pollution levels in UK cities drop as coronavirus impacts on daily life, new data reveals

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 13:00
Air pollution levels in some cities in the UK have dropped to levels lower than the average of the previous five years as the coronavirus pandemic disrupts travel and work, new research shows.
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Scientists play a direct role in the identification of priority forests for protection in Borneo

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 14:40
An international team of researchers, including academics from the University of York, are working to help identify priority forest areas for protection on Borneo.
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Chatty kids do better at school, new study shows

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 00:01
Young children go on to achieve more academic success when their verbal skills are enhanced, a new study suggests.
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University donates medical equipment and food to support NHS

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 10:30
The University of York has donated medical supplies and food to the NHS as part of the national effort to contain coronavirus.
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Protected areas critical to conserving marine life in international waters

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 03/17/2020 - 12:37
Marine protected areas (MPAs) are crucial to help manage many of the main threats facing life in the high seas, a new study suggests.
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Researchers expose vulnerabilities of password managers

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 03/16/2020 - 15:54
Some commercial password managers may be vulnerable to cyber-attack by fake apps, new research suggests.
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People fearful of taking part in vital clinical research

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 03/13/2020 - 16:09
Fear is a major factor behind people’s reluctance to take part in clinical research, such as trials to test new medicines and treatments, a global review has found.
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University of York partners with industry in PhD pilot

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 03/06/2020 - 12:25
Employees from regional and national industries could study for PhDs under a new £1m pilot scheme to be introduced at the University of York in the area of circular, sustainable manufacturing.
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Balancing bushmeat trade and conservation vital to ensure local livelihoods not threatened

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 03/05/2020 - 12:08
Local communities in the Congo rainforest have been working with researchers from the University of York in a bid to balance the bushmeat trade with conservation.
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Tropical forests’ carbon sink is already rapidly weakening

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 16:00
The ability of the world’s tropical forests to remove carbon from the atmosphere is decreasing, according to a study published in Nature.
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Scientists shed light on mystery of dark matter

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 03/03/2020 - 12:55
Scientists have identified a sub-atomic particle that could have formed the “dark matter” in the Universe during the Big Bang.
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Researchers find early evidence of horse milk consumption

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2020 - 16:00
Scientists have identified proteins from horse milk in the teeth of people who lived in the grasslands of Mongolia more than 3,000 years ago.
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Scientists discover rapid sea level rise along the Atlantic coast of North America 300 years ago

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 10:41
Sea levels along a stretch of the Atlantic coast of North America in the 18th Century were rising almost as fast as in the 20th Century, a new study has revealed.
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Use of the Mental Health Act to detain people in hospital has become an overused last resort

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 15:39
Detention under the Mental Health Act has become an overused last resort, according to a survey of mental health professionals.
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Hate speech dominates social media platform when users want answers on terrorism

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 11:12
People often resort to using hate speech when searching about terrorism on a community social media platform, a study has found.
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