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Study sheds new light on behaviour called joint attention

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 13:04
Scientists have shed new light on a human behaviour called joint attention - the ability for two or more people to share attention about something in the world around us.
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More tolerant primates have a greater need to communicate vocally, new study shows

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 10:45
Primates who are more tolerant of each other use vocal communication more than their stricter counterparts, research from the University of York shows.
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Maths-based marine management project wins £1.5m funding

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 07/23/2021 - 21:48
An innovative research project which combines multidimensional mathematical models, marine ecology and consumer behaviour to redefine fishing catch limits has been awarded £1.5m funding.
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Study to investigate how air pollution in indoor spaces affects health

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 22:50
A major new research project led by the University of York will investigate how air pollutants in homes can adversely affect the health of the people living in them.
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Smokeless tobacco used more by pregnant women in South East Asia than non-pregnant women

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 07/21/2021 - 21:46
Pregnant women in South East Asia are more likely to use smokeless tobacco than non-pregnant women, despite the added risk of foetal harm during pregnancy.
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Teacher burnout causing exodus from the profession, study finds

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 07/21/2021 - 10:30
The risk of teacher attrition from burnout may be worse than it has ever been, according to a study involving the University of York.
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Oldest known song in the English language to be re-imagined by Zoom choir

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:30
No one can know for definite what the oldest known song, Cædmon’s Hymn, would have sounded like, but an online singing workshop led by a University of York academic is set to explore the possibilities.
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Pandemic had greater impact on younger age groups in deprived areas

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 07/19/2021 - 11:20
In the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, deprived areas in the UK suffered more excess deaths than affluent areas, with a disproportionate impact on their younger age groups, according to a new study from the universities of York and Manchester.
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York joins largest clinical trial to date that aims to develop and evaluate integrated care for long COVID

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 07/19/2021 - 09:45
A major new consortium involving the University of York has been awarded £6.8 million by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) to conduct the largest clinical study of long COVID over the next two years.
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Businesses urged to apply for funding for mentoring scheme

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 07/16/2021 - 08:54
Small businesses are being encouraged to apply for funding for a peer-to-peer networking programme that provides mentoring, coaching and advice from leading business leaders.
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York Sport recognised at national awards

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 07/15/2021 - 14:37
York Sport has been shortlisted for a national award at this year’s ukactive Awards.
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New director for £45m robotics research centre at York

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 07/12/2021 - 10:48
A director has been appointed to lead a major new £45m research centre at the University of York which aims to place York at the forefront of research into the safe operation of robotics and autonomous systems.
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Reporting of adverse effects in drug trials has only improved slightly in 17 years, new study shows.

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 07/09/2021 - 10:30
A new study suggests that better reporting of adverse effects in drug trials would help inform the public of any potential harms.
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Risks of severe illness in children from COVID-19 shown to be very low in largest study yet

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 07/08/2021 - 22:39
The risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19, is extremely low in children and teenagers, new research shows.
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York academics take part in Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 07/07/2021 - 22:30
Leading scientists from the University of York will share their research with a global audience as part of the Royal Society’s 2021 Summer Science digital showcase.
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Canine faeces reveal more about 17th century working sled dogs

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 07/06/2021 - 22:30
Proteins from frozen canine faeces have been successfully extracted for the first time to reveal more about the diets of Arctic sled dogs.
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Archaeologists to recover lost World War II US bomber crew in West Sussex field

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 11:30
University of York archaeologists are working with British and US military veterans to recover the remains of a World War II bomber crew.
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Students help shape city centre vision for York

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 06/28/2021 - 14:00
Students from the University of York are set to collaborate with local residents to help shape a new vision for the centre of York post-pandemic.
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Researchers develop a new test for recruiting passport officers

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 06/28/2021 - 13:56
Researchers have updated a face matching test, originally launched 10 years ago, that is used to select staff for professional roles involving face identification.
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York first city in the UK to sign up to Charter - putting people and planet at the heart of business

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 06/28/2021 - 13:29
York has become the first city in the UK to sign up to the Good Business Charter - in a pioneering initiative spearheaded by entrepreneur Julian Richer and backed by the University of York.
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