Upcoming public lectures

The University organises free public lectures on a wide variety of topics and aimed at a general audience.  Some require tickets (available from the Communications Office) but most do not. Upcoming events are detailed below.

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Upcoming events

University of York - Upcoming events
POSTPONED - 'The wrong sort of hat': Looking for trans experience in early modern literature
Monday 24 February 2020: As part of our LGBT+ History Month programme, the LGBTI+ Matters Staff Network are delighted to welcome Dr Kit Heyam (they/them or he/him).

Has Brexit broken British politics?
Monday 24 February 2020: Professor Curtice will examine why Brexit has proven so difficult to resolve, the impact that it has had so far on the country's politics, and the legacy that it yet might leave.

Grief and neurological impairment
Tuesday 25 February 2020: Professor Jonathan Cole answers questions around grief

POSTPONED: Bridging the gap between art and nature: Beauty and aesthetic value in Ottoman Calligraphy
Tuesday 25 February 2020: The last in this term's events from York Islamic Art Circle.

Wonders on Wednesday 3 - The Natural World
Wednesday 26 February 2020: From early research into the natural sciences to Victorian collectors and illustrators the natural world has always gripped imagination. Come and see what treasures the Library and Archives hold.

Press releases

University of York - Latest news
Hate speech dominates social media platform when users want answers on terrorism
People often resort to using hate speech when searching about terrorism on a community social media platform, a study has found.

20 February 2020 11:12:55

Report highlights impact of poor indoor air quality on children’s health
There is growing evidence that respiratory problems among children may be exacerbated by indoor air pollution in homes, schools and nurseries, according to a report which involved a University of York academic.
18 February 2020 13:11:00

By royal appointment – Vice-Chancellor receives prestigious award on behalf of University at Buckingham Palace
The pioneering work of the University of York’s Structural Biology Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry has received royal recognition at a prestigious ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
18 February 2020 09:00:00

Almost £1 million of funding secured for bioeconomy research
A project using waste from pea processing to clean water is one of seven projects which have just received funding from the THYME project to boost the region’s bioeconomy
17 February 2020 00:01:00

Pioneering Scottish marine project paves the way for the revival of UK seabeds
Marine life has returned at dramatic levels to an area of water off the west coast of Scotland where fishing has been prohibited, a new study from the University of York shows.
13 February 2020 05:00:00