Oct 21, 2011

York filmmaker helps to expose modern day slavery

A University of York academic has played a key role in the production of a hard-hitting television series on modern day slavery now showing on Al Jazeera English.

Oct 20, 2011

Researchers trace evolution of diversity in Hawaiian Honeycreepers

An international team of scientists has determined the evolutionary family tree for one of the most strikingly diverse and endangered bird families in the world, the Hawaiian honeycreepers.

Oct 17, 2011

WUN expands its global reach into Hong Kong

The Worldwide Universities Network has been joined by one of the leading universities in Asia, with the signing of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) to the partnership.

Oct 16, 2011

Churning galaxy is a snake pit

A pit of writhing snakes – that’s what the first picture of turbulent gas in our Milky Way looks like. A recent collaboration between WUN partners, the University of Sydney and the University of Wisconsin-Madison used a CSIRO radio telescope in eastern Australia to make the groundbreaking image, published in Nature earlier this month.

Oct 13, 2011

International Biomaterials Workshop

The 2011 Workshop on ‘Biomaterials and Their Interactions with Biological and Model Membranes’ took place in Salou, Spain from 19-23 September 2011.

Oct 12, 2011

University of York signs agreement with Santander Universities

Santander Universities Global Division is to provide funding for scholarships and awards after signing a co-operation agreement with the University of York for a total of £198,000 over the next three years.

Oct 11, 2011

A fine balance in the Arctic

Fifteen members of AEVO from five WUN institutions attended a two-day workshop at the University of Leeds, 12-13 September 2011, to launch this novel project which tackles the crucial issue of climate impacts on Arctic communities.