York Open Studios have issued their annual call for artists for the 2015 event and look forward to a wide coverage across many media.

They are particularly interested in finding artists in new and digital media to occupy a good space we have been offered.

They will provide a bursary to chosen artists to fund them to set up an exhibition.


A York St John University Professor has been recognised by a national magazine for his contribution to mentoring.

Bob Garvey, Professor of Business Education, won the Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions to Mentoring at the Coaching at Work Awards 2014.

The awards were part of the professional journal’s annual conference event which took place in London last month.


Tech leader founded in York opens new office, plans to double its R&D staff in the city.

Full article published at: http://www.pr.com


Over the last few months award winning Social Enterprise Inspired Youth, have been working with staff and patients to produce a short film exploring life at The Retreat and the difference our work makes to people’s lives.


How much do you know about York's Bid to Become a UNESCO City of Media Arts?

On 20th March 2014, York submitted a bid to be recognised by UNESCO as a City of Media Arts and to join the global Creative Cities Network.


Illuminating York is happy to announce that applications for Illuminating York 2014 Supporting Commissions are now open!

The theme of this year’s Festival is Leading Lights. Where Illuminating York 2014 will shine a light on some of York’s most amazing innovations, discoveries and achievements. From space to sweets and from medicine to music, from the bizarre to the beautiful.


We are pleased to announce that as of the 28th July 2014 Forsite Diagnostics is now trade as Abingdon Health.


Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) has been building a business in unmanned marine systems for defence and oil and gas customers since 2010. But it wasn't until it entered a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition run by the National Oceanography Centre and supported by the Technology Strategy Board that it found a way to move into the market for oceanographic research.

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