University of Durham

University of Durham  
Music - Jul 17
We're proud to be sponsoring Lumiere , the UK's largest light festival, when it returns to Durham in November 2019, and we're very excited to announce we'll be hosting an innovative installation at one of our Colleges.
Astronomy - Jul 17

Our physicists will help create a 3D map of galaxies to learn more about the universe's accelerating expansion.

Materials Science - Jul 5

A tiny bug is the inspiration for research that could one day provide clean water or help ships sail more efficiently. Springtails are miniscule creatures that measure about six millimetres in size and live in extremely wet conditions.

Social Sciences - Jul 3
Social Sciences

Women in Nepal are having a say in how to reduce the risk of disasters like fires and landslides.

Law - Jul 1

Imagine if you had a sexual image of yourself shared online without your consent. Sadly, this happens all too often and can be absolutely devastating for the victim. Not only can this form of sexual abuse shatter someone's life, but current laws are failing the victims.

Environment - Jun 27

Every single minute, a truck load of plastic ends up in our oceans, killing millions of animals every year.

Astronomy - Jul 8

Einstein's theory of General Relativity is world famous - but it might not be the only way to explain how gravity works and how galaxies form.

Environment - Jul 3

At Durham we're proud to be home to incredible women who are making a difference in the world. Their work is helping to tackle global issues such as disaster risk management, water sustainability and environmentally friendly engineering.

Health - Jul 2

Performances from a poet, a playwright and a musician were part of our annual research showcase for arts and humanities at Durham, a subject area ranked in the world top 30. Poetry, drama and music Kayo Chingonyi, who teaches on our creative writing MA, read the title poem in his collection Kumukanda , which translates as ‘initiation'.

History - Jun 28

The headstone has been installed at the grave of the 17th Century Scottish soldiers buried in Durham City, providing a permanent marker of their resting place. The remains of the soldiers were discovered in a mass grave during building work at the University's Palace Green Library in 2013.

Music - Jun 26

We're helping to bring the missing music of two great classical composers back to life. Sir Charles Villiers Stanford and Sir Hubert Parry were major figures of the British musical world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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