Durham First Winter 2008
Notes from the Chancellor
By Bill Bryson
The Importance of Philanthropy
Vice-Chancellor Chris Higgins talks to Durham First about the future of funding in Higher Education, its implications and the challenges for Durham University.
The Media Room
All the latest news and developments from the University with some headline-grabbing research breakthroughs.
Durham's Energy to Succeed
Durham First takes a look at the University's involvement in energy conservation and education.
Alumnus John Steel QC speaks to Durham First about life at the Bar, flying, and his continued involvement with Durham University.
New appointments and an update on exciting future estate expansions at the University.
The Value of Ideas
The Institute of Advanced Study unveils its new book, Thinking About Almost Everything.
Alumna Gabi Mocatta describes the motivations behind her work and travels.
The Sporting Year in Review
A glance at one of the most memorable years in the University's sporting history.
Comment on Sport
Alumnus and BBC Presenter, Mark Pougatch, gives his views on the benefits of participating in sport at university.
Hockey Legend charges forward
The Durham University Hockey Club gains momentum under Senior Coach Gavin Featherstone, alumnus and former England hockey team captain.
Commitment to Culture
A look at how Durham University is contributing to the culture of the City and region.
Death and Life Studies
Professor Douglas Davies outlines his interesting research into woodland burials.
Women in Tuition
The who's who of Durham alumnae.
- The Durham Difference: The story of Durham University
- Treasurers of Durham University Library
- Durham Concerto
Take a look at the forthcoming alumni events.
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