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Dr James Kelly discusses the Monks in Motion research project which has investigated the role and influence of English and Welsh Benedictine monks during their exile in Europe from 1553-1800.


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Comment and opinion

What is space? The 300-year-old philosophical battle that is still raging today

Dr Emily Thomas, from Philosophy, examines the way debate over the definition of space has unfurled and grown in the last 300 years.

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Why the US withdrawal from UNESCO is a step backwards for global cultural cooperation

Professor Robin Coningham, UNESCO Chair on Archaeological Ethics and Practice in Cultural Heritage, explains why this will result in few benefits.

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A step-change in tackling sexual violence

Owen Adams, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Colleges and Student Experience)

Owen Adams, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Colleges and Student Experience) and Chair of the Sexual Violence and Misconduct Group at Durham University, writes on a step-change in the higher education sector, and Durham's part in it.

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Events

Celebrate Science 2017

Tuesday 24 - Thursday 26 October
The free, family-friendly science festival returns this October half term.
Now in its 8th year, Celebrate Science will once again bring science to life, with amazing activities and exciting experiments showing younger children how science shapes their world.
Visit the Celebrate Science Webpages for details of all the exciting events and activities taking place!

Investigating the small finds from Durham’s River Wear – a...

As part of our Dig Deeper talks, underwater archaeologist Gary Bankhead will talk about investigating the small finds from Durham’s River Wear.

St John's College Annual Borderlands Lecture “What’s done...

This lecture will be given by the Hon. Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb DBE. Bobbie Cheema-Grubb was born in Derby in 1966 and brought up in Yorkshire. After state school followed by a law degree at King’s College, London, Dame Bobbie was called to the Bar in 1989.

From lectures, conferences and exhibitions, to concerts, plays and family activities, see our full programme of events on the What's On Guide.

University Strategy 2017-2027

Durham University has launched a new ten-year Strategy which will ensure it continues to deliver world-class research, education and wider student experience.