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New image brings people face to face with Seventeenth Century Scottish soldier

Find out how a digital reconstruction has revealed the face of one of the Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers who was imprisoned and died in Durham following the Battle of Dunbar in 1650.


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Comment and opinion

Access to mobile phones won't magically fix youth unemployment in Africa

Professor Gina Porter from the Department of Anthropology discusses a study into young people in Africa using mobile phones to access or create employment.

(18 Dec 2017) » More about Access to mobile phones won't magically fix youth unemployment in Africa


What the Brexit deal means for EU citizens and their families

Professor of European Law, Eleanor Spaventa considers the grey areas of the deal agreed earlier this month. 

(15 Dec 2017) » More about what the Brexit deal means for EU citizens and their families


We could use old coal mines to decarbonise heat – here's how

miner's hands holding a lump of coal

Dr Charlotte Adams from Geography and Durham Energy Institute Executive Director Professor Jon Gluyas believe that the UK's abandoned deep mines could meet our future energy needs.

(28 Nov 2017) » More about we could use old coal mines to decarbonise heat – here's how


Events

Hell, Heaven and Hope. A journey through life and the afterlife...

The exhibition follows the course of Dante’s imaginary journey through Hell, Purgatory and Heaven.  The story is told through artworks, manuscripts, memorabilia and other objects on loan from Livio Ambrogio, the world’s greatest Dante private collector, and other collections.

Seussical the Musical!

Beat the post-Christmas blues - come and enjoy Durham University Light Opera Group's fun-packed show, with crazy costumes, fantastic dancing and a spectacular set!
You'll be transported into the Jungle of Nool and see your favourite Dr Seuss characters brought to life on stage. From kids to students to adults: there's something here for everyone!
DULOGs biggest show of the year is not one to miss!

Khyal: Music and Imagination

An exhibition exploring the relationship between Indian music and the visual imagination. Khyal is the name of a vocal musical genre from India. The name means “imagination”. This imagination can be heard in the intricate beauty of the musical patterns the singers create.

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.