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Putting soil health on the political agenda

Putting soil health on the political agenda

Folk tales are older than you think

Folk tales are older than you think

Monitoring methane leaks from decommissioned oil and gas wells

Monitoring methane leaks from decommissioned oil and gas wells

World's largest canyon?

World's largest canyon?

Three Durham productions selected for National Student Drama...

Three Durham productions selected for National Student Drama Festival 2016


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Skeletons found in Durham City UNESCO World Heritage Site are 17th-century Scottish soldiers from the Battle of Dunbar.


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What Islamic State speaking in an English accent tells us about the group's strategy

Dr Alan Greene, Law School lecturer, explains why the use of a British spokesperson in Islamic State videos is a deliberate, calculated choice.

(13 Jan 2016) » More about what Islamic State speaking in an English accent tells us about the group's strategy


Which Lazarus was David Bowie referring to in his mesmerising swan song?

Over the last few days, there have been many interpretations of David Bowie's song, Lazarus - Dr Peter Phillips, Research Fellow in Digital Theology - considers the options.

(13 Jan 2016) » More about which Lazarus was David Bowie referring to in his mesmerising swan song?


Breaking up is hard to do – especially when you have to fill out a government form

Professor of Law and Government, Thom Brooks, explains what happens if you break up with someone who is a non-European citizen.

(7 Jan 2016) » More about breaking up is hard to do – especially when you have to fill out a government form


Events

Durham Drama Festival 2016

Sunday 7 - Saturday 13 February 2016
Now in its 41st year, the annual Durham Drama Festival (DDF) is a showcase of the best new student theatre at Durham University. The festival is a week-long celebration of new writing, offering integrated performances, workshops and socials open to all who are passionate about theatre. DDF is a key event in the Durham student calendar, demonstrating the wealth of creative talent amongst the student body and encouraging participation in theatre in any and every capacity.

Virtual Evidence: Can a computer simulation provide proof?

Evidence on Trial Public Lecture
Dr Sarah Harris, University of Leeds discusses how computer models are now an integral tool for furthering understanding and driving new experiments within the physical and social sciences. She asks can a computer model ever provide scientific evidence that commands the same respect as experimental data? Can the “virtual” ever be considered “real”?

New Visions for Art

The Centre for Visual Arts and Culture (CVAC) is delighted to welcome Sarah Munro (Director of BALTIC, Gateshead) and Alistair Hudson (Director of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art) to Durham Castle to deliver this public lecture.

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

Postgraduate Open Evenings

Postgraduate open evenings

Join us at our Postgraduate Open Evening on Monday, the perfect way for you to discover the postgraduate study options available to you here at Durham University.