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Business School appoints new Dean

Business School appoints new Dean

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?


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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.

'Trading Places: the Salcombe Bronze Age Shipwreck'

A public lecture by Dr Ben Roberts of the Department of Archaeology, Durham University, hosted by the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland.

"The Durham World Heritage Site: Developing Our Next 6-Year Plan"

Durham World Heritage Site Lecture Series - 30th Anniversary Celebrations
Jane Gibson, the Durham's World Heritage Site co-ordinator, presents the first lecture in a new series to mark the 30th anniversary of the Durham World Heritage Site. In this fascinating lecture, Jane will discuss some of the challenges of managing the site and ask for feedback will help launch our public consultation, which will start off this spring.

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.