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Undergraduate study in the Department of Physics. For more information visit: www.durham.ac.uk/physics


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Comment and opinion

Durham University is key to bright future

The importance of having one of the world’s top 100 universities is central to Durham’s position as a first-class business destination – and there are dynamic plans in place to accelerate the momentum of recent years.

(9 Jan 2017) » More about Durham University is key to bright future


Ethiopia's political ripple a big test for infrastructure-led Chinese approach

Visiting Research Fellow Niv Horesh from the School of Government and International Affairs explains how Ethiopia inspired by China became a developmental success story.

(9 Jan 2017) » More about Ethiopia's political ripple a big test for infrastructure-led Chinese approach


China's new Silk Road is all part of its grand strategy for global influence

Professor Anoush Ehteshami explains how China's "One Belt, One Road" project may strengthen its global influence. 

(6 Jan 2017) » More about China's new Silk Road is all part of its grand strategy for global influence


Events

On Arts and Artefacts

Ushaw Lecture Series and MLAC Lecture
Dr Carol Richardson (Edinburgh) will deliver this public lecture. Drinks Reception: 5.30pm; Lecture: 6pm–7.15pm

Medieval and Modern Exploration of Human Colour Perception

IAS Fellows' Public Lecture Professor Hannah Smithson, University of Oxford will consider if science today learn from thirteenth century literature?

Spamalot, presented by DULOG at the Gala Theatre

24-28 January 2017
DULOG presents their largest show of the year, Spamalot at the Gala Theatre 24-28 January. Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is a thoroughly silly retelling of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.

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

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Upcoming Web Chats

This online event is aimed at prospective undergraduate applicants to Durham University. It is a great opportunity to have your questions answered about the Durham University experience.

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Webchats will return in March 2017 - if you wish to be emailed when the webchats occur, please sign up here.