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Issue of children who sexually abuse other children is not something that can be ignored

Professor Simon Hackett explains why children who sexually abuse other children should not be treated like criminals.

(7 Mar 2017) » More about issue of children who sexually abuse other children is not something that can be ignored


People have been used as bargaining chips before - by Romania's Nicolae Ceausescu

As EU citizens' rights are debated by the UK government and the House of Lords, Dr James Koranyi, Lecturer in Modern European History, sees parallels in recent Romanian history.

(2 Mar 2017) » More about people have been used as bargaining chips before - by Romania's Nicolae Ceausescu


California's rain may shed light on new questions about what causes earthquakes

Gillian Foulger, Jon Gluyas, and Miles Wilson, of Durham Universityexplain how California's rain may shed light on new questions about what causes earthquakes.

(24 Feb 2017) » More about California's rain may shed light on new questions about what causes earthquakes


Events

Ustinov College Cafe Scientifique: Earth Hour - Stargazing & Light...

Earth Hour is an annual event where lights are turned off for an hour to raise awareness of climate change. This year, we have partnered with the Durham Astronomy Society to take a walk in the Durham Botanic Garden to do some stargazing and learn about the impact of light pollution on humans and the rest of nature.

Durham Theoretical roman Archaeology Conference 2017

Durham University is hosting the Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (TRAC) 2017, one of the biggest gathering of Roman archaeologists and classical scholars in the world. Interdisciplinary and international, Durham TRAC will be bringing together around 200 international academics to discuss all aspects of the Roman Empire (and beyond).

Canonical Forms: A mathematician's view of musical canons.

This public lecture will be delivered by by Noam Elkies. Noam is a professor in the Harvard mathematics department (where he became a full professor at age 26), and a graduate of Julliard.

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.

International Study Centre

The International Foundation Year offers you a pathway to the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree. Apply now via the International Study Centre.