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9th September 2020

Royal visit for bio-detection dogs

The Duchess of Cornwall has visited the training centre where trials will take place to determine whether dogs can sniff out Covid-19 in people.

1st September 2020

Rationing might be recommended for future pandemics

New research at the Business School has found that rationing could be an effective measure for governments to introduce in future pandemics. This is alongside a number of recommendations revealed by a pioneering forecasting model.

28th August 2020

Understanding past warming can limit climate change effects

Evidence from Earth’s past warming events should be built into forecasts showing how today’s climate change could affect different species and ecosystems.

Vice-Chancellor's India Scholarships

We are excited to launch these brand new scholarships for entry in 2021. Scholarships will be available to students from India for courses in Engineering (undergraduate and taught postgraduate), Law (taught postgraduate) and Data Science (taught postgraduate).

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Transformative teaching and learning

Keep up to date with the digital transformation taking place at Durham, which will make learning more accessible and inclusive.

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Continuing Professional Development

We provide professional training that challenges boundaries, is research-led, transformative and takes advantage of the latest digital technologies.

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Featured video

Teaching and learning at Durham in 2020/21

Professor Nicola Whitton from the Durham Centre for Academic Development talks about the measures we’re taking to ensure the best possible teaching and learning experiences for our students this coming academic year. 

24th September 2020

Tribute to alumnus Harold Evans

"Our community is devastated to learn of the loss of alumnus Sir Harold Evans - a journalistic pioneer whose exceptional career spanned decades and whose legacy will influence generations to come. 

“Sir Harry is a deep loss to us all and will be remembered fondly here by so many of our staff, students, and alumni alike. Our thoughts and best wishes are with his family.” 

Professor Stuart Corbridge paid the above tribute to the late Sir Harold Evans this...

16th September 2020

Introducing our new College facilities

As the new academic year begins, we’re excited to introduce two new College facilities!

11th September 2020

Star authors at Durham Book Festival

Durham has a thriving cultural scene and, as part of this, we’re excited to announce the line-up for this year’s Durham Book Festival.

From our student blogWhat to bring as an International Student

We can’t wait to welcome our international students to Durham! In this blog, Marina who has recently graduated, thinks back to the essential things she needed when starting uni in the UK.

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