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Lumiere Durham 2017

If you enjoyed Lumiere 2017, here’s another chance to see some of the installations and find out more about Durham University’s involvement in the UK’s biggest light festival: www.durham.ac.uk/lumiere


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Comment and opinion

What works in education does not always chime with what Ministers want to hear

Professor Carole Torgerson from the School of Education and Professor Dominic Wyse from University College London explain why the curriculum policy for English teaching is at odds with current research.

(23 Nov 2017) » More about What works in education does not always chime with what Ministers want to hear


Nearly half of teenage smokers have bought illegal tobacco, so what are the dangers?

Dr Andrew Russell from the Department of Anthropology and the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing discusses new figures that show more than half of all teenage smokers in the north-east of England have bought illegal tobacco.

(22 Nov 2017) » More about Nearly half of teenage smokers have bought illegal tobacco, so what are the dangers?


Sexual harassment: it’s all part of growing up

Dr Fiona Vera-Gray from Durham Law School talks about sexual harassment being commonly disregarded as an inevitable part of life.

(9 Nov 2017) » More about Sexual harassment: it’s all part of growing up


Events

TDTC presents 'The Last Five Years'

The Last Five Years' is a song cycle which charts the lives of two New Yorkers, Cathy and Jamie, as they fall in and out of love over the course of a five-year relationship.
Written by Tony award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, the musical's innovative structure allows audiences to follow the couple's love story from their first meeting to marriage, and back again.

*Extra show added* Sunday 26 November, 5pm

Castle Theatre Company presents 'BU21'

CTC is proud to present our first show of the year: Stuard Slade's 'BU21'. BU21 follows six young people in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in the heart of London. By turns terrifying, inspiring, brutal, heartbreaking and hilarious, this is verbatim theatre from the very near future.

Walpole, Vampires, and the Undead

Venture into the origins of vampire novels in this lecture from our series on Horace Walpole and his Legacies. Join the conversation via #WalpoleLegacies

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

University Strategy 2017-2027

Durham University has launched a new ten-year Strategy which will ensure it continues to deliver world-class research, education and wider student experience.