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Skeletons found in mass graves are 17th Century Scottish soldiers

Skeletons found in mass graves are 17th Century Scottish soldiers

Professor Stuart Corbridge starts as Vice-Chancellor and Warden

Professor Stuart Corbridge starts as Vice-Chancellor and Warden

Fusion energy could be the future

Fusion energy could be the future

Is there life out there?

Is there life out there?

Understanding landslide risk in post-earthquake Nepal

Understanding landslide risk in post-earthquake Nepal


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Comment and opinion

Women-only train carriages are just another form of victim blaming

After Labour Party leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn suggested opening a consultation on women-only train carriages, Postgraduate Researcher Hannah Bows, in Durham University’s School of Applied Social Sciences, says the discussion about how to tackle sexual violence against women in public spaces is welcome.

(27 Aug 2015) » More about Women-only train carriages are just another form of victim blaming


The truth about politics and cartography: mapping claims to the Arctic seabed

Professor Philip Steinberg, Director of Durham University's Centre for Borders Research (IBRU), believes the map they made of Russia’s claim to the Arctic seabed is being incorrectly used to fuel “land grab” fears. 

(14 Aug 2015) » More about the truth about politics and cartography: mapping claims to the Arctic seabed


Events

Pilgrimage: Pathways to Enlightenment

22 May - 24 September
An exhibition created by students studying for the MA in Museum and Artefact Studies, showcasing artefacts related to pilgrimages from the heartlands and furthest reaches of Buddhism, Hinduism and Islam. The exhibition will be based around key pilgrimages from each religion and will focus on themes of pilgrimage travel (a key component of any spiritual journey).

'Nissan: 30 Years On' Exhibition

12 June - 18 October
Reflecting on the impact of three decades of Nissan in the lives of the people of the North East. This exhibition is a collaboration between photographer James Sebright and writer and audio artist Rachel Cochrane and uses photography, written word, audio and film to capture portraits of the people behind the machinery at the North East's largest employer.

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

Pre-application open days

Book your place to attend one of our September open days: Durham City and Queen's Campus.