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Reducing human-wildlife conflict in South Africa

See how research by the Department of Anthropology is working to reduce conflict between humans and wildlife in the Soutpansberg Mountains of South Africa.

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Space - the final business opportunity?

Famous red sports car and planet earth in background

Professor Martin Ward from the Department of Physics explains why the launch of the Heavy Falcon rocket has opened up new frontiers.

(13 Feb 2018) » More about Space the final business opportunity?

Votes for Women

Dr Henry Miller and Ciara Stewart from Durham's Petition, Parliament and People Project, explain how 17,000 petitions helped deliver votes for women. 

(6 Feb 2018) » More about votes for women

How we explored medieval theories of colour through glass

What is colour? Dr Giles Gasper from the Department of History, Dr Cate Watkinson (University of Sunderland) and Professor Tom McLeish (University of York) discuss how we explored medieval theories of colour through glass.

(5 Feb 2018) » More about how we explored medieval theories of colour through glass


Food and faith in Medieval Iberia: scientific archaeological...

Dr Michelle Alexander, University of York

The lecture will be followed by a free drinks reception in the Courtyard Cafe. Booking is essential.

Banipal Visiting Writer Fellowship Annual Lecture

‘From Ajdabiya to Rome: Geography and History in Fiction’ A talk by Libyan Woman Writer Najwa Binshatwan

Research Seminar: In the name of mastery: interpretation of the...

A seminar from Dr Linda Y Wang of the School of Education, Durham University. Everyone is welcome to attend and booking is not required.

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As a University, we are committed to freedom of expression within the law and we encourage free expression and debate amongst our staff, students and visitors. This reflects our core values as a university. More information on our commitment to freedom of expression.