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Video of the week

What’s intellectual property got to do with you?

A video by Durham University students who won a grant from the Intellectual Property Office to raise awareness of intellectual property issues amongst students, especially budding entrepreneurs.


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Comment and opinion

What a weaker pound means for the British economy

Dr Duncan Connors from Durham's Business School explains the impact of the fall in the pound on Britain's economy. 

(6 Jul 2016) » More about what a weaker pound means for the British economy


Why helium is vital for medicine

Professor Jon Gluyas from the Department of Earth Sciences explains why the recent discovery of a helium gas field is good news for medicine.

 

(1 Jul 2016) » More about why helium is vital for medicine


What's in a name?

What can a child’s ability to write their own name tell us about their academic achievements later on? Dr Lee Copping from the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring explains.

(26 May 2016) » More about what's in a name?


Events

Cuthbert: A not so benevolent saint

Wednesday 24 August 2016, 17:30 to 18:30, Alington House

Part of the Late Summer Lecture series organised by the Department of English Studies, this lecture is free and open to all.

Somme 1916: Talks Programme

Gary Sheffield - The Significance of the Battle of the Somme. A series of lunchtime and evening talks have been scheduled to coincide with Palace Green Library's summer exhibition, Somme 1916: From Durham to the Western Front. Speakers cover a broad range of First World War themes; some specifically focused on aspects of the Battle of the Somme.

The Minimalist Literary Aesthetic and Current Forms of...

Wednesday 31 August 2016, 17:30 - 18:30, Alington House

Part of the Late Summer Lectures series organised by the Department of English Studies, this lecture explores the genre of minimalism in literature. It is free to attend and open to all.

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

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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27th Sept, 16.00-17.30 BST
11th Oct, 16.00-17.30 BST