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14th October 2019

Stemettes inspire the next generation of women in tech

Anne-Marie Imafidon is Head Stemette and cofounder of Stemettes – an award-winning social enterprise inspiring the next generation of females into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

14th October 2019

Is social media a plague we can’t escape?

Dr Mariann Hardey, Associate Professor at Durham University Business School, is a social scientist and digital humanities scholar.
Her research interests have long been concerned with mediated relationships and digital communications while bringing a richer comprehension of opportunities around working in technology into the process of leadership with a focus on supporting gender equality in tech in particular.
10th October 2019

Is Planet 9 really a black hole?

Is there a black hole in our solar system?

University & City: Working together

We are proud of the positive contribution we make to Durham City, economically, culturally, socially and through our world-leading research.

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Sinking, Sealing, Swooning: In Conversation with Naomi Booth

We’re delighted to welcome Dr Naomi Booth as Assistant Professor in Creative Writing. Naomi is the author of Sealed, described as the ‘perfect modern horror novel’ and will be introducing herself at the Durham Book Festival. 

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Estates developments

Keep up to date with our major investments in new departmental space, teaching space, residential accommodation and student facilities. 

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TechUP first residential weekend

TechUP 2019 launched with its first residential weekend in July 2019. The six month programme gives 100 women from the North East and Midlands the opportunity to retrain in the digital sector. TechUP is led by Durham University in partnership with Edge Hill, Nottingham and York universities.


15th October 2019

Could our Student Employability Fund help kick-start your career?

Did you know that the University makes money available to help students develop their employability skills and access opportunities to progress in their career?

In its first year, our trail-blazing Student Employability Fund, from the Careers & Enterprise Centre, has helped students travel to job interviews and assessment centres, develop work experience, make connections and more.

11th October 2019

New for 2020: Introducing South College

Do you enjoy being part of something new? Would you like your ideas and creativity to shape Durham University for years to come? Then maybe you could be part of South College: our new 17th College, opening in 2020.

9th October 2019

Could you be a Lumiere maker?

Lumiere, the UK's largest light festival, returns to Durham in November. One way to get involved is as a volunteer Festival Maker. Leon Xiao, a Law student from Beijing, was a Festival Maker last time, in 2017, and has already signed up for this year. Here, he tells us about his experience.

From our student blogFrom failing maths to a PhD in Robotics

Bruna has completed a PhD in Computer Vision and Robotics at Durham but at school she struggled with maths. She is now an AI Student Ambassador and inspires the next generation showing that you can succeed even when there are bumps in the road.

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