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16th November 2020

Helping to understand hidden health issues

Our researchers are trying to get a better understanding of what it’s like to live with some of the most challenging and misunderstood health conditions.

9th November 2020

Using big data to fight Covid-19

Our particle physics and cosmology research students are using their knowledge of maths and big data in the fight against Covid-19.

4th November 2020

Easier way to create biodiesel developed

Our researchers have developed a new way to turn the rubbish we throw away into chemicals that can help make fuel, medicines, fertilisers and biodegradable packaging.

Vice-Chancellor's India Scholarships

We are excited to launch these brand new scholarships for entry in 2021. Scholarships will be available to students from India for courses in Engineering (undergraduate and taught postgraduate), Law (taught postgraduate) and Data Science (taught postgraduate).

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What's on

Keep up to date with our extensive programme of online events and activities. Connect with us from wherever you are in the world!

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Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Our Postgraduate Virtual Open Day on Wednesday 25 November is an excellent opportunity to find out more about all aspects of postgraduate study. Visitors will be able to speak to current staff and postgraduate students and find out about academic life and the wider student experience at Durham. Bookings are now open. 

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Your actions, Your university - help stop the spread of Coronavirus

Find out what you need to be doing to keep yourself and others safe and help stop the spread of the virus.

24th November 2020

Athletic students’ lockdown charity challenge

Durham students have come up with lots of inspiring ways to help others during the Covid-19 pandemic. Here’s a new one: walking, running, rowing, swimming or cycling all the way to Durham, USA!

23rd November 2020

Alumna recognised as a top entrepreneur

Congratulations to Khdeija Sidi Boubacar, who Poets and Quants have named in their Masters in Management Entrepreneurs of 2020 list. Published this week, the list is made up of 20 successful entrepreneurs from leading MSc Management programmes around the world.

6th November 2020

Exploring heroism in art

What comes to mind when you think of heroism? We’re looking for your inspiring artworks for our Student Art Prize 2020/21.

From our student blogHow scholarships are helping to close the representation gap

In this blog, Chemistry student Romer explains how he and many other students, from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities, are taking advantage of various initiatives to ensure everyone has the opportunity to reach their potential at Durham.

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