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8th April 2021

Melting ice sheets caused sea levels to rise up to 18 metres

Research led by our geography department has found that previous ice loss events caused sea-levels to rise around 3.6 metres per century, offering vital clues as to what lies ahead should climate change continue.

4th April 2021

Sexually violent pornography regularly advertised to first time users

Sexually violent pornography is being regularly promoted to first-time visitors on the landing pages of the UK’s most popular pornography websites, finds the largest study of online pornographic content to date.

25th March 2021

Spanish cinema expert appointed honorary vice-consul

A Durham University professor, who is an expert in Spanish cinema and culture, has been appointed to the prestigious post of Honorary Vice-Consul.

National praise for our knowledge exchange

We’re proud to have performed strongly in the first ever national exercise that measures how we share our knowledge and expertise with businesses, charities and community organisations.

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Alumni Fee Scholarships

The Alumni Fee Scholarship 2021-22 is available to Durham graduates across all Durham postgraduate taught Masters, LLM, MBA and PGCE programmes.

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Environmental Sustainability

We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and improving the local environment, and our researchers are tackling some of the biggest issues facing our planet. 

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Impact Magazine Issue 9: A changing world

The ninth edition of IMPACT, Durham University Business School's thought-leadership magazine.

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15th April 2021

Ustinov College marks the centenary of its namesake

On 16 April 2021, Ustinov College is marking what would have been the 100th birthday of the late Sir Peter Ustinov, former Durham University Chancellor and namesake of Ustinov College.

14th April 2021

Unearthing England in your own time

From Hadrian’s Wall to urban Tyneside, our Archaeology Department have access to some of the best historical sites in the UK right on our doorstep. These last few months, they’ve been working incredibly hard to ensure that these remain accessible to all.

31st March 2021

New Master of Energy Systems Management

We’re pleased to announce we have launched a new Master of Energy Systems Management (MESM) programme today, starting in September 2021.

The one year full-time programme, will be taught by the Business School, and the Department of Engineering, in partnership with the Durham Energy Institute. We plan to introduce a part-time online and blended option for the following academic year.

From our student blogWhat YOU can do to be a more sustainable student

In this blog Ellie, University (Castle) College, fourth year studying for a Masters in International Law and Governance, offers some advice on what ethical purchasing options are available in Durham and what simple things you can do to make a difference.

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