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22nd February 2019

Gambling apps encourage futile betting

Low-value bets and video game-style play may make smartphone gambling apps seem like harmless fun. But could they be encouraging people to play even when it is no longer possible to win? 

15th February 2019

Medieval thinking meets modern research

Imagine being able to step back in time and see how a great mind of the past understood our world, or experience how food and drink tasted hundreds of years ago.

Well, research led by Durham University is allowing people to do just that. 

14th February 2019

New Vice-Provost (Research) appointed

We are pleased to announce that Professor Colin Bain has been appointed as Vice-Provost (Research).

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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We’re hiring!

For career-defining opportunities, including the chance to work alongside internationally renowned academics and scholars, check out our latest job vacancies. 

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Investing in teaching and learning

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

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Featured video

Women in Science

To celebrate the United Nations Women and Girls in Science day we asked some of our brilliant female scientists - Dr Noura Al Moubayed, Dr Zanna Clay, and Dr Jun Jie Wu - what inspires them & why we need more women to study science.

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8th February 2019

Try your hand at criminology and sociology during our Sociology in...

Sociology students are helping to organise and run a Sociology in Action Week.

16th January 2019

University pledges support for estranged students

We’re pleased to announce we’re now a signatory to the Stand Alone Pledge, affirming our dedication to students who lack family support by ensuring they have help to thrive as part of our community.

15th January 2019

Student singers take centre stage at Durham Vocal Festival

Students will play a central role in the Durham Vocal Festival 2019, which starts later this month.

From our Blog Placement Year

Accounting and Finance student, Zachary Uddoh, talks about his placement year at IBM, sharing some of his challenges and achievements. 

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