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Durham University


Durham University remains open and is responding to the Covid-19 virus with the health and wellbeing of our community and the communities of which we are part as our first priority.

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26th May 2020

Tune into our arts and humanities podcasts

We’ve launched a new five-part podcast series that shines a light on our world-class arts and humanities research.

22nd May 2020

Consumers post-Covid-19

Aarron Toal, from our Business School, explores what the future may hold for consumers after Covid-19.

12th May 2020

How will Covid-19 affect productivity in the UK?

Professor Richard Harris from our Business School uses the 2008-09 recession as a benchmark for assessing the possible impact of Covid-19 on productivity in the UK.

Responding to Covid-19

Find out how we are working to help our University community, local communities and the international effort to defeat Covid-19.

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Transformative teaching and learning

Keep up to date with the digital transformation taking place at Durham, which will make learning more accessible and inclusive.

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Continuing Professional Development

We provide professional training that challenges boundaries, is research-led, transformative and takes advantage of the latest digital technologies.

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Featured video

How dogs could join the fight against Covid-19

Professor Steve Lindsay from the Department of Biosciences explains the important role which trained sniffer dogs could play in identifying people with Covid-19. 

27th May 2020

Supporting postgraduate researchers’ mental health

In collaboration with the NINE, Northern Bridge and IAPETUS Doctoral Training Partnerships, we have launched online training materials to support postgraduate researchers experiencing mental health difficulties.

20th May 2020

Supporting our athletes during lockdown

With team sports postponed for the foreseeable future, we're working in new and innovative ways to make our wider student experience available online and support our athletes during lockdown. 

27th April 2020

Get Onstage: Online in new online theatre festival

Though the Covid-19 restrictions have forced us to cancel student theatre shows until further notice, we're excited to announce a new online theatre festival this June - and you could be part of it!

From our student blogMy Durham Journey

In this blog, Chloe, a final year Education and Psychology student from St Chad’s College, reflects on her time at Durham. Originally from South Tyneside, she started on our Supported Progression Programme in 2016 and has been a Durham Student Ambassador since she started her university journey.

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