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Special Projects

Your gifts have supported world-leading research, created inspiring environments and enabled students to reach their potential.

Sir Harry Evans Fund

The Sir Harry Evans Memorial Fund has established a prestigious Fellowship in investigative journalism.
Tina Brown CBE delivering a speech at the Sir Harry Evans Memorial Fund Launch Event

Dementia Research

A generous donation has allowed scientists at Durham to initiate the first UK trial of a game-changing treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.
A group of older people walking in the woods

Durham Residential Research Library

Donor funding has enabled many researchers to undertake fellowships at the Durham Residential Research Library (DRRL) to work with our impressive historic collections.
Palace Green Library