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Durham University

Durham University Centre for Death and Life Studies

Resources and Research Opportunities

Amongst Durham's many resources in University, College, and Cathedral Libraries are:

The Archives of the Cremation Society of Great Britain

By kind permission of the British Cremation Society these archives are lodged in Durham University Library and are available for scholarly resaerch. They contain a wealth of information on cremation in Britian and the world.

Postgraduate Research

Durham is a major centre for research in many academic fields and opportunities exist for Master and Doctor degrees in issues related to death studies in many subject fields. Anyone wishing further information for postgraduate work by research thesis is welcome to contact