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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute


All of our events have now moved online, please follow the links on the events below to register.

If you would like to be added to our events mailing list, please email providing your name, role and organisation.

Wednesday 27 January 2021

DEI - CESI Webinar: CESI Case study on Integrated Zero-Carbon Hub

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Online, Dr Yiji Lu

In this joint DEI-CESI webinar, Dr Yiji Lu will discuss the CESI case study: Integrated Zero-Carbon Hub, introducing the project’s ambitious scope and current insights from the project.

Introduction to ├śrsted, the leading offshore wind developer, for students

3:45pm to 5:45pm, Online over Zoom, Benj Sykes & David Bould

This is an opportunity for students to meet and hear directly from Benj Sykes, Ørsted Vice President, UK Offshore and David Bould, lead Research and Development specialist at Ørsted about the Ørsted vision and future focus in Research and Development.

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Monday 8 February 2021

Infrastructure, Potential Energy, Revolution

3:00pm to 5:00pm, Online, Dominic Boyer, Rice University

Part of the 'Extractivism and Transition Research Online Dialogues': a seminar series co-organised by DEI Fellow Felix Ringel (Durham University) with Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Goethe University Frankfurt), and European Humanities University Vilnius.

Everyone is welcome to join the discussion – based on reading a text of the ‘speaker’, which will be sent to you in advance – to sign up email to

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Thursday 11 February 2021

International Women and Girls in Science Day, KS4/KS5 Panel Event

3:00pm to 4:00pm, Online over Zoom, Various

The Centre for Doctoral Training at Durham Energy Institute is celebrating International Women and Girls in Science Day on February 11th 2021. We are very keen to be part of this important conversation together with local secondary schools and sixth form centre pupils, who will be such a major part of the process.

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Monday 15 March 2021

Durham Heat Hub Innovation Sprint

9:00am to 5:00pm, Beamish Hall Hotel, Various

A FREE two day innovation sprint event to explore consumer led solutions to Heat decarbonisation challenges

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Thursday 15 April 2021

DEI & NEIMME Two Day Conference: The Transition to NET-ZERO in the North of England

9:00am to 5:30pm, Rosemary Cramp Lecture Theatre, Calman Learning Centre, Durham University, Various


Durham Energy Institute Joint Conference with North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers

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