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Opportunity in Engineering Department: MOL Professor in Maritime Energy Systems

We are hiring: MOL Professor in Maritime Energy Systems!
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Opportunity in Engineering Department: Operations Administrator

Join our vibrant community at the Department of Engineering as an Operations Administrator!
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The Department of Engineering has recently gained an Athena Swan Silver award

The Department of Engineering has recently gained an Athena Swan Silver award, recognising the success of our efforts to support gender equality and, in particular, women in their career development.
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Dr Shunmin Zhu was selected to attend the 73rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Dr Shunmin Zhu, who is a Marie Curie Fellow working at the Department of Engineering, will join a cohort of outstanding young scientists from around the world at the prestigious 73rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

Anna Weatherburn Wins Gold at STEM for Britain for Novel Wind Turbine Blade Material

The Department of Engineering is delighted to announce that Anna Weatherburn won first place/gold with her poster titled "Taking Inspiration from Nature: A Novel Material for Wind Turbine Blades" at the esteemed STEM for Britain Competition.
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New funding to expand access to renewable energy research

We’re part of a world-leading renewable energy research collaboration that has received almost £5.3million from the UK government to expand its work.
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Pioneering centre to energise UK’s offshore wind ambitions

We’re supporting the creation of a new research centre to advance cutting edge solutions to offshore wind challenges and drive the UK’s transition to Net Zero.
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Durham Engineer named in the prestigious Northern Power Women – Future List

Dr Beth Barnes from our top-rated Engineering department has recently been named in the 2024 Northern Power Women – Future List.
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Dr Stefan Szyniszewski's Innovative Metallic Foam is Presented at Newcastle's Life Science Centre

Dr Szyniszewski's groundbreaking work on metallic foam with ceramic inserts is staged at the 'Growing our Future' exhibition hosted by Newcastle's Life Science Centre.

Opportunity in Engineering Department: Industrial Liaison Senior Officer

The vacancy of Industrial Liaison Senior Officer is available in the Engineering Department.
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Professor Simon Mathias publishes new textbook with Springer entitled Hydraulics, Hydrology and Environmental Engineering

This textbook provides a comprehensive resource for students to learn about hydraulics, hydrology and environmental engineering. The book provides a wealth of theoretical and practical exercises to aid teachers in planning innovative learning experiences for their students in class and at home. The book also offers a rich environment for students and researchers to practice mathematics and learn about the art of deriving analytical solutions in an environmental engineering context.
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Durham research has a lasting global impact

We have launched a new Global Research Brochure where we shine a light on some of our incredible researchers who are making a difference in the world.
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