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Change to 'Remote Desktop Connection' app - Windows Computers

From 6pm on Thursday 25 April, you will no longer be able to save your password in the 'Remote Desktop Connection' app, and instead will have to re-enter it each time you connect to a machine. This is a Microsoft recommendation to improve our security when using University accounts. For any questions or concerns, please raise a call with the IT Service Desk.

(18 Apr 2019) » More about Change to 'Remote Desktop Connection' app - Windows Computers


Viator System – authorisation of travel on University business

Recently there has been a number of last-minute Viator applications submitted for travel to various areas, including high risk areas abroad. This is a polite reminder that Viator requests must be submitted at least three weeks in advance of travel although, in order to activate the travel cover should the trip need to be cancelled, a Viator request should be submitted as soon as travel is booked, if greater than three weeks from travel.

(18 Apr 2019) » More about Viator System – authorisation of travel on University business


P60s available now

Tax year-end processing is complete for 2018/2019. You can view or print your P60 for the 2018/2019 tax year in the People+ portal.

(17 Apr 2019) » More about P60s available now


Reminder - new guidelines and process for Dialogue Signposts

The purpose of Signposts is to provide an ‘at-a-glance’ update on important operational news and to direct readers to information about upcoming activities and events. However, over time, and due to its popularity, the email has grown in length. Following feedback from our readers, and to help make our weekly email easier to read, we have published new guidance on submitting content for Dialogue Signposts. If you submit content for Signposts, please take the time to read this guidance. Please contact dialogue@durham.ac.uk if you have any queries.

(22 Mar 2019)


Launch of Enterprise Education Fund

Academics can apply for up to £15,000 to develop and deliver enterprise education on a curricular or co-curricular basis. The funding can be used flexibly, but must lead to the development of students’ enterprising competencies and their ability to think innovatively around their subject area. For more information, please click here

(18 Apr 2019) » More about Launch of Enterprise Education Fund


GCRF - Drop-in Surgery Sessions

Our Research Development team will be holding drop-in surgery sessions where interested researchers can discuss potential proposals to the current Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Collective Programme calls, or ask questions and receive advice about the calls on a one-to-one basis.

(17 Apr 2019) » More about GCRF - Drop-in Surgery Sessions


Staff Volunteering Survey

The Staff Volunteering team are conducting a survey of all of our registered staff volunteers to understand more about why you volunteer, what is important to you and the impacts of your volunteering. 

(17 Apr 2019) » More about Staff Volunteering Survey


Talk by Karen Kelsky, author of the 'The Professor is In'

We are delighted to be welcoming Karen Kelsky, author of the highly regarded ‘The Professor is In’. Karen will be visiting Durham on Monday 13 May to deliver two sessions addressing the academic job market and preparing for a non-academic career.

(17 Apr 2019) » More about Talk by Karen Kelsky, author of the 'The Professor is In'


Would you know what to do?

At any time, somebody you know, work with, teach, or care about could disclose to you that they have been the victim of sexual harassment or abuse. 

(17 Apr 2019) » More about Would you know what to do?


Community Newsletter out now

The latest edition of our Community Newsletter is out now, full of news and information about our community-focused work. Read it now. If you have an item you'd like included in the Newsletter, please email dialogue@durham.ac.uk. You can sign up to receive the Newsletter here.

(12 Apr 2019)


Don't miss

This week’s ‘Don’t miss’ events include: 

  • Colpitts Poetry, Durham's longest-running poetry night, is back with two local award-winning writers, SJ Litherland and Diane Cockburn on Friday, 12 April from 7.30pm at Alington House. 
  • The North's Premier Book Sale talks place in the Pemberton Rooms, Palace Green, between Saturday, 13 April and Monday, 22 April, in aid of Durham Palestine Educational Trust. 
  • Durham Cathedral Choir and the Avison Ensemble will perform Bach’s stunning St John Passion on Palm Sunday (14 April) at Durham Cathedral, between 7pm-9.30pm. 

Please see links below for more events.

(12 Apr 2019)


Review of the Encore Lecture Capture Service

The Durham Centre for Academic Development (DCAD), in collaboration with the Students' Union, is conducting a staff and student review of our lecture capture service, Encore. The review will help identify the effectiveness of Encore during its first year at Durham and also highlight areas for development and improvement going forward. If there's anything you'd like to share about your use of the Encore service, you can do so using the following Encore feedback form. The form will be open for responses until Friday, 26 April.

(12 Apr 2019) » More about Review of the Encore Lecture Capture Service


Safeguarding from Radicalisation (Prevent Duty) workshop

A number of places remain available on the ‘Safeguarding from Radicalisation’ workshop on Tuesday, 30 April. Visit the Training Course Booking system to book your place now. For more information contact michelle.taylor@durham.ac.uk or call 0191 3346494. This training is also available via an e-learning course on DUO.

(12 Apr 2019) » More about Safeguarding from Radicalisation (Prevent Duty) workshop


Would you know what to do?

At any time, somebody you know, work with, teach, or care about could disclose to you that they have been the victim of sexual harassment or abuse. If they do, then how you respond in the moment that follows matters a great deal. We run free training courses to help students and staff to understand how best to respond if someone discloses to them. For dates and times, please visit our webpage.

(12 Apr 2019)


Call for abstracts: Consent - Histories, Representations, and Frameworks for the Future

Consent affects people of all genders, sexual orientations, and nationalities. Responding to recent campaigns such as #MeToo and #TimesUp, as well as the work of the 1752 Group, this timely two-day conference in August will bring together researchers working on consent from a range of different historical, geographical, and disciplinary perspectives. Send individual 250-word abstracts, or three-person panel applications, with short biographies, to consentdurham@gmail.com by Friday, 17 May. We anticipate publishing conference proceedings after the event. For more information visit our website.

(11 Apr 2019) » More about Call for abstracts: Consent - Histories, Representations, and Frameworks for the Future


Aviva workplace pension scheme

The contributions to all workplace pension schemes are set to increase in April 2019 and members of the Aviva scheme will see the effect of this in their April salary.

(5 Apr 2019) » More about Aviva workplace pension scheme


Call for applications: Social Science researchers

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Business Boost offers funding for engagement activities between Social Science researchers and businesses to encourage collaboration and strengthen potential relationships with industry. For more information visit the website or contact charlotte.kerr@durham.ac.uk. The deadline for applications is Friday, 26 April, 5pm.

(5 Apr 2019)


Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) visit

The EPSRC's Jan Taylor, Senior Portfolio Manager for University and Business Engagement, and Isabella Panovic, Portfolio Manager from the University Engagement Team, are visiting Durham on Wednesday 1 May. They will be delivering two open sessions for the academic community in Lecture Theatre E101 in the Department of Engineering. To reserve your place please complete the online booking form by Wednesday 24 April. For more information, contact research.development@durham.ac.uk.

(5 Apr 2019) » More about Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) visit


European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Intensive Industrial Innovation Programme

The ERDF Intensive Industrial Innovation Programme is looking to partner with SMEs in the North East and Tees Valley smart specialisation sectors. Do you know any SMEs that could benefit from access to university academic expertise while having a dedicated PhD student on an agreed research project? For more information visit the website or contact iiip.ne@durham.ac.uk. Closing date for completed SME application forms is 12 noon, Tuesday, 30 April.

(5 Apr 2019) » More about European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Intensive Industrial Innovation Programme


Joint Programme Development Travel Grants 18/19

A reminder that Joint Programme Development Travel Grants are open for applications. Travel grants of up to £2000 are directed toward the development of joint programmes that contribute to the diversity of the Durham student body, increase international profile and/or builds upon existing links with strategic partners. Applications will close on Monday, 6 May. See website for details.

(5 Apr 2019) » More about Joint Programme Development Travel Grants 18/19


Paid undergraduate summer placements in Environmental Sciences

IAPETUS is pleased to offer a Research Experience Placement scheme giving undergraduate students studying quantitative disciplines outside of NERC's scientific remit (e.g. mathematics, statistics, computing, engineering, physics) the opportunity to take up a summer placement on an environmental sciences project. See the website for more information.

(5 Apr 2019)


St John's College Assistant Senior Tutor (fixed term)

We are now inviting applications for the full time, fixed term (6 months) post of Assistant Senior Tutor August 2019 – January 2020, to provide cover for the Senior Tutor’s Office during a time of secondment and parental leave. The role will have particular responsibilities around student support and development, College life and events organisation, and communications and recruitment. The deadline for applications is Sunday, 12 May 2019. For full details, visit our vacancies web page.

(5 Apr 2019)


USS pension scheme - increase in contributions

Further to the recent letter issued by USS, you are reminded that contribution rates are changing and you will see the effect of this in your April salary.

(5 Apr 2019) » More about USS pension scheme - increase in contributions


Call for abstracts: Reviving Instrumentalism in Philosophy of Science Conference

The Department of Philosophy, supported by The British Society for Philosophy of Science (BSPS) and the Knowledge for Use (K4U) project, is organising a two-day conference entitled “Reviving Instrumentalism in Philosophy of Science”. It will take place on Monday 15 July - Tuesday 16 July. Please submit an abstract of no more than 500 words by Sunday, 12 May. All submissions should be sent to omar.el-mawas@durham.ac.uk with subject heading “Instrumentalism Conference Speaker”.

(29 Mar 2019) » More about Call for abstracts: Reviving Instrumentalism in Philosophy of Science Conference


Call for papers: 3 Rivers Regional Learning & Teaching Conference 2019

We’re delighted to announce that the call for papers for the 3 Rivers Regional Learning and Teaching Conference, on Tuesday, 10 September, is now open. Our theme is ‘Embedding Student and Staff Well-Being in the Curriculum’. Further details on the conference, including the keynote, registration and submitting a presentation proposal are available via the conference website. The call for papers deadline is Friday, 31 May, 1pm. For more information, contact acad.dev@durham.ac.uk.

(29 Mar 2019) » More about Call for papers: 3 Rivers Regional Learning & Teaching Conference 2019


'Early bird' registration discount for Summer Intensive language courses

The Centre for Foreign Language Study is offering a £25 discount on Intensive language courses to those registering by Tuesday, 30 April. Intensive courses run during the day from Monday, 10 June - Friday, 21 June. Nine-week evening courses are also available as part of the summer programme. All courses are open to Durham University staff, students and members of the public (for a fee). For course listings and further details, please see the website.

(28 Mar 2019)


Appointment of Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Colleges and Student Experience)

We're pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy Cook OBE as our new Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Colleges and Student Experience) with effect from September 2019. Find out more.

(28 Mar 2019)


Careers in Research Online Survey 2019

All contracted research staff are invited to complete this survey. This survey is vitally important to allow us to enhance the support we provide for our research staff, who are key members of the academic community at Durham. The survey closes on Thursday, 30 May.

(28 Mar 2019) » More about Careers in Research Online Survey 2019


Gender Pay Gap Report

We have published our Gender Pay Gap data for the year to 31 March 2018 online. The background to this data, analysis of the figures, details of our approach to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and a series of Frequently Asked Questions, can be found here.

(28 Mar 2019)


Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) 2020/21 Fellowship Scheme

The IAS Fellowship Scheme 2020/21 opens for recruitment on Monday, 1 April. IAS Fellowships are available for a 3-month period usually between October 2020 and March 2021. The deadline for applications is Friday, 7 June. For more information, please see the website.

(28 Mar 2019) » More about Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) 2020/21 Fellowship Scheme


Race Equality Charter

To build on our ongoing work on race equality, Durham University has signed up to the Race Equality Charter (REC). The Charter aims to improve the representation, progression and success of minority ethnic staff and students within higher education. It provides a framework that will guide the University in identifying and evaluating institutional and cultural barriers that stand in the way of BAME staff and students. More information about REC can be found here.

(28 Mar 2019) » More about Race Equality Charter


Call for applications: Joint Uppsala-Durham Seedcorn Fund

Building on their collaborations through the Matariki Network of Universities, Durham and Uppsala Universities wish to strengthen their bilateral ties and have developed a joint seedcorn fund to source and support joint research. Through a competitive process, Durham and Uppsala Universities will jointly advertise, select and fund research projects to the value of €10,000- €25,000. Completed applications should be submitted to international.partnerships@durham.ac.uk by Monday, 20 May, 12 noon (UK time). For more information, please contact Emma Moore (international.partnerships@durham.ac.uk) or Oskar Pettersson (oskar.Pettersson@uadm.uu.se).

(22 Mar 2019) » More about Call for applications: Joint Uppsala-Durham Seedcorn Fund


Easter vacation in the Library

Easter vacation starts on Saturday, 23 March. Please visit our website to check vacation opening hours and for more information.

(22 Mar 2019) » More about Easter vacation in the Library


Chancellor's Medal Recipient 2019

Congratulations to Professor Robert Layton, Department of Anthropology, who is the 2019 recipient of the Chancellor's Medal. Professor Layton will receive his award at the Celebrating Excellence dinner on Monday, 29 April. 

(15 Mar 2019)


Postgraduate Research Experience Survey

The Postgraduate Research Experience Survey opens on Monday, 11 March. Please encourage research postgraduates to give their feedback. They can follow a unique link to the survey, sent to their Durham University email address. The survey closes on Friday, 17 May. For more information, contact Andy Burn in CLAS: andrew.burn@durham.ac.uk.

(8 Mar 2019) » More about Postgraduate Research Experience Survey


Periodic Review: Green Paper Consultation

Colleagues are invited to respond to the Senate Periodic Review Working Group's Green Paper. The Paper sets out high level recommendations for the future of the Periodic Review process. The Green Paper and consultation are available online. Your responses will inform the Working Group's White Paper to May 2019 Senate. If you have any queries, please email either g.d.love@durham.ac.uk or john.marsh@durham.ac.uk.

(22 Feb 2019) » More about Periodic Review: Green Paper Consultation


Call for Applications: International Engagement Grants

Our Global Strategy reinforces our support for international partnerships that enhance our competitiveness and reputation for research. Our International Office has now launched two travel grant funding calls. Grants will be up to £2,000 each (larger grants may be awarded in exceptional circumstances). The application cycle will be open until Thursday, 6 June. The total fund available for each call is £30,000. Applications will be considered at the time of submission and award decisions made on a case-by-case basis. Once the total fund has been awarded, applications will close. Please find full guidance notes for both calls here.

(20 Feb 2019) » More about Call for Applications: International Engagement Grants


New Song - Biblical Hebrew Poetry as Jewish and Christian Scripture for the 21st Century

This conference will be held on Monday, 24 June and Tuesday, 25 June at Ushaw College, Durham. It will bring together leading scholars from around the world to explore the significance of the poetic medium in the ongoing interpretive engagement with Biblical Hebrew poetry as Scripture in today's world. The aim of the conference is to move beyond reconstructive historical work to constructive theological work. Register now.

(20 Feb 2019)


Hundreds of children enjoy Durham University holiday camps

Over 200 children aged four to 16 enjoyed our recent Team Durham Easter Holiday Camps, run by students and volunteers. Details of the ever-popular Summer Holiday Camps will be announced shortly. For further details, please click here

(16 Apr 2018)


Divestment from Companies Involved in Fossil Fuel Extraction

The University is to divest from companies involved in fossil fuel extraction, and has committed to becoming a major international partner in the development of green energy. This decision follows a Commission on Divestment from Companies Involved in Fossil Fuel Extraction, which was established following a proposal from Durham Students’ Union, which included staff and student members, and which undertook consultation on the issue with staff, students and alumni. For more information, please click here.

(14 Mar 2018)


View progress on the Centre for Teaching and Learning

Two cameras have been installed looking over the Centre for Teaching and Learning construction site at Lower Mountjoy. The feed from these cameras can be viewed on the project webpage, here. The cameras update every 10 minutes. 

(9 Mar 2018)


University Strategy, 2017-2027 toolkit

Colleagues preparing internal documents and presentations regarding the University Strategy, 2017-2027 are reminded that a number of resources can be downloaded from the Strategy toolkit web page. These include a summary presentation, template presentation and branding items. These resources should be used for internal documents and presentations only. All externally-facing documents must be produced by a design partner on the Communications Framework. If you have any questions or would like any help in using these resources, please email university.strategy@durham.ac.uk or call on x46075.

(19 Feb 2018)


Durham wins 'Best Student Community' Award.

Durham University has been awarded 'Best Student Community' in this year's National Student Housing Survey, highlighting the positive impact of the collegiate system and Durham's wider student experience offer. The survey is based exclusively on direct feedback from over 34,000 students across 200 universities and colleges across the UK. Read more about the award here

(8 Sep 2017)


University Strategy feedback

Our University Strategy 2017-2027 is a living document and we continue to welcome constructive engagement in its delivery. If you have comments or suggestions, you can make them here or email university.strategy@durham.ac.uk.

(6 Jul 2017)


Internationalisation Strategy now online

Our new Strategy 2017-2027 includes proposals to significantly internationalise the University. We will internationalise our student body, open an International Study Centre at Queen’s Campus and partner with peer institutions around the world. Find out more here.

(28 Jun 2017)


Education Strategy online now

We want to deliver world-class education that is challenging, enabling, research-led and transformative. Our University Strategy 2017-2027 includes ambitious proposals including for a new Centre for Teaching and Learning, an Education Laboratory and a new Fair Access Strategy. Find out more at www.durham.ac.uk/strategy2027/education

(13 Jun 2017)


Research and Engagement Strategy now online

As a University, we prize academic independence and curiosity driven research. Our University Strategy 2017-2027 includes ambitious proposals to deliver research that is world-leading and world-changing across the whole University. These include building critical mass across the University and investing £2.8 million annually in our new Chancellor’s Scholarships for postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers. Find out more at www.durham.ac.uk/strategy2027/research

(8 Jun 2017)


People Strategy now online

As a University, our people are our biggest asset. Read how our University Strategy 2017-2027 will ensure we offer the best careers and recruit the best staff from around the world at: www.durham.ac.uk/strategy2027/people

(1 Jun 2017)


Staff 'sleep out' to fight poverty

Several colleagues recently spent a night sleeping out in Durham Cathedral to raise money to fight homelessness and poverty, as part of the CEO Sleepout. They raised more than £1,000, and the event raised nearly £25,000 in total. Well done to all who took part.

(18 May 2017)


Whole Earth Photo & Poetry Competition

The Durham Whole Earth Photo & Poetry Competition takes inspiration from the Whole Earth? exhibition. It invites students and staff to consider how we as individuals and as a University can make society more sustainable, and convey this through photography and/or poetry. The competition forms part of the lead up to the Whole Earth Eco-Festival & Exhibition taking place 3-10 June at St John's College, Palace Green and Durham University Business School.

(17 Apr 2019) » More about Whole Earth Photo & Poetry Competition


Don't miss

This week’s ‘Don’t miss’ events include: 

  • Colpitts Poetry, Durham's longest-running poetry night, is back with two local award-winning writers, SJ Litherland and Diane Cockburn on Friday, 12 April from 7.30pm at Alington House. 
  • The North's Premier Book Sale talks place in the Pemberton Rooms, Palace Green, between Saturday, 13 April and Monday, 22 April, in aid of Durham Palestine Educational Trust. 
  • Durham Cathedral Choir and the Avison Ensemble will perform Bach’s stunning St John Passion on Palm Sunday (14 April) at Durham Cathedral, between 7pm-9.30pm. 

Please see links below for more events.

(12 Apr 2019)


Special tours of the Botanic Garden

Take this rare opportunity for a special free tour with Mike Hughes, Head Gardener, at 2pm on Monday, 22 April (Easter Monday). Discover the secrets and history behind the garden and see some of the special plants in the collection. It’s an informal tour and will last about an hour. Places are limited so booking is essential.

(28 Mar 2019)


A night of German 'Kultur'

Durham County Council’s link of friendship with the German town of Tübingen is 50 years old this year. There will be a programme of activities throughout the year to celebrate the twinning but the main event will take place in Millennium Place, Durham on Thursday, 13 June. Highlights will include live music, film, poetry, storytelling, food and drink. Please visit the County Council webpage for more information.

(22 Mar 2019)


Music Chills Experiment

The Department of Music is running a 45 minute experiment on musical chills, goosebumps and shivers. It will involve listening to two pieces of music, and watching two short films accompanied by music. Volunteers will receive £5 for taking part. Sign up now or contactscott.c.bannister@durham.ac.uk.

(22 Mar 2019)


The North's Biggest Book Fair

Bigger and better than ever, the Durham Palestine Educational Trust’s (DPET) Easter Book Fair runs from Saturday, 13 April to Monday, 22 April in the Pemberton Rooms on Palace Green. It will be open 10am-4pm daily. Admission is free and accompanied children are welcome. There will be good disabled access.

(22 Mar 2019) » More about The North's Biggest Book Fair


Registration now open for summer language courses

The Centre for Foreign Language study’s programme of summer courses is now open for registration. Courses are available as 9 week evening classes, as well as in an intensive format delivered over 9 working days. All are open to Durham University staff, students and members of the public (for a fee). An ‘early bird’ discount is available when registering for an intensive course by midnight Tuesday, 30 April. Please see the website for full details.

(1 Mar 2019)


Christian staff prayer group

A number of Christian members of University staff meet regularly to pray together. Meetings take place fortnightly on Tuesday lunchtimes, in St Mary’s College chapel, from 12.30pm to 1.15pm. Members are welcome to take their lunch. For more information, email: mark.a.tallentire@durham.ac.uk or j.p.moore@durham.ac.uk.

(17 Apr 2018)


Celebration of the University’s Diverse Strengths in Research Computing

The Advanced Research Computing (ARC), our dedicated research computing support unit, is to be officially launched by the Vice-Chancellor on Wednesday 1 May in the Calman Learning Centre. Earlier that day, ARC is holding a symposium: 'A Celebration of the University’s Diverse Strengths in Research Computing'. A wide range of topics will be discussed, with colleagues from all Faculties & external partners. The symposium will be followed by a reception and poster session.

(18 Apr 2019) » More about Celebration of the University’s Diverse Strengths in Research Computing


Talk by Karen Kelsky, author of the 'The Professor is In'

We are delighted to be welcoming Karen Kelsky, author of the highly regarded ‘The Professor is In’. Karen will be visiting Durham on Monday 13 May to deliver two sessions addressing the academic job market and preparing for a non-academic career.

(17 Apr 2019) » More about Talk by Karen Kelsky, author of the 'The Professor is In'


For better or worse: AI and society panel debate

Durham University, on behalf of the NINE DTP has organised a panel and networking event to discuss 'For better or worse: AI and society' on Tuesday, 23 April at PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre, Gateshead. We'll be talking about the role of artificial intelligence in society and how social science research contributes to the development of AI. For more information and to book your ticket please visit the webpage. If you have questions, please contact charlotte.kerr@durham.ac.uk.

(22 Mar 2019) » More about For better or worse: AI and society panel debate


Matter, Ideas, Nature: a conference in memory of David Marcus Knight

This event will take place on Friday, 14 June - Saturday, 15 June, in Room MHL452, Durham University Business School. Register now. For more information, contact n.j.craigs@durham.ac.uk.

(22 Mar 2019) » More about Matter, Ideas, Nature: a conference in memory of David Marcus Knight


Music and Lifetime Memories: an interdisciplinary conference

The Durham University Music and Science Lab will host a conference on music and lifetime memories on Friday, 1 November - Saturday, 2 November. Submissions for oral presentations will be accepted until Wednesday, 15 May. Full details of the conference are available here. For more information, please contact kelly.jakubowski@durham.ac.uk or music.memories2019@gmail.com.

(22 Mar 2019) » More about Music and Lifetime Memories: an interdisciplinary conference


Centre for Social Justice and Community Action 10th Anniversary Conference

This conference will discuss 'Top-down meets bottom up: Negotiating ethics in participatory action research for health & social well-being' on Tuesday, 21 May, 10.30am-4pm at the Royal County (Marriott) Hotel, Durham. A flyer and programme for the conference can be found here or on the websiteBooking is essential. For more information please contact s.j.banks@durham.ac.uk.

(15 Mar 2019) » More about Centre for Social Justice and Community Action 10th Anniversary Conference


Durham World Heritage Site lecture: 'Mind the Gap: who benefits from Heritage?'

Professor Dr Friedrich Lüth will present this lecture on Monday, 6 May 2019. The event will take place between 6pm-8pm in Room PCL048, Hogan Lovells Lecture Theatre and includes a wine reception. Book now.

 

(15 Mar 2019) » More about Durham World Heritage Site lecture: 'Mind the Gap: who benefits from Heritage?'


British Academy Lecture in Modern Languages

Professor Charles Burdett (MLAC) will deliver the British Academy Lecture in Modern Languages for 2019 on Tuesday, 7 May at the British Academy, London. The title of his talk will be ‘Transnational Italian Culture and the Ghosts of Empire’. For details, see the website.

(8 Mar 2019) » More about British Academy Lecture in Modern Languages


Health and Safety workshops for Principal Investigators

Health and Safety (H&S) Services are re-launching the Introduction to Managing H&S for Principal Investigators workshops. This is an opportunity for participants to gain an insight into the key components of effective H&S management in a research-based environment and provide staff with an awareness of the underlying legislative principles and business drivers. The workshops are primarily aimed at new and existing academic staff overseeing research in laboratories or higher-risk fieldwork activities in the Faculties of Science and Social Sciences and Health. Book your place. For more information, please contact health.safety@durham.ac.uk.

(8 Mar 2019)


3 Rivers Regional Learning & Teaching Conference 2019

We’re delighted to announce that the call for papers and registration for the 3 Rivers Regional Learning & Teaching conference 2019 - ‘Embedding Student and Staff Well-Being in the Curriculum’ is now open. It will take place in the Calman Learning Centre on Tuesday, 10 September. The call for papers closes on Friday, 31 May at 1pm, and registration will close on Friday, 7 June. Details on the conference, including the keynote, registration and submitting a presentation proposal are available via the conference website. If you have any questions, please contact acad.dev@durham.ac.uk.

(22 Feb 2019) » More about 3 Rivers Regional Learning & Teaching Conference 2019


Durham World Heritage Site lecture

This lecture entitled ‘Mind the Gap: who benefits from Heritage?’ given by Professor Dr Friedrich Lueth will take place on Monday, 6 May at 6pm in the Hogan Lovells Lecture Theatre. To register for the event please visit the website.

(9 Jan 2019) » More about Durham World Heritage Site lecture


Public lecture

The 15th IMEMS/Blackfriars lecture entitled 'Did manners maketh the medieval man? Etiquette at the twelfth-century dining table' will take place on Saturday, 20 April at 11am in the Blackfriars Restaurant, Newcastle and will be given by Dr Fiona Whelan. To book a place or for more information please visit the website.

(9 Jan 2019) » More about Public lecture


Have something to include?

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