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12 September 2018

Effectiveness Review of Boards of Studies: Green Paper consultation

Colleagues are invited to engage with the Effectiveness Review, which is jointly-led by the University Secretary and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost, by providing a response to the online consultation on the Review's Green Paper. Comments and feedback upon the Green Paper will be welcomed until Friday, 21 September 2018. 

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Encore: lecture capture training

In preparation for the introduction of the lecture capture service Encore, a series of informal drop-in sessions have been scheduled over the coming weeks. These sessions will give you the opportunity to familiarise yourself with the technology and discuss any questions or concerns you may have about using this new service before the start of term. Full details can be found on the Training Course Booking System.

(12 Sep 2018)

Research Impact Fund - call for applications

Applications are invited for proposals to the next call for the Research Impact Fund for 2018/19. This fund is aimed at helping Durham academics to enhance the impact of their research, and in particular to support impact that might lead to Impact Case Studies for the next REF. Please note the closing date for this call is 5pm on Tuesday, 25 September 2018. To find out more please visit here.

(12 Sep 2018)

St John's College Annual Borderlands Lecture

Dr Jennifer Wiseman, senior astrophysicist at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, USA, will give this lecture entitled 'Our curious universe' on Monday, 15 October at 6.30pm in ER140, Elvet Riverside. This lecture is free to attend but spaces are limited. To register your interest please email

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Ustinov celebrates first year at Sheraton Park

Ustinov College is marking one year since relocating to Sheraton Park. In that time, strong links and good relations have been developed with the local community. The College has welcomed local residents for events including a Halloween party, Christmas party, Easter egg hunt, community painting day and two art exhibitions. For more information, please visit here.

(12 Sep 2018)