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Durham First

Spring 2009 Issue 26


It's in his nature

Alumnus and renowned BBC director Alastair Fothergill speaks to Durham First.

The ‘More Things' of Durham

Director of Development & Alumni Relations, Tim McInnis, shares his thoughts and experiences on what makes Durham unique.

Thinking About Almost Everything book

Big Ideas

An extract from the exciting new Durham University publication.

Media Round-Up

All the latest news and developments from the University with some headline-grabbing research breakthroughs.

Extreme Cellistsq

The Extreme Cellists

The extraordinary musical pursuits of alumni James Rees and Jeremy Dawson.

Centenary Celebrations

Staff, students and alumni gather to wish St John's College a happy 100th birthday.


Fairtrade at Durham

A snapshot of the ways in which students and staff are involved in supporting Fairtrade.

The First Lady of Cranmer Hall

Memories from Mally Yates, St John's College's first female tutor.

Hatfield women

Coming of Age

Hatfield College celebrates the 21st anniversary of the admittance of women.

Moving Forward

An update on the progress of the University and news of the appointment of Durham's first female Registrar.

Earl Grey

The Legacy of Earl Grey

How Charles Grey set the standard for Equality & Diversity at Durham.

Student Sport Report

A glance at some of the recent sporting highlights.

Family ties

Spot the Difference

Five of our esteemed alumni describe what the Durham Difference means to them.

Family Ties

Durham First readers share stories of their family's links with Durham University.

News in brief

News in Brief

A round-up of news from around the University.

Events calendar

Take a look at the forthcoming alumni events.

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