iARC’s goal is to provide leadership and enhance Durham’s capacity in advanced computing-based research, encourage novel applications of advanced computing techniques and infrastructures and foster transformative, interdisciplinary collaborations across computer science, engineering, physical and social sciences and humanities.
Through collaborative and multidisciplinary research, the BSI works to solve major biological challenges by developing new scientific methods and technologies.
The Institute facilitates research on medicine, health, and well-being and is named after the Wolfson Foundation, which provided funds for the Institute's establishment. The Institute is housed in a purpose-built building on Queen's Campus in Stockton-on-Tees.
The Durham Energy Institute tackles the societal aspects of energy technology development and use. This is increasingly recognised as an important aspect of energy research, which has previously been overlooked.