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Durham University

Department of Engineering


Research Institutes allow us to work in multi-disclinary groups and strengthen our internationally excellent and world-leading research impact.

Biophysical Sciences Institute (BSI)

Through collaborative and multidisciplinary research, the BSI works to solve major biological challenges by developing new scientific methods and technologies.

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing (Wolfson)

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.

Durham Energy Institute

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.

Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience (IHRR)

IHRR takes a transdisciplinary approach to understanding hazard, risk and resilience and actively translates our research into practice. Our research encompasses the whole range of academic disciplines, including the physical and social sciences, the arts and humanities, but also as wide a range of stakeholders as possible.

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