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Supporting local children and families with Gala Awards Dinner

We are very pleased to be a Platinum Sponsor of the Foundation of Light’s Gala Awards Dinner 2023.

Durham players in England squad for U21 Women's World Cup

Two second year Durham students are setting the world alight in the Under 21 Hockey World Cup, currently taking place in Chile.
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A celebration of collaboration with Zaporizhzhia National University

As part of our twinning partnership with Zaporizhzhia National University (ZNU) in Ukraine, we welcomed Professor Olena Tupakhina, its Vice-Rector for International Affairs, to Durham recently.
The Durham University Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience (IHRR) team meeting Prof Olena Tupakhina

We’re top 20 in the world for sustainability

We’ve been named one of the best universities in the world for sustainability.
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Appointment of Interim Chief Financial Officer

Neil Scott has been appointed as our Interim Chief Financial Officer.
Neil Scott, Interim CFO

Prestigious awards for our future leaders in Physics

Researchers in our Department of Physics have been recognised for their excellence in a prestigious national fellowship scheme.
Profile pictures show smiling Dr Hannah Williams and Dr Francesca Fragkoudi

£1m funding to expand project helping disabled people get active

We’re celebrating the news that the Moving Social Work project, a collaboration between our Department of Sport and Exercise Science and Disability Rights UK, will be expanding thanks to a £1 million investment from Sport England.
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Durham wins Nature Positive Award at the 2023 Green Gown Awards

We have been recognised in the Nature Positive category at the 2023 Green Gown Awards for our Biodiversity Strategy. Congratulations to all involved!
Staff accepting award at the Green Gown Awards 2023

Centre for violence and abuse research recognises its 10th anniversary

On Friday 24 November, the Centre for Research into Violence and Abuse (CRiVA) held a special event with around 60 people in attendance, including the Vice-Chancellor and Warden, at Collingwood College to showcase the breadth of the Centre’s work over the last 10 years.
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Explore December's Community Newsletter

Want to know more about how we interact with our local community?
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Could you be a Human Book?

We are inviting international students and staff to take part as a “human books” in our Human Library event as part of Durham Global Week.
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Christmas performances with our talented students

With Christmas just around the corner, we invite you to join in the festivities with our Student Performing Arts.
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