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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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Celebrate the festive season 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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University Lead Chaplain takes up role as Honorary Canon of Durham Cathedral

We would like to offer our congratulations to our University Lead Chaplain, Revd Canon Gavin Wort, who was installed as a Non-Residentiary Canon of Durham Cathedral at Choral Evensong on Sunday 26 November.
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New Computer Science model bridges gap between teachers and game designers

A new study by our top-rated Computer Science department proposes an innovative model aimed at facilitating collaboration between educators and video game designers in order to create more effective game-based learning tools.
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Appointment of Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Tony Fawcett has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education), responsible for ensuring our educational offer is high quality and innovative for all students.
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Research partnerships and knowledge exchange explored in South East Asia visit

New opportunities were forged and long-standing relationships strengthened in a trip to South East Asia. A delegation visited Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia. We expanded our global network and explored opportunities to strengthen our partnerships in the region.
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Durham and Uppsala plan more environmental humanities collaborations to address the climate crisis

A delegation of our staff has visited Uppsala University in Sweden to strengthen our strategic partnership and discuss how humanities can be applied to boost the response to the climate crisis.
Staff from Durham and Uppsala Universities gathered together during the visit to Sweden

Durham Alumna Tasha Stones reaches the semi-final on The Great British Bake Off

The 14th series of the Great British Bake Off has reached the semi-final stage, and alumna Tasha Stones has left the tent. Her journey on the show was one filled with courage, creativity and some fabulous bakes. Our congratulations go to Tasha on reaching the semi-final!
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Astronomers detect first extragalactic star-forming disc outside of the Milky Way

An international team of astronomers led by our world-class Physics department has reported the first detection of a rotating disc structure around a forming high-mass star outside of our Milky Way in another galaxy.
Artist’s impression of the disc and jet in the young star system HH 1177

Meet Dr Martin Kerin from our Department of Mathematical Sciences

Get to know Dr Martin Kerin who recently joined our Department of Mathematical Sciences.
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