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Arterial disease associated with modern day living is found in 3,000 year old skeletons

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The first-ever skeletons with atherosclerosis, or clogged up arteries, have been found by archaeologists, according to new research.

(7 Apr 2014) » More about arterial disease associated with modern day living is found in 3,000 year old skeletons


Durham comments on the Universities UK economic impact of universities

The economic impact of universities in the North East of England has been estimated at over £2.6 billion, according to new figures published by Universities UK this week.

(3 Apr 2014) » More about Durham comments on the Universities UK economic impact of universities


Durham hosts national Nightline Association conference

Durham University hosted the recent national Nightline Association conference and Durham’s Nightline service was shortlisted for four awards at the event.

(28 Mar 2014) » More about Durham hosts national Nightline Association conference


International Women's Day

Profiles of Durham University women and those who have inspired them.

For International Women’s Day (8 March, 2014) we are celebrating the women across Durham University who help to make it the vibrant place it is. Here, a selection of these women explain who has inspired them and the achievements of which they are most proud.

(3 Mar 2014)


Durham’s Geography Department ranked fourth in the world

Durham University has reinforced its position as a world-leading centre of research and learning according to its successful results in the latest QS World Rankings by Subject.

The University’s Department of Geography is ranked fourth in the world, one place up on last year.

Another three other subjects; Earth Sciences, History and Physics also appeared in the world top 50.

(26 Feb 2014) » More about Durham’s Geography Department ranked fourth in the world


Durham launch for national student interfaith initiative

Durham University welcomed John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York and Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi to a historic Christian-Jewish Interfaith event this week.

(20 Feb 2014) » More about Durham launch for national student interfaith initiative


US ambassador to the UK visits Durham University

US ambassador to the UK, Matthew Barzun, visited Durham University to meet with US students and scholars.

(21 Jan 2014) » More about US ambassador to the UK visits Durham University


Paralympic gold for Durham University student Lily van den Broecke

Durham University student and rowing cox Lily van den Broecke is celebrating after winning gold at the London 2012 Paralympics.

(4 Sep 2012) » More about Paralympic gold for Durham University student Lily van den Broecke


Olympic Torch given warm welcome on University’s Racecourse

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Thousands of people celebrated the arrival of the Olympic Torch in Durham City on the University’s Racecourse this weekend.

(18 Jun 2012) » More about Olympic Torch given warm welcome on University’s Racecourse


Durham Declares as University Fees Market Takes Shape

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England's third oldest university, renowned for the quality and employability of its graduates, has announced plans to charge a headline fee of £9,000 per year to undergraduates from 2012.

(16 Mar 2011) » More about Durham Declares as University Fees Market Takes Shape