Arterial disease associated with modern day living is found in 3,000 year old skeletons
The first-ever skeletons with atherosclerosis, or clogged up arteries, have been found by archaeologists, according to new research.
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.
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.
International Women's Day
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.
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.
Olympic Torch given warm welcome on University’s Racecourse
Thousands of people celebrated the arrival of the Olympic Torch in Durham City on the University’s Racecourse this weekend.
Durham Declares as University Fees Market Takes Shape
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.
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