Comment and opinion
When Two Worlds Collide: Peruvian protest documentary shows flipside of economic growth
We should remember HG Wells for his social predictions, not just his scientific ones
No writer is more renowned for his ability to foresee the future than HG Wells. His fantastic fiction imagined time travel, alien invasion, flights to the moon and human beings with the powers of gods says Simon John James, Professor in the Department of English Studies
Hinkley C must be the first of many new nuclear plants
Following Government approval of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, Professor Simon Hogg, Director of the Durham Energy Institute, says a major programme of new nuclear plants is needed to ensure sufficient long term energy for the UK.
Why sad songs say so much to some of us
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Does selective schooling work anywhere in the world?
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Watching sport isn't just dumb entertainment
Watching sport is far more than pure, dumb, entertainment, argues Stephen Mumford, Professor of Metaphysics in the Department of Philosophy
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Virtual reality robots could help teleport juries to crime scenes
Mehzeb Chowdury, a PhD researcher in Forensic Science and Criminal Investigations in the School of Applied Sciences, explains how virtual reality robots could help teleport juries to crime scenes without them ever leaving the courtroom.
Why should cultural artefacts be more rooted than people?
How to build confidence in maths
Researcher and qualified primary school teacher, Stephanie Raine from the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring, talks about maths anxiety and the challenges for teachers.
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Banning the burkini
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What a weaker pound means for the British economy
Dr Duncan Connors from Durham's Business School explains the impact of the fall in the pound on Britain's economy.
(6 Jul 2016) » More about what a weaker pound means for the British economy
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