Durham’s academics give an insight into our research excellence
Durham academics talk about their areas of expertise.
Professor Douglas Davies discusses Death Rituals
Professor Douglas Davies, Department of Theology and Religion, discusses the development of rituals in crematoria, and woodland and natural burials.
Professor Justin Willis Talks about his Research in African Communities
Professor Justin Willis, Department of History, discusses the relationship between the modern bureaucratic state and local communities in Africa.
Professor Gillian Foulger on Volcanic Formation
Professor Gillian Foulger, Department of Earth Sciences, discusses the origin and formation of volcanic islands.
Professor Veronica Strang on Intellectual Freedom and Cultural Issues Around Water
Professor Veronica Strang, cultural anthropologist, talks about the intellectual freedom offered at Durham's Institute of Advanced Study and her research into water.
Professor Keith Lindsey Talks about Research to Understand the Genomes of Plants
Professor Keith Lindsey, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences on his research to understand the genomes of plants and his inspiration to become a scientist.
Professor Dave Petley Discusses Landslide Research
Professor Dave Petley discusses areas affected by landslides across the world, how the department carries out its research and examples of how the research is applied to real life situations.