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Durham University News

Durham’s academics give an insight into our research excellence

Durham Experts

Durham academics talk about their areas of expertise.

Professor Dave Petley Discusses Landslide Research

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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.

Professor Douglas Davies discusses Death Rituals

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Professor Douglas Davies, Department of Theology and Religion, discusses the development of rituals in crematoria, and woodland and natural burials.

Professor Gillian Foulger on Volcanic Formation

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Professor Gillian Foulger, Department of Earth Sciences, discusses the origin and formation of volcanic islands.

Professor Justin Willis Talks about his Research in African Communities

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Professor Justin Willis, Department of History, discusses the relationship between the modern bureaucratic state and local communities in Africa.

Professor Keith Lindsey Talks about Research to Understand the Genomes of Plants

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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 Veronica Strang on Intellectual Freedom and Cultural Issues Around Water

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Professor Veronica Strang, cultural anthropologist, talks about the intellectual freedom offered at Durham's Institute of Advanced Study and her research into water.