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Durham University News

Information for the media

For all general enquiries please contact us on +44 (0) 191 334 6075 or

Alternatively you can click here to contact a press officer.


Many of our academics have done media work, including TV and radio interviews, and are able to comment on topical issues.

Our research strengths span the sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities in subjects from astronomy and cosmology to education, energy to landslides, music to theology and religion. For academic departments visit:

If you are looking for an expert, please contact us on +44 (0)191 334 6075 or and we can help you find the right person for your enquiry.

Media Suite

Our academics are available for interview via a down-the-line broadcast quality TV facility provided by Globelynx, and a broadcast quality ISDN radio line.

The facilities are housed in the Media Suite, Palatine Centre. To check availability and make a booking, please contact the Communications Team on (0)191 334 6075 or e mail