Durham’s cosmology research lights up London
Research by Durham University scientists into the evolution of galaxies will light up London as part of a major festival.
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Philanthropist, filmmaker and children's champion receive honorary degrees
A leading philanthropist, a pioneering filmmaker and a children’s champion were awarded honorary degrees as thousands of students graduated from Durham University.
Work to begin on new colleges and student facilities
Work to develop new college and student facilities at Durham University will begin within weeks.
First director appointed to new Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art
An international centre for the study of Spanish and Latin American art has appointed its inaugural director.
Durham joins student visa pilot
Durham University has been chosen to take part in a pilot which is looking at streamlining the process for international Masters students wanting to study in the UK.
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Why the best teachers should be in reception classes
Primary schools should consider putting their best teachers into Reception classes according to researchers at Durham University, who found that children who were taught well in their first year went on to achieve better GCSE results in English and Maths.
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Work begins on innovative education hub
Construction has begun of a new hub for educational innovation at Durham University.
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New image brings people face to face with Seventeenth Century Scottish soldier
The face of one of the Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers who was imprisoned and died in Durham following the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 has been revealed through a remarkable new digital reconstruction.
Contributing to a positive community environment
Sir Thomas Allen, our Chancellor, and Professor Stuart Corbridge, our Vice-Chancellor, explore the breadth and depth of the positive contribution of Durham University.
(8 Dec 2017) » More about Contributing to a positive community environment
International Study Centre celebrates successful first term
DURHAM University International Study Centre (ISC) is celebrating a highly successful first term.
Outstanding student support honoured
Durham University has been recognised for its commitment to student support.
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Research that helps parents and babies sleep better gets Royal approval
Research that has helped to shape the way babies sleep and how parents care for them at night-time has been given the Royal seal of approval.
Atom bank and will.i.am visit Durham University
Atom bank along with musician, tech entrepreneur and philanthropist will.i.am have visited Durham to find out more about how the University is engaging young people in science and technology.
(28 Nov 2017) » More about Atom bank and will.i.am visit Durham University
Durham 73rd in world rankings for Physical Sciences
Durham University has been ranked 73rd in the world for Physical Sciences in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Subject Rankings 2017-18.
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Schools could play a vital role to help prevent mental health problems in young people
More needs to be done to provide guidance and support in schools to prevent mental health problems in young people according to a new report.
University attractions are big hit at Lumiere 2017
Lumiere has been declared as a resounding success with Durham University’s attractions and expertise playing a major part in the UK’s biggest light festival.
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Mars might be drier than previously thought
Dark features previously proposed as evidence for significant liquid water flowing on Mars have now been identified as granular flows, where sand and dust move rather than liquid water, according to a new study.
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Illuminating the Universe
Durham University is one of the world’s leading centres for research into the origins and evolution of the Universe.
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Student invites Lumiere visitors to Know Thyself
A throbbing red heart that will illuminate one of Durham’s most famous landmarks has been inspired by the historical research of postgraduate student Finola Finn.
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Counting down to Lumiere 2017
The clock is ticking down to the UK’s biggest light festival which returns to Durham for the fifth time from Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 November.
(9 Nov 2017) » More about Counting down to Lumiere 2017
Multi-million pound boost to help improve energy technology
A newly announced research centre will see Durham University join forces with two of North East England's other universities to help improve energy technology at an atomic level.
Leading research-focused universities worth £87 billion to UK economy
The UK’s leading research-focused universities, including Durham, are worth nearly £87 billion a year to the national economy, a major new study has revealed.
Starting school at a younger age could benefit children in South Africa
Children in South Africa could benefit from starting school a year earlier, according to new research by Durham University in the UK and the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
Durham's part in Science and Innovation Audit
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Durham Law School tackles unacceptable working practices
According to the UN’s International Labour Organization (ILO), only one quarter of workers worldwide has a stable employment relationship.