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Postgraduate Education at Durham University
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A world-class learning and student experience
Read for a degree at Durham University and you will have the opportunity to be amongst the best academics and students in your chosen subject.
The strength of our academic excellence is reflected in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) results, which is a national exercise to determine the quality of research in UK universities. REF 2014 identified world-leading research in every Durham University subject.
During your time at Durham, you will be taught by world-leading academics who are acknowledged as experts in their fields and who are at the forefront of developments in their subject area. This is demonstrated not only through the research and teaching that they undertake, but also by the worldwide demand for their expertise.
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Calling time on the kissing bugs
They are known as ‘kissing bugs’ and they spread a disease that rarely makes the headlines but infects up to seven million people worldwide.
(21 Jul 2017) » More about calling time on the kissing bugs
Durham scientists play key role as construction starts on world’s largest telescope
Construction work has begun on the world’s largest visible to infrared telescope – and Durham University is playing a key role.
Women have to ‘prove they are sports fans’
Female sports fans struggle to be taken seriously and feel they are regarded as being less committed than male fans, according to research by Dr Stacey Pope, who answers some questions about her findings below.
National award recognises commitment to women in physics
Durham University’s Department of Physics has been rewarded for its commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace.
Durham appoints new Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global)
Durham University has appointed its first Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global) following a competitive recruitment process.
(6 Jul 2017) » More about Durham appoints new Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global)
Outstanding recognition for Durham University's scientists
Durham University’s outstanding achievements in science have been recognised with a series of awards.
From ashtrays full of cigarette butts to smoke-free environments
This week, it will be ten years since the smoking ban for enclosed workplaces in the UK came into force. Dr Andrew Russell from the Life of Breath research project takes a look at how things have changed.
Geography professors honoured for outstanding achievements
Two of Durham University’s geographers have been honoured for their outstanding achievements by the Royal Geographical Society (RGS).
Durham becomes first UK team to excavate in Forbidden City
Archaeologists from Durham University in the UK have become the first UK team to excavate inside the walls of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.
Congratulations to all our students graduating
Internationally acclaimed poet Sir Andrew Motion has been awarded an honorary degree as thousands of students graduate from Durham University.
The University held 15 Summer Congregation ceremonies with around 4,000 students from nearly 100 countries graduating, celebrating their hard work and achievements together with relatives and friends in the 11th Century Norman splendour of Durham Cathedral, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
(23 Jun 2017) » More about Congratulations to all our students graduating
Students launch Durham Festival of the Arts 2017
Durham Festival of the Arts (DFoA) is an exciting three-week festival running from 2 - 23 June. Now in its third year, and with over 30 unique events and around 300 individuals actively involved, the 2017 festival is set to be the biggest yet.
The festival, organised by students from the University’s Music Durham and Durham Student Theatre (DST) societies, promises a dazzling array of events, from concerts and masterclasses, plays to photography exhibitions, and so much more. Festival events will takes place across some of the city’s most iconic venues, including Durham Castle, Durham Cathedral, The Gala and The Assembly Rooms Theatre.
(25 May 2017) » More about Students launch Durham Festival of the Arts 2017
Durham Student Groups Nominated for 6 National Awards
Durham Student's Union is delighted to announce that five student groups have been nominated for awards at the National Societies Awards. The awards will take place on Friday 19 May at Nottingham Univesrity Students' Union.
(28 Apr 2017) » More about Durham Student Groups Nominated for 6 National Awards
Success at National Student Drama Festival.
Durham students and theatrical alumni won no less than 7 major awards at this year's National Student Drama Festival 2017.
The following awards were won by Durham Students and Alumni:
- Spotlight Award Most Promising Actor - Harvey Comerford, Hidden / Thick Skin
- Spotlight Award Most Promising Actress - Annie Davison, Swallow
- Judges Commendation for Direction - George Rexstrew, Swallow
- Cameron Mackintosh Award for Musical Theatre - Alex Mackinder, Ordinary Days
Special mentions also went to Matt Dormer, Callum Kenny, and Meriel Killien for their contributions.
(12 Apr 2017) » More about Success at National Student Drama Festival.
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