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Epigem issues blood challenge to Durham PhD Students.

Sixteen Durham University PhD students in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter and Functional Interfaces (SOFI CDT) have been challenged to find solutions to the diagnoses of rare anaemic conditions, such as sickle cell anaemia and thalassemia.

(10 Jan 2017) » More about Epigem issues blood challenge to Durham PhD Students.


DEI delighted to welcome new cohort of CONACYT -funded Mexican students at Durham University’s Scholars Welcome event

Durham Energy Institute (DEI) was delighted to be able to welcome the new cohort of international scholars who have recently arrived at Durham University at the annual International Postgraduate Scholars’ Welcome. 

(17 Nov 2016) » More about More about DEI welcome for Mexican students


Durham PhD graduates benefit from North East Career opportunities

Durham PhD Thomas Morgan, is just one of many of Durham graduates keen to stay in the North East and take advantage of the career opportunities available to highly qualified students.

Thomas, 26 is one of four PhD graduates staying in the region having been recruited to bolster the high calibre workforce of Newcastle –based, bespoke software development consultancy Scott Logic

(16 Nov 2016) » More about Durham PhD graduates benefit from North East Career opportunities


PhD student presented at national 3-Minute Thesis Competition Final

2016 3MT Durham Winner - Jenny Horrocks

Could you present three years of work in just three minutes? Durham University PhD student, Jenny Horrocks rose to the challenge and represented the University in the national final of the 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition in Manchester.

Jenny is a 3rd year PhD student from the Department of Geography, she presented her research on the Antarctic to a panel of judges and a public audience to compete in this national competition. Her presentation was entitled “Reconstructing West Antarctic ice sheet history, using marine sedimentary archives”. This research project investigates how ice in the Antarctic has behaved in the past in response to earlier warm periods, in order to predict how it might respond to climate change today and in the future.

(7 Sep 2016) » More about PhD student presented at national 3-Minute Thesis Competition Final


Durham University launches TV and ad viewing PhD with Channel 4

Durham University’s psychology department has partnered with Channel 4, to set up a new PhD programme looking at the cognitive neuroscience of television and advertising viewing.
The new 3-year PhD starts in October and will examine the behaviour of television watching and its underlying cognitive neuroscience. This research could have “huge implications” for brand advertising.
The successful candidate will work closely with renowned neuroscientist, Dr Amanda Ellison and meet regularly with Channel 4’s consumer insight team throughout the project.

(22 Jul 2016) » More about Durham University launches TV and ad viewing PhD with Channel 4


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