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Research at Durham University

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Lectures and seminars

Early Modern Orders and Disorders: Religious Orders and British and...

Tuesday 28 - Thursday 30 June, University of Notre Dame’s London Gateway, London
The third biannual Early Modern British and Irish Catholicism conference, jointly hosted by Durham University and the University of Notre Dame, will concentrate on the relationship between religious orders and British and Irish Catholicism. A wealth of recent scholarship has focussed on the activities of both male and female religious following the upheavals of the sixteenth century.

ESRC IAA Bitesize Skills Workshops - Workshop 6: Engaging with...

Wednesday 29 June 12-2pm - Room PCL216, Durham Law School. Presented by Dr Victoria Patton and Mary Robson.
As editor of the blog and e-bulletin and manager all the social media accounts associated with the ‘Hearing the Voice’ project, including its Twitter and Facebook feed, Victoria is more than used to engaging with social media. Both she and Mary Robson, the project’s Creative Facilitator look forward to helping you improve your social media engagement as much as possible.

The Ustinov Annual Conference 2016

“Establishing the Global Citizen: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Global Citizenship”

The 2016 conference invites practitioners and researchers to engage with the contest notion of global citizenship and its applications.

History, Heritage & Arts Talks at Auckland Castle

How does heritage speak to us today? Unlocking the past for today’s world.
The Very Reverend Michael Sadgrove, Dean Emeritus of Durham.

In this lecture, Michael Sadgrove explores this interaction between people, communities and their heritage and asks how this can enrich our understanding of and bring both intelligence and enthusiasm to our conservation and enjoyment of heritage whether old or new.

Doors open 6.00pm for 6.30pm start. Tickets £6 in advance including arrival drink. Annual Pass holders free. To book call 01388 743797 or email

There is no parking on site. Please follow signs to North Bondgate Car Park which is free after 6pm.

Infant Sleep Mobile App

For the latest research on sleep development, sleep location and sleep safety in infants, download our new mobile app for free. Contains a unique bed-sharing decision tool, and a sleep log tool to track babies' sleep. Search for 'infant sleep' on Google Play or the App Store. 

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Research and Innovation in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

From food security and healthy aging to climate change and control of disease, read about research and innovation in the School of Biologicial and Biomedical Sciences at Durham University.