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Research at Durham University

A warm welcome to all new students arriving at Durham University

A warm welcome to all new students arriving at Durham University


Spotlight on postgraduate research

A World of Opportunity - research at Durham University

Lectures and seminars

Durham Book Festival 2015

Tuesday 6 - Saturday 17 October
From politics to poetry, fiction to feminism, the Durham Book Festival welcomes a host of writers and events for reader of all ages this October.
Durham University is a partner in the festival and has invited award-winning poet Sinead Morrisey to be this year’s Festival Laureate.

Durham Book Festival - Public Debate - There is No Such Thing as...

Following another successful debate sponsored by Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Study last year, there will be a major public debate at the 2015 Durham Book Festival.
The debate topic this year will centre on Evidence.

Ecclesia et Pontifice: On Delivering on the Ecclesiological...

Catholic Theology Research Seminar
Prof Paul D. Murray (Durham University) hosts this seminar. An occasional forum for scholarly discussion of pertinent issues in the Catholic traditions of theology and church. The seminar series draws together people with specialist interests across the traditional theological disciplines (scriptural, historical, philosophical, systematic, liturgical, ethical and practical/pastoral) and social-scientific approaches.

- Evidence and Emotion: Feelings at Work in Twentieth Century Britain

IAS Fellow's Public Lecture
Professor Claire Langhamer from the University of Sussex is a visiting IAS Fellow.

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. 

World leading research across all Durham University subjects

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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.