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Research at Durham University


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Lectures and seminars

Working in ‘Ghost Labs' Developing a collaborative process/event...

School of Education Research Seminar Series 2015/16.
Growing out of Geoff Bright’s ethnographic/activist work in now deindustrialised UK coal mining communities, this seminar considers practical and theoretical aspects of a recent UK AHRC Connected Communities project (“Working with social haunting”) and a follow on project that has emerged from it (“Opening the ‘unclosed space’ - Multiplying ‘Ghost Labs’ as intergenerational utopian practice”).

Medieval and Renaissance Durham Community Course: Drama, Ritual,...

If you’re interested in the history of the people and stories of Medieval and Renaissance Durham, consider joining us for an exciting new series. This is a course for anyone who wants to learn a little more about our region, whether you’re a complete beginner, or want to know more about the North East during this interesting period.

Breathing Pauses in Ancient Rhetoric, Virginia Woolf and Robert Musil

Join Dr Stefanie Heine (University of Toronto) in Durham to explore how breathing pauses convey rhythm in both the spoken and written word by comparing and contrasting ancient rhetoric with the work of early 20th Century modernist writers Robert Musil and Virginia Woolf.

Catholic Theology Research Seminar

Professor Stephan van Erp (University of Leuven) - World as Sacrament: The Political Theology of the Church.
This seminar series provides a forum for scholarly discussion of pertinent issues in the Catholic traditions of theology and church. Seminars usually take place three times per term. They draw together people with specialist interests across the traditional theological disciplines (scriptural, historical, philosophical, systematic, liturgical, ethical and practical/pastoral) and social-scientific approaches.

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.