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Research at Durham University


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A World of Opportunity - research at Durham University

Lectures and seminars

Unique opportunity to meet our local MPs

On 8 December the University is hosting a public Question and Answer session, open to all, with Iain Wright (MP for Hartlepool) and Roberta Blackman Woods (MP for Durham Central). This is a unique opportunity to speak to both to find out more about life as an MP and the work of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select Committee, which is Chaired by Iain Wright MP and is visiting Durham on the same day.

Engaging Men in Building Gender Equality - A Public Lecture with Dr...

Dr Michael Flood, Co-Director of the Centre for Research on Men and Masculinities at the University of Wollongong in Australia, will be visiting the Durham University Centre for Research into Violence and Abuse (CRiVA) in December. He will give a public lecture on his research around engaging men in preventing violence against women, and working with women to create a world of gender justice.

The predictive brain

Dr Peter Moseley (Postdoctoral Research Associate in Psychology, Hearing the Voice) and Dr Sam Wilkinson (Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Philosophy, Hearing the Voice) explore how the predictive processing framework can lead to a better understanding of hearing voices and other unusual experiences.

Dressed to Impress: netsuke and Japanese men’s fashion

Netsuke is the Japanese art of miniature sculpture. Originally a practical piece of dress, during the Edo Period (1615-1868) these carvings evolved into an important art form in Japan. A talk by British Museum Curator Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere followed by a preview of the exhibition. This lecture is hosted by the Friends of the Oriental Museum, as part of the 2016/17 series.

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.