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Research at Durham University


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A World of Opportunity - research at Durham University

Lectures and seminars

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.

Help I'm Ageing - Discussions

Discussions with researchers about the biology of ageing. A 2-hour afternoon event with refreshments. Interested members of the public will engage in discussion about the biology of ageing. Researchers want to find out your questions about ageing and have the opportunity to explain their research. Please contact David Weinkove to attend

Help I'm Ageing - Public Event

An evening about the biology of ageing. A performance of a dialogue, a public lecture by Prof Tom Kirkwood, and a talk by Ian Taylor, ex-science minister. This event is part of the British Society for Research on Ageing Annual Conference. Open to all - but to attend linked afternoon event, please contact David Weinkove

History, Heritage & Arts Talks at Auckland Castle

Wednesday 6 July 2016, 6.30pm, 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.