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Research at Durham University

Putting soil health on the political agenda

Putting soil health on the political agenda


Spotlight on postgraduate research

A World of Opportunity - research at Durham University

Lectures and seminars

Virtual Evidence: Can a computer simulation provide proof?

Evidence on Trial Public Lecture
Dr Sarah Harris, University of Leeds discusses how computer models are now an integral tool for furthering understanding and driving new experiments within the physical and social sciences. She asks can a computer model ever provide scientific evidence that commands the same respect as experimental data? Can the “virtual” ever be considered “real”?

New Visions for Art

The Centre for Visual Arts and Culture (CVAC) is delighted to welcome Sarah Munro (Director of BALTIC, Gateshead) and Alistair Hudson (Director of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art) to Durham Castle to deliver this public lecture.

“The politics of remembering and forgetting: the Juba conferences...

This seminar with Douglas Johnson is the inaugural seminar of the Durham University Centre for Contemporary African History.

Evidence and scepticism?

IAS Fellow's Public Lecture
Professor Jessica Brown, University of St Andrews, considers this debate about the nature of evidence, and whether the more recently popular view that one’s evidence includes claims about the external world can solve philosophical scepticism. This lecture is free and open to all.

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.