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Research at Durham University

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Lectures and seminars

"The Durham World Heritage Site: Developing Our Next 6-Year Plan"

Durham World Heritage Site Lecture Series - 30th Anniversary Celebrations
Jane Gibson, the Durham's World Heritage Site co-ordinator, presents the first lecture in a new series to mark the 30th anniversary of the Durham World Heritage Site. In this fascinating lecture, Jane will discuss some of the challenges of managing the site and ask for feedback will help launch our public consultation, which will start off this spring.

Culture and Health: What's the evidence?

Evidence on Trial Public Lecture
In this talk, Professor Helen Chatterjee, University College London, will explore the impact of cultural engagement on health and wellbeing, with a focus on museums. There is a growing evidence base which suggests that cultural participation enhances human health and wellbeing.

Cities of Knowledge and The Role of Universities: evidence from...

IAS Fellows' Public Lecture
Professor Tim May, University of Salford delivers this lecture drawing upon experiences of working in and for universities, research funders and the public and private sectors which informs its focus upon enhancing collaborations between cities and their universities.

Rescuing Shakespeare: ‘King Lear’ and Its Textual Contexts

The Life of Texts
In this lecture David Fuller will consider the nature of Shakespeare’s early printed texts, examine afresh the evidence for the theory of authorial revision, particularly in the case of King Lear, and discuss the current editorial orthodoxy in relation to the practice of conflation – issues of consequence for readers and theatre-goers alike, because they affect how Shakespeare is presented in book form and on stage and film.

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.