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Somme 1916: Talks Programme

Gary Sheffield - The Significance of the Battle of the Somme. A series of lunchtime and evening talks have been scheduled to coincide with Palace Green Library's summer exhibition, Somme 1916: From Durham to the Western Front. Speakers cover a broad range of First World War themes; some specifically focused on aspects of the Battle of the Somme.

The Minimalist Literary Aesthetic and Current Forms of...

Wednesday 31 August 2016, 17:30 - 18:30, Alington House

Part of the Late Summer Lectures series organised by the Department of English Studies, this lecture explores the genre of minimalism in literature. It is free to attend and open to all.

Ordered Universe - imaging fast phenomena: Waves, Vibrations and...

The next in the Ordered Universe public lecture series will feature Professor Clive Siviour, of the Department of Engineering, University of Oxford. Clive will be speaking about his on-going research into High-Speed photography and the extraordinary images it produces, and to experiments derived from Robert Grosseteste’s treatise On the Generation of Sounds.

Imaging Fast Phenomena: Waves, Vibrations and High-Speed Photography

Just as a microscope opens up the world of small distances, high speed photography opens the world of short times. Since the advent of photography itself, people have attempted to visualise events that are too fast for the human eye. This talk will give an overview of both early and modern techniques used to build cameras capable of thousands, and now millions, of frames per second. It will also explore some applications of high speed imaging in science and engineering.

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.