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Research at Durham University


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Lectures and seminars

Matching policy and people? Results from empirical research in...

In this lecture, Winther will summarise some of the central findings from her empirical research in Norway on how households respond to various measures that promote sustainable electricity consumption.

Finding Common Ground: Negotiating Across Cultures on Peace and...

The Annual King Hussein Memorial Lecture in Cultural Dialogue
We are honoured that the guest speaker for this annual lecture will be Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA. Professor Evans was a member of the Australian Parliament for 21 years and a Cabinet Minister in the Hawke and Keating Labor Governments for thirteen, including as Foreign Minister from 1988-96.

Medieval and Renaissance Durham Community Course: Drama, Ritual,...

If you’re interested in the history of the people and stories of Medieval and Renaissance Durham, consider joining us for an exciting new series. This is a course for anyone who wants to learn a little more about our region, whether you’re a complete beginner, or want to know more about the North East during this interesting period.

Disappearing Lifestyles, Disappearing Dialects? A Fieldwork...

2015/16 Series. Lecture by Dr Alex Bellem, Lecturer in Arabic, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Durham University. This lecture is hosted by the Friends of the Oriental Museum.

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.