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Research at Durham University

A warm welcome to all new students arriving at Durham University

A warm welcome to all new students arriving at Durham University


Spotlight on postgraduate research

A World of Opportunity - research at Durham University

Lectures and seminars

Durham Book Festival 2015

Tuesday 6 - Saturday 17 October
From politics to poetry, fiction to feminism, the Durham Book Festival welcomes a host of writers and events for reader of all ages this October.
Durham University is a partner in the festival and has invited award-winning poet Sinead Morrisey to be this year’s Festival Laureate.

Knights at the Movies: Reformulating Fellowship in Film Adaptations...

Late Summer Lecture Series 2015
Speaker: Colin Davey (Durham University)
The eighth and final Late Summer Lecture of the 2015 series will show how the medieval notion of fellowship is depicted in modern movies such as Monty Python and the Holy Grail and The Lord of the Rings.

'Soli Deo honor et Gloria: Reinterpreting the Art and Architecture...

Auckland Castle Lecture Series
Dr Michael Carter, senior properties historian at English Heritage, where he specialises on medieval monasteries will examine the Cistercians of Northern England. Northern England is justifiably famous for the ruins of its Cistercian monasteries, which display evidence of sustained architectural activity between the twelfth and early sixteenth centuries.

Durham Book Festival - Public Debate - There is No Such Thing as...

Following another successful debate sponsored by Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Study last year, there will be a major public debate at the 2015 Durham Book Festival.
The debate topic this year will centre on Evidence.

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.