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Research at Durham University


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Lectures and seminars

Aldborough the Roman town of Isurium Brigantum: recent work.

Professor Martin Millett, Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology from the University of Cambridge, will be presenting recent archaeological research conducted at Roman Aldborough to the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland in this public lecture.

Atomic to Global Scale: on your knees to manganese

The Scale of Things Public Lecture Series.
This lecture is delivered by Dr Karen Johnson, Durham University, and Stephen Livingstone. From playing a critical role in oxygen production and shaping the soil we grow our food in, manganese is a giver of life. And yet how many of you have heard of manganese?

Curator's Choice

Meet the Curator of Durham Castle and find out about the last year at the Durham Castle Museum.
The talk will explore some of the hidden stories of the castle and its collections, from early firearm safety mechanisms to an honorary curator from the 1830s.All are welcome. Seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. No ticket is required.

Species Responses to Changing Climates Across Time and Space From...

IAS Fellows' Public Lecture
Climates have changed throughout geological history, providing a series of natural model systems for studying ecological and evolutionary responses to climate change, at timescales ranging from decades to many millions of years. In this talk, Professor Jack Williams, University of Wisconsin-Madison, will focus upon three periods of climate change that are particularly relevant to global change ecology.

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 Biosciences

From food security and healthy aging to climate change and control of disease, read about research and innovation in the department of Biosciences (formerly School of Biologicial and Biomedical Sciences).