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Research

Research lectures, seminars and events

The events listed in this area are research seminars, workshops and lectures hosted by Durham University departments and research institutes. If you are not a member of the University, but  wish to enquire about attending one of the events please contact the organiser or host department.


 

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Events for 15 March 2017

Distinguished Speaker Series: DfE Evidence Priorities

12:00pm, ED134, Vicky Petrie (Department for Education)

Contact ed.finres@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Temporal and Spatial Scales: Scale in Ecological Systems, Past and Present - seminar series

12:00pm to 2:00pm, Kenworthy Hall, St Mary's College

Contact sarah.elton@durham.ac.uk. for more information about this event.


Dr Adriano Lameira: “Why the first word?”

1:00pm, D210, Birley Room, Dawson Building

Contact joanna.setchell@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Maya Unnithan: Gender Preference and Abortion in the UK

3:00pm, Lecture Room D110

Contact jamie.tehrani@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Anthony Yeates: A quick introduction to parallel computing with MPI

4:00pm, CM301

Parallel programming for distributed memory machines (e.g. the hamilton cluster) is an indispensable skill for the modern applied mathematician. In this talk, I’ve tried to distill the “theoretical minimum” that you need to know to get started, using the most common interface: MPI. This is a library that works with either Fortran or C. The talk will be structured around a simple example of the one-dimensional heat equation. I’ve uploaded the example code (both Fortran 90 and C++ versions) to https://github.com/antyeates1983/mpi_seminar, in case you want to follow along.

Contact s.m.fearn@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


: Social for Female Staff & PG Students

4:00pm, Meet in front of Abbey House

Contact cafedestheologiennes@gmail.com for more information about this event.


The Changing Landscape of Energy in North Yorkshire - opportunities and challenges

6:00pm to 8:00pm, Harrogate Pavillions, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG28QZ , Professor Simon Hogg, Professor Andy Aplin, Dr Patrick Mason and Dr Catherine Bale