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Durham University

Research & business

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 4 November 2020

Energy: Contexts and Challenges - intenstive teaching week

9:00am to 4:00pm, Online, Various

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


Research Seminar: Cognitive and attitudinal constituents of educational research literacy

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Zoom seminar, Dr. Jana Groß Ophoff, Tübingen University, Germany

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


DEI Online Seminar Series: Co-Creating Supply and Demand? Co-Creation Methodologies and Future Energy Systems

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Online over Zoom, Dr Antti Silvast

Contact lynn.gibson@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Dr. Nira Chamberlain: Black heroes of Mathemetics

3:00pm, Zoom link to be provided

The Black History Month, also initially known as the African American History Month, is a month-long tradition of celebrating the achievements of the black community. It began as a way for remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. The event is celebrated every year in October in the UK.

To celebrate the contributions of black role models to the field of mathematical sciences, the department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University is pleased to have Dr Nira Chamberlain as our guest speaker, who will be delivering the annual Pascal lecture 2020. He will be speaking on ``The Black Heroes of Mathematics’’.The event will be held online on Wednesday 4th November at 3pm.

Dr Nira Chamberlain is the current president of the Institute of Mathematics and its Application (IMA). He has more than 25 years of experience of writing mathematical models/simulation algorithms that solve complex industrial problems. He has developed mathematical solutions within many industrial sectors, including spells in France, the Netherlands, Germany and Israel. In 2015 he joined the exclusive list of 30 UK mathematicians who are featured in the autobiographical reference book Who’s Who. He has held visiting positions in many prestigious UK universities.

Contact anne.taormina@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Durham Online French Research Seminar 2020-2021

5:00pm, via Zoom, Dr Dominique Carlini-Versini (Durham)

Contact amaleena.damle@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.