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Welcome to CDALS

The Centre seeks to encourage and facilitate interdisciplinary approaches wherever possible between the humanities, the social and life sciences and medicine. It also benefits from the support of Durham University's Institute of Advanced Study.
Research and Resources
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Introducing Dr. Georgina Robinson

We are delighted to announce that after submitting her PhD thesis in April, Georgina Robinson passed her viva voce examination in July 2023.

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Health at Durham

We're a collaboration of 44 specialist centres, academies and projects, with over 40 undergraduate courses and postgraduate programmes. Unbound from clinic, we frame health differently. Our vision for health is for people to thrive in the places they live.

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Get in Touch

Enquiries about CDALS should be sent via the email below.

Centre for Death and Life Studies

Professor Douglas J. Davies FBA, Director
Abbey House
Palace Green


Tel: +44 (0)191 334 3943