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20th February 2020

Education experts to advise Government

Three of our education experts have been appointed to a Cabinet Panel to help Government decide which policies work and which don’t.

20th February 2020

Global conservation priorities identified in new research

Environmental conditions, more than human activity, explain why some parts of the globe have more endangered species than others, according to new research.

17th February 2020

Durham to host new national supercomputer

We’re hosting a new £3.1m supercomputer facility to address challenges in subjects ranging from Artificial Intelligence to advanced X-ray imaging.

University & City: Working together

We are proud of the positive contribution we make to Durham City, economically, culturally, socially and through our world-leading research.

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Transformative teaching and learning

Keep up to date with the digital transformation taking place at Durham, which will make learning more accessible and inclusive.

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Online tool launched

As part of our continuing efforts to tackle bullying and harassment, hate incidents and sexual misconduct, we have launched the Report + Support online tool this October.

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Tuesday 11 February marks the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We are proud to recognise some of the remarkable women researching and studying science with real-world impacts here at Durham. We’ve been talking to Mahek Vara, who balances being a second year Computer Science student with running a charity which teaches students in India how to code.

7th February 2020

How Business School students are tackling global business challenges

Our Durham MBA (Full-time) students were recently set an exciting challenge. They had to develop a business idea to address one or more of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

31st January 2020

Students and alumni launch spring theatre season

Signs of spring are popping up around Durham, just in time for the launch of our spring season at the Assembly Rooms Theatre.

30th January 2020

Prestigious award for student footballer

One of our postgraduate students, Kathryn Hill, will be named the North East Football Writers’ Association (NEFWA) Women's Player of the Year.

From our student blogSetting up a brand new college community

South College will be our first new college since 2006 and it is nearly ready! Our lovely staff and students are working hard to build the new college community ready for new student in October. In this blog PhD student Laura, explains how she is setting up the postgraduate common rooms and how you can get involved!

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