University of Durham

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Astronomy - Aug 7
Our astronomers have identified a rare moment in the life of some of the universe's most energetic objects. Now Durham University's researchers have found a phase in the development of these galactic giants that could tell us more about how quasars and their host galaxies evolve.
Materials Science - Aug 5

Surface science can make a big difference to our health, well-being and environment. Our surface scientists at Durham have been working on a whole range of applications that have already changed our lives in some way (think mobile phones and puddles) and could make a real difference to people around the world, particularly in developing countries.

Religions - Jul 23

We're celebrating after two of our academics were awarded Fellowships by the British Academy , the UK's national academy for the humanities and social sciences. Professor Harriet Bulkeley, Geography, and Professor Alec Ryrie, Theology and Religion, have been made Fellows in recognition of their contribution to their academic fields.

Astronomy - Jul 17
Astronomy

Our physicists will help create a 3D map of galaxies to learn more about the universe's accelerating expansion.

Materials Science - Jul 5

A tiny bug is the inspiration for research that could one day provide clean water or help ships sail more efficiently. Springtails are miniscule creatures that measure about six millimetres in size and live in extremely wet conditions.

Politics - Jul 26

The University has hosted a visit by the Malaysian Minister of Education to celebrate a new partnership that will see an important collection of diplomat papers digitised for study in South East Asia.

Music - Jul 17
Music

We're proud to be sponsoring Lumiere , the UK's largest light festival, when it returns to Durham in November 2019, and we're very excited to announce we'll be hosting an innovative installation at one of our Colleges.

Astronomy - Jul 8
Astronomy

Einstein's theory of General Relativity is world famous - but it might not be the only way to explain how gravity works and how galaxies form.

Environment - Jul 3

At Durham we're proud to be home to incredible women who are making a difference in the world. Their work is helping to tackle global issues such as disaster risk management, water sustainability and environmentally friendly engineering.





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