Dr Fiona Hill’s first engagement as Chancellor
Dr Fiona Hill’s attendance at the Chancellor’s Circle Dinner marked a significant moment as she begins her tenure as the incoming Chancellor, poised to guide and contribute to the continued success of Durham.
Silicon Valley to The Big Apple - visiting our alumni in the USA
Our Vice-Chancellor and Warden, Professor Karen O’Brien has been consistent in her vision to meet as many of our alumni and supporter communities as possible. The latest chapter of this plan took her to the USA recently to meet alumni, friends and colleagues at receptions in San Francisco, Seattle and New York.
Fellowship honour for two leading academics
We’re celebrating the news that Professor Deborah Riby from our Department of Psychology, and Associate Professor Nadia Siddiqui from our School of Education, have both been elected to Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences, in recognition of excellence in their respective fields, and their wider contributions to the social sciences for public benefit.
Strengthened connections with the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
We are delighted to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras).
On International Women's Day we talk to our BUCS Champion Cricket Team
University Centre of Cricketing Excellence captain Emily Batey and club captain Libby Haward tell us about their path to success, which has not been without challenges.
Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Durham University Palatinate Orchestra at Durham Cathedral on March 11
In an inspiring programme, DUPO will perform Dvořák’s New World Symphony as a celebration of their 15th anniversary.
Welcome to our new Deputy Vice-Chancellor
We’re pleased to announce Professor Mike Shipman as our new Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost.
Talking Ukraine with Dr Markian Prokopovych
We continue to be deeply concerned and saddened by the war taking place in Ukraine. We are an international university, committed to social responsibility and democratic values. As we mark the one-year anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Dr Markian Prokopovych, Associate Professor at our History Department, discusses a series of topical webinars, and the global significance Ukraine has become.
We stand in solidarity with Ukraine
Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Karen O'Brien, reflects on the first anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as well as sharing some upcoming opportunities in and around Durham.
Meet the Global Durham alumni finalists in the Study UK Awards 2023
Six Durham Alumni from all over the globe are finalists in the prestigious Study UK Alumni Awards for 2023.
ECLAS science-faith project secures £6m grant
A project based at our St John’s College is launching a new five-year strategy, which includes a global research and engagement network, cross-denominational outreach, and an expanded programme of conferences and grant opportunities.
Chemistry PhD candidate Rob Ives announced as finalist in STEM for Britain Awards
We are pleased to announce that one of our PhD students is a finalist in a prestigious competition sponsored by UK Parliament.