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My Durham Story - Milica Spasojevic

We caught up with Milica Spasojevic who recently graduated from our department of Mathematical Sciences.
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My Durham Story - Thalia Seale

We caught up with Thalia Seale who graduated from our department of Mathematical Sciences.
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How we’re helping get school pupils back into the classroom

We’re helping out a local school that has had to temporarily close some of its facilities.
Vice Chancellor Karen O'Brien with the headteacher and pupils of St Leonard's Catholic School in Ushaw Chapel

Durham subjects among the world’s best

Four of our subjects have been ranked among the world’s top 100 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2024.
A black heritage male sitting in a lecture hall, behind a long desk, with a laptop, looking off screen

Advanced probabilistic techniques propel solutions for offshore wind farms

Our Mathematical Sciences department has collaborated with researchers from our Engineering department and industry to develop a software called ‘DOTS’.
Offshore wind farm

Ancient landscape discovered beneath East Antarctic Ice Sheet

We’re part of an international research team that has discovered an ancient landscape that has lain hidden beneath the East Antarctic Ice Sheet for millions of years.
Graphic showing the Antarctic ice sheet lifted up to reveal the ancient landscape underneath

Ensuring a student housing market that works for everyone

Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Karen O'Brien, explores how we're supporting students to make informed accommodation choices - plus news of upcoming events.
Professor Karen O'Brien, Vice-Chancellor and Warden of Durham University, stood smiling with arms folded, in front of bookshelves

Biggest ever supercomputer simulation to investigate the Universe

We’re part of an international team of astronomers who have carried out the biggest ever computer simulations from the Big Bang to the present day to investigate how the Universe evolved.
A supercomputer simulation of the Universe showing the cosmic web structure in yellow against a blue background

Professor Michael Magee awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize for extraordinary mathematical research

We are delighted to share that Professor Michael Magee from our top-rated Mathematical Sciences department has won a Philip Leverhulme Prize.
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Top-class facilities in Computer Science and Maths to foster student entrepreneurship

We offer the inspiration for our students to achieve the extraordinary in real world. With our state-of-the-art Hazan Venture Lab, we seek to nurture the talents and capabilities of aspiring student entrepreneurs.
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New guidelines advise against routine weighing and measuring of athletes

New guidelines are shaking up the world of sport by advising against routine, systematic weighing and measuring of athletes.
A female gymnast performing a gymnastic manoeuvre with a ball.

Vatican ceremony honour for Durham theologian

One of our leading theologians has been honoured in a ceremony at the Vatican.
Professor Anna Rowlands receives her Expanded Reason award at the Vatican