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Our statisticians contribute to major medical research

Our world-leading statisticians have contributed to the UK Mini Mitral Trial research into the repair of one of the heart’s valves during surgery.

Our Maths and Computer Science graduates are ready for the AI challenge

In an increasingly digital and interconnected world, future university graduates must harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to thrive in their respective fields.

Teaching excellence endorsement in National Student Survey

Students’ positive experiences of teaching, learning and academic support at Durham University are reflected in the latest National Student Survey (NSS).
Students sitting on steps in Durham City

Audiences flock to Durham Fringe Festival’s 3rd year

This year’s Durham Fringe Festival saw a superb range of performances across six venues in Durham City.

Our statisticians used machine learning to predict emergency hospital admission risk of patients in Scotland

Our researchers are at the forefront of global innovation, and they are actively addressing real-world problems with their pioneering research.

New Director of Library Services and Collections

Stuart Hunt has been appointed as Director of Library Services and Collections and University Librarian. He will begin his role on 1 December 2023.
Portrait photo of Stuart Hunt

A summer of research and collaboration with Zaporizhzhia National University

Over the summer, we have welcomed over 40 friends from our twinned Ukrainian university, Zaporizhzhia National University (ZNU) to Durham.
Students and researchers from ZNU at Durham Law School

World-class research groups showcase our expertise in Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence

Our Computer Science is one of the top-ranked departments in the UK and it is rapidly growing.

Assembly Room Theatre renamed in honour of former Chancellor Sir Thomas Allen

We’ve renamed our city centre venue, the Assembly Rooms Theatre, in honour of our former Chancellor and world-renowned opera singer, Sir Thomas Allen. The venue will now be known as the Sir Thomas Allen Assembly Rooms Theatre.
Image showing updated signage for the Sir Thomas Allen Assembly Rooms Theatre

Apprentice of the Year award for University electrician

Our electrical apprentice Reece Spurdens is celebrating after winning an Apprentice of the Year award.
Sue Snowdon presents certificate to Reece Spurdens

National Teaching Fellowship honour for Rachelle O’Brien

Senior Learning Designer Rachelle O’Brien in the Durham Centre for Academic Development (DCAD) is a well-deserved recipient of the prestigious National Teaching Fellowship this year.
Rachelle O'Brien, DCAD, recipient of the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme award

Explore our August Community Newsletter

Want to know more about how we interact with our local community?
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