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Statistical analysis for real-world challenges

Our statisticians are world-leading experts. Statistical analysis undertaken by our Mathematicians are refining complex data sets and statistics to provide solutions for real-world challenges.
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Durham leads new £21.3m research hub to decarbonise UK maritime sector

We’ve been chosen to lead a new £21.3m national research partnership focussed on decarbonising the UK maritime sector.
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Meet Dr Anne Reinarz from our Department of Computer Science

Get to know Dr Anne Reinarz from our Department of Computer Science.
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New research groups to build on our strength in Computer Science

Our Computer Science is one of the top-ranked departments in the UK and it is rapidly growing.
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University welcomes Horizon Europe announcement

The University has welcomed the announcement that Britain is to rejoin the €95.5billion Horizon Europe research funding programme.
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My Durham Story - Chris Long

We caught up with Chris Long who graduated from our department of Mathematical Sciences last year.
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Meet Dr Jingyun Wang from our Department of Computer Science

Get to know Dr Jingyun Wang from our department of Computer Science who is working with advanced AI techniques to better support education.
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Computer Science research to build robotic bees and monitor mammals

Our computer scientists are collaborating with researchers from other disciplines to better understand how animals are coping with ecological challenges. Their research is playing an important part in reducing global biodiversity loss.
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Explore our September Community Newsletter

Want to know more about how we interact with our local community?
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Researchers discover a new form of Oxygen

A leading statistician from our department of Mathematical Sciences has collaborated with researchers from Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan to achieve a major discovery in nuclear physics.

Grammar school system does not boost grades and could be detrimental to some

New research involving our Evidence Centre for Education has found no obvious difference in GCSE grades between regions in England who use a selective grammar-school system and those that don’t and suggests that the chances of scoring the top GCSE grades are lower in grammar-school areas.
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Meet Dr Laura Morgenstern from our Department of Computer Science

We had a catch up with Dr Laura Morgenstern who recently joined our department of Computer Science.
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