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Durham researchers work with community to address food insecurity 

Our researchers have worked with community support workers to explore the drivers behind foodbank use and offer alternative solutions to support vulnerable people. 
People sorting through boxes of food

World Day for International Justice: Shining the spotlight on our Law and Global Justice @ Durham group

Wednesday 17 July marks World Day for International Justice. Our Law and Global Justice @ Durham group (LGJD) was formed in 2015 and here they explain how they came together to better understand the role law plays in responding to global challenges.
The Durham Law School entrance

New way to diagnose Multiple Sclerosis could be game changer for patients

Doctors may soon have a new, high-tech way to diagnose Multiple Sclerosis using special eye scans.
An AI generated image of eye

Appointment of new Executive Dean for Faculty of Social Sciences and Health

Professor Martin Evans has been appointed as our new Executive Dean (Social Sciences and Health).
Man smiling to camera

Multiple concussions in rugby players change proteins in their blood

A new study shows that retired rugby players who have suffered multiple concussions have abnormal levels of certain proteins in their blood.
Male rugby players in a game.

QAA publishes Evaluation of International Pathway Programmes

We welcome the recent publication of the Quality Assurance Agency's (QAA) evaluation of International Pathway Programmes.
Four students pictured walking across a bridge in Durham city, UK

Platinum Award shines spotlight on Durham’s support for biodiversity

We have achieved recognition for our great work on promoting biodiversity by achieving the Platinum Hedgehog Friendly Campus Award 2024.
Hedgehog in grass

Dr Fiona Hill to co-lead major UK Strategic Defence Review

Our Chancellor and distinguished foreign affairs expert, Dr Fiona Hill, has been appointed by the Prime Minister Keir Starmer to co-lead a comprehensive review of the UK Armed Forces. The announcement follows several Durham University alumni and supporters having recently been elected to the House of Commons or taking seats in the House of Lords.
Dr Fiona Hill, Chancellor of Durham University

Addressing geographic inequalities in UK education

We're part of a new £1.4million project investigating geographic education inequalities across the UK.
Nadia Siddiqui

Durham students visit Sweden for first Durham-Uppsala Summer School

Our students visited our partner university in Sweden for the first ever Durham-Uppsala Summer School, an exchange programme with a focus on sustainability.
A group of smiling students posing for a group photo, surrounded by trees

Durham co-leads Greenland expedition to understand effects of climate change

Our geographers are setting off on a science expedition to Greenland to advance our understanding of the region's rapidly decaying ice sheet.
Aerial shot looking down on a boat on a blue, icy ocean with an ice sheet and snow capped mountains behind

Expanding our twinning partnership with Zaporizhzhia National University

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine remains of immense concern to us all. As a University, we are proud to enter the third year of partnership with our Ukrainian twinned university, Zaporizhzhia National University (ZNU), with continued sharing of best practice, institutional capacity-building and research collaborations.
Delegates from Durham and ZNU universities in Warsaw, Poland
Three international students sat talking

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