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Durham ranked top 30 in Europe

We’re at the forefront of academic excellence and our global rankings reflect that status. We’re pleased to announce that we have been ranked 27th in Europe in the new QS World University Rankings: Europe 2024.
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A new phase of expansion for our Department of Mathematical Sciences

Since the inception of our Mathematical Sciences department, we have expanded significantly. Our student and staff numbers have gone up resulting in an enhanced global research reputation for Maths.
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Empowering women in Computer Science research and High-Performance Computing

In our Computer Science Department, we are delighted to be playing a key role in improving diversity and opportunity for women.
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Celebrating Sports at Durham

We welcomed students, staff, alumni, members of the wider community and partners to celebrate the culmination of our year as Times and Sunday Times Sports University of the Year 2023.
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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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