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Professor Tom McLeish FInstP, FRSC, FRS

Everyone at Durham University is saddened by the death of Professor Tom McLeish, FInstP, FRSC, FRS, who was our Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) from 2008 to 2014.
Professor Tom McLeish

Spring treats from Durham University Orchestral Society

Holst's The Planets Suite and a celebration of orchestral music written across the twentieth century take centre stage for DUOS spring programme.
Students from DUOS performing at Sage Gateshead

Fellowship honour for two leading academics

We’re celebrating the news that Professor Deborah Riby from our Department of Psychology, and Associate Professor Nadia Siddiqui from our School of Education, have both been elected to Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences, in recognition of excellence in their respective fields, and their wider contributions to the social sciences for public benefit.
Image of Professor Deborah Riby and Associate Professor Nadia Siddiqui

Strengthened connections with the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

We are delighted to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras).
A group of people standing in front of a sign that says Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Robotic bees to support real-life ecosystem

A leading scientist from our Department of Computer Science has collaborated with researchers from University of Graz, Czech Technical University and Middle East Technical University to build robotic bee replicants that will affect the whole ecosystem.
Bee

On International Women's Day we talk to our BUCS Champion Cricket Team

University Centre of Cricketing Excellence captain Emily Batey and club captain Libby Haward tell us about their path to success, which has not been without challenges.
BUCS champions

Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Durham University Palatinate Orchestra at Durham Cathedral on March 11

In an inspiring programme, DUPO will perform Dvořák’s New World Symphony as a celebration of their 15th anniversary.
Students from the Durham University Palatinate Orchestra

Durham strengthening ties with India

We are proud to be a global university, with research collaborations, partnerships and student, alumni and employer connections all over the world. As part of this global outlook, we’re very pleased be strengthening our ties with India.
India visit 2023

Welcome to our new Deputy Vice-Chancellor

We’re pleased to announce Professor Mike Shipman as our new Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Mike Shipman

The role of attraction in our partner preferences

Research Associate Meike Scheller, from our Psychology Department, tells us about her research into the diverse types and levels of attraction that drive our partner choices, and what we can learn from other sexual orientations and communities.
Two hands making a love heart sign

Talking Ukraine with Dr Markian Prokopovych

We continue to be deeply concerned and saddened by the war taking place in Ukraine. We are an international university, committed to social responsibility and democratic values. As we mark the one-year anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Dr Markian Prokopovych, Associate Professor at our History Department, discusses a series of topical webinars, and the global significance Ukraine has become.
Ukraine flag and Dr Markian Prokopovych

We stand in solidarity with Ukraine

Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Karen O'Brien, reflects on the first anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as well as sharing some upcoming opportunities in and around Durham.
Professor Karen O'Brien, Vice-Chancellor and Warden of Durham University, stood smiling with arms folded, in front of bookshelves