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Supporting concert at Durham Cathedral to raise money for children in poverty in Durham

Musical theatre group and winners of Britain's Got Talent, Collabro will perform one last time at the Cathedral, as part of their Farewell Tour, on Saturday 25 March 2023. We are working with local partners to sponsor this event to help combat poverty for children in our region.
View of Durham Cathedral up a cobbled street

Our local, global university

Our Vice-Chancellor Professor Karen O'Brien looks into how Durham makes an impact both locally and globally.
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Durham University Gospel Choir to compete in UGCY 2023 finals

We're delighted that Durham University Gospel Choir is shortlisted as a finalist in the 11th Annual UGCY - University Gospel Choir of the Year competition which will take place on Saturday 25 March 2023 at Oasis House, Croydon.
Durham University Gospel Choir in front of Durham Cathedral

University and industry partnership propels the future of renewable energy

A £7.7 million partnership between universities and industry could make offshore wind energy cheaper to produce.
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Twelve of our subjects are ranked in the world top 50

We are at the forefront of global academic excellence and our global rankings reflect that status.
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Durham University theologian seconded to process that will shape future of Catholic Church

A leading Durham University theologian is to help shape the Catholic Church for years to come.
Professor Anna Rowlands

Durham awarded £1.25m to accelerate social science impact

We’ve been awarded £1.25 million from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to develop impact from ESRC-funded research.
Brass band outreach

Hearing from the USS Trustees – a member engagement event

On Wednesday 8 March, we welcomed USS Trustees and senior USS Executives, including Dame Kate Barker (Chair of the USS Board) and Bill Galvin (Chief Executive Officer), as they held their first major member engagement event in a university in recent years.
USS logo

Warm welcome for Investment Zones proposal

In its Budget of Wednesday 15 March, the UK Government announced its intention to create 12 low-tax investment zones to boost economic growth.
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New research shows procrastination is bad for our health

A new study involving hundreds of university students has shown that procrastination can lead to poor health over time. 
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Connecting schoolchildren with nature

We’re proud to have helped more than 5,000 schoolchildren connect with nature.
Schoolchildren look at a puffin

Durham Professor takes research to Hollywood

Professor Santiago Fouz Hernández, from our School of Modern Language and Cultures, will showcase his specialist research on the film director, designer and artist Bigas Luna at The Bigas Luna Tribute in Los Angeles, USA, from 17-24 March 2023. 
A scene from the Bigas Luna movie Jamón, jamón