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Durham Alumnus Supports Student Art Prize into the Future

The Student Art Prize 2021/22 has officially launched, with a special Durham alumnus kindly pledging their support for at least the next 10 years.
Durham Alumnus Supports Student Art Prize into the Future

Durham University Teaching and Learning Awards 2021

On 17th November 2021, we were thrilled to host the 2021 Teaching and Learning Awards to celebrate excellence.
Durham University Teaching and Learning Awards 2021

Students set to bring Christmas cheer to Durham

Our talented students launch a varied programme of music, theatre and Christmas cheer this week, with an exciting choice of seasonal performances for everyone to enjoy, taking place at venues across the city.
DUCS Christmas concert poster

Sugar could help repair artificial human joints

We’re working on a new sugar-containing polymer that could one day help repair artificial joint implants like hip replacements.
An x-ray of a hip replacement

MoU Signed with Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

We are delighted to announce the signing of an Agreement of Cultural, Educational and Scientific Cooperation between Durham University and the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN), India.
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITG) Campus

Getting Active Through Moving Social Work

Academics from our Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences have been working in collaboration with Sport England through Get Yourself Active (GYA), in order to launch the Moving Social Work programme.
Moving Social Work

Student Orchestra celebrates musical talents, past and present

Durham University Palatinate Orchestra (DUPO) will be performing a symphony written by University alumna Ruth Gipps, to celebrate the centenary of her birth. This unique concert will see current students, celebrating music written by a former student, bringing the past and present together, in what promises to be a stunning event. The concert will take place on Friday 26 November, in the wonderful surroundings of Elvet Methodist Church, Durham

Rugby, concussions and mental health

The issue of repeated concussions in rugby is very much in the spotlight, with questions surrounding pitch-side assessments, players’ welfare and long-term neurodegenerative risks.
Rugby players in a tackle

Machine learning innovation drives anti-money laundering technology with Caspian

Our pioneering scientists are recognised globally for their expertise and are tackling real-world problems with their innovative research.

Reflections on COP26

COP26 has closed and, despite challenges, the Glasgow Climate Pact was reached and the Paris Agreement Rulebook was finalised. Here, we look back at how our researchers engaged with COP26 and how we are supporting world-leading research that is helping to address climate change.
Image of Glasgow skyline

Durham Student Named Chegg.Org Global Student Prize Winner

Jeremiah Thoronka, a Postgraduate Anthropology Student has recently become the first winner of a new $100,000 prize which was announced earlier this week from the UNESCO Headquarters and presented virtually by actor, Hugh Jackman.
Jeremiah Thoronka and Hugh Jackman

How Trump’s Covid-19 Tweets Impacted Social Distancing

The sentiment of Donald Trump’s tweets affected social distancing in the United States (US) according to new Business School research. It impacted Republican-voting states and Democrat-voting states in opposite ways.
How Trump’s Covid-19 Tweets Impacted Social Distancing