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Research Centres and Institutes

Durham University produces world leading and world changing research. The Anthropology Department is involved in a diverse range of research centres and institutes. 

Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution Research (BEER) Centre

Integrating diverse methodological expertise and disciplinary perspectives to enhance research and collaboration in behaviour, ecology and evolution.
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Durham Cultural Evolution Reseach Centre (DCERC)

DCERC serves as the focal point for cultural evolution and gene-culture coevolution research at Durham University with a diverse membership.
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Centre for Social Justice and Community Action

Academic researchers from a range of departments and disciplines, and people from community, voluntary and other organisations.
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Centre for the Study of Jewish Culture, Society and Politics

The group conducts both empirical and theoretical research involving different aspects of the lives of Jewish communities around the world.
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Durham Infancy and Sleep Centre

DISC is the home for a group of researchers examining various aspects of infant and child sleep and parenting behaviour.
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Durham Research Methods Centre

Harnessing research methods expertise across the University to shape world-class training and research.
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Durham Energy Institute

Supporting and producing cutting-edge energy research which draws on the expertise of world-leading researchers across Durham University.
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Institute of Advanced Study

World-leading researchers work with Durham colleagues on projects of major intellectual, scientific, political and practical significance.
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Institute for Medical Humanities

Improving health by understanding the human experience.
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