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New Master of Energy Systems Management

We’re pleased to announce we have launched a new Master of Energy Systems Management (MESM) programme today, starting in September 2022. The one year full-time programme, will be taught by the Department of Engineering and the Business School, in partnership with the Durham Energy Institute. We plan to introduce a part-time online and blended option for the following academic year.

Engineering alumni crowdfund over £1m to launch the UK’s first green debit card

Two of our graduates Peter Kirby (Engineering, University College, 2011-15) and William Smith (Engineering, University College, 2011-15) have been working with colleagues at Durham to launch Tred, the UK’s first and only green debit card that helps users spend more sustainably.

Professor David Toll elected as a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales

Congratulations to Professor David Toll who has been elected as a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales. The Learned Society of Wales has 595 distinguished Fellows elected from all branches of learning and who are prominent figures within their respective disciplines & professions.

Ian Ritchey Honorary Professor in Durham's Department of Engineering

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Ritchey as Honorary Professor in the Department of Engineering in association with Durham Energy Institute. Ian was formerly Group Chief Engineer at Rolls-Royce, and has a distinguished track record and extensive network of contacts in the Aerospace, Defence, Marine and Energy sectors. He is currently a Non-Executive Director at Tekmar Group, and an advisor to several engineering and technology businesses.
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Professor David Toll is the new Chair of the British Geotechnical Association

Congratulations to David! The British Geotechnical Association is the professional association for geotechnical engineering in the UK and a Specialist Knowledge Society of the Institution of Civil Engineers. It is the UK member society of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering which has 19,000 members worldwide.

Why giant turbines are pushing the limits of possibility - Simon Hogg Commented on BBC

Simon Hogg commented on BBC about Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas' world largest 15-megawatt wind turbine.
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