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Durham research has a lasting global impact

We have launched a new Global Research Brochure where we shine a light on some of our incredible researchers who are making a difference in the world.
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Dr Beth Barnes honoured in Northern Power Women's Future List

In a remarkable recognition of her contributions, Dr. Beth Barnes, an Assistant Professor of Engineering Department, has been nominated for inclusion on the prestigious Northern Power Women's Future List.
Northern Power Women's Future List

Inspiring Young Minds at Framwellgate Moor Primary School

In a bid to inspire young minds with the wonders of science and engineering, the Engineering Department Outreach Team visited Framwellgate Moore Primary School. Gary Parker, Stefan Szyniszewski, Ciara Keating, and Roy Simorangkir were the engineering ambassadors who engaged with three classes at the year 5 and 6 levels.
Framwellgate Moor Primary School Visit

Durham researcher leads major preterm baby study

Our Department of Engineering is one of the top ranked in the UK and at the forefront of global technological advancement.
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Opportunities in Durham Engineering Department: Three Permanent Academic Positions Available!

We are pleased to announce three exciting career opportunities within the Engineering Department. These positions represent a unique chance to join our dynamic academic community and contribute to the growth and excellence of our department.
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Durham Solar Car Team achieves best ever result in Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

We are very excited to share that our Solar Car Team has done very well in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge and finished in 11th position in the Challenge Class of the competition.
Durham Solar Car team in Australia

Professor Karen Johnson presents the 2023 Rosalind Franklin Award Lecture

The Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award and Lecture 2023 given by Professor Karen Johnson titled "A nation that rebuilds its soils rebuilds itself: the role of women" is available online.
The Rosalind Franklin Award and Lecture

Dax Blackhorse-Hull wins Best Poster Award at MEEPS 2023

The department is delighted to announce that our Research Postgraduate Dax Blackhorse-Hull has won the Best Poster Competition at the Manchester Energy and Electrical Power Systems Symposium 2023 (MEEPS 2023).
Manchester Energy Poster Competition

Durham University Hosts 'Celebrate Science' Event, Inspiring Young Minds During Half-Term Break

Durham University recently hosted 'Celebrate Science', tailored for young minds during the much-awaited half-term break.
Celebrate Science

Congratulations to Professors Charles Augarde and Will Coombs for winning the prestigious Geotechnical Research Medal 2023

The Department of Engineering is proud to announce that Professor Charles Augarde and Professor Will Coombs have been honoured with the Geotechnical Research Medal 2023 at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Awards in London.
Geotechnical Research Medal 2023

Durham University Solar Car Team Makes History at Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

Durham University Solar Car Team has achieved a historic milestone by becoming the first British solar car team to complete the challenging Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in under six days.
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Durham University Engineering Team Inspires Young Minds at Peases West Primary School

An outreach team comprising technician Mr Gary Parker and assistant professor Dr Stefan Szyniszewski from Durham University's Department of Engineering recently made an impactful visit to Peases West Primary School in Billy Row, Crook. The team engaged year 4 students in a series of educational demonstrations aimed at fostering interest in engineering.
School Visit

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