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Selected stories and events

  • Friction, Lubrication and Rheology at the Nano and Mesoscale

    We are delighted to share the success of the FLRN 2022 Conference in spite of the impact of the concurrent COVID and heat waves! Following on the positive feedback on the NanoLubrication 2021 Conference, Miro Cafolla (Physics, CMP) organised a meeting also this year (20-21 July 2022) with the generous support of the Institute of Advanced Studies.
    Conference attendees discuss over a group Zoom call, and other attendees pose in a group photo
  • 'The price is right' for undergraduate project

    In a tremendous final-year project, two Durham undergraduates apply data-analysis techniques taught as part of their Physics degree to another real world data set - house prices.
    Digits and Deviation - Benfords Law
  • Spin out company Kromek raises £15m in flotation

    A Durham University spin out company specialising in digital colour x-ray imaging has been attracting the attention of investors worldwide after its shares began trading on AIM, the London Stock Exchange’s international market for growing companies. Kromek raised £15m to help fund expansion and future growth in a successful, oversubscribed, flotation on 16 October that valued the company at £55m.
    Science Site and Bill Bryson Library
  • Durham researchers named among world’s best

    Three of our professors have been named among the world’s best for the quality and influence of their research, highlighting the global strength of Durham’s research.
    Adrian Jenkins, Tom Theuns and Carlos Frenk

Friction, Lubrication and Rheology at the Nano and Mesoscale

We are delighted to share the success of the FLRN 2022 Conference in spite of the impact of the concurrent COVID and heat waves! Following on the positive feedback on the NanoLubrication 2021 Conference, Miro Cafolla (Physics, CMP) organised a meeting also this year (20-21 July 2022) with the generous support of the Institute of Advanced Studies.
Conference attendees discuss over a group Zoom call, and other attendees pose in a group photo

'The price is right' for undergraduate project

In a tremendous final-year project, two Durham undergraduates apply data-analysis techniques taught as part of their Physics degree to another real world data set - house prices.
Digits and Deviation - Benfords Law

Spin out company Kromek raises £15m in flotation

A Durham University spin out company specialising in digital colour x-ray imaging has been attracting the attention of investors worldwide after its shares began trading on AIM, the London Stock Exchange’s international market for growing companies. Kromek raised £15m to help fund expansion and future growth in a successful, oversubscribed, flotation on 16 October that valued the company at £55m.
Science Site and Bill Bryson Library

Durham researchers named among world’s best

Three of our professors have been named among the world’s best for the quality and influence of their research, highlighting the global strength of Durham’s research.
Adrian Jenkins, Tom Theuns and Carlos Frenk