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Selected stories and events

  • '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
  • Physics Department Development Talent scheme awards four early career researchers

    The Physics Department Development Talent Award promotes, enhances and encourages the possibility of early career researchers developing their research careers within the Department by providing support in the form of up to £10,000 in flexible funding. The four successful applicants in the 2022 round of this scheme are announced below. Congratulations and best of luck with your research!
    Dani Pizzey Telescope

'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

Physics Department Development Talent scheme awards four early career researchers

The Physics Department Development Talent Award promotes, enhances and encourages the possibility of early career researchers developing their research careers within the Department by providing support in the form of up to £10,000 in flexible funding. The four successful applicants in the 2022 round of this scheme are announced below. Congratulations and best of luck with your research!
Dani Pizzey Telescope