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Having a positive attitude towards your home country is more likely to stop you from collaborating internationally, according to new research undertaken by Professor of Experimental Economics Jason Shachat, alongside colleagues from Chapman University, USA, and Wuhan University, China.
In a ceremony yesterday (20 October), Durham students Risako Takamura (Law) and Hannah Moore (Geography with Year Abroad) were invited to London to deliver short speeches at the Canadian High Commission.
Reuters, Durham University and Tina Brown have announced Texas-based journalist and photographer Waylon Cunningham as the first fellow of the Sir Harry Evans Global Fellowship in Investigative Journalism.
Durham University graduate start-up, Charter, has become the first British space company to be accepted onto the prestigious TechStars Space Accelerator programme, widely considered as the world’s leading programme for start-ups in the space sector.
A new Centre for Philosophy of Epidemiology, Medicine, and Public Health (CPEMPH) has been launched by Professor Alex Broadbent, Professor of Philosophy of Science and a member of the Institute for Medical Humanities.
The Institute for Medical Humanities (IMH) at Durham University is delighted to introduce “The Polyphony Meets China”, a new collaborative project between our web platform The Polyphony and the Narrative Medicine Research Centre (NMRC) at Southern Medical University (SMU).
We are collaborating with Teesside University on a ground-breaking project to accelerate decarbonisation and the use of hydrogen through supporting industrial research and development and capacity building in the Tees Valley.
Our pioneering scientists from the Institute for Computational Cosmology used supercomputer simulations to reveal an alternate explanation for the Moon’s origin, as a satellite placed immediately into orbit following a giant impact between Earth and a Mars-sized body.
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