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Jon Gluyas becomes President of Global Geothermal Energy Advancement Association

Professor Jon Gluyas (Director of Durham Energy Institute) is leading a new initiative bringing Industry and Academia together to advance the role of geothermal energy in the energy transition: the newly formed Geothermal Energy Advancement Association (GEAA).
Portrait image of Jon Gluyas

Reopening of the Honorary Vice-Consulate in Newcastle with Professor Santiago Fouz Hernández appointed as the new Honorary Vice-Consul

With this reopening, the Consulate General in Edinburgh, as a part of the Spanish Embassy in the United Kingdom, fulfils two important objectives. Firstly, it is once again present in a vibrant city with a large Spanish community and many links with Spain. Secondly, it reinforces its network of honorary consulates, which also includes Glasgow, Aberdeen and Belfast.
A photo of Professor Santi Fouz Hernandez

Durham quasar physicist Vicky takes Silver Medal in parliamentary scientific research competition

Durham quasar physicist Vicky takes Silver Medal in parliamentary scientific research competition. Victoria Fawcett, a postgraduate research student at Durham University has won Silver for the excellence of her physics research in a national competition, receiving a £750 prize and a medal.
Photograph of Vicky Fawcett

Nobel class cosmology researcher honoured

A world-leading Durham cosmologist has been recognised as being “of Nobel class” for his work on the evolution of the universe.
Professor Carlos Frenk

A European Gilead: Using the Courts to Curb Abortion Rights in Poland

Zoe Tongue comments on the recent ruling by Poland's Constitutional Court which will lead to a near-ban of abortion in a country which already has one of the most restrictive abortion regimes in Europe.
People handling placards and protesting in the street

COP26 Universities Network: Transition to post-carbon economy must be inclusive

A group of academic experts, including Durham University Anthropology's Professor Simone Abram, calls for more attention to the justice implications of the transition to a post-carbon economy.
Exterior of the Dawson Building on the Durham University campus

The failed saviour

by Sarah Cotes, Diploma student at Durham University
Pile of books from the Department of Theology and Religion

Rooting the Cross in its soil: the danger of sanitising grassroots movements during COVID-19

by Florence O’Taylor, PhD student in the Dept of Theology and Religion at Durham University and is a political theologian researching with women recovering from substance addictions
A pile of two books, with rosary beads and a cross

Domestic Violence: A Double Pandemic?

by Olivia Barnard, third year undergraduate at Durham University and will begin a Master’s programme at Durham in Autumn 2020
Looking up at Abbey House in Durham

COVID-19: What can Simone Weil teach us?

by George Batchelor, third year undergraduate at Durham University
Students sitting in the library, listening to a talk

COVID-19 and the politicisation of data

by Barbara Pressendo, third year undergraduate at Durham University, and will be starting a Master’s programme at LSE in Autumn 2020
Student working on a laptop, with support from tutor