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Postgraduate Open Day 8 February 2023

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Study at Durham

  • Undergraduate Study

    Our research-led education ensures our broad range of courses will challenge and inspire you.

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  • Postgraduate Study

    Our taught Masters and research programmes will enable you to push the boundaries of current thinking and research.

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Undergraduate Study

Our research-led education ensures our broad range of courses will challenge and inspire you.

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Postgraduate Study

Our taught Masters and research programmes will enable you to push the boundaries of current thinking and research.

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Our student ambassadors are here to answer your questions about student life at Durham. They represent a range of different course and colleges. You can filter by subject or read their profiles to find out what college they are a member of.

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What We Achieve Together

Find out how we work with our partners to contribute to the economic, cultural and social vibrancy of North East England and beyond.

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National Storytelling Week: I am Waiting for You

During National Storytelling Week, we hear from Abir Hamdar, Professor in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University, and also playwright and author of short stories.
I am Waiting for You

Evidence suggests Vikings brought animals to Britain

Our archaeologists have found what they say is the first solid scientific evidence suggesting that Vikings crossed the North Sea to Britain with dogs and horses.
Archaeological excavation of a Viking burial mound

US journalist joins Durham as first Sir Harry Evans Global Fellow

We’re pleased to welcome Waylon Cunningham to Durham as the first recipient of a prestigious new fellowship in investigative journalism.
Picture of Waylon Cunningham standing at Durham Castle College

Working with Zimbabwean farmers to rebuild soils

Dr Steve Chivasa is part of our Biosciences Department and specialises in understanding how plants respond to stressful environments. Here he discusses a project he’s working on to help farmers in Zimbabwe overcome challenges caused by soil degradation.
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How the first year at school can boost earnings in later life

Children who start school in the most effective classes can expect to earn more than their peers in later life, according to a new study by Durham University and the Department for Education.
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Three new College heads appointed

New heads have been appointed at Grey College, Josephine Butler College and John Snow College.
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It’s time to make English higher education institutions accessible: Disabled students’ representatives lead the way to change

This blog was written by Dr Rille Raaper, who is an Associate Professor in our School of Education, along with Francesca Peruzzo, Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, and Mette Westander, Founding Director of Disabled Students UK.
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Researchers propose compulsory climate change teaching in core law curriculum

New research by our top-rated Law School is urging that climate change education should be made compulsory across the core law curriculum.
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Students Share their Stories during National Storytelling Week

During National Storytelling Week, 30 January – 5 February, we have been hearing from three budding writers who are currently studying for an MA in Creative Writing in the Department of English Studies.
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Durham University start-up named as a finalist in prestigious Earthshot Prize 2022

Durham University start-up, Low Carbon Materials, has recently been announced as one of three international finalists in the Fix Our Climate category in the world’s most prestigious environmental prize, The Earthshot Prize 2022.
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The Holocaust: remembering the powerful acts of ‘ordinary people’

Mr. Daniel Adamson, who is a PhD Candidate in our Department of History, explains the importance of remembering 'ordinary people,' which is the official theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2023.
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How Chinese companies are challenging national security decisions that could delay 5G network rollout

Professor Ming Du, from our School of Law, explains investor-state dispute settlements that can challenge national security decisions.
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Get active with Durham's university

Our Vice-Chancellor Professor Karen O'Brien looks into the what the New Year has to offer.
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Historic £1.4 billion devolution deal for North East

Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove has announced a historic devolution deal for the North East.
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Upcoming events

Postgraduate Open Days - Online

Monday 13 February 2023 - Sunday 19 February 2023
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Postgraduate Open Day

Wednesday 8 February 2023 - Wednesday 8 February 2023
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Durham University
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MA in Medical Humanities: Virtual Postgraduate Open Day

Tuesday 14 February 2023 - Tuesday 14 February 2023
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Online
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QS Connect MBA - Mexico City

Saturday 11 February 2023 - Saturday 11 February 2023
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Presidente Intercontinental Hotel, Campos Eliseos 218 Col Polanco,  Mexico City , 11560 Mexico
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From our Student Blogs:

National Storytelling Week - Have you heard of audio drama?

During National Storytelling Week, Emily Tarbuck, President of the Durham University Audio Drama Society, tells us about how she has found a love for this less well-known genre of student theatre and shares some clips from their recent productions.
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Health at Durham

  • Our Health Frames

    Unbound from clinic, we frame health differently. Our vision for health is for people to thrive in the places they live. Discover more about what is taking place across our three interrelated frames of health.

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  • Our Courses

    Explore over 40 undergraduate and postgraduate courses. From research methods to neuroscience, biology to technologies and sustainability. 

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Our Health Frames

Unbound from clinic, we frame health differently. Our vision for health is for people to thrive in the places they live. Discover more about what is taking place across our three interrelated frames of health.

People in a community garden

Our Courses

Explore over 40 undergraduate and postgraduate courses. From research methods to neuroscience, biology to technologies and sustainability. 

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‘I am Waiting for You’ by Abir Hamdar: National Storytelling Week

'I’m Waiting for You', a short film produced as a prologue for a play written by Abir Hamdar, exploring the experiences of Arab women with cancer.

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