We frequently hit the headlines for our world-leading research and events.
Our unique cultural attractions include Durham Castle, Botanic Garden, Palace Green Library, Oriental Museum and the Assembly Rooms Theatre.
You can enjoy a wide variety of performances and exhibitions, an extensive programme of public lectures and a whole host of in-person and online exhibitions and other activities. Whatever your interest, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
A team of astronomers, led by Dr James Nightingale from our Department of Physics, has discovered one of the biggest black holes ever found by taking advantage of a phenomenon called gravitational lensing.
As Durham University’s professional concert series, Musicon’s aim is to bring top-class musical performance from across the world to Durham, engaging, delighting and inspiring audiences from both the university and city of Durham and beyond.
Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens is an independent charity set in a majestic estate of 500 acres, in the heart of the Durham countryside. It's well known for its exciting programme of events, exhibitions and collections each year.
The Institute of Advanced Studies Lecture Series is aimed at those involved in interdisciplinary research, or who wish to contribute to wider debates.
Contact our Communications team for any media enquiries, or other questions about our world-leading research.
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