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Durham strengthens ties with twinned Ukrainian university

The war in Ukraine remains of immense concern to us all. Today (March 29) marks the one-year anniversary of the UK-Ukraine Twinning Initiative, under which we are twinned with Ukrainian university Zaporizhzhia National University (ZNU).
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New Policy to protect Researchers Rights

As part of our commitment to support open and reproducible research, we are announcing a new Research Publication Policy. This is to help Researchers retain the rights over their work.
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Durham and Newcastle universities become partners to provide teacher training in North East England

Durham University and Newcastle University are entering into a new partnership to support the delivery of Initial Teacher Training (ITT) in North East England, opening up exciting opportunities for the future training of teachers in the region.
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Our local, global university

Our Vice-Chancellor Professor Karen O'Brien looks into how Durham makes an impact both locally and globally.
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Durham University Gospel Choir to compete in UGCY 2023 finals

We're delighted that Durham University Gospel Choir is shortlisted as a finalist in the 11th Annual UGCY - University Gospel Choir of the Year competition which will take place on Saturday 25 March 2023 at Oasis House, Croydon.
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University and industry partnership propels the future of renewable energy

A £7.7 million partnership between universities and industry could make offshore wind energy cheaper to produce.
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Twelve of our subjects are ranked in the world top 50

We are at the forefront of global academic excellence and our global rankings reflect that status.
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Durham University theologian seconded to process that will shape future of Catholic Church

A leading Durham University theologian is to help shape the Catholic Church for years to come.
Professor Anna Rowlands

Durham awarded £1.25m to accelerate social science impact

We’ve been awarded £1.25 million from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to develop impact from ESRC-funded research.
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Hearing from the USS Trustees – a member engagement event

On Wednesday 8 March, we welcomed USS Trustees and senior USS Executives, including Dame Kate Barker (Chair of the USS Board) and Bill Galvin (Chief Executive Officer), as they held their first major member engagement event in a university in recent years.
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Warm welcome for Investment Zones proposal

In its Budget of Wednesday 15 March, the UK Government announced its intention to create 12 low-tax investment zones to boost economic growth.
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New research shows procrastination is bad for our health

A new study involving hundreds of university students has shown that procrastination can lead to poor health over time. 
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