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How climate change is impacting the world around us

Between Friday 11 and Sunday 20 March, we’re celebrating British Science Week. In our final story of the week, we’re reflecting on how our researchers are using their knowledge to understand how climate change is impacting the world around us.
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Reflections on my first term

Our Vice-Chancellor Professor Karen O'Brien reflects on her first term at Durham and shares some upcoming opportunities.
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Novel Medieval climate change project wins prestigious €2m Grant

Leading researchers from our highly rated Departments of History and Archaeology have been chosen for a €2m European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant.
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Students Perform Ukrainian National Anthem in Durham Cathedral

Our students showed their solidarity with the people of Ukraine with a special rendition of the country’s national anthem sung in Durham Cathedral.
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Research excellence in science and social science

Between Friday 11 and Sunday 20 March, we’re celebrating British Science Week. From improving people's health and influencing changes in the law, to supporting business and bringing long lost music to new audiences, our research is having an impact around the world.
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New equality, diversity and inclusion scheme for energy researchers

At Durham, we are a global academic community, and we take pride in our unparalleled support for our researchers and scholars.
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A positive global impact

Between Friday 11 and Sunday 20 March, we’re celebrating British Science Week. Today we’re reflecting on the important research undertaken by our community to support the global efforts against Covid-19.
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Improving global health

Between Friday 11 and Sunday 20 March, we’re celebrating British Science Week. In the second of our five-part series, we’re highlighting the incredible contribution our researchers make to global health.
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Reaching for the stars

Between Friday 11 and Sunday 20 March, we’re celebrating British Science Week. From the sea to the stars, our community helps shape and make sense of the world around us. In a five-part series, we’re highlighting some of our most significant research breakthroughs from the last 12 months.
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Extending a warm welcome to our new Professor in Practice

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Helen Goodman as Professor in Practice within our School of Government and International Affairs (SGIA).
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Football clubs in the ‘dark ages’ over gender equality

The majority of football clubs are living in the ‘dark ages’ over gender equality and there is sexism and misogyny at all levels of football, according to a new a report.
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New study highlights inadequacies in online tracking

A pioneering academic from our Department of Computer Science, collaborating with computer scientists from Newcastle University, has found that some top international websites are failing to comply with current laws on privacy and tracking.
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