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DUCS Presents The Dream of Gerontius at Sage Gateshead

Durham University Choral Society joins with the Cleveland Philharmonic Choir to form a 200 strong choir, partnering with the Mowbray Orchestra to perform Elgar’s masterwork, The Dream of Gerontius at Sage Gateshead.
Durham University Choral Society

The Durham Revue present Comedyfest

Hot on the heels of the critically acclaimed Durham University Student Theatre production of Hello Dollly!, The Durham Revue present Comedyfest, at the Gala Theatre on Sunday February 19.
Still images of performers from the Durham Revue

Step into spring celebrating Holi Festival at the Oriental Museum

Join students and community volunteers when they spring into action to help celebrate the spectacular Indian festival of Holi at the Oriental Museum on Saturday 11 March, 12 noon – 5pm.
People throwing coloured power to celebrate Holi at the Oriental Museum

Durham University Day Nursery receives Outstanding Ofsted rating

Following its latest Ofsted inspection, Durham University Day Nursery is delighted to have received an Outstanding rating in all areas.

Meet the global Durham alumni winners and finalists in the Study UK Awards 2023

Six Durham alumni from all over the globe are winners and finalists in the prestigious Study UK Alumni Awards for 2023.
Gold glitter on a black background

ECLAS science-faith project secures £6m grant

A project based at our St John’s College is launching a new five-year strategy, which includes a global research and engagement network, cross-denominational outreach, and an expanded programme of conferences and grant opportunities.
ECLAS project logo and science-faith image

Dr Paul Chazot and the Wolfson Research Institute win Fuse Award for Innovative and Creative Communications Initiative

We are pleased to announce that Dr Paul Chazot from our top-rated Biosciences Department has won the Fuse Award for Innovative and Creative Communications Initiative for his project ‘Unmasking Pain’.
fuse award

We are a Gold standard Hedgehog Friendly Campus!

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a prestigious Gold Award from the Hedgehog Preservation Society 2022/23, as a Hedgehog Friendly Campus.
Hedgehog Friendly Durham graphic and hedgehogs

New study sheds fresh light on how emotions are expressed in music

In a new study, Durham researchers have investigated how a vast number of musical cues can help shape different emotions in music.
A person sitting at a laptop displaying the Emote Control programme

Blue plaque recognition for historic Ustinov College building

A Durham building that has stood for 101-years and now houses part of our postgraduate college, Ustinov, has had its historical importance recognised with a blue plaque.
Former Neville House students Christine Middleton and Ruth Rowntree standing with Joel Lozano beside the blue plaque

The region’s budding scientists visit the Department of Chemistry

As we celebrate National Student Volunteering Week, it was great to see a team of Durham University students recently welcome local groups of Beavers, Cubs and Brownies to the Department of Chemistry as part of the ChemSG scheme. Funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry and run on an entirely voluntary basis, ChemSG has been running for many years to promote chemistry to Scouting and Guiding groups and schools across the region.
Student Volunteers with groups of local Beavers

Forging partnerships in Malaysia

Durham’s global reach has seen us forge new partnerships in Malaysia.
Signing of a memorandum of understanding between Durham University and Universiti of Malaya.
Three international students sat talking

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