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Major boost for innovation-led company creation in the North of England

Having transformed research commercialisation across the North East of England and North Yorkshire, the Northern Accelerator partnership has secured an additional £4.3m to expand its support and create more successful businesses in crucial sectors.
Northern Accelerator spinout EcoTech69

National Champions Enactus Durham to compete in the World Cup in Utrecht

Our National Championship winning team from Enactus Durham, is heading to Utrecht in the Netherlands on 17 October to compete against 32 other countries in the Enactus World Cup. They will be showcasing the Taka Taka Zero project in their 12-minute pitch.
Enactus Durham National Champions 2023, winning team celebrating with trophy

Durham hosts new £10m supercomputer to investigate the Universe

We’re home to a new £10m supercomputer that will help scientists around the world investigate the mysteries of the Universe.
Chi Onwurah MP pushes the button on the launch of the COSMA 8 supercomputer

Durham Innovation District seeks joint venture partner to bring trailblazing vision to life

We’re working with Durham County Council and global commercial real estate services firm Avison Young to launch the opportunity for a joint venture partner to be involved in the cutting-edge research and business accelerator, Durham Innovation District.
Panel session at the Durham Innovation District launch

World-class mathematical research to propel scientific solutions

Our Department of Mathematical Sciences has been conducting pioneering and world-leading research with a strong impact.
Solar energy

New £5m research centre driving economic growth and sustainability

A new joint research initiative focusing on energy systems integration has been awarded £5m by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to help boost UK economic growth and address regional needs.
An image of solar panels and wind turbines with a distant industrial landscape

Meet Dr William K. Moses Jr. from our Department of Computer Science

We caught up with Dr William K. Moses Jr. who recently joined our department of Computer Science. Get to know him and more about his research.
Picture of Dr William K Moses Jr.

Supporting inclusive growth in our region

Durham University is absolutely committed to playing its part in North East England, supporting devolution and an inclusive approach to growth.
Five people sitting behind a table, with the man second left addressing the audience (off camera)

Explore October’s Community Newsletter

Want to know more about how we interact with our local community?
A heron sculpture sits in a pond at the Botanic Garden with greenhouses and plants in the background

My Durham Story - Yanki Boran Ozdemir

We caught up with Yanki Boran Ozdemir who recently graduated from our department of Computer Science.
Picture of computer science alumni Yanki Boran

North East universities working together to support ambitious businesses and academic entrepreneurs to start-up, innovate and grow

The Innovating Together - Universities in the North East (In-TUNE) partnership has been launched by Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland Universities, alongside technology innovation catalyst CPI, to deliver two business support programmes which aim to strengthen the North East economy.
Magnitude Biosciences Team

Botanic Garden wins Gold in Northumbria in Bloom competition.

Our wonderful Botanic Garden has been awarded Gold in the ‘Best Tourist or Visitor Attraction or Country Estate’ category of the annual Northumbria in Bloom Competition. This the seventh time the Garden has been recognised, adding to its impressive portfolio of awards and accreditations.
Botanic Garden Gardner