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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

Explosive volcanic eruption led to record-breaking underwater flows

Research involving our Departments of Earth Sciences and Geography has revealed how an explosive volcanic eruption triggered the fastest underwater flows ever recorded and led to extensive damage of seafloor cables.
Members of Tonga Geological Services watch a volcanic eruption from a boat. Image credit Taniela Kula, Tonga Geological Services

Campaign launched to reassure students on accommodation

We’re reassuring students that there is enough student housing to meet anticipated demand in Durham for the next academic year, and we’re supporting them to take their time in choosing accommodation.
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World-class musical performances brought to Durham by MUSICON

MUSICON, Durham University’s professional concert series, is bringing high calibre music and eminent international performers to Durham for its 55th season.
Idrisi Ensemble, who will perform at Musicon

Calling all student Entrepreneurs – Join the Blueprint Startup Challenge!

The Blueprint Startup Challenge is back and better than ever - with a £50,000 prize fund up for grabs! Durham’s flagship business idea competition is now in its 21st year of supporting our students and graduates to launch and grow successful startups.
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Telephone Appeal 2024

We’re currently preparing for our annual Alumni Telephone Appeal and are seeking applicants for our student caller team.
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New exhibitions launched for Autumn

Heading into autumn and starting a new academic year, means welcoming new and returning students and visitors, to view the exciting exhibitions across our attractions. From the Oriental Museum to Palace Green Library and even online, there are thought provoking, inter-active exhibitions to enjoy.
Penned and Printed Exhibition logo showing various items from Palace Green Library Special Collections