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Research and Innovation Services (RIS) provides guidance, expert advice and hands-on support for all aspects of research and research-related work, including securing funding, working with partners, undertaking knowledge exchange, demonstrating impact, commercialising outputs, ensuring good research practice and supporting professional development.
Who's Who
Bioarcheology, a young female archaeologist analysing a human skull in a DNA laboratory


Our research plays a key role in driving positive change, enhancing sustainability and creating economic value. We work across Durham's academic community and with partners and collaborators outside the University to identify, scope and deliver projects that strengthen our world-class research base and deliver benefits to society.

Dr Andrew Jackson
Director of Research & Innovation Services