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The Wolfson Research Institute are delighted to announce an academic seminar series covering topics from our Challenge Academies. Please keep checking this page as more dates will be added, save the dates and most importantly please spread the word to colleagues, friends, community groups and members of the public who may find these events interesting. 

All events will be online via zoom and we will be using to put questions to our speakers. 

This academic seminar series will be complimented by a public lecture series. 


20th October 2021

Bringing Meaning and Authenticity to Collaboration

Professor Nicola Wilson, WRIHW Professor in Practice in association with the Psychology Department, Durham University and Deputy Chief Executive at the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) 


16th February 2022

Predictors of depression among people with long-term conditions

Dr Leanne Trick, Assistant Professor (Research) in the Department of Psychology and Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing


16th March 2022

“There is nothing in the 1861 Act to demonstrate a parliamentary intention to protect ‘life’ from the point of fertilisation:” The Parameters of Criminal Miscarriage and the case for decriminalisation

Dr Emma Milne, Assistant Professor in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice at Durham University, and Dr Elizabeth Chloe Romanis, Assistant Professor in Biolaw, Durham Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences