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Prominent Durham Professors named in Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers 2022

Our academics are leading the way for world-class research and their influence and research quality has been recognised with their inclusion in the prestigious Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers for this year.
Clarivate highly cited researchers 2022

Oriental Museum welcomes Master Japanese Potter

Master Japanese potter Keigo Kamide is visiting the Oriental Museum on Wednesday 23 November, to give a free talk about his art and the ancient craft of Kutani. His talk will be illustrated with a selected display of his works for visitors to enjoy.
Keigo Kamide Pottery event at Oriental Museum

Civic welcome for International Students

In October 2022, representatives from Durham’s international student community were invited to attend a special civic welcome event, hosted by the Rt Worshipful Mayor of Durham, Cllr David Freeman and Chair of Durham County Council, Cllr Beaty Bainbridge.
A group of international students holding flags at a civic reception event

Physical Activity Inequalities - Collaboration through Research, Policy and Practice

The Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences recently collaborated with practitioners, policy makers and researchers at their event ‘Addressing physical activity inequalities through research-policy-practice collaboration’, co-hosted with Country Durham Sport.
People attending a collaboration event

New partner joins economy-boosting Northern Accelerator programme

More high-value research and development jobs will be created in the North as the University of York joins Northern Accelerator. The partnership, now consisting of six Northern universities, supports academics to turn their world-leading research into highly investible, innovative businesses.
Dr Andrew Jackson and Dr Tim Hammond

A local, global university

Our Vice-Chancellor Karen O'Brien explores how our global work benefits our local communities.
Professor Karen O'Brien, Vice-Chancellor and Warden of Durham University, stood smiling with arms folded, in front of bookshelves

Durham University start-up named as a finalist in prestigious Earthshot Prize 2022

Durham University start-up, Low Carbon Materials, has recently been announced as one of three international finalists in the Fix Our Climate category in the world’s most prestigious environmental prize, The Earthshot Prize 2022.
Low Carbon Materials CEO Natasha Boulding (1050 x 350px)

Durham University and partners create first international network for Nineteenth-Century Studies

Durham University and over 30 partner organisations have created an international network that will open new research and collaboration opportunities for Nineteenth-Century Studies.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Karen O'Brien and Professor Bennett Zon, Director of CNCS, holding the Memorandum of Understanding

MP visit highlights the wider role the University can play

Rachael Richards, Director of Public Affairs and Claire O’Malley, PVC Global, hosted a visit by local MP Paul Howell, to highlight the many ways the University contributes to the regional community beyond teaching and research. The visit focused on the role the University plays in community engagement, highlighting various outreach projects currently being undertaken to support schools, businesses and support groups .
Rachael Richards, Claire O'Malley, Paul Howell MP

Celebrate Science returned with a bang

Our Celebrate Science festival which took place during the half-term holiday on 25 - 27 October, was a resounding success after welcoming over 6,000 visitors into the marquee across three days.
A girl experimenting perfume scents with Procter & Gamble

Professor co-author of new book into safeguarding of young people

Professor Carlene Firmin MBE from our Department of Sociology has collaborated with Professor Michelle Lefevre, lead author, from the University of Sussex to produce a new research book.
Professor Carlene Firmin speaking at an event

Conserving Durham City’s oldest standing building

Work has started on conserving and improving the oldest standing building in Durham City – the 11th century Norman Chapel inside Durham Castle.
Interior of the Norman Chapel, Durham