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Chemistry PhD candidate Rob Ives announced as finalist in STEM for Britain Awards

We are pleased to announce that one of our PhD students is a finalist in a prestigious competition sponsored by UK Parliament.
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US journalist joins Durham as first Sir Harry Evans Global Fellow

We’re pleased to welcome Waylon Cunningham to Durham as the first recipient of a prestigious new fellowship in investigative journalism.
Picture of Waylon Cunningham standing at Durham Castle College

A Global celebration planned and organised by our alumni community

Since its launch in 2014, Dunelm Days has been an annual event for our alumni and supporter community all around the world. It’s a great opportunity to get together informally to celebrate a shared connection with Durham University, to catch up with old friends and to meet new ones.
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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 start-up accepted onto world-leading space programme in British first

Durham University graduate start-up, Charter, has become the first British space company to be accepted onto the prestigious TechStars Space Accelerator programme, widely considered as the world’s leading programme for start-ups in the space sector.
Yuk Chi Chan giving a lecture to a room full of students

We're Sports University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

We've been named Sports University of the Year 2023 reflecting that sport is central to life here for many of our students.
Student playing sport with university tapestry backdrop

Durham Book Festival

We are once again looking forward to partnering the annual Durham Book Festival, set to take place from 13 – 16 October.
Durham Book Festival promotional poster

Fond farewell to Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Our Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost, Professor Antony Long, has announced his intention to retire.
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Durham Graduate awarded prestigious Kennedy scholarship

A Durham graduate has been awarded a Kennedy Scholarship to undertake the Master of Public Policy programme at Harvard University later this year.
The lake and buildings of Van Mildert College

Welcoming Euro Hockey Qualifiers to Maiden Castle

Maiden Castle Sports and Wellbeing Park, is preparing to welcome England Hockey as they host the Women’s Euro Hockey Qualifiers hockey tournament in Durham this month. This is the first time an international hockey tournament has taken place in Durham and we are delighted to be a partner in the event.
England Women's Hockey Team

Brass Band launches national composition competition

Durham University Brass Band (dubb) is launching its annual Composition Competition, offering student musicians and recent graduates from all over the UK the chance to have their work published.
Durham University Brass Band performing

Need help tackling your procrastination? This could be the book for you!

Professor Fuschia Sirois, a globally renowned expert in the psychology of procrastination in our Department of Psychology, has distilled her game-changing insights into a new book to help procrastinators understand the issue, and how to tackle it.
Image of alarm clock with notes about delaying tasks