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New interdisciplinary health research awarded £9m grant

Our cutting-edge Institute for Medical Humanities (IMH) has been awarded a £9m Discovery Research Platform Award to develop a new Discovery Research Platform for Medical Humanities (DRP-MH).
Wellcome trust grant

Article published by The Cut discusses co-sleeping

"Are we all secretly co-sleeping?": article discusses opinions on co-sleeping, and the work of academics researching parent-infant sleep behaviour.
Couple laid in bed with baby

Top 5 Ethical Transgressions in Consulting

A new study on ethical practice in business consulting has expanded the discussion by reviewing media reporting, interview transcripts and jokes made on the internet to identify five common ethical transgressions made by consultants.
Three people standing in business centre and talking

CSDLP at the 2023 Bonn UN Climate Change Conference (SB58)

The CSDLP are delighted to partner with CIL/NUS at the 2023 Bonn UN Climate Change Conference (SB58) through a poster!
poster about climate change SB58 Bonn

CSDLP partners webinar on 'Decoding the IPCC for Lawyers'

The CSDLP are delighted to share the recording of the webinar on 'Decoding the IPCC for Lawyers' that was organised by our partners at CIL/NUS, thank you for organising an inspiring conversation!
decoding IPCC CIL NUS

Two new articles by Karen Kilby

Two new articles from Karen Kilby on her visit to a drought-hit East Africa.
Karen Kilby

Celebrate Chinese Language Day with Ethnomusicologist Dr Samuel Horlor

April 20 is Chinese Language Day, one of a series of Language Days selected by the United Nations to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity. Dr Samuel Horlor, a Teaching Fellow in Ethnomusicology in our Music Department, discusses his research on Chinese popular music with a particular focus on audiency, street music, and music's embeddedness in everyday urban life.
Chinese street musicians

Thinking about Earth Day every day

This week marks Earth Day (22 April), an awareness day which focuses the world to consider its impact on the Earth and encourage further investment in our planet.
A series of images including an otter, bee and sunflower, children interacting with a puffin, wind turbine, and helium

Employees adapt better to career transitions if they feel connected to the company

Employees are much better at adapting to career transitions in their company if they feel a connection from the very beginning.
Small group of people with a mixed age range sitting around a table in a café

Vice-Chancellor calls for higher education funding reform

The UK funding model for higher education should be changed to support students’ financial needs and the future viability of the sector, our Vice-Chancellor has said.
Professor Karen O'Brien speaking at a Policy Exchange debate

Professor Daniel L Newman appears on ‘The Ancestors’ Dining Tables' documentary series

Professor Daniel L. Newman has taken part in a six part documentary on the History of Medieval Arab food.
Colourful photograph of baskets of spices

Celebrating international connections with the Canadian High Commissioner

We had a great opportunity to celebrate our connections with Canada last week as we welcomed the Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom to Durham. The Honourable Ralph E. Goodale has been in post since April 2021 and was joined on the visit by Laura Lumsden, First Secretary (Trade) at the Canadian High Commission in London, whose remit includes education.