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Discovering the early records of Merlin the Magician

Experts from Durham and Bristol universities have identified some of the oldest surviving manuscript fragments of the legend of Merlin the Magician.
Bristol Merlin manuscript

Professor discovers missing link in carbon cycle through the study of rocks

Professor Robert Hilton from our Department of Geography has found a missing link in the natural carbon cycle through the study of rocks.
Carbon rocks

Law professor to help review UK medical practice

One of our Law professors will play a key role in the review of professional values, knowledge and behaviours expected of UK medics.
A doctor check their records on a tablet device

Durham: a world-leading university

We’re celebrating three league table successes that demonstrate how Durham is a world-leading and world-changing university.
Students sitting at a table

How bursts of rain in pre-historic Arabia helped human migration

New archaeological finds show that periods of increased rainfall transformed the Arabian Desert into a regular route for human migration over the last 400,000 years.
Archaeologists in the Nefud Desert in Saudi Arabia carrying out fieldwork

Supporting women to succeed in High Performance Computing

We’re delighted to be playing a key role in improving diversity and opportunity for women in High Performance Computing.
A conference for women in high performance computing

Durham Book Festival is back!

The long awaited and much anticipated Durham Book Festival returns this year with an exciting blend of live and digital events.
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