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Biggest ever supercomputer simulation to investigate the Universe

We’re part of an international team of astronomers who have carried out the biggest ever computer simulations from the Big Bang to the present day to investigate how the Universe evolved.
A supercomputer simulation of the Universe showing the cosmic web structure in yellow against a blue background

Professor Michael Magee awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize for extraordinary mathematical research

We are delighted to share that Professor Michael Magee from our top-rated Mathematical Sciences department has won a Philip Leverhulme Prize.
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Top-class facilities in Computer Science and Maths to foster student entrepreneurship

We offer the inspiration for our students to achieve the extraordinary in real world. With our state-of-the-art Hazan Venture Lab, we seek to nurture the talents and capabilities of aspiring student entrepreneurs.
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New guidelines advise against routine weighing and measuring of athletes

New guidelines are shaking up the world of sport by advising against routine, systematic weighing and measuring of athletes.
A female gymnast performing a gymnastic manoeuvre with a ball.

Vatican ceremony honour for Durham theologian

One of our leading theologians has been honoured in a ceremony at the Vatican.
Professor Anna Rowlands receives her Expanded Reason award at the Vatican

Celebrating Durham’s Global Connections: inviting nominations for Durham Global Awards 2024

Following the success of our inaugural Durham Global Week, we are calling our vibrant community to nominate candidates for next year’s Durham Global Awards, celebrating diversity and cross-cultural impact.
The trophies for the Durham Global Awards

National Champions Enactus Durham to compete in the World Cup in Utrecht

Our National Championship winning team from Enactus Durham, is heading to Utrecht in the Netherlands on 17 October to compete against 32 other countries in the Enactus World Cup. They will be showcasing the Taka Taka Zero project in their 12-minute pitch.
Enactus Durham National Champions 2023, winning team celebrating with trophy

Durham hosts new £10m supercomputer to investigate the Universe

We’re home to a new £10m supercomputer that will help scientists around the world investigate the mysteries of the Universe.
Chi Onwurah MP pushes the button on the launch of the COSMA 8 supercomputer

World-class mathematical research to propel scientific solutions

Our Department of Mathematical Sciences has been conducting pioneering and world-leading research with a strong impact.
Solar energy

New £5m research centre driving economic growth and sustainability

A new joint research initiative focusing on energy systems integration has been awarded £5m by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to help boost UK economic growth and address regional needs.
An image of solar panels and wind turbines with a distant industrial landscape

Meet Dr William K. Moses Jr. from our Department of Computer Science

We caught up with Dr William K. Moses Jr. who recently joined our department of Computer Science. Get to know him and more about his research.
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Explore October’s Community Newsletter

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A heron sculpture sits in a pond at the Botanic Garden with greenhouses and plants in the background