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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

Our Global Lecture Series travels to Brussels

The latest talk in our Durham Global Lecture series took place recently at the UK Ambassador’s Residence in Brussels.
An image of Professor Robin Coningham and Vice-Chancellor and Warden, Professor Karen O’Brien at the UK Ambassador’s Residence in Brussels

Debut novel from Durham Law student

First year law student, Miray Kose, has released her debut crime fiction novel Game of Iniquity, a dark and well-researched historical crime novel, set amongst the grimy opium dens and glittering political spheres of an increasingly criminal Victorian London.
Photograph of Miray Kose, a 1st year law student and author, wearing black

How music festivals could be made safer for women

Research by our Durham Law School has found that the set up and culture of music festivals can create dangerous spaces where sexual violence and harassment can be perpetrated. As we approach the music festival season, we caught up with Dr Hannah Bows to tell us more.
Crowds enjoying a music concert

Remembering Professor Dame Rosemary Cramp

Following the news of her death aged 93, we are remembering with fondness and pride the contribution that Professor Dame Rosemary Cramp made to the field of Archaeology and to Durham University.
A portrait of Professor Dame Rosemary Cramp

Celebrate Jazz Day with Dr Andy Hamilton

April 30 is International Jazz Day, which was designated by the UN to celebrate jazz music worldwide. Professor Andy Hamilton is the Director of Aesthetics, Ethics, and Politics Research Cluster in the Department of Philosophy and he discusses his personal interest in jazz as well as the philosophy of improvisation below.
person playing the trumpet

Esports success for Team Durham

Congratulations to Durham University Esports and Gaming who finished 3rd in the NSE (National Student Esports) British University Esports Championship powered by Intel, the official esports competition of British universities.
Team Onifans collecting their trophy as winners in the NUEL VALORANT competition

Team Durham battle for a place in the University Challenge semi-finals

After winning their first quarter-final match but being narrowly beaten in another, the round-robin format sees the team go up against UCL in a must-win game at the later than usual time of 9pm, 24th April on BBC2.
Team Durham play UCL in the quarter-final of University Challenge

Celebrate Spanish Language Day with Dr Yarí Pérez Marín

April 23 is Spanish Language Day, one of a series of Language Days selected by the United Nations to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity. Dr Yarí Pérez Marín, an Associate Professor and Director of Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, discusses her research as well as the duality of the Spanish language.
Spanish language medical texts early modern period

First research flight images from innovative balloon-borne telescope

Our astronomers are part of an international team behind the successful first research flight of an innovative balloon-borne telescope that will investigate the mystery of dark matter.
A host of stars with the Tarantula Nebula at its centre

Have your say on your Careers Service

Our Careers and Enterprise Team are inviting students to share their experiences and have an input to their services, by taking part in a series of Focus Groups and completing an online survey. The team are encouraging students to provide feedback on the activities and services they offer, to ensure they are meeting the needs of students seeking information or advice on employment.
Two students walking into the Careers Office in teh Palatine Centre