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Durham University theologian seconded to process that will shape future of Catholic Church

A leading Durham University theologian is to help shape the Catholic Church for years to come.
Professor Anna Rowlands

Durham awarded £1.25m to accelerate social science impact

We’ve been awarded £1.25 million from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to develop impact from ESRC-funded research.
Brass band outreach

Hearing from the USS Trustees – a member engagement event

On Wednesday 8 March, we welcomed USS Trustees and senior USS Executives, including Dame Kate Barker (Chair of the USS Board) and Bill Galvin (Chief Executive Officer), as they held their first major member engagement event in a university in recent years.
USS logo

Warm welcome for Investment Zones proposal

In its Budget of Wednesday 15 March, the UK Government announced its intention to create 12 low-tax investment zones to boost economic growth.
Money and graphs

New research shows procrastination is bad for our health

A new study involving hundreds of university students has shown that procrastination can lead to poor health over time. 
A woman looking stressed out with her hand over her face

Connecting schoolchildren with nature

We’re proud to have helped more than 5,000 schoolchildren connect with nature.
Schoolchildren look at a puffin

Durham Professor takes research to Hollywood

Professor Santiago Fouz Hernández, from our School of Modern Language and Cultures, will showcase his specialist research on the film director, designer and artist Bigas Luna at The Bigas Luna Tribute in Los Angeles, USA, from 17-24 March 2023. 
A scene from the Bigas Luna movie Jamón, jamón

Discussing safer sleep with Professor Helen Ball 

To mark Sleep Safer Week, we caught up with infant sleep expert Professor Helen Ball who leads our award-winning Durham Infancy and Sleep Centre.
A man and woman on a bed with a sleeping baby in between them

Women invited to sign up for free IT skills course

Women are being invited to apply for a free, award-winning IT training course being run here at Durham.
Group of women celebrating

Durham Global Awards 2023

The inaugural Durham Global Week wrapped up in style at the Durham Global Awards, held at Stephenson College on Friday 10 March.

Scientists interconvert mirror-image molecules

A group of scientists from our top-rated Chemistry Department and University of York have demonstrated in a new study that carbon-based molecules can be much more dynamic than previously thought.
Mirror-image molecule

Fixing Our Climate: The Bangladesh Perspective

Open to students, staff and the wider community, this Durham Global Week event focused on learning about Bangladesh’s emergence as a global leader in international negotiations relating to climate change.