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Welcome to CDALS

The Centre seeks to encourage and facilitate interdisciplinary approaches wherever possible between the humanities, the social and life sciences and medicine. It also benefits from the support of Durham University's Institute of Advanced Study.
Research and Resources
Abbey House on a sunny Autumnal day
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Call For Papers

Call for papers for an upcoming virtual conference organized by Tatiana Konrad, Chantelle Mitchell, and Savannah Schaufler as part of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) project "Air and Environmental Health in the (Post-)COVID-19 World."

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Health at Durham

We're a collaboration of 44 specialist centres, academies and projects, with over 40 undergraduate courses and postgraduate programmes. Unbound from clinic, we frame health differently. Our vision for health is for people to thrive in the places they live.

Visit our Health at Durham hub Undergraduate and postgraduate courses

Get in Touch

Enquiries about CDALS should be sent via the email below.

Centre for Death and Life Studies

Professor Douglas J. Davies FBA, Director
Abbey House
Palace Green


Tel: +44 (0)191 334 3943