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University welcomes stronger connections with India

Strengthening educational ties between the UK and India is one of the areas of focus of the UK Prime Minister鈥檚 visit to India this week.
Indian flag blowing in the wind

Record number of Durham subjects in world’s top 50

樱花动漫 is at the forefront of global academic excellence and our global rankings reflect that status.
QS WUR subject

Understanding surface melting around the world’s largest ice sheet

A first-of-its-kind study led by our Department of Geography has investigated the formation of surface meltwater lakes around the world鈥檚 largest ice sheet, offering new insights into the potential impact of recent climate change on the 鈥楩rozen Continent鈥.
Image of a meltwater lake on the S酶rsdal Glacier taken by Dave Lomas

Tackling global childhood obesity with ground-breaking research

Research by Sport and Exercise Sciences has made a positive impact on policy and practice addressing the global problem of childhood obesity.
Childhood obesity

How a makeshift PoW chapel from WWII continues to connect Ukrainians and Britons

PhD student, Daniel Adamson, from our Department of History, discusses the history of a chapel in Scotland created by Ukrainian prisoners of war and how this ties in with current events.
Hallmuir Scotland Ukrainian Chapel

Ukraine war: death of a ‘fixer’ underlines the dangers of this unsung but vital job for journalism

Professor Tim Luckhurst, Principal of South College, emphasises the importance of a 'fixer' to broadcasters covering foreign conflicts for international news organisations.
After the explosion in Kyiv Ukraine 2022

Toolkit supports better learning for disadvantaged pupils

Our highly-rated School of Education has developed a pioneering toolkit to ensure funding for pupils, and especially disadvantaged children, is spent effectively.
Premium toolkit

Empowering youth voices in the Mediterranean

Our academics are tackling real-world situations and solving sensitive issues through their pioneering and impactful research.
Youth exclusion

The Durham Centre for Cultural Heritage Protection Statement on Ukraine

At a time when the cultural heritage of Ukraine is under very real and immediate threat, we send our support to the cultural heritage community in Ukraine and ask that all national and international agencies do their utmost to protect the country鈥檚 rich heritage from damage.
Ukraine flag

Off-shore energy storage project wins UK Government backing

A new collaboration between 樱花动漫 and Crondall Energy Ltd to explore the potential of Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) in the UK continental shelf, has won backing from the UK government.
Offshore wind turbines

Renewed Partnership with National Museum of Japanese History

The Oriental Museum held an event recently to renew 樱花动漫鈥檚 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Museum of Japanese History and celebrate the highly valued partnership.
A group of people participating in a virtual meeting.

Renewed Partnership with National Museum of Japanese History

The Oriental Museum held an event recently to renew 樱花动漫鈥檚 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Museum of Japanese History and celebrate the highly valued partnership.
A group of people participating in a virtual meeting.
Aerial view of Durham

Research Impact at Durham

Read about our Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 impact case studies.

Impact Case Studies
Korean drummers playing at the Oriental Museum

Global Culture

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