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Research, scholarship and ideas are at the core of 樱花动漫. We are home to some of the most talented researchers and scholars from around the world, tackling global issues, and making a difference to people's lives. Research directly informs our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and, in partnership with policy-makers, industry, the public sector, and communities around the world, shapes local, national and international agendas.

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New £5m research centre driving economic growth and sustainability

A new joint research initiative focusing on energy systems integration has been awarded 拢5m by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to help boost UK economic growth and address regional needs.
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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

Durham awarded £1.25m to accelerate social science impact

We鈥檝e been awarded 拢1.25 million from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to develop impact from ESRC-funded research.
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Open for business: Northern Accelerator co-hosts investment showcase

Northstar Ventures, in partnership with 樱花动漫-led Northern Accelerator, a collaboration between the North East鈥檚 universities, hosted a breakfast event in London to showcase the next decade鈥檚 拢30 billion of investable opportunities in North East England.
Left to right - Dominic Endicott, Director of Northstar Ventures & Sarah Green, Chief Executive NGI

樱花动漫 start-up named as a finalist in prestigious Earthshot Prize 2022

樱花动漫 start-up, Low Carbon Materials, has recently been announced as one of three international finalists in the Fix Our Climate category in the world鈥檚 most prestigious environmental prize, The Earthshot Prize 2022.
Low Carbon Materials CEO Natasha Boulding (1050 x 350px)

Can you help record the UK’s mammal activity?

If you鈥檙e interested in conservation and ecology, our MammalWeb project needs your help to chart the activity of the UK鈥檚 mammals.
Otters stare at the camera after being caught on a camera trap

MRC announces Impact Prize 2023 finalists

Professor Paul Denny and team announced as MRC Impact Prize 2023 finalists in the Outstanding Team Impact category with their project Equitable global cooperation to support the fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Understanding moral injury in war veterans

On 11 November, millions of people in the UK and beyond remember the service and sacrifice of our Armed Forces on what is known as Remembrance Day.
A group of soldiers dressed in camouflage clothing.
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Thought Leadership

  • Deepfake porn: why we need to make it a crime to create it, not just share it

    Sharing deepfake pornography is a criminal offence but creating it isn't. Professor Clare McGlynn, from Durham Law School, has worked with many victims and explains why the law needs to change to protect others from suffering the same fate.
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  • How medieval chroniclers interpreted solar eclipses and other celestial events

    The evolution of technology has allowed scientists to analyse celestial events in much greater detail. Medieval chroniclers didn鈥檛 have that luxury but Giles Gasper in our History department and Brian Tanner in our Physics department say that doesn鈥檛 mean there isn鈥檛 lots we can learn from the ways in which they talked about these events and understood the universe.
    Stars in the solar system depicting a celestial event
  • Julian Assange: how British extradition law works

    As Julian Assange waits to learn whether he can appeal his extradition to the US, Gemma Davies, from Durham Law School, explains how the extradition law is applied in Britain.
    Protestors wearing masks in support of Julian Assange in 2012

How medieval chroniclers interpreted solar eclipses and other celestial events

The evolution of technology has allowed scientists to analyse celestial events in much greater detail. Medieval chroniclers didn鈥檛 have that luxury but Giles Gasper in our History department and Brian Tanner in our Physics department say that doesn鈥檛 mean there isn鈥檛 lots we can learn from the ways in which they talked about these events and understood the universe.
Stars in the solar system depicting a celestial event

Julian Assange: how British extradition law works

As Julian Assange waits to learn whether he can appeal his extradition to the US, Gemma Davies, from Durham Law School, explains how the extradition law is applied in Britain.
Protestors wearing masks in support of Julian Assange in 2012