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We frequently hit the headlines for our world-leading research and events.
Our research spans the sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities in subjects from astronomy and cosmology to education, energy to landslides, music to theology and religion.
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We’re proud to announce that we have received a silver award by the Ministry of Defence’s Employer Recognition Awards Scheme (ERS) for our support of the Armed Forces
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Our mathematicians are helping to unravel the knotty problem of how solar energy is injected into the Sun’s atmosphere before being released into space.
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Our astronomers are part of an international team building a new kind of telescope.
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Upcoming Events
Our unique cultural attractions include Durham Castle, Botanic Garden, Palace Green Library, Oriental Museum and the Assembly Rooms Theatre.
Covid-19 restrictions mean many of our sites are unable to open in the usual way but you can still still enjoy a wide variety of performances and exhibitions, an extensive programme of public lectures and a whole host of online exhibitions and other activities. Whatever your interest, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
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Sitting right at the heart of this historic city, Durham University is perfectly placed to offer a dazzling array of events and activities.
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Musicon live music events
We are fully committed to returning to live music events when it is safe to do so, but until then our online events will allow you a unique opportunity to hear some fantastic pieces, both old and new, and to ask questions as you go.
Planned Musicon 2021 events
What's On at Ushaw
Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens is an independent charity set in a majestic estate of 500 acres, in the heart of the Durham countryside. It's well known for its exciting programme of events, exhibitions and collections each year.
Ushaw events programme
Institute of Advanced Studies Lecture Series
The Institute of Advanced Studies Lecture Series is aimed at those involved in interdisciplinary research, or who wish to contribute to wider debates.
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