The University of Durham traces its roots some 600 years. The University of Durham received its Royal Charter in 1832. The University of Durham is comprised of the main departments and 16 colleges. The flagship campus is located in Durham, England and the other campus is in Stockton-On-Tees. The University of Durham is noted for its engineering, technology and design educations and an exemplary medical school The University of Durham consistently acquires grants and funding for research. Research digests are available on-line.
Egg-shaped legacy of Britain's mobile ice-sheet
(PhysOrg.com) -- The ice sheets that sculpted the landscape of northern Britain moved in unexpected ways and left distinctive egg-shaped features according to new research.
Fear of discrimination saw Paddys and Biddys decline
The Durham and Northumbria Universities study, both based in the UK, suggests that a fear of prejudice made the Irish immigrants steer clear of giving their children Irish Catholic names, a trend also seen in today's society ...
Nature parks can save species as climate changes
Retaining a network of wildlife conservation areas is vital in helping to save up to 90 per cent of bird species in Africa affected by climate change, according to scientists.
Durham University spin-out company scoops an 'Oscar for innovation'
Reinnervate, an innovative biotechnology company founded by Professor Stefan Przyborski of Durham University's School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, has won a major international research and development award at ...
Durham University solar car takes on World Solar Challenge
Students will be setting off on a sun-powered adventure this autumn when the Durham University Solar Car (DUSC) takes part in the World Solar Challenge.
Assisted colonization key to species' survival in changing climate
Species are adapting slowly to climate change and 'assisted colonisation' can play a vital role in helping wildlife to survive in a warming world.
New stem cell tools to aid drug development
SCIENTISTS have designed, developed and tested new molecular tools for stem cell research to direct the formation of certain tissue types for use in drug development programmes.
Binge drinking due to ‘copying’ behaviour
The rise in binge drinking in the young is a “fashion phenomenon” where drinkers are copying their associates’ behaviour, new research has shown.
People who want access to the NHS should behave more responsibly, says expert
Patients should recognise they have to take responsibility for their own health if they want access to free healthcare, says a leading academic.
Early years' initiatives, such as Sure Start, are failing the poor, eight-year study shows
Early years initiatives for pre-school children are not delivering improvements in language and numeracy development, according to leading education experts.