University of Durham

University of Durham  
15 agronomy-food-science - Jan 11
Two astrophysicists have been honoured for research to further our understanding of black holes and the effects of gravity. The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) has awarded the 2019 George Darwin Lecture in Astronomy to Professor Chris Done for her research into black holes and her skills as a public speaker.
12 bauingenieur - Jan 11

A Durham University spin out-company, led by academics in our Chemistry and Biosciences departments, has been recognised for its excellence at a regional awards ceremony. LightOx Ltd develops treatments to target unwanted cells, such as cancer cells, in the body.

15 agronomy-food-science - Jan 4
15 agronomy-food-science

The Milky Way is on a collision course with a neighbouring galaxy that could fling our Solar System into space.

12 Civil Engineering - Dec 21, 2018

A better understanding of how plant roots develop could open up the possibility of breeding new crops that are more adaptive to climate change, and in turn help with food security in the future. Researchers looking at the fundamental processes of plant development have identified a particular protein which controls how plant roots grow and adapt to soil conditions.

15 agronomy-food-science - Dec 18, 2018

A relic cloud of gas, orphaned after the Big Bang, has been discovered in the distant Universe. The cloud is unpolluted by stars even 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang and offers new information about how the first galaxies formed.

15 agronomy-food-science - Jan 8
15 agronomy-food-science

A cutting-edge component of what will be the world's largest telescope has passed critical tests. HARMONI, being developed in part by scientists at Durham University, will now move to the detailed design phase.

12 bauingenieur - Jan 2
12 bauingenieur

Researching health hazards of volcanic emissions. There are 1,500 active volcanoes worldwide andKīlauea volcano in Hawaii is one of the most active.

12 Civil Engineering - Dec 19, 2018

We all know that Santa Claus lives at the North Pole.

10 Event - Dec 14, 2018

Colleges & Student Experience Research & Collaboration - From the Colosseum to the Dead Sea Scrolls, cultural heritage is a vital part of our identity but faces a number of threats including climate change, natural disasters, conflict and mass tourism.

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