Bede Film Society
Society at Durham University showing the latest box office releases on their state of the art digital cinema projector.
Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution Research Centre
Draws together a critical mass of leading researchers and integrates a diverse set of methodological expertise and disciplinary perspectives to enhance research and collaboration at the cutting edge of behaviour, ecology and evolution.
Centre for Advanced Instrumentation
CfAI develops state-of-the-art instruments for application across a wide range of disciplines including astronomical instrumentation, biophysics, remote sensing and fusion diagnostics.
Centre for Catholic Studies
Represents a creative partnership between academy and church: a centre within the pluralist, public academy for critically constructive Catholic studies.
Centre for Communication Systems
Established in 1988 as an interdisciplinary centre involving academic staff from the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences and the Department of Mathematics.
Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies
Founded in 1999 CCCS is a multi-disciplinary research centre dedicated to the study of contemporary China and the wider East Asian region, specialising particularly in the fields of business, education, law, modern languages and culture, geography, government and international politics and political economy.
Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring [CEM]
Educational research unit providing confidential indicator systems to schools and colleges. With details of services at various educational levels, research for other organisations, and conferences.
Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society (CHESS)
Special areas of focus are climate science, economic modelling, evidence-based social and economic policy, public health, biomedical science (especially genetics and stem-cell research) and general issues about the role of values in science.
Centre for Humanities Innovation (CHI)
Fosters intellectual creativity in scholarship and to encourage the creation of new ideas, concepts, terms, paradigms, mental schemes, and other products of intellectual imagination.
Centre for Integrated Health Care Research
Provides an academic interface for health care professionals. A primary focus of their work is clinical research, including ongoing studies in gastroenterology, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, and with an emphasis on the management of patients across the primary/secondary care interface.
Centre for Intercultural Mediation
Supports, encourages, and promotes Durham's multi- and inter-disciplinary approaches to understanding the intricate complexity of mediating human thoughts and behaviours across linguistic, political, cognitive, and cultural boundaries.
Centre for Materials Physics
Research spans a wide range of subjects from light emitting polymers and solar cell materials to nanoscale magnetics.
Centre for Medical Humanities
Explores the entanglement of science with humanities and social science, situating the social, cultural and political problematics of health within a long cultural perspective.
Centre for Modern Conflicts and Cultures
Brings together expertise from researchers across Durham University in order to investigate how intellectuals, writers, and artists have engaged with or participated in the major geopolitical and ideological conflicts of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies
A locus for research in all aspects of the long nineteenth century (from 1760s to present-day neo Victorianism), drawing from the widest possible range of disciplines and interdisciplinary approaches.
Centre for Poetry and Poetics
Promotes the reading, writing and editing of poetry from classical antiquity to the present, as well as the critical exploration of current issues and ideas in literary theory.
Centre for Vision and Visual Cognition
Encourages high quality research and scholarly activity in the area of human vision and visual cognition by means of regular seminars, lectures and lecture series.
Centre for Visual Arts and Culture
Brings together scholars from across and beyond Durham University in order to provide a dynamic setting for wide-ranging interdisciplinary research and debates about visual culture, a field that entails the study of vision and perception, the analysis of the social significance of images and ways of seeing, and the attentive interpretation of a range of visual objects, from artworks to scientific images.
Durham Centre for Bioimaging Technology
Aims to become an International Centre of Excellence, whose strength and distinctiveness lies in drawing together technological developments such as instrumentation, chemical probes and visualisation; demonstrating the strength of applying these to real biological challenges.
Durham Centre for Classical Reception
The Centre aims to promote the study of the diverse reception of the classical world, or how Greco-Roman antiquity has continued to remain a significant point of reference and departure throughout the centuries, in virtually every cultural sphere, including art and architecture, language and literature, and politics and thought.
Durham Centre for Crop Improvement Technology
A multidisciplinary research focus that integrates state of the art knowhow in plant-genetics, cell biology and biochemistry with expertise in chemistry, physics and mathematics to develop technologies for crop improvement and protection.
Durham Centre for Soft Matter
Brings together internationally recognised expertise from the Departments of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Engineering with the aim of providing a focal point for soft matter and polymer research at Durham University.
Durham European Law Institute
Acts as a forum for the discussion of European law issues and a channel through which Durham scholars can keep the wider academic and professional communities up to date with the most recent legal developments in the EU.
Durham Geochemistry Centre
Carries out multi-disciplinary research in earth, environmental, physical, biological, medical and archaeological sciences using an established base of world class equipment and laboratories, and expertise in the technical and applied aspects of their use.
Durham Students' Union
Displays sections on democracy, education, welfare, events, job opportunities and the DSU handbook.
Durham Union Society
Provides history of this debating student society along with membership information and contact details.
Collegiate university based in in the city of Durham and at the Queen's Campus in Stockton. Provides information on the university, courses, departments, colleges and research.
Durham University Sport
The home of sport at Durham University with strategy centred on the three core strands of performance, participation and community outreach. Provides information on university and college sport, and fitness support.
Durham University: Queen's
A modern campus located in Stockton-on-Tees, and home to around 2,000 students and to two of Durham's colleges. Provides a contemporary range of courses, distinctive from those on offer in Durham City.
Global Policy Institute
Conducts multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research focused on the scholarship, politics, and policy of pressing global collective action problems.
Human Rights Centre
Established in 2001 in recognition of the significant strength and depth of human rights scholarship, consultancy and activities in Durham Law School.
IBRU: Centre for Borders Research
Through research, consultancy and training, IBRU seeks to facilitate enhanced understanding of border areas, contribute to the peaceful resolution of boundary disputes, and engage with broader geographic questions concerning the changing nature of sovereignty, territory, citizenship, and the political organisation of space.
The Institute for Local Governance
A pioneering research and knowledge exchange venture designed to maximise the benefits of collaboration between universities in North East England and the wider public realm. The ILG is hosted by Durham University in its Business School.
Parent-Infant Sleep Lab
Research lab at Durham University, designed to study various aspects of infant and child sleep and parenting behaviour.
Revd Professor David Wilkinson
Profile of the Principal of St John’s College, Durham University and Professor in the Department of Theology and Religion.
University approved research centre which operates across various areas of science which are reliant on X-ray techniques.