Welcome to our latest issue of Dialogue magazine.
Did you know that bumblebees learn colour patterns to find their food fast? Or that we have played a key role in the development and engineering of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), which has begun its journey to the stars? From understanding our familiar insect friends to studying the evolution of entire galaxies, you can read all about the fascinating work of our community in this latest edition of Dialogue.
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Durham Energy Institute (DEI) is the hub for energy research and activity at Durham University. It unlocks research synergies between different disciplines and sectors to tackle the energy demands of the future. Producing world class research for understanding energy decarbonisation issues across science and society to deliver integrated solutions for the climate emergency.
We’re celebrating being ranked in the top 30 in the People and Planet Green League rankings 2021.
A team from our Department of Archaeology, in partnership with archaeologists and volunteers from The Auckland Project, has been uncovering the secrets beneath the lawns of County Durham's Auckland Castle.
Research involving our Department of Biosciences looked at how bees learn the colour patterns of flowers to find food.
Ever wondered how a city can be ‘smart’? Or what the real cost of keeping up with fashion is?
We’ve played a key role in the development and engineering of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), which has begun its journey to the stars.
2021 was a year bursting with action and results for the Energy and Sustainability Team.
We’re playing a pioneering role in helping cities respond to the challenges of climate change.
Our talented students celebrated the lifting of Covid restrictions with exciting returns to the stage after a challenging and frustrating two years.
Back in December, Durham University Palatinate Orchestra (DUPO) was able to celebrate their first large scale performance since Covid restrictions were lifted, with over 75 student members of the orchestra involved in a performance celebrating the centenary of alumna Ruth Gipps.
Professor Carlene Firmin, MBE, delivered her inaugural lecture in style with over 2,500 participants registering to watch online.
Durham Energy Institute (DEI) Advisory Board Chair and Professor in Practice Alan Lowdon has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours for services to UK and US offshore wind collaboration.