Welcome to the March edition of Dialogue magazine. There is lots going on around the University.
This month, we have an update on the work to support the refresh of our University Strategy. We also find out about why volunteering is an important part of student life at Durham.
Also in this edition:
- new research has revealed for the first time that Vikings likely brought animals with them in boats when they invaded Britain in the ninth century.
- meet our Student Community Wardens.
- Project Lead Gareth Lawson explains how pro:NE can help students of colour into postgraduate research and beyond.
Finally, we’re asking all pet lovers to send us images of their pets in preparation for National Pet Day on 11 April. So, don’t be shy! Send your images to email@example.com and we will feature them in April’s edition of Dialogue.
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In February we celebrated LGBT+ History Month honouring the heritage of the LGBT+ community worldwide.
Staff and students have been getting involved in an update to the University’s 10-year Strategy.
Over the next few months, Dialogue is highlighting some of the winners of the inaugural Professional Services Inspiring the Extraordinary Awards.
Tuesday 11 April is National Pet Day, and we’d like you to help us celebrate by sending us images of your pets.
It’s great news for our Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science (ECLAS) project, based at St John’s College. The £6.2 million grant is to encourage bishops and senior Christian leaders worldwide to engage with science.
New research has revealed for the first time that Vikings likely brought animals with them in boats when they invaded Britain in the ninth century.
Did you know that the University currently offers a degree apprenticeship in management?
Volunteering is an important part of student life here at Durham, with over 3,000 registered student volunteers. We also have more than 90 registered student-led projects, community partners, Colleges and departments providing over 100 opportunities for people to get involved with.
Chemistry PhD student Rob Ives has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious STEM for Britain competition.
From Fairtrade Fortnight to conservation projects, here's how you can get involved.
The team offer peer-to-peer support for livers-out and form part of our community liaison approach.
We’re celebrating two prestigious awards for Associate Professor Nadia Siddiqui, from our highly rated School of Education.
Project Lead Gareth Lawson explains how pro:NE can help minority ethnic students into postgraduate research and beyond.
A Durham college building that has served generations of students for more than a century has been awarded a blue plaque to celebrate its historic significance.