University of Durham

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First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Egypt's Sisi blocks Gaza ceasefire to appease his American allies, expert

Egyptian president and ex-army chief Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi insists to hinder any ceasefire in Gaza to please the Americans, an expert said.Durham University political scientist Dr Ahmed Tohamy accused "the coup authorities", led by Sisi, of seeking to ... [Published Middle East Monitor - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Free debate on future of UK energy

POLITICIANS from the main political parties will take part in a free public debate on the future of UK energy at Durham University next month.The debate will look at key issues facing energy supply in the UK such as how to bridge the gap between supply ... [Published Durham Times - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Community News in Brief: Saturday, July 26

The plaque was unveiled at Longhorsley village green in memory of suffragette Emily Wilding Davison, who died 101 years ago after being struck by King George V’s horse during the running of the 1913 Epsom Derby.The plaque records that Emily had set off ... [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Uncertainty in Computer Models 2014

July 28-30, 2014University of Sheffield, UKThe UCM2014 conference will be held at the University of Sheffield, UK, during 28th-30th July 2014, on uncertainty in complex computer models, and is open to everyone interested in all aspects of computer model ... [Published Connect - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

24.07 - Astronomers create precision map to calculate amount of dark matter in far off galaxy cluster - DURHAM

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we’ll assume you’re OK to continue. Astronomers have produced the most precise map yet of mass within a distant galaxy ... [Published MyScience - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

24.07 - Two Durham University experts elected Fellows of the British Academy - DURHAM

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we’ll assume you’re OK to continue. Professor have been elected Fellows of the British Academy. The accolade recognises ... [Published MyScience - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

BFIS awards top 5 million since 1996

BFIS awards: Pictured (from left) are Dr Duranda Greene, James Spence (Mathematics - University of Warwick), Christopher Wright (Economics - Lancaster University), Ciara Burrows (Legal Studies, University of Waterloo), Taliah Shakir (Business - Durham ... [Published Royal Gazette - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Prestigious award for Durham student Jonathan

A promising engineer has been presented with a top industry award from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) North East. Jonathan Rex, a graduate from Durham University, was given the Institution of Civil Engineers’ Student Prize 2014 for his impressive ... [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Exploring everyday life in the last 10,000 years

ROMAN REMAINS: Gemma Lewis, deputy curator of archaeology for Durham University at the new gallery in the library at Palace Green. Gemma is at the roman display holding a cult figurine. Picture: ANDY LAMB (8562506)A NEW exhibition exploring everyday life ... [Published Durham Times - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 3 reports

KROMEK : secures major bottle scanner contract ; technology

TECHNOLOGY company Kromek has secured a new contract in the security market worth US$620,000 .The Durham University spinout, which is based near Sedge-field, will be providing its advanced bottle scanner technology to a number of airports in Asia .Kromek's ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Preventing institutional abuse in care settings event

The Organising Care Special Interest Group is to hold an event on preventing institutional abuse in care settings on Friday 28 November at Queens Campus, Durham University, Stockton-on-Tees.The aim of the SIG is to encourage critical consideration of ... [Published Fuse - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 5 reports

'Pompeii of the North' discovered in County Durham

| Updated: 19:15 EST, 21 July 2014Buried on the site of a Roman fort in County Durham, archaeologists have made a series of well-preserved and extraordinary finds.The discoveries at Binchester Roman Fort near Bishop Auckland date back 1,800 years and ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 22 2014]

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"When the resistance looks for an honest broker away from the biased Egyptian authorities, the latter selfishly attempts to hinder these efforts at the expense of the blood of innocent Palestinians" he said in a
She said: "Social media can be considered like a brick – you can build houses with it, or you can throw it through people's windows. People are doing both with it, as people have always done with every communications medium. Yes, social media allows messages to move faster globally, and those who speak loudest will often be listened to. Social media, however, gives the opportunity to speak back, particularly if people gather together."
Jeremy Hance, writing earlier this week in Mongabay, an environmental science and conservation news site, reported on their work: "Studying samango monkeys in the Soutpansberg Mountains of South Africa, researchers were curious about how these monkeys, which have long been habituated to scientists, may change behavior depending on the presence or absence of humans." He explained how the team placed feeding buckets for the monkeys at different tree heights; the higherhigher up, the less risk of predators attacking...

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Who will clear the Corporate Tax hurdle? [Published Sunday Post - Jul 27 2014]
Things that Matter: Society School and the Codr... [Published Barbados Advocate - Jul 27 2014]
Free debate on future of UK energy [Published Durham Times - Jul 26 2014]
Community News in Brief: Saturday, July 26 [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Jul 26 2014]
Uncertainty in Computer Models 2014 [Published Connect - Jul 26 2014]
Politicians to debate future of energy [Published Durham Times - Jul 25 2014]
Firms help to stage space and engineering expo [Published The Journal - Jul 25 2014]
Staffordshire chief constable steps down [Published Staffordshire Newsletter - Jul 25 2014]
Former chief Rabbi blames social media for infl... [Published Christian Today - Jul 25 2014]
Monkeys fear big cats less, eat more, with huma... [Published PhysOrg.com - Jul 25 2014]
How to make money from fracking without buying ... [Published Money Week - Jul 25 2014]
How to master stupidity [Published Times Live South Africa - Jul 24 2014]
UAE Twitter activist not guilty but still in cu... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 24 2014]
24.07 - Two Durham University experts elected F... [Published MyScience - Jul 24 2014]
24.07 - Astronomers create precision map to cal... [Published MyScience - Jul 24 2014]
Two places left at SGT conference [Published Glass International Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
BFIS awards top 5 million since 1996 [Published Royal Gazette - Jul 24 2014]
British Academy says: well done, fellows [Published Northern Echo - Jul 24 2014]
Under the surface of Durham's 'Pompeii of the N... [Published The Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Prestigious award for Durham student Jonathan [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Jul 24 2014]
Astronomers produce precise map of dark matter [Published Northern Echo - Jul 24 2014]
Monkeys use researchers 'as human shields' to a... [Published The Independent - Jul 24 2014]
Exploring everyday life in the last 10,000 years [Published Durham Times - Jul 24 2014]
Britain felt Japan’s WWI support ‘adequate’ [Published Japan Times - Jul 24 2014]
An introduction to Anglo-saxon language, litera... [Published The University of Warwick - Jul 23 2014]
North East property prices booming, but Ryton n... [Published The Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Investing in a vision [Published Northern Echo - Jul 23 2014]
EEF brings in North East region director [Published Insider Media Limited - Jul 23 2014]
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More than glitter [Published MIT News feed - Jul 21 2014]
A special class of tiny gold particles can easily slip through cell membranes, making them good candidates to deliver drugs directly to target cells. A new study from MIT materials scientists reveals that these nanoparticles enter cells by taking ...
Former Ford president, Jaguar chairman Nick Sch... [Published Autoblog - Jul 20 2014]
Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs , Ford , Jaguar We have the privilege here at Autoblog of reporting a lot of good news, but it is our duty as well to report the bad news and sad news as well. And this is one of those occasions as the automotive ...
[tt] NYT Room for Debate: Where Do Borders Need... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 07 2014]
Room for Debate: Where Do Borders Need to Be Redrawn? http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2014/07/03/where-do-borders-need-to-be-redrawn IntroductionMaps are always changing. A new nation is added. Old lines cease tomake sense. Turf is claimed and r ...
[tt] NS 2974: Manhunt to bug hunt: Cop skills t... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 27 2014]
NS 2974: Manhunt to bug hunt: Cop skills track nature's killers http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229740.700-manhunt-to-bug-hunt-cop-skills-track-natures-killers.html * 19 June 2014 by Angela SainiAngela Saini is a science writer based in Londo ...
Does an Independent Kurdistan make Sense? [Published Informed Comment - Jun 26 2014]
By Mohammed Shareef and Janroj Yilmaz Keles By invading Iraq and mismanaging the aftermath, the United States precipitated Iraq’s collapse as a unified state, but it did not cause it. Erbil aims at becoming the Arab Capital of Tourism The castle in ...
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Thomson Reuters Collaborates with Durham Univer... [Published Financial Services - May 19 2014]
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