University of Durham

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Name: University of Durham
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Students given grand welcome to university life

THOUSANDS of new students marched on Durham Cathedral to officially start their university careers.Durham University held five matriculation ceremonies today (Wednesday, October 1, for undergraduate and postgraduate students of its 16 colleges.Dean of ... [Published Northern Echo - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

The best undergraduate schools for getting a great job

LinkedIn released an update  today to its platform of tools aimed at university students, part of an ongoing effort to hook job seekers early, put soon-to-be and recent college graduate in front of recruiters, and become part of the college search process. ... [Published Quartz - 6 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Invitation to join the National Leading Health and Wellbeing Programme 2015 - Accelerating systems transformation

New Course Starts January 2015 - Apply Now .An invitation to join the new National 'Leading Health and Wellbeing Programme 2015' focussing on Accelerating Systems Transformation. Leading in new ways beyond boundaries across places and systems is essential ... [Published Fuse - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Book now for Dying Matter’s Day of the Dead 2014

The annual event is a festival of remembrance inspired by the Mexican Día de Muertos.This year, Dying Matters will be taking a close look at how traditions of mourning, remembrance and celebration of those who have died differ between cultures around ... [Published EHospice - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

25.09 - Leading health experts call for more measures to tackle Ebola epidemic - 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. Leading health experts call for more measures to tackle Ebola epidemicA Durham ... [Published MyScience - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Tansley: Father and son take on cycle challenge

A father and son team has taken on a cycling challenge in memory of a good friend.Joe Woods, 62, and his son Josh, 23, who both live in Tansley, cycled from Land’s End to John O’Groats, raising more than £1,300.The money will be split between Cancer Research ... [Published Bakewell Today - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Facing China

The demonstrations were triggered in response to new rules limiting choices in Hong Kong's elections.They have presented Beijing with a serious challenge: how to keep a lid on dissent in this former British colony without appearing to go back on its promise ... [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 4 reports

Japanese stem cell firm acquires Durham University spin-out Reinnervate Ltd

Major advancements in medical research and drug toxicity testing could be heralded by the £2.5m acquisition of a Durham University spin-out.Japanese company Reprocell, one of the world’s leading suppliers of stem cells, has bought Reinnervate Ltd, which ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Solar customers in the dark about the value of using the power they generated in the home

New academic research has shown that UK consumers with solar photovoltaic (PV) technology are often too focused on the financial benefits of selling the electricity they generate back to the grid when they could be using more of it themselves.The study, ... [Published Heating & Plumbing Monthly - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lincoln’s Magna Carta history captured in 800th anniversary trail

A series of commemorative trails shining light on the history of the Magna Carta is connecting towns and villages across the country in 2015, and Lincoln has its own flag on the map.The six tourist trails will mark 800 years since the Magna Carta was ... [Published The Lincolnite - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Social Justice and the City Lecture Series at AUB

The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) & The Graduate Programs in Urban Planning, Policy and Design (MUPP-MUD) at the Department of Architecture & Design, FEA-AUB cordially invite you to a lecture as part of The Social ... [Published Beirut.com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 5 reports

River safety warning for new university students

A warning is going out to students who are starting university this week to be aware about the dangers of the regions rivers.In Durham the police are talking to students who have arrived for freshers week.In the last 12 month two Durham University students ... [Published itv.com - Sep 27 2014]

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Sarika Singh, a frep from Van Mildert college said: "Our role is looking after the freshers, making university their home."
"We have a resilient group of players, we're mentally very strong and focused on our game plan and objectives - we showed that by the way we fought back from behind at Leicester."
...to extraordinary lengths to compel men to take their names, to the early 20th century feminist movement the 'Lucy Stoners', who used the slogan, "My name is my identity and must not be lost"
"We call on our governments to take an active and dedicated role, in partnership with West African countries and the UN, to ensure that the response over the next months is managed transparently and effectively, and in ways that support complementary goals for human and economic development in the region" , say the authors, pointing out that Europe’s strategic approach to its response to the epidemic is as just as important as its financial and material...

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Students given grand welcome to university life [Published Northern Echo - 4 hours ago]
Clifton prepare for Canterbury battle [Published Noodls - 5 hours ago]
The best undergraduate schools for getting a gr... [Published Quartz - 6 hours ago]
Orrick Expands in London with Addition of Shawn... [Published Orrick - 18 hours ago]
Invitation to join the National Leading Health ... [Published Fuse - 23 hours ago]
Radio 3 announces full line-up for 2014 Free Th... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]
Book now for Dying Matter’s Day of the Dead 2014 [Published EHospice - Sep 30 2014]
On becoming a citizen of the world [Published Manila Times - Sep 30 2014]
Memory revived of Tyneside vet Clement Stephens... [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Sep 30 2014]
Tansley: Father and son take on cycle challenge [Published Bakewell Today - Sep 30 2014]
25.09 - Leading health experts call for more me... [Published MyScience - Sep 30 2014]
Law Not Enough to Unravel Kenya Land Disputes [Published Individual.com - Sep 30 2014]
'It's time to put aside party politics for the ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 30 2014]
So why can't a woman be rather more like a man? [Published Irish Independent - Sep 30 2014]
Facing China [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 29 2014]
Japanese stem cell firm acquires Durham Univers... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 29 2014]
Japanese stem cell firm acquires Durham Univers... [Published The Journal - Sep 29 2014]
Solar customers in the dark about the value of ... [Published Heating & Plumbing Monthly - Sep 29 2014]
Durham science firm bought by Japanese giant [Published Northern Echo - Sep 29 2014]
Durham University partners with Japanese stem c... [Published B Daily - Sep 29 2014]
Lincoln’s Magna Carta history captured in 800th... [Published The Lincolnite - Sep 29 2014]
Meet the A* student who achieved against the odds [Published Stratford Herald - Sep 29 2014]
Social Justice and the City Lecture Series at AUB [Published Beirut.com - Sep 29 2014]
‘Research in India happens in a few elite insti... [Published The Hindu - Sep 29 2014]
SHOWBIZ: On the same page [Published New Straits Times - Sep 29 2014]
Bigots let off the leash [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 28 2014]
Tributes paid to former Bishop of Ely Stephen S... [Published Ely Standard - Sep 28 2014]
New course puts students in the heart of a crea... [Published The Journal - Sep 28 2014]
Rotherham child sex scandal: Andrew Norfolk on ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 28 2014]
Durham housebuilder ready for showhome opening ... [Published Easier - Sep 28 2014]
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UK smart grid project investigates consumers an... [Published FierceSmartGrid - Sep 24 2014]
Consumers in the U.K. with solar photovoltaic (PV) technology are often too focused on the financial benefits of selling the electricity they generate back to the grid when they could be using more of it themselves, according to a study by the University ...
[tt] NS 2985: First Neanderthal etching is a #s... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 11 2014]
NS 2985: First Neanderthal etching is a #stoneagehashtag http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26134-first-neanderthal-etching-is-a-stoneagehashtag.html * 19:00 01 September 2014 by Catherine BrahicIdle doodle, a game of Stone Age tic-tac-toe, or the ...
Working Paper: A New Approach to Governing GM C... [Published CropBiotech Update - Sep 10 2014]
University of Durham released a report on how governance and regulation of GM crops in the 'rising powers' of Mexico, India, and Brazil have affected public acceptance of biotechnology. Download a copy of the report at https://www.dur.ac.uk/resources ...
Interactive dark matter could explain Milky Way... [Published EarthSky - Sep 09 2014]
Notice the white line. It separates two models of the dark matter distribution in the halo of a galaxy like our Milky Way. Left: a standard simulation of cold dark matter produces many smaller satellite galaxies. Right: the new simulation, which ...
It is backed like a weasel [Stoat] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 06 2014]
Carlos Frenk, Director of the Institute for Computational Cosmology at Durham University says some sane-but-not-surprising things about peer review . In other respects, the venue this appears in – IAI, the Institute of Art and Ideas – appears ...
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Thomson Reuters Collaborates with Durham Univer... [Published Financial Services - May 19 2014]
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