From improving people’s health and influencing changes in the law, to supporting business and bringing long lost music to new audiences, our research is having an impact around the world.
Read about some of our REF 2021 impact case studies.
We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference, globally and locally.
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Research at Durham is transformative and inspirational led by world-leaders in their fields. Find out more about the amazing research we do.
Read more from the inspirational students involved in our research.
Durham is participating in the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the system for assessing the quality of research in UK universities. First held in 2014 it was repeated in 2021 (delayed until May 2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic).