Day in the life of a Masters student
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Day in the life of a Masters student

I arrived in Durham in October to start my Master’s by Research in French. It’s a great course  because you’re completely free to choose your own topic and then it’s up to you to structure your time and your research; apart from meetings with my supervisors, I don’t have any compulsory contact…
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The two stories inside every PhD

Radio tracking collared leopards while pregnant Recording data on eartagged samango monkeys for my job, while wearing my son I enrolled at Durham University for the first time a few days after my 18th birthday. I had never lived in the UK or away from home before and I felt like I’d landed on another planet where I couldn’t…
The Power of Positivity
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The Power of Positivity

Sometimes staying positive can sometimes feel like an impossible task. In truth, everyone has moments when they feel as though things are piling on top of them, but this is natural (as long as it is temporary!) Sometimes all it takes to feel brighter is a burst of fresh air, half an hour spent chatting with a friend or treating…
Consent does matter
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Consent does matter

This is a matter which I have never really thought about before; or the scale of the issue of 1 in 3 women* experiencing unwanted sexual advances before completing the Consent Matters course. Obviously, sexual violence is totally unacceptable in our society and the Sexual Violence & Misconduct Operations Group at Durham is…
Durham University's Solar Car team (DUEM) celebrates 15 years of innovation
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Durham University's Solar Car team (DUEM) celebrates 15 years of innovation

Innovation inspires. It inspires people to think differently, to challenge the status quo and to join as part of a mission to change the world for the better. When I joined Durham University Electric Motorsport (DUEM) 2 years ago, this was certainly the case. The team was in the process of designing and engineering their latest…