Student Research

standard Growing Up in an Orphanage: Tales of Personal Resilience Part 2

Professor David Divine who is pursuing doctoral studies at Durham University on the resilience of young people in a care setting, shares excerpts from his recent book, Aberlour Narratives of Success. While orphanages are usually portrayed grimly in popular media, David found […]

standard Growing Up in an Orphanage: Tales of Personal Resilience

Professor David Divine who is pursuing doctoral studies at Durham University on the resilience of young people in a care setting, shares excerpts from his recent book, Aberlour Narratives of Success. While orphanages are usually portrayed grimly in popular media, […]

standard Littering as a source of urban diffuse pollution and what you can do about it

Undergraduate students in Durham University’s Department of Geography Alan Liotard, Aaron Neill and Miles Wilson introduce the impacts of littering on the health of rivers and wildlife. This is part of a series of posts on urban diffuse pollution awareness. Authors were […]

standard IHRR Postgraduate Fellowship in Enhancement of Knowledge to Build Resilience to Hazards

Thanks to a generous gift from an alumnus of Durham University, IHRR is offering a new Postgraduate Fellowship designed to support a PhD studentship for 3 years in IHRR. The Postgraduate Fellowship will fund a new PhD research project located in […]

standard Durham student field trip to Nepal highlights community insights into landslide hazards

This post from Durham Geography BSc student Amy Wright tells the story of a unique student field trip to the Upper Bhote-Khosi River catchment in Central Nepal to investigate landslides in the region and the communities affected by them. For […]