Durham University Student Blogs

Category - Research

3 minutes of wonder at the Royal Institution

I am a postgraduate in physics and I study superconductors, mainly their capacity to carry large currents. My research is quite technical and I am trying to better understand uncertainties in a measurement technique.  I look at errors which have been considered to be small, but systematic, and try to see if we can account for them fully.  The...

Durham Energy Institute – Renewable Energy event

In the space of four hours, I walked out of St Chad’s college on the historic Durham peninsula, and stumbled into the brightly lit glass reception of the Shard, the tallest building in London. With a sense of nervous excitement, I collected an official Dunelm visitor’s badge, and took an elevator to reach the 15th floor. Upon entering...