Durham is England's third oldest university. It has been a place of learning since the 7th century: "The Father of English History", the Venerable Bede, wrote his "Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum" in nearby Jarrow. Durham is a beautiful city with a UNESCO World Heritage Site at its heart centred around Durham Cathedral one of Europe's greatest medieval buildings.
About the conference
The conference will be held on the University Science Site, with accomodation provided in the nearby Collingwood College. The local organiser is Prof. Mark Wilson, Department of Chemistry, Durham University.