Durham University Student Blogs

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Handy App Building Tips: Creating Durham International Festival of Enterprise App

I am thrilled to be a part of the Durham International festival of Enterprise in Durham from 27 February – 1 March 1st at the Town Hall and Gala theatre in Durham city centre. We are going to have some of the biggest names in the north east speak and deliver workshops about their business, idea generation and yes, financial funding. A key...

Where to go from a PhD

Perhaps the most daunting choice facing any PhD student is where to go following their PhD. Discussions among PhD students in my time at Durham seemed to focus on the binary choice of either staying in academia or moving to London, both of which have positives and negatives. Hopefully I can convince you all that by no means are you restricted to...

My research internship

The project In the Summer between first and second year, I was lucky enough to take part in an internship research project offered by BP to Durham students across a range of subjects. It may come as a surprise that as a geology student, the research project I embarked upon had nothing to do with rocks. Instead it focused on how we can use the...