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Food Security on World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated on October 16th every year to encourage special attention to efforts to realise the human right to adequate food nutrition. The day brings together governments, media, the general public, NGOs, and businesses as they promote awareness and the actions surrounding sustainability, worldwide hunger, and malnutrition – issues which have all…

Food Security on World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated on October 16th every year to encourage special attention to efforts to realise the human right to adequate food nutrition. The day brings together governments, media, the general public, NGOs, and businesses as they promote awareness and the actions surrounding sustainability, worldwide hunger, and malnutrition – issues which have all…

Durham University Foundation Programme

I recently successfully completed the Foundation Programme at Durham University and will be progressing into the first year of my Physics degree in October 2020. It has been a crazy year, but I am proud for all I have achieved in such a short space of time. During my time at Durham however, I have…

Why Study for a Doctorate in Business Administration?

When I began my Master of Business Administration (MBA) five years ago, I had one clear goal: to graduate. My plan was to go back to school, challenge myself, and return to work. It was a one-off adventure that I wanted to embark upon to refresh my life. Upon completing my MBA, however, I felt…

DUEM attempts a unique 24-hour ‘Ouston Solar Challenge

Durham University Electric Motorsport (DUEM) have achieved some amazing results over the past few years; building our solar-powered car, ‘Ortus’, achieving our best results yet in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2019 and expanding our dedicated team are to name just a few. Last weekend was no exception; we took it upon ourselves to complete…

Why study for a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)?

When I began my Master of Business Administration (MBA) five years ago, I had one clear goal: to graduate. My plan was to go back to school, challenge myself, and return to work. It was a one-off adventure that I wanted to embark upon to refresh my life. Upon completing my MBA, however, I felt…

Lessons from Durham University

Having thoroughly enjoyed my time at Durham University, I thought I would share a few of my personal lessons and thoughts. Hopefully, this will give you some tips if you are off to Durham Uni or other universities. Most importantly, university is what you make of it. Going to uni doesn’t guarantee you a great…

My Durham Top Ten!

I have loved my first two years in Durham so much that it is very hard to pin down my favourite things but if I had to decide, these would be my top ten.I hope you enjoy hearing a bit more about some of the things that make Durham so great. Carina FontHi, my name…

Why we all need to remember the Srebrenica genocide

I was relatively young when the Bosnian war started, in 1992. When it became clear that something terrible was going to start, we moved to another place to live with my grandparents. Not a single bomb exploded there during the four-year war. Explosions in the neighbouring city were violent enough to be heard in that…

SCI Scholarship, my PhD and me

During the first six months of my PhD in Soft Matter and Functional Interfaces Centre of Doctoral Training (SOFI CDT), I and 20 other PhD students (Cohort 5 of SOFI) had the opportunity to act as “consultants” as part of our training of understanding soft matter science within an industrial and multidisciplinary context. This business awareness…

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