University of Durham

University of Durham

University of Durham

Overview
Date Founded

1832

Headquarters

University Office,Old Elvet,Durham, North East DH1 3HP

Company Description

The University of Durham, commonly known as Durham University, is a public research university in Durham, England. It was founded by Act of Parliament in 1832 and granted a Royal Charter in 1837. It was one of the first universities to open in England for more than 600 years and has a claim towards being the third oldest university in England. Durham is a collegiate university, with its main functions divided between the academic departments of the university and 16 colleges. In general, the departments perform research and provide lectures to students, while the colleges are responsible for the domestic arrangements and welfare of undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral researchers and some university staff.

Executives & Employees

Chief Operating Officer

Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Provost

IT Business Partner

Dean, Knowledge Transfer

Professor & Head-Chemistry Department

Head-Business Assurance

Head-Chemistry

Director of Finance, Endowment

Vice-Chancellor & Warden

Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Colleges & Student Experience

Board of Governors

Dean, Knowledge Transfer at University of Durham

Distinguished Alumni
Katherine Garrett-Cox is now Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer at Gulf International Bank (UK) Ltd.
Alan C. Giddins is now Managing Partner, Head of Private Equity at 3i Group Plc
Julian Oakley is now Senior Managing Director at Evercore, Inc.
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University of Cambridge, Cambridge University Press purchase University of Durham /CEM from University of Durham

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The UNITE Group Plc purchases University of Durham

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P2i Ltd. provides patented technological services. Its revolutionary plasma process reduces the surface energy of a material, so that when liquids come into contact with it, they form beads and simply roll off. The firm has two consumer brands for its technology they are ion-mask, for footwear, outdoor clothing and accessories, and Aridion, for consumer electronics. The company was founded by Stephen Coulson in February 2004 and is headquartered in Abingdon, the United Kingdom.

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Kromek Group Plc engages in the development of radiation detectors based on cadmium zinc telluride. The company provides detection and characterization capabilities within the medical imaging, nuclear detection, and security screening markets. It operates through the USA and UK geographical segments. The USA segment focuses on the medical imaging. The UK segment involves in the nuclear detection and security screening. The company was founded by Arnab Basu and Max Robinson in April 2003 and is headquartered in Sedgefield, the United Kingdom.

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