SCR News

Online Talks

The following talks are still available to watch online: The Lindisfarne Gospels in Durham (27th January 2013) The Higgs Boson and the LHC (21st October 2013)

Added Tuesday 5th February 2013

Islam, Law and Modernity Group Talks

This term, there are three talks arranged and given by the Islam, Law and Modernity group. These talks are: 1.  22 Jan 2013: Judge Dr Jan F Orth, District Court of Cologne, Germany, on the court's circumcision judgment and the ensuing legislative reform2.  6 Feb 2013: Professor Dawn Rot…

Added Tuesday 8th January 2013

Robin Brooke-Smith Publication

Robin Brooke-Smith, Holgate Fellow at Grey College, has had a book published about his experience of the Afghan-Pakistani borderlands. The Afghan-Pakistan Borderlands are pivotal to international security. They are often dangerous, strategically crucial and little explored by outsiders. Robin Bro…

Added Tuesday 8th January 2013

Public Talk: Lindisfarne Gospels

On Sunday 27th January 2013 a talk will be held in Holgate House, Grey College, about the Lindisfarne Gospels in Durham. Visitors are welcome to attend this talk either in person or via live web stream. Full Details (including information about the live web stream) new slEmbed("//sensa…

Added Friday 30th November 2012

Henry Dyson preaches at Cathedral Founders and Benefactors service

Henry Dyson, Fellow and alumnus of Grey College, preached at this year's Commemoration of Founders and Benefactors at Durham Cathedral on 25th November 2012. The full text of the sermon is included below, and the audio can be downloaded (MP3, 20Mb). It is a great honour to speak here today but …

Added Monday 26th November 2012

The Higgs Boson and the LHC - A Talk by Professor Alan Martin FRS

You are invited to a public talk by Alan Martin, Fellow of the Royal Society and Emeritus Professor at the Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology, Durham University: The Higgs Boson and the Large Hadron Collider Holgate House, Grey College - or via live video stream Sund…

Added Friday 19th October 2012

Bishop of Jarrow to lead service at Grey College

The Chapel Committee is pleased to announce that The Rt Revd Mark Bryant, Bishop of Jarrow, will officiate at a service of Holy Communion in the College Chapel at 6pm on Wednesday 9th May.  All are welcome to attend the service, which will conclude in good time for the following formal. The …

Added Wednesday 25th April 2012

New Master Appointed for Grey College

The College is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Tom Allen as new Head of House from October 1st 2011. The current Master, Professor Martyn Chamberlain, retires on September 30th 2011. Tom Allen is professor at Durham Law School. He was educated in Canada and at London University. …

Added Wednesday 15th June 2011

Professor Val Vitanov

It is with regret that we announce the death of SCR member Professor Val Vitanov, who died early on Tuesday morning after a short illness. Val was Professor of Manufacture in the School of Engineering. Our thoughts are with Val’s wife Tanya and his family.

Added Thursday 12th May 2011

Department of Chemistry Reunion

The Department of Chemistry is to hold a reunion event on 23rd – 24th September 2011, celebrating 50 years of chemistry in the current building. A drinks reception and dinner will be held in Grey College. A full programme and booking information can be found on the Department of Chemistry's…

Added Friday 6th May 2011