About Durham

Durham is a small city on the banks of the river Wear in North East England, renowned for its magnificent medieval castle and cathedral (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) as well as its world-class University.

Getting to Durham

Durham is easily accessible by train or car from all major cities in the UK, and is close to Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley airports. Detailed travel directions are available here.

Campus map

Below is a map of Durham indicating all of the University buildings. Click the map for a larger version. For a PDF version click here.

Links to the full listing of the University buildings and more detailed maps are available here.

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Durham University
26 - 29 July 2010

Scientific Organising Committee
D. Alexander
R. Hickox
P. Best
R. Davies
T. di Matteo
A. Fabian
J. Greene
M. Volonteri

Local Organising Committee
L. Borrero
K. Coppin
A. Danielson
J. Geach
A. Goulding
J. Mullaney

Last Updated: 6 June 2011

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