We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue.

Durham University

Research & business

Research Institutes and Centres


Research Centres

CentreHost department/schoolContact
Advanced Instrumentation, Centre forDepartment of PhysicsProf Ray Sharples
Banking, Institutions and Development, Centre forBusiness SchoolProfessor Dennis Philip
Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution Research (BEER) CentreDepartment of AnthropologyProfessor Jo Setchell
Catholic Studies, Centre for (CCS)Department of Theology and ReligionProfessor Paul D. Murray
Classical Reception, Durham Centre forDepartment of Classics and Ancient HistoryDr Edmund Richardson
CODEC Research Centre for Digital TheologyDepartment of Theology and ReligionRevd Dr Peter Phillips
Coevolution of Biology and Culture, Centre for theDepartment of AnthropologyDr Jeremy Kendal
Commercial & Corporate Law, Institute forDurham Law SchoolProf John Linarelli
Communications Systems, Centre forSchool of Engineering and Computing SciencesProfessor Sana Salous
Contemporary Chinese Studies, Centre forSchool of Government and International AffairsDr Gordon C.K. Cheung
Criminal Law & Justice, Centre forDurham Law SchoolMr Nicholas Hoggard
Crop Improvement Technology, Centre forDepartment of BiosciencesProfessor Ari Sadanandom
Death and Life Studies, Centre for (CDLS)Department of Theology and ReligionProfessor Douglas James Davies
Developmental Disorders, Centre forDepartment of PsychologyProfessor Deborah Riby
Durham CELLS (Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences)Durham Law SchoolProfessor Deryck Beyleveld
Durham Centre for Bioimaging Technology (DCBT)Department of BiosciencesProf PJ Hussey
Durham European Law InstituteDurham Law SchoolDr Pierre Schammo
Durham Geochemistry CentreDepartment of Earth SciencesProf Kevin Burton
Durham University Evidence Centre for Education (DECE)School of Education Stephen Gorard, PhD
Durham University Neuroimaging CentreDepartment of PsychologyProfessor Amanda Ellison
Economic Growth & Policy, Centre forBusiness SchoolProfessor Parantap Basu
El Sharaani Centre for Ethical Finance, Accountability and GovernanceBusiness SchoolProfessor Omneya Abdelsalam
Environmental and Energy Economics, Centre forBusiness SchoolProf Riccardo Scarpa
Ethics of Cultural Heritage, Centre for the (CECH)Department of PhilosophyProfessor Geoffrey Scarre
UNESCO Professor Robin Coningham
Experimental Methods in Business Research, Centre forBusiness SchoolProf Jason Shachat
Extragalactic Astronomy, Centre forDepartment of PhysicsProf David Alexander
Global Infectious Disease, Centre forDepartment of ChemistryDr Steven Cobb
Dr Paul Denny
Global Policy InstituteSchool of Government and International AffairsProfessor David Held
Professor Robert Schütze
History of Medicine and Disease, Centre for the (CHMD)School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health
Department of Philosophy
Professor Holger Maehle
History of Political Thought, Centre for theSchool of Government and International AffairsDr Maria Dimova-Cookson
Human Rights CentreDurham Law SchoolProfessor Gavin Phillipson
Humanities Engaging Science and Society, Centre for (CHESS)Department of PhilosophyProfessor Nancy Cartwright
Professor Julian Reiss
Humanities Innovation, Centre for (CHI)School of Modern Languages and CulturesDr Caitríona Ní Dhúill
IBRU: Centre for Borders ResearchDepartment of GeographyProfessor Philip Steinberg
Innovation and Technology Management, Centre forBusiness SchoolProfessor Christos Tsinopoulos
Institutions and Political Behaviour, Centre forSchool of Government and International AffairsDr Gidon Cohen
Integrated Health Care Research, Centre for (CIHCR)School of Medicine, Pharmacy and HealthProfessor James Mason
Intercultural Mediation, Centre for (CIM)School of Modern Languages and CulturesDr Binghan Zheng
Iranian Cultural Studies, Centre forDepartment of ArchaeologyDr Derek Kennet
Joint Quantum Centre (JQC) - Durham/NewcastleDepartment of PhysicsProf Charles Adams
Leadership & Followership, Centre forBusiness SchoolProfessor Robert Lord
Learning and Memory Processes (LAMP)Department of PsychologyDr Alexander Easton
Local Governance, Institute forBusiness SchoolProfessor John Mawson
Materials Physics, Centre forDepartment of PhysicsProfessor Stewart Clark
Medical Education, Centre forSchool of Medicine, Pharmacy and HealthProfessor Jan Illing
Medical Humanities, Centre forSchool of Medicine, Pharmacy and HealthProfessor Jane Macnaughton
Methodological Research in the Social Sciences, Centre forDepartment of SociologyProfessor Tiago Moreira
Modern Conflicts and Cultures, Centre forDepartment of English StudiesDr James Smith
Molecular and Nanoscale Electronics, Centre forSchool of Engineering and Computing SciencesDr Chris Groves
Nineteenth-Century Studies, Centre for (CNCS)Department of MusicProfessor Bennett Zon
Particle Theory, Centre forDepartment of Mathematical Sciences
Department of Physics
Richard Keith Ellis
Simon Ross
Poetry and Poetics, Centre for (CPP)Department of English StudiesProfessor Stephen Regan
Polymer & Soft Matter Research, Centre forDepartment of Chemistry
Department of Physics
Dr Kislon Voitchovsky
Dr Mark Miller
Dr Halim Kusumaatmaja
Public Policy & Health, Centre forSchool of Medicine, Pharmacy and HealthProfessor D J Hunter
Quantitative Research in Financial Economics, Centre forBusiness SchoolProfessor Julian Williams
Research into Earth Energy Systems, Centre forDepartment of Earth SciencesProf Andrew Aplin
Research into Violence and Abuse, Centre forDepartment of SociologyProfessor Nicole Westmarland
Sex, Gender & Sexualities, Centre forDepartment of SociologyDr Mark McCormack
Professor Maggie O'Neill
Sleep LabDepartment of AnthropologyProf Helen L. Ball
Social Justice & Community Action, Centre forDepartment of SociologyProfessor Sarah Banks
Study of the Ancient Mediterranean and the Near East, Centre for the (CAMNE)Department of Classics and Ancient HistoryDr Kathryn Stevens
Sustainable Chemical Processes, Centre inDepartment of ChemistryProf. Andrew Whiting
The Michael Ramsay Centre for Anglican Studies Department of Theology and ReligionCanon Professor Michael Snape
Vision and Visual Cognition, Centre forDepartment of PsychologyDr Bob Kentridge
Visual Arts and Cultures, Centre for (CVAC)School of Modern Languages and CulturesProfessor Janet Stewart
Work, Organisation Ethics and Society, Centre forBusiness SchoolProfessor Geoff Moore
XRDur (Durham X-ray Centre)Department of PhysicsProf Peter Hatton
Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art and CultureProfessor Stefano Cracolici