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Easter Term Dinners 2024

Easter Term Dinners On 9th and 23rd May 2024 we were delighted to host our two Easter Term Dinners in the Senior Common Room Dining Room of Hatfield College, Durham. Each dinner saw both new and...

DIRDI Dinners 2024

Epiphany Term As we approach the end of Epiphany Term, we are incredibly grateful to be able to share our two dinners we have hosted this term. We would like to extend our sincere thanks to all those...

Funding Award

Innovate UK Funds DIRDI Research on EM Metamaterials It is with great pleasure that we can announce that DIRDI has been successful in applying for the Innovate UK – Accelerated Knowledge...

Research Highlight

Ultrasonic Agitation in electroplating This year, DIRDI has supported two projects looking into the effects of ultrasonic agitation on the industrial electroplating process. In Epiphany Term 2023, we...

DIRDI Dinner 2023

Michaelmas 2023 Termly Dinner DIRDI’s first termly dinner of the 2023/2024 Academic Year was held on the 29th November 2023 and was enjoyed by a number of Fellows and Members. We are grateful to...

Through the Eyes of a Student: DIRDI’s Drone Challenge

What follows is a blog post by Durham physics undergraduate, Thomas Rudkin. I recently took part in EEOPS-D, a 3-day opportunity to build and explore the use of drones run by the Durham Institute of...

Upcoming Webinar on Biophotonics

Later this month, DIRDI will be hosting the first of our series of online webinars entitled ‘Biophotonics: A Marriage of Sciences’. Our speaker will be Professor John Girkin, a...

Press Release: DIRDI’s Official Launch Event

New Invention Institute opens in Durham seeking next Newtons and Edisons A NEW research Institute dedicated to finding and supporting the next Isaac Newtons and future Nobel Prize winners of science...

Inaugural Weekend Sees DIRDI Drone Competition off to Flying Start!

Durham students from across disciplines took part in DIRDI’s very own drone competition at the start of this year’s Easter Term. The weekend Drone competition, known as...

DIRDI Undergraduate Writes on Acoustic Metamaterials

Second-year Durham undergraduate and theoretical physicst, Maria Athina Vogiatzi (pictured) recently wrote an article on Acoustic Metamaterials (AMMs). Her work has gone beyond the areas of study...

DIRDI Speaks at the Durham Union

On Wednesday the 16th of February 2022, Head of DIRDI, Daniel Dobrowolski and Director-General, Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter OBE were delighted to be joined by Professor Jacqui Ramagge, Executive Dean...

Grant Awarded from Durham University’s Enterprise Education Fund

DIRDI has been awarded a grant from Durham University’s Enterprise Education Fund, in partnership with Dr. Oliver Vogt, Department of Engineering, Durham University. This grant will help kick start a...

DIRDI Members Publish Articles on Nanotechnology

Last month, DIRDI members Matyas Draskovits and Xiayao Yin penned articles on subjects of their interest. In reviewing the literature around a given topic related to the core research areas of DIRDI...

Research Collaboration at the Forefront of New Partnership

17 December 2021 Coltraco Ultrasonics and Durham University have taken a new step in furthering their relationship to develop collaborative research activity and to create research impact, within the...
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