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Durham Becomes First UK Team to Excavate in Forbidden City

Vinay Mehta, 2018-01-10 14:19:57 UTC

Archaeologists from Durham University in the UK have become the first UK team to excavate inside the walls of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.

The team carried out an archaeological dig alongside colleagues from the prestigious Palace Museum in May this year.

New partnership

The excavation was part of a wider new partnership between the Palace Museum and Durham University...

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Durham University Celebrates 5th Place in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

Vinay Mehta, 2017-10-30 11:37:01 UTC

Durham University is fifth in the UK according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. Durham has consistently demonstrated academic excellence, ranking in the top ten for ten years.

The University is a champion at providing exceptional student experience and modern learning and teaching resources. The prestigious guide highlights that Arts and Humanities at Durham ...