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Allo Allo! is a BBC television British sitcom that was first broadcast on BBC One from 1982 to 1992, comprising 85 episodes.
Aardman Animations, Ltd., also known as Aardman Studios, or simply as Aardman, is a British animation studio based in Bristol.
The academic dress of Durham University has many similarities with that of other older British universities such as Oxford and Cambridge.
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as Shanghai Ranking, is one of the annual publications of world university rankings.
An academic senate is a governing body in some universities and colleges, and is typically the supreme academic authority for the institution.
The Academy of Medical Sciences is an organisation established in the UK in 1998.
The Academy of Social Sciences is a representative body for social sciences in the UK.
Acts of Parliament, also called primary legislation, are statutes passed by a parliament (legislature).
Alastair Fothergill (born 10 April 1960) is a British producer of nature documentaries for television and cinema.
An alumnus ((masculine), an alumna ((feminine), or an alumnum ((gender-neutral) of a college, university, or other school is a former student. The word is Latin and simply means student. The plural is alumni for men and mixed groups and alumnae for women. The term is often mistakenly thought of as synonymous with "graduate," but they are not synonyms; one can be an alumnus without graduating. (Burt Reynolds, alumnus but not graduate of Florida State, is an example.) An alumnus can also be a former member, employee, contributor, or inmate.
Rear-Admiral Amjad Mazhar Hussain, CB (born 15 May 1958) is a senior Royal Navy officer.
In British law, an ancient monument is an early historical structure or monument (e.g. an archaeological site) worthy of preservation and study due to archaeological or heritage interest.
Andrew John Strauss (born 2 March 1977) is a former English cricketer who played all formats of the game internationally, captaining England in all three.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Anne, Princess Royal, (Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise; born 15 August 1950) is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the Moon.
Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
Arthur Bostrom FRGS (born 6 January 1955) is an English actor, most famous for his role as Officer Crabtree in the long-running BBC TV sitcom 'Allo 'Allo!.
Arts Council England is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
Assistant commissioner is a rank used in many police forces around the globe.
The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) was established in 1913, and has over 500 member institutions in over 50 countries across the Commonwealth.
The Association of MBAs (AMBA) is a global organisation founded in 1967 which focuses primarily on international business school accreditation and membership.
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, also known as AACSB International, is an American professional organization.
The Bank of England, formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, is the central bank of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the model on which most modern central banks have been based.
BBC Breakfast is a British morning television programme on BBC One and BBC News.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
The BBC News at Six is the evening news programme bulletin from the BBC.
BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
BBC Radio 5 Live (also known as just 5 Live) is the BBC's national radio service that specialises in live BBC News, phone-ins, interviews and sports commentaries.
Joan Maureen "Biddy" Baxter, MBE (born 25 May 1933) is best known as the former editor of the long-running BBC TV children’s magazine show Blue Peter, a position she held from 1965 to 1988.
William McGuire Bryson (born 8 December 1951) is an Anglo-American author of books on travel, the English language, science, and other non-fiction topics.
The Bishop of Durham is the Anglican bishop responsible for the Diocese of Durham in the Province of York.
A blue is an award earned by athletes at a university and some schools for competition at the highest level.
Blue Peter is a British children's television programme, currently shown live on the CBBC television channel.
Breakfast television (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and United Kingdom) or morning show (Canada and United States) is a type of infotainment television program, which broadcasts live in the morning (typically scheduled between 6 and 10am, or if it is a local programme, as early as 4am).
Brenda Lindiwe Mabaso-Chipeio (born 4 September 1969 in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal) is an International Trade expert, currently based in Pretoria, South Africa.
Brexit is the impending withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU).
The British Academy is the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and the social sciences.
The British Armed Forces, also known as Her/His Majesty's Armed Forces, are the military services responsible for the defence of the United Kingdom, its overseas territories and the Crown dependencies.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) is a partly publicly-funded body which aims to advance geoscientific knowledge of the United Kingdom landmass and its continental shelf by means of systematic surveying, monitoring and research.
The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and the largest national library in the world by number of items catalogued.
The British Newspaper Archive web site provides access to searchable digitised archives of British newspapers.
British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) is the governing body for university sport in the United Kingdom.
Cardiff University (Prifysgol Caerdydd) is a public research university in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom.
Dame Caroline Jane Swift, Lady Openshaw (born 30 May 1955), styled The Hon.
The Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW) (Arabic: مركز الدراسات المتقدمة للعالم العربي) is a government funded, research based initiative which claims to be at the forefront of UK expertise in the Arab World.
A chancellor is a leader of a college or university, usually either the executive or ceremonial head of the university or of a university campus within a university system.
Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, (13 March 1764 – 17 July 1845), known as Viscount Howick between 1806 and 1807, was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from November 1830 to July 1834.
Charles Thorp, (13 October 1783 – 10 October 1862) was an English churchman, rector of the parish of Ryton and, later, Archdeacon of Durham and the first warden of the University of Durham.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
The chief financial officer (CFO) is the officer of a company that has primary responsibility for managing the company's finances, including financial planning, management of financial risks, record-keeping, and financial reporting.
Chief of the General Staff (CGS) has been the title of the professional head of the British Army since 1964.
The chief operating officer (COO), also called the chief operations officer, is one of the highest-ranking executive positions in an organization, comprising part of the "C-Suite".
Christopher Francis Higgins (born 24 June 1955) is a British molecular biologist, geneticist, academic and scientific advisor.
Christopher Jonathan Hollins (born 20 March 1971) is an English journalist, presenter and sportsman, currently employed by the BBC and best known for being the sports correspondent for BBC Breakfast until 2012, and for winning Strictly Come Dancing 2009.
Chris Terrill is a British anthropologist, adventurer, broadcaster, author and filmmaker.
The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.
A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.
Codrington College is an Anglican theological college in St. John, Barbados.
The Coimbra Group is an association of European universities founded in 1985.
The College of St Hild and St Bede, also known as Hild Bede, is a college of Durham University in England.
The Colleges of Durham University are residential colleges which are the primary source of accommodation and support services for undergraduates and postgraduates at Durham University, as well as providing bursaries and scholarships to students.
A collegiate university is a university in which functions are divided between a central administration and a number of constituent colleges.
Collingwood College is a college of Durham University in England.
In some universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland — particularly collegiate universities such as Oxford, Cambridge, Dublin, Durham, York, Kent and Lancaster— students and the academic body are organised into a common room, or at Cambridge a combination room.
A convocation (from the Latin convocare meaning "to call/come together", a translation of the Greek ἐκκλησία ekklēsia) is a group of people formally assembled for a special purpose, mostly ecclesiastical or academic.
The Copley Medal is a scientific award given by the Royal Society, for "outstanding achievements in research in any branch of science." It alternates between the physical and the biological sciences.
Cranmer Hall is a Church of England theological college based at Durham, England.
Crispin Jeremy Rupert Blunt (born 15 July 1960) is a British Conservative Party politician.
The CWTS Leiden Ranking is an annual global university ranking based exclusively on bibliometric indicators.
Dartmouth College is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.
Sir David Grant (born 12 September 1947) is a British academic who was the Vice-Chancellor of Cardiff University in Wales from 2001-2012.
David Sproxton, CBE (born 6 January 1954) is one of the co-founders (together with Peter Lord) of the Aardman Animations studio.
David Robert Walton (30 May 1963 – 21 June 2006) was a British economist, and a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee from July 2005 until his death in June 2006.
The Dean of Durham is the "head" (primus inter pares – first among equals) and chair of the Chapter, the ruling body of Durham Cathedral.
Peter Connelly (also known as "Baby P", "Child A", and "Baby Peter") was a 17-month-old English boy who died in London in 2007 after suffering more than fifty injuries over an eight-month period, during which he was repeatedly seen by the London Borough of Haringey Children's services and National Health Service (NHS) health professionals.
Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) is an operating arm of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), in the United Kingdom, which is responsible for the built and rural estate.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is a department of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for culture and sport in England, and some aspects of the media throughout the whole UK, such as broadcasting and internet.
Durham Castle is a Norman castle in the city of Durham, England, which has been wholly occupied since 1840 by University College, Durham.
Durham Castle and Cathedral is a World Heritage Site (WHS ID No. 370).
The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, commonly known as Durham Cathedral and home of the Shrine of St Cuthbert, is a cathedral in the city of Durham, United Kingdom, the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Durham.
New College, Durham was a university institution set up by Oliver Cromwell, to provide an alternative to (and break the effective monopoly of) the older University of Oxford and University of Cambridge.
Durham College Rowing (commonly abbreviated to DCR) represents all sixteen College Boat Clubs in Durham University, encompassing approximately half of the rowers, scullers and coxes in the region of North East England.
Durham Energy Institute (DEI) is a research institute at Durham University.
Durham Law School is the law school of Durham University.
Durham MCC University (previously known as Durham University Centre of Cricketing Excellence) is a cricket coaching centre based at Durham University in Durham, County Durham, England, and the name under which the university's cricket team plays.
Durham Regatta is a rowing regatta held annually on the second weekend in June on the River Wear in Durham, North East of England.
Durham Student Theatre (DST, formerly Durham University Student Theatre, DUST) is a student-run organisation responsible for theatre at Durham University.
Durham Students' Union is the students' union of Durham University in Durham, England.
Durham University Boat Club (DUBC) is the Rowing club of Durham University in England.
The Durham University Botanic Garden is a botanical garden located in Durham, England.
Durham University Business School is the business school of Durham University and is located in Durham, England.
Department of Music is the music school of Durham University.
The Department of Physics at Durham University in Durham, England, is a large physics and astronomy department involved in both undergraduate teaching and scientific research.
The Durham University Library is the centrally administered library of Durham University in England.
The Museum of Archaeology, founded in 1833, is a museum of the University of Durham in England.
The Durham University Observatory is a weather observatory owned and operated by the University of Durham.
The Oriental Museum, formerly the Gulbenkian Museum of Oriental Art and Archaeology, is a museum of the University of Durham in England.
The Department of Engineering at Durham University is the department engaged in the teaching and research of Engineering across a broad range of disciplines.
Durham University School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health was founded on Teesside in 2001 as a partner with the Newcastle University Medical School to educate medical students in the first phase of their medical education (Years 1 and 2).
Durham (locally) is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England.
Ephraim Joshua Field (20 March 1915 – 1 August 2002) was a British neuroscientist.
Earth is a 2007 nature documentary film which depicts the diversity of wild habitats and creatures across the planet.
Easter term is the summer term at the University of Cambridge, the University of Wales, Lampeter, University of Durham, and formerly University of Newcastle upon Tyne (before 2004), in the United Kingdom.
The Eden Project (Edenva) is a popular visitor attraction in Cornwall, England, UK.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe (often referred to as simply The Fringe) is the world's largest arts festival, which in 2017 spanned 25 days and featured 53,232 performances of 3,398 shows in 300 venues.
The Education Reform Act 1988 is widely regarded as the most important single piece of education legislation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland since the 'Butler' Education Act 1944.
Edward Bradley (25 March 1827 – 12 December 1889) was an English clergyman and novelist.
Sir Edward Julian Egerton Leigh (born 20 July 1950) is a British Conservative Party politician who has served as a Member of Parliament since 1983.
The EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) is a school accreditation system.
Dame Elisabeth Anne Marian Hoodless, (née Frost; born 11 February 1941) was the Executive Director (1975-2011) of Community Service Volunteers (CSV), the United Kingdom's leading volunteering and training charity.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is the governing body of cricket in England and Wales.
The English Institute of Sport (EIS), established in May 2002, is an organisation which provides sport science and medical support services to elite athletes through a nationwide network of expertise and facilities, working with Olympic and Paralympic summer and winter sports, as well as English and a limited number of professional sports.
Epiphany term is the second academic term of the University of Durham and formerly of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (before 2004). The term runs from January to March.
The European University Association (EUA) represents and supports more than 850 institutions of higher education in 47 countries, providing them with a forum for cooperation and exchange of information on higher education and research policies.
Fair trade is a social movement whose stated goal is to help producers in developing countries achieve better trading conditions.
The Faith and Globalisation Initiative (FGI) is an international group of universities created in 2008 by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his Faith Foundation.
Fencing is a group of three related combat sports.
The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club, commonly referred to simply as the Footlights, is an amateur theatrical club in Cambridge, England, founded in 1883 and run by the students of Cambridge University.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
Formal Hall or Formal Meal is a meal held at some of the oldest universities in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland (as well as some other Commonwealth countries) at which students usually dress in formal attire and often gowns to dine.
The Fortune Global 500, also known as Global 500, is an annual ranking of the top 500 corporations worldwide as measured by revenue and the list is compiled and published annually by Fortune magazine.
Fourah Bay College is a public university in the neighborhood of Mount Aureol in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Gabrielle Nicole "Gabby" Logan (née Yorath; born 24 April 1973) is a British presenter and a former Welsh international gymnast who is best known for her presenting roles with BBC Sport and ITV.
Gamelan is the traditional ensemble music of Java and Bali in Indonesia, made up predominantly of percussive instruments.
George Maxwell Alagiah (born 22 November 1955) is a British newsreader, journalist and television news presenter.
George Edward Entwistle (born 8 July 1962) was Director-General of the BBC during 2012, succeeding Mark Thompson.
Sir George Malcolm Brown, FRS (5 October 1925 – 27 March 1997) was one of the most respected geologists of the second half of the Twentieth century.
George Dixon Rochester, FRS (February 4, 1908 – December 26, 2001) was a British physicist known for having co-discovered, with Sir Clifford Charles Butler, a subatomic particle called the kaon.
George Stephenson (9 June 1781 – 12 August 1848) was a British civil engineer and mechanical engineer.
A golden jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 50th anniversary.
The Good Friday Agreement (GFA) or Belfast Agreement (Comhaontú Aoine an Chéasta or Comhaontú Bhéal Feirste; Ulster-Scots: Guid Friday Greeance or Bilfawst Greeance) was a major political development in the Northern Ireland peace process of the 1990s.
Graham Hancock (born 2 August 1950) is a British author and reporter.
A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school, differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools.
Grey College is a college of the University of Durham in England.
Sir Harold Matthew Evans (born 28 June 1928) is a British-American journalist and writer who was editor of The Sunday Times from 1967 to 1981.
Sir Harold Jeffreys, FRS (22 April 1891 – 18 March 1989) was a British mathematician, statistician, geophysicist, and astronomer.
Harold Frederick Shipman (14 January 1946 – 13 January 2004) was an English general practitioner and one of the most prolific serial killers in recorded history.
Hatfield College is a college of Durham University in England.
Hawk-Eye is a computer system used in numerous sports such as cricket, tennis, Gaelic football, badminton, hurling, Rugby Union, association football and volleyball, to visually track the trajectory of the ball and display a profile of its statistically most likely path as a moving image.
Henry Thurstan Holland, 1st Viscount Knutsford, (3 August 1825 – 29 January 1914), known as Sir Henry Holland, Bt, from 1873 to 1888 and as The Lord Knutsford from 1888 to 1895, was a British Conservative politician, best known for serving as Secretary of State for the Colonies from 1887 to 1892.
Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.
William Herbert Laming, Baron Laming, CBE, PC (born 19 July 1936) is a British social worker and member of the House of Lords.
The Higher Education Act 2004 (c 8) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that introduced several changes to the higher education system in the United Kingdom, the most important and controversial being a major change to the funding of universities, and the operation of tuition fees, which affects England and Wales.
The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) was a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom, which was responsible for the distribution of funding for higher education to universities and further education colleges in England since 1992.
The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) is the official agency for the collection, analysis and dissemination of quantitative information about higher education in the United Kingdom.
The Hillsborough disaster was a human crush at Hillsborough football stadium in Sheffield, England on 15 April 1989, during the 1988–89 FA Cup semi-final game between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest.
HM Prison Durham is a Georgian era local Category B men's prison, located in the Elvet area of Durham in County Durham, England.
HM Prison Frankland is a Category A men's prison located in the village of Brasside in County Durham, England.
HM Prison Low Newton is a Closed prison for female adults and young offenders.
Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and culture.
Edward Hunter Davies, OBE (born 7 January 1936) is a British author, journalist and broadcaster.
Imperial College London (officially Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom.
The Indian subcontinent is a southern region and peninsula of Asia, mostly situated on the Indian Plate and projecting southwards into the Indian Ocean from the Himalayas.
The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program (Inside-Out) is an international educational program based in Philadelphia at Temple University.
The Institute for Computational Cosmology (ICC) is a Research Institute at Durham University, England.
The Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) is an interdisciplinary research centre of Durham University.
The International Boundaries Research Unit (IBRU) at Durham University in the United Kingdom integrates theory and practice in an academic setting.
itv.com is the main Web site of ITV plc, the UK's largest commercial television broadcaster which operates 13 out of 15 regions on the ITV network under the ITV brand (or the UTV brand in Northern Ireland).
James Falconer Kirkup, FRSL (23 April 1918 – 10 May 2009), born James Harold Kirkup, was an English poet, translator and travel writer.
Jamie Campbell (born James Robert Campbell on 18 May 1977) is an English documentary film maker.
Jeremy Guy Vine (born 17 May 1965) is a British presenter, broadcaster and journalist.
John David Barrow (born 29 November 1952) is an English cosmologist, theoretical physicist, and mathematician.
John Douglas (6 March 1828 – 23 July 1904) was an Anglo-Australian politician and Premier of Queensland.
John Snow (15 March 1813 – 16 June 1858) was an English physician and a leader in the adoption of anesthesia and medical hygiene.
John Snow College is a college of the University of Durham in England.
Jonathan David Edwards, (born 10 May 1966) is a British former triple jumper.
Josephine Butler College is a college at Durham University.
Justin Portal Welby (born 6 January 1956) is the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury and the most senior bishop in the Church of England.
In particle physics, a kaon, also called a K meson and denoted,The positively charged kaon used to be called τ+ and θ+, as it was supposed to be two different particles until the 1960s.
Karen Anne Bradley (née Howarth, born 12 March 1970) is a British Conservative Party politician and former management consultant.
Kate Silverton (born 4 August 1970) is an English journalist, currently employed by the BBC.
The King-in-Council or Queen-in-Council, depending on the gender of the reigning monarch, is a constitutional term in a number of states.
Kingsgate Bridge is a striking, modern reinforced concrete construction footbridge across the River Wear, in Durham, England.
Sir Kingsley Charles Dunham FRS FGS FRSE (2 January 1910 – 5 April 2001) was one of the leading British geologists and mineralogists of the 20th century.
Lancaster University, also officially known as the University of Lancaster, is a public research university in the City of Lancaster, Lancashire, England.
Letters patent (always in the plural) are a type of legal instrument in the form of a published written order issued by a monarch, president, or other head of state, generally granting an office, right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or corporation.
The Levant is an approximate historical geographical term referring to a large area in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Elizabeth Jane Holden "Libby" Lane (born 8 December 1966) is a Church of England bishop.
The list of modern universities in Europe (1801–1945) contains all universities which existed in Europe between the French Revolution and the end of World War II.
This is a list of social activities at Durham University, including details of clubs, societies and other common leisure activities associated with Durham University.
As well as appearing on The Apprentice, some of the cast members have also competed on other reality television shows, including Celebrity Big Brother and I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has designated 132 World Heritage Sites in Western Europe.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
Lloyds Bank plc is a British retail and commercial bank with branches across England and Wales.
A logo (abbreviation of logotype, from λόγος logos "word" and τύπος typos "imprint") is a graphic mark, emblem, or symbol used to aid and promote public identification and recognition.
The London Business School (LBS) is a public business school and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
Lorna Hill (born Lorna Leatham, 21 February 1902 in Durham, England, died 17 August 1991 in Keswick, Cumbria), was an English author of over 40 books for children.
Lorraine Sylvia Heggessey (born 16 November 1956) is a British television producer and executive.
Loughborough University (abbreviated as Lough for post-nominals) is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England.
Marylebone Cricket Club, generally known as the MCC, is a cricket club founded in 1787 and based since 1814 at Lord's cricket ground, which it owns, in St John's Wood, London, England.
The Matariki Network of Universities (MNU) is an international group of universities that focuses on strong links between research and undergraduate teaching.
Matthew Amroliwala (born 1962) is a BBC television newsreader, who presents Global with Matthew Amroliwala on BBC World News each weekday at 1500 hrs GMT.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
Michaelmas term is the first academic term of the academic year in a number of English-speaking universities and schools in the northern hemisphere, especially in the United Kingdom.
The middle class is a class of people in the middle of a social hierarchy.
Sir Milton Augustus Strieby Margai (7 December 1895 – 28 April 1964) was a Sierra Leonean doctor and politician who served as the country's head of government from 1954 until his death.
Mines ParisTech: Professional Ranking of World Universities is a University ranking by the French Grande école Mines ParisTech.
Minette Walters (born 26 September 1949) is an English crime writer.
Marjorie Mowlam (18 September 194919 August 2005), known as Mo Mowlam, was an English Labour Party politician.
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is a committee of the Bank of England, which meets for three and a half days, eight times a year, to decide the official interest rate in the United Kingdom (the Bank of England Base Rate).
Moon rock or lunar rock is rock that is found on the Earth's moon, or lunar material collected during the course of human exploration of the Moon.
Mount Oswald is a country house in County Durham.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a demyelinating disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged.
The Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) was until May 2012 a non-departmental public body and registered charity in England with a remit to promote improvement and innovation in the area of museums, libraries and archives.
The N8 Research Partnership is a partnership created in 2007 of the eight research-intensive universities in Northern England - Durham, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York.
Nasser Hussain OBE (born 28 March 1968) is a former English cricketer who captained the England cricket team between 1999 and 2003, with his overall international career extending from 1990 to 2004.
The National Admissions Test for Law, or LNAT, is an admissions aptitude test that was adopted in 2004 by eight UK university law programmes as an admissions requirement for home applicants.
The National University of Singapore (NUS) is an autonomous research university in Singapore.
Newcastle University (officially, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne) is a public research university in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
Sir Nicholas Vernon "Nick" Scheele KCMG (3 January 1944 – 18 July 2014) was an English business executive who served as President, from 2001–05, and Chief Operating Officer (COO), from 2001–04, of the Ford Motor Company, and also as Chancellor of the University of Warwick from March 2002 to July 2008.
Nigel Farndale (born 30 September 1964) is a British author and journalist, known for his broadsheet interviews and his novel The Blasphemer.
Nina Hossain (born 15 December 1973) is a British journalist and presenter employed by ITN as a main newscaster on ITV Lunchtime News and lead anchor on ITV News London.
Nishant "Nish" Kumar (born 26 August 1985) is a British stand-up comedian, actor, and radio presenter.
North East England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
The Office for Fair Access (OFFA) was an independent public body in England that supported the Director of Fair Access to Higher Education in his or her work that was intended to safeguard and promote fair access to higher education.
The Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education (OIA) is a company that handles students' complaints against universities within England and Wales.
Officer Crabtree is a fictional character in the BBC sitcom 'Allo 'Allo!, which ran from 1982 to 1992; he was played by actor Arthur Bostrom.
Oliver Cromwell (25 April 15993 September 1658) was an English military and political leader.
An ombudsman, ombud, or public advocate is an official who is charged with representing the interests of the public by investigating and addressing complaints of maladministration or a violation of rights.
The Orient is the East, traditionally comprising anything that belongs to the Eastern world, in relation to Europe.
Palace Green is an area of grass in the centre of Durham, England, flanked by Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle.
Palatinates are awards given by Durham University to its athletes or former athletes who demonstrate the following qualities: 'Ability of a High Standard' (international representation), 'Service to a Club' and 'Attitude and Commitment'.
Palatinate or 'palatinate purple' is a purple colour associated with Durham University.
Palatinate is the official student newspaper of Durham University and one of Britain's oldest student publications, having published its first edition on 17 March 1948 and celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2018.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.
Patrick Tilley (born 4 July 1928) is a British science fiction author best known for The Amtrak Wars series of books - a futureworld epic set on the eve of the third millennium in a world emerging from the ravages of a dimly understood global holocaust.
Paul William Wellings CBE DL FRSA (born 1 November 1953) is an English ecologist and academic administrator.
Philip Ranulph de Glanville (born 1 October 1968 in Loughborough) is a former English rugby union player who played at centre for Bath and England.
Piers Rolf Garfield Merchant (2 January 1951 – 21 September 2009) was a British Conservative Party politician.
Planet Earth is a 2006 British television series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit.
Post-nominal letters, also called post-nominal initials, post-nominal titles or designatory letters, are letters placed after a person's name to indicate that that individual holds a position, academic degree, accreditation, office, military decoration, or honour, or is a member of a religious institute or fraternity.
Human prehistory is the period between the use of the first stone tools 3.3 million years ago by hominins and the invention of writing systems.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
Prions are misfolded proteins that are associated with several fatal neurodegenerative diseases in animals and humans.
Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.
A provost is the senior academic administrator at many institutions of higher education in the United States and Canada, the equivalent of a pro-vice-chancellor at some institutions in the United Kingdom and Ireland, or a Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at most Australian universities.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
Purple Radio is Durham University's Official Student Radio Station.
QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
Queen's University at Kingston (commonly shortened to Queen's University or Queen's) is a public research university in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
University Rag societies are student-run charitable fundraising organisations that are widespread in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Three national rankings of universities in the United Kingdom are published annually – by The Complete University Guide, The Guardian and jointly by The Times and The Sunday Times.
Reach plc (formerly known as Trinity Mirror between 1999 and 2018) is a British newspaper, magazine and digital publisher.
The Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) was an exercise undertaken approximately every 5 years on behalf of the four UK higher education funding councils (HEFCE, SHEFC, HEFCW, DELNI) to evaluate the quality of research undertaken by British higher education institutions.
The Research Excellence Framework is the successor to the Research Assessment Exercise.
A research university is a university that expects all its tenured and tenure-track faculty to continuously engage in research, as opposed to merely requiring it as a condition of an initial appointment or tenure.
Richard John Adams, OBE (born 28 October 1946) is a British businessman.
General Francis Richard Dannatt, Baron Dannatt, (born 23 December 1950) is a retired senior British Army officer and member of the House of Lords.
Round University Ranking (RUR Ranking) is a world university ranking, assessing effectiveness of 700 leading world universities based on 20 indicators distributed among 4 key dimension areas: teaching, research, international diversity, financial sustainability.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.
A Royal Commission is a major ad-hoc formal public inquiry into a defined issue in some monarchies.
The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.
The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) is a London-based, British organisation committed to finding practical solutions to social challenges.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scotland's national academy of science and letters.
The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) is one of the world's most distinguished and renowned statistical societies.
The Royal Veterinary College (informally the RVC) is a Veterinary school located in London and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
The Russell Group is a self-selected association of twenty-four public research universities in the United Kingdom.
Scotland on Sunday is a Scottish Sunday newspaper, published in Edinburgh by The Scotsman Publications Ltd and consequently assuming the role of Sunday sister to its daily stablemate The Scotsman.
Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, informally known as the Northern Ireland Secretary, is the principal secretary of state in Her Majesty's Government with responsibilities for Northern Ireland.
The Secretary of State for the Colonies or Colonial Secretary was the British Cabinet minister in charge of managing the United Kingdom's various colonial dependencies.
Seminary, school of theology, theological seminary, Early-Morning Seminary, and divinity school are educational institutions for educating students (sometimes called seminarians) in scripture, theology, generally to prepare them for ordination as clergy, academia, or ministry.
Shelagh Fogarty (born 13 January 1966 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England) is a radio and television presenter and journalist.
Sierra Leone, officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa.
Sketch comedy comprises a series of short comedy scenes or vignettes, called "sketches", commonly between one and ten minutes long.
Social science is a major category of academic disciplines, concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society.
Sophie Hannah Marguerite Hosking MBE (born 25 January 1986) is a retired British rower.
Springer Science+Business Media or Springer, part of Springer Nature since 2015, is a global publishing company that publishes books, e-books and peer-reviewed journals in science, humanities, technical and medical (STM) publishing.
St Aidan's College is a college of the University of Durham in England.
St Chad's College is a recognised (independent) college of Durham University in England, founded in 1904 as an Anglican hall for the training of Church of England clergy.
The St Cuthbert Gospel, also known as the Stonyhurst Gospel or the St Cuthbert Gospel of St John, is an early 8th-century pocket gospel book, written in Latin.
St Cuthbert's Society, colloquially known as Cuths, is a college of Durham University.
St John's College is a college of the University of Durham, United Kingdom.
St Mary's College is a college of Durham University in England.
Stephen Christopher Rowbotham (born 11 November 1981 in Swindon) is a British rower.
Stephenson College is a college of the University of Durham in England, and one of two located at Queen's Campus in Thornaby-on-Tees, 26.4 miles south of the city of Durham itself.
Stockton-on-Tees is a market town in the ceremonial county of County Durham, North East England.
Stuart Edward Corbridge, FRGS (born 1957) is a British geographer and academic specialising in geopolitics, development studies, and India.
Study Group is a global company that prepares international students for university degree programmes, teaches high school education, and teaches English language courses.
The Sunday Times University of the Year is a prestigious annual award given to a British university or other higher education institution by The Sunday Times.
The Surtees Society is a text publication society and registered charity (No. 1003812) based in Durham in northern England.
The Sutton Trust is an educational charity in the United Kingdom which aims to improve social mobility and address educational disadvantage.
Team Durham (formerly Durham University Athletic Union, DUAU) is a student-run organisation responsible for sport at Durham University.
Teesside University is a public university with its main campus in Middlesbrough, Teesside in North East England.
is an overseas campus of Teikyo University located on the campus of Durham University in the Lafcadio Hearn Culture Centre.
The Templeton Prize is an annual award presented by the Templeton Foundation.
The Adventures of Mr.
The Bailey, or The Peninsula, is a historic area in the centre of Durham, England.
The Blue Planet is a British nature documentary series created and produced by the BBC.
The Boat Race of the North is an annual rowing event between the boat clubs of Durham and Newcastle universities in England.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Northern Echo is a regional daily morning newspaper, based in the town of Darlington in North East England; serving County Durham and Teesside.
The Oxford Revue is a comedy group featuring students from Oxford University, England.
The Racecourse is part of Durham University's sports facilities.
The Scold's Bridle (1994) is a crime novel by English writer Minette Walters.
The Sculptress (1993) is a crime novel by English writer Minette Walters.
The Sign and the Seal: The Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant is a 1992 book by British researcher Graham Hancock, in which the author describes his search for the Ark of the Covenant and proposes a theory of the ark's historical movements and current whereabouts.
The Sunday Telegraph is a British broadsheet newspaper, founded in February 1961, and is published by the Telegraph Media Group, a division of Press Holdings.
The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.
The Tab is a youth news site published by Tab Media Ltd.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The Twentieth Century Society (abbreviated as C20) is a British charity which campaigns for the preservation of architectural heritage from 1914 onwards.
The title of third-oldest university in England is claimed by three institutions: Durham University as the third oldest officially recognised university (1832) and the third to confer degrees (1837); the University of London as the third university to be granted a Royal Charter (1836); and University College London as it was founded as London University (1826) and was the third oldest university institution to start teaching (1828).
Sir Thomas Boaz Allen (born 10 September 1944) is an English operatic baritone.
Thomas Hatfield (died 1381) was Bishop of Durham from 1345 to 1381.
Thornaby-on-Tees is a royal charter town, civil parish and former borough in North Yorkshire, England.
Tim FitzHigham FRSA FRGS, an award-winning British comedian, author, artist and world record holder.
Vice Admiral Sir Timothy James Hamilton Laurence, (born 1 March 1955) is a retired Royal Navy officer and the second husband of Princess Anne, the only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.
Sir Timothy Bartel Smit KBE (born 25 September 1954) is a Dutch-born British businessman, famous for his work on the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project, both in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
Timothy Melton "Tim" Willcox (born 28 May 1963 in Wellington, Somerset) is a British journalist for BBC News.
Times Higher Education (THE), formerly The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by ''Times Higher Education (THE)'' magazine.
Tobacco control is a field of international public health science, policy and practice dedicated to addressing tobacco use and thereby reducing the morbidity and mortality it causes.
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007.
The Tony Blair Faith Foundation was an interfaith charitable foundation established in May 2008 by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Traidcraft is a UK-based Fairtrade organisation, established in 1979.
Trevelyan College (known colloquially as Trevs) is a college of Durham University, England.
Triple accreditation (or Triple Crown accreditation) is the combination of accreditations awarded to 89 business schools worldwide as of May 2018 (up from 74 in May 2016) by the three largest and most influential business school accreditation organizations.
The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) is a UK-based organisation whose main role is to operate the application process for British universities.
The UCAS Tariff (formerly called UCAS Points System) is used to allocate points to post-16 qualifications.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The Universities Tests Act 1871 in the United Kingdom abolished the communion "Tests" and allowed Roman Catholics, non-conformists and non-Christians to take up fellowships at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, London and Durham.
Universities UK is an advocacy organisation for universities in the United Kingdom.
University Challenge is a British quiz programme which first aired in 1962.
University College, informally known as Castle, is a college of the University of Durham in England.
A university council may be the executive body of a university's governance system, an advisory body to the university president, or something in between in authority.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of London (abbreviated as Lond. or more rarely Londin. in post-nominals) is a collegiate and a federal research university located in London, England.
The University of Otago (Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo) is a collegiate university located in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
The University of Sierra Leone is the name of the former unitary public university system in Sierra Leone, which, as of May 2005, was reconstituted into the individual colleges of Fourah Bay College and Njala University college.
The University of St Andrews (informally known as St Andrews University or simply St Andrews; abbreviated as St And, from the Latin Sancti Andreae, in post-nominals) is a British public research university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.
The University of Tübingen, officially the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen; Universitas Eberhardina Carolina), is a German public research university located in the city of Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg.
The University of the Arctic (UArctic) is an international cooperative network based in the Circumpolar Arctic region, consisting of universities, colleges, and other organizations with an interest in promoting education and research in the Arctic region.
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a public research university in the Australian state of Western Australia.
The University of Wollongong (abbreviated as UOW) is an Australian public research university located in the coastal city of Wollongong, New South Wales, approximately 80 kilometres south of Sydney.
The University of York (abbreviated as Ebor or York for post-nominals) is a collegiate plate glass research university located in the city of York, England.
University rowing in the United Kingdom began when it was introduced to Oxford in the late 18th century.
Uppsala University (Uppsala universitet) is a research university in Uppsala, Sweden, and is the oldest university in Sweden and all of the Nordic countries still in operation, founded in 1477.
Ushaw College is a former Catholic seminary near the village of Ushaw Moor, County Durham, England.
Ustinov College is the largest college of Durham University, located in Durham, North East England.
Van Mildert College (known colloquially as Mildert) is a college of Durham University in England.
The Virgo Consortium was founded in 1994 for Cosmological Supercomputer Simulations in response to the UK's High Performance Computing Initiative.
A visitor, in English and Welsh law and history, is an overseer of an autonomous ecclesiastical or eleemosynary institution, often a charitable institution set up for the perpetual distribution of the founder's alms and bounty, who can intervene in the internal affairs of that institution.
Volunteering Matters is the UK's leading volunteering charity.
Wallace and Gromit is a British clay animation comedy series created by Nick Park of Aardman Animations.
The Wallace Group is a grouping of "seven of the best sporting universities in the UK" that have a shared interest in promoting sports and health workshops in developing countries.
Wayang kulit is a traditional performing arts of puppet-shadow play found in the culture of Java, Bali, and Lombok, Indonesia and Kelantan, Malaysia.
William David Charles Carling, (born 12 December 1965) is an English former rugby union player.
William John Heaton Greenwood, MBE (born 20 October 1972) is an English former rugby union player who played for Leicester Tigers and Harlequins and was a member of the 2003 World Cup-winning squad.
William IV (William Henry; 21 August 1765 – 20 June 1837) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover from 26 June 1830 until his death in 1837.
William Van Mildert (6 November 1765 – 21 February 1836) was the last palatine Bishop of Durham (1826–1836), and one of the founders of the University of Durham.
The Wolfson Research Institute is a multi-disciplinary research institute at Durham University in England.
The World Heritage Committee selects the sites to be listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the World Heritage List and the List of World Heritage in Danger, monitors the state of conservation of the World Heritage properties, defines the use of the World Heritage Fund and allocates financial assistance upon requests from States Parties.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
Yield in college admissions is the percent of students who choose to enroll in a particular college or university after having been offered admission.
The 1994 Group was a coalition of smaller research-intensive universities in the United Kingdom, founded in 1994 to defend these universities' interests following the creation of the Russell Group by larger research-intensive universities earlier that year.
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