geology

Science at Durham

Welcome students old and new to Durham! For the start of a new year, Elizabeth Hopper tells us about how you can get involved in science at Durham.

George Orwell’s 2017: Our Dystopia

Welcome to the Anthopocene; a new geological age characterised not by decay, but its lack of it. The soil beneath your feet is barren. The crust below it cannot rot away; it is too entrenched in tin cans and plastic. Around you tower ruins not of Roman aqueducts or Greek amphitheatres, but of overlapping motorways. […]