Daily Archives: June 13, 2011

Durham University accept award funding from tobacco firm

When Durham University launched an appeal to fund postgraduate scholarships for female students from Afghanistan, the last thing itDurham-University-Library must have expected was criticism. But despite the successful chancellor’s appeal raising more than £600,000, and rapidly being put to use, with two women from Kabul University already enrolled in postgraduate studies at the northern university, the initiative has put Durham at the centre of controversy.