Research Institute

The NETPark Research Institute was the first building opened at NETPark - commissioned by Durham University, it houses part of the University’s Centre for Advanced Instrumentation:

The Centre for Advanced Instrumentation

The Centre for Advanced Instrumentation creates advanced astronomical instrumentation for major telescopes around the world and has helped Durham to achieve a world wide impact for space science research. The Times Higher Education Supplement puts Durham University top of the European league and fourth in the whole world for the impact of its space science research.

For further information on the research institute work, please visit the Centre for Advanced Instrumentation page or to find out how your business could work with Durham University please visit http://www.dur.ac.uk/bis/

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    Janet Todd

    NETPark Manager

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