Is the way we live now changing too fast?
The Newcastle University Humanities Research Institute (NUHRI) officially launches next week with a public debate to explore ‘The Challenge of Change’ and how the arts and humanities can help us to understand change, and perhaps even make it happen.
published on: Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:22:00 GMT
New series of Insights public lectures gets underway
The Autumn programme of Insights public lectures at Newcastle University has now begun, with talks on a host of topical issues including the future of capitalism, human trafficking, and our ageing society.
published on: Fri, 02 Oct 2015 09:14:00 GMT
Experts discuss how to improve the experience of ageing
Planning your retirement, eating healthily and having meaningful social interactions, could all help us to live healthier for longer.
published on: Wed, 30 Sep 2015 12:22:00 GMT
New technique negotiates neuron jungle to target source of Parkinson’s disease
Researchers from Newcastle University and Imperial College London believe they have found a potential new way to target cells of the brain affected by Parkinson’s disease.
published on: Thu, 24 Sep 2015 10:22:00 GMT
Dementia experts reveal latest findings
Medical research experts will reveal the latest findings in their search to understand more about how dementia develops.
published on: Tue, 15 Sep 2015 10:09:00 GMT
Brief bouts of exercise begin to reverse heart abnormalities in people with type 2 diabetes
A study from Newcastle University is the first to show that high intensity intermittent exercise training improves heart structure and benefits diabetes control in patients with type 2 diabetes.
published on: Thu, 10 Sep 2015 09:00:00 GMT
What does the future hold for the baby boomers?
Professor Carol Jagger explains in The Conversation what the post-war baby boom generation can expect as they age.
published on: Tue, 08 Sep 2015 09:29:00 GMT
Aspirin reverses obesity-related cancer risk
Research has shown that a regular dose of aspirin reduces the long-term risk of cancer in those who are overweight in an international study of people with a family history of the disease.
published on: Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:45:00 GMT
Dementia researchers gather to share findings
Scientists are inviting the public to a free meeting to discuss dementia research.
published on: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 16:23:00 GMT
Scientists crack the secret of centenarians
Scientists have cracked the secret of why some people live a healthy and physically independent life over the age of 100.
published on: Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:13:00 GMT