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  • Gathering insight for better ageing in the UK

    Newcastle University experts have contributed ageing knowledge to help inform a new report from the Government Office for Science, that brings together the best evidence available to understand the UK’s ageing population and its implication for the future.

    published on: 25 July 2016

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    Fixing Dad: the diabetes diet that brought Dad back

    Professor Roy Taylor reflects on how he came to help two sons save their father from diabetes, as featured in the film “Fixing Dad” shown on BBC 2.

    published on: 20 July 2016

  • World-leading neurosurgeon receives Honorary Doctor of Medicine

    A world-renowned neurosurgeon has been awarded an honorary degree from Newcastle University for his outstanding work in the medical field.

    published on: 15 July 2016

  • Newcastle University investing £30 million in sport

    Newcastle University is investing over £30m in new state–of-the-art sports facilities and launching a new sport and exercise science degree to further boost its position among the top in the country.

    published on: 15 July 2016

  • Honorary award for influential leader in earth science

    Professor of Geological Sciences James Syvitski is to be recognised for his work by Newcastle University.

    published on: 11 July 2016

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    New rapid gene test for mitochondrial disease

    Newcastle researchers have developed a genetic test providing a rapid diagnosis of mitochondrial disorders to identify the first patients with inherited mutations in a new disease gene.

    published on: 7 July 2016

  • Translating student research into ageing impact

    As a measure to bring high quality student research to the forefront of society, Newcastle University Institute for Ageing hosted a Postgraduate Research event to showcase current student research and link it with policy and innovation.

    published on: 4 July 2016

  • BSG Conference 2016

    At this year’s British Society of Gerontology Conference, Newcastle University ageing researchers will present research relating to wellbeing in later life.

    published on: 4 July 2016

  • Breakthrough in brain cancer research made by Newcastle experts

    Scientists have made a pioneering breakthrough in the understanding of how a fatal brain tumour grows - which could lead to improved treatments for patients.

    published on: 30 June 2016

  • Professor Mark Birch-Machin - Ask Me Anything Live

    Find out why sun exposure leads to skin ageing and skin cancer, with a chance to put your questions directly to the man behind world-leading research in this area.

    published on: 30 June 2016