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Research at Newcastle has finally provided proof that taking a regular dose of aspirin reduces the long-term risk of cancer in people with a family history of the disease by around 60 per cent.
Experts at Newcastle University are launching a new trial for a drug which could shorten episodes of depression in many patients.
Lauren Girling meets graduate Ben Spurr, whose award-winning ice-cream parlour, Spurreli, is tantalising the North East's tastebuds.
Former editor of The Courier, David Coverdale, talks exclusively to AlumNews about the demise of the News of the World, and his experiences as a trainee reporter on the notorious Sunday tabloid.
Newcastle University’s new £1million research vessel that will further our scientific understanding of the North Sea has been officially named by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal.
Parents who foster a love of reading in a child’s early years are ensuring they get off to a flying start at school, according to new research.
Newcastle University Boat Club will start the new year with heads held high after a successful 2010–11. And Susie Rodgers takes five golds at the IPC European Championships.
The University has been placed twelfth in the country by the Sunday Times University Guide 2012.
Newcastle graduate Adam Soliman is brewing up a storm with his specialist tea brand, Charbrew, which will shortly arrive in Sainsbury's.
Professor David Harvey , President of the Henderson Hall Association (HHA), advises members of its closure and plans to donate its remaining funds to the University's Annual Fund.
Roger Allsopp (MB BS 1964) becomes the oldest person ever to swim the English Channel, raising over £63,000 for cancer research.