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Residents of rural areas should be helped to help themselves if their communities are to thrive, says a Newcastle University academic.
Binge drinking is seen as normal by young people living in the North East, a new study has shown.
Oceanographers from Newcastle and Liverpool have thought of a novel way to measure the ocean – weigh it.
A popular dance from the streets of Mexico has been shown to improve the behaviour and mood of people with dementia.
Newcastle University experts help the Bikers lose weight and get healthier for a four-part TV series, which was broadcast on BBC2 in August.
Graduate Apprentices is offering graduate placements with North East-based companies. Run by Newcastle University Careers Service, the scheme is open to graduates from the last three years from any UK University.
Newcastle graduates benefit from an exclusive 20 per cent discount on many postgraduate programmes, including the Business School’s internationally accredited MBA.
Congratulations and bon voyage to this year's graduating class. But don't be a stranger on campus – your lifelong membership of the Alumni Association has now begun.
Civil Engineering PhD student Ed Byers will be blogging the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro on 20–22 June, after his essay on sustainability won first prize in a University competition. Here's his winning piece of work.
The newly-formed Fencing Club Alumni Association seeks former members to join its ranks. Current president, PhD student James Docherty, reports.
Possibly the world's first wedding photographer with a town planning pedigree, Zander Wilson tells AlumNews about his fondness for Newcastle nuptials – and offers 15 per cent off his services to fellow graduates.