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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.
After 3,000 miles, 82 days and a million oar-strokes, Tommy Tippetts became the youngest ever solo rower to cross the Atlantic, whilst raising money for mental health charity Mind. AlumNews chats to the University’s latest world record breaker.
Scientists in a team at Newcastle University have identified a mechanism by which treatment-related leukaemia develops, raising hopes that this side effect of toxic chemotherapy could be prevented.
Stroke experts at Newcastle have unveiled a video game which improves and overcomes the physical symptoms of a stroke.
Reductions in housing benefit are hitting social housing tenants in the countryside harder than those in cities and towns, new research has found.
A collaboration including Newcastle University has been awarded almost £5 million to develop new technology in the emerging field of synthetic biology.
A pioneering technique which breathes new life into previously unusable donor lungs could save the lives of many patients on the lung transplant waiting list.
A North East team who have developed a device which will help monitor gum disease have been awarded more than £1,000,000 of government funding.
Newcastle University has been awarded first-class honours for its efforts to help the planet and named the greenest university in the North East.