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A sustainable 'rain garden' designed to capture every drop of water that falls onto it has been unveiled as one of the leading attractions at the 2011 Chelsea Flower Show.
Newcastle City Council has approved an outline planning application for a world-leading Campus for Ageing and Vitality at the site of the former Newcastle General Hospital.
A new research network which will tackle some of the key challenges facing the marine environment now and in the future was launched at the University in February.
Professor John O'Brien is backing a call to make dementia research a priority, as a new poll shows people in the North East fear dementia more than cancer and death.
It may look like an over-grown slug, but scientists at the University believe the sea cucumber could play a vital role in the fight to save our seas – and become an unusual addition to British gourmet food.
Final year medical students and members of the Year of 1953 Reunion group gathered at the University on 9 February 2011 to award the annual Year of 53 Prize.
Durham and Newcastle Universities are to receive over £9million from the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) to establish a joint world-class Doctoral Training Centre to train the next generation of social scientists.
After a successful seven weeks of calling, the Annual Fund phonathon team has raised over £162,050 from our generous graduates to support students at Newcastle.
An update from Johor where progress on NUMed Malaysia, Newcastle University's first overseas medical campus, continues.
Nine friends who graduated in 2008 cycled 1,000 miles around the UK in August, in memory of Matthew Elvidge who took his own life last year after suffering from depression. By Katie Harland.
360-degree images of Newcastle University are now online – providing a virtual tour of the campus and city as it looks in 2010.