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This has been a blistering season for the Newcastle Raiders – our American Football team. They've narrowly missed out on taking their conference title, but what does the future hold? (From AlumNews, March 2010)
An interview with Paul Younger, graduate, award-winning engineer and the University's Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Engagement
A have-a-go hero who was blinded in one eye in a chemical attack has got his sight back thanks to Newcastle experts using stem cell treatment.
Her Majesty The Queen officially opened the Great North Museum on 6 November 2009, during a visit to the North East with the Duke of Edinburgh.
The University’s student and academic services have moved to a new home on campus, which opened in October.
The University’s new Chancellor, Sir Liam Donaldson, was inaugurated in King’s Hall on 7 December as part of a ceremony in which he also conferred honorary degrees upon four ‘inspirational’ people, including footballer Alan Shearer.
Why is it that you train for hours but others can still run faster than you? That’s what scientists at Newcastle University are trying to answer in a ground-breaking study involving runners in the BUPA Great North Run.
AlumNews chats to Tiffany Goodall, the 22-year old chef and author who's showing students that healthy eating is more than just salad on your kebab. (From AlumNews, January 2010)
Emma Ropner (MA Creative Writing 2009) pens her pre-graduation frustrations for AlumNews. (From AlumNews, January 2010)
A Newcastle institution close to the hearts of generations of female graduates celebrated its fortieth anniversary last autumn. (From AlumNews, January 2010)
Old school rocker David Gardiner (BA History 1978) is back with a new band. He reminisces with AlumNews over his student days. (From AlumNews, January 2010)