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As Health Secretary Andrew Lansley considers new legislation which could allow a medical technique, pioneered by Newcastle University scientists, to be used on patients, Sam Wood looks at the potential of the research.
Women who are obese during early pregnancy have a significantly increased risk of their baby dying before, during or up to one year after birth, according to Newcastle University researchers.
See the great Burton-Roberts, Grenby, Chedgzoy and Herbert et al as never before, as they perform Shakespeare's As You Like It on campus on 31 May.
Exposing fruit to a burst of ozone gas is similar to 'vaccinating' them against fungal attack, scientists at Newcastle University have found.
Read about the University's 'launch year of sustainability', its plans for an 'urban laboratory', and the role you can play in creating a sustainable world for successive generations.
This year’s Convocation lecture ‘A Sustainable Revolution’ will be given by graduate and architect Jeremy Blake (BA Architectural Studies 1974, BArch 1977).
Internationally renowned poet Sean O’Brien will be reading from his latest collection, November, at Convocation Weekend.
Learn about the importance of beekeeping with researchers from the Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability (NIReS) at Convocation Weekend.
AlumNews chats to former Chairman of Convocation, Jack Jeffery, about the importance of this statutory body that lets graduates influence University strategy.
This Convocation Weekend visit the Law School; ranked third-best in the UK by the Sunday Times University Guide 2011, just behind Oxford and Cambridge.
Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has asked the Human Fertilisation and Embryology authority to assess a fertility treatment developed by researchers at Newcastle University which could eradicate serious inherited disorders.