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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.
A new online creative writing magazine – publishing fiction, poetry, essays and opinion – has launched at Newcastle University.
Newcastle's speech and language experts believe that the global success of smash-hit movie The King's Speech will lead to better understanding of the challenges facing people with communication problems.
AlumNews chats to LA-based film and TV director, Phil Traill (BA Combined Studies 1995) ahead of the release of his new Brit-flick, Chalet Girl, on 16 March.
Five medical graduates lay bare their lives and careers for a new BBC Three documentary. Frankie Clarke reports.
Isle of Dogs-based Mudchute Uncles (MURL) seeks Rugby League players of all abilities, sponsors and community contacts as it enters its first season.
Anne Burton meets writer and navigator Tristan Gooley, the only living person to have flown and sailed solo across the Atlantic, and now the author of a new book.
A former campus Big Issue seller has been named ‘Britain’s most inspirational businessman’ after scooping top prize in the Barclay’s Trading Places Awards.