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London Law Alumni bid farewell to Ashley Wilton

Graduates and staff of Newcastle Law School came together in London this month to network and bid a fond farewell to Ashley Wilton, who will retire in September. 

thumbnail Celebrating Kurt Schwitters

Professor Eric Cross, Dean of Cultural Affairs, reports on an event held at Tate Britain to raise the profile of an ambitious project aimed at revitalising the Hatton Gallery.

thumbnail Assist with Business School Research and win £100 in Eldon Square Vouchers

Do you work in a senior role for an organisation in the North East? Newcastle University Business School needs 15 minutes of your time.

thumbnail Newcastle graduate’s New Year Honour

Newcastle University graduate Chris Townsend (BA Geography 1977) was among the recipients of an OBE as part of the Queen’s New Year Honours. 

thumbnail Newcastle students to host international development conference

Newcastle University's International Development Society will hold its annual conference on campus from 9–10 February, probing the issue of alternative development.

thumbnail Countryside communities need government support so they can help themselves

Residents of rural areas should be helped to help themselves if their communities are to thrive, says a Newcastle University academic.

thumbnail Mexican dance for dementia

A popular dance from the streets of Mexico has been shown to improve the behaviour and mood of people with dementia.

thumbnail Take your career to the next level with a Newcastle MBA

Newcastle graduates benefit from an exclusive 20 per cent discount on many postgraduate programmes, including the Business School’s internationally accredited MBA.

thumbnail Leveson Inquiry welcomes campaigner's submission

A University campaigner has approached the Leveson Inquiry, raising issues he claims have an importance ‘several orders of magnitude greater’ than phone hacking.

thumbnail Rural communities hit hardest by housing benefit reductions

Reductions in housing benefit are hitting social housing tenants in the countryside harder than those in cities and towns, new research has found.

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