Newcastle University graduate Chris Townsend (BA Geography 1977) was among the recipients of an OBE as part of the Queen’s New Year Honours.
Newcastle University's International Development Society will hold its annual conference on campus from 9–10 February, probing the issue of alternative development.
Residents of rural areas should be helped to help themselves if their communities are to thrive, says a Newcastle University academic.
A popular dance from the streets of Mexico has been shown to improve the behaviour and mood of people with dementia.
Newcastle graduates benefit from an exclusive 20 per cent discount on many postgraduate programmes, including the Business School’s internationally accredited MBA.
Reductions in housing benefit are hitting social housing tenants in the countryside harder than those in cities and towns, new research has found.
New research carried out by Newcastle University challenges the idea that raising aspirations is the key to improving the education of children from low-income families.
It has produced some of the leading artists in the UK folk scene. Now, Newcastle University’s Folk and Traditional Music degree is celebrating its 10th birthday.
A new web platform is helping teachers instil their pupils with 21st Century skills through collaborative, enquiry-based learning. Maria Douglas chats to Every1Speaks co-founder, Peter Hirst.