Work to develop a skin cancer test wins prize
A novel prognostic skin cancer test being developed by experts at Newcastle University has won a national prize for healthcare products that have the potential to change patients’ lives.
published on: 17 January 2018
Improving employees’ work-life balance gives competitive advantage
Providing working arrangements that meaningfully improve the work-life balance of employees can give firms a competitive advantage, research by Newcastle University has found.
published on: 8 December 2017
The future of cell culture: a new continuous bioprocess developed
A technique which revolutionises cell culture by allowing the continuous production and collection of cells, has been developed by scientists at Newcastle University.
published on: 17 November 2017
Newcastle University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Newcastle University has appointed Professor Julie Sanders to the post of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC).
published on: 14 November 2017
Civil rights advocates recognised with honorary degrees
Notable civil rights advocates have been recognised with honorary degrees from Newcastle University on the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King Jr receiving the same award.
published on: 13 November 2017
Taking forward the Sustainable Development Goals
Senior UN adviser to discuss how research links to the UN’s flagship sustainability agenda.
published on: 9 November 2017
£2.25M boost to North East energy research
Newcastle, Northumbria and Durham Universities will work to improve energy technology at the atomic level.
published on: 8 November 2017
New cutting-edge facilities for research and study in Singapore
Newcastle University has expanded its operation in Singapore with the opening of the Newcastle Research and Innovation Institute (NewRIIS).
published on: 3 November 2017
Hot rock solution to grid-scale energy storage
Energy Technologies Institute and Newcastle University agree energy storage technology deal to create a new National Facility for Pumped Heat Energy Storage.
published on: 3 November 2017
A city remembers Martin Luther King
Newcastle University was one of the locations used to tell stories related the global struggle for civil rights this weekend.
published on: 30 October 2017
Curve-eye-ture: how to grow artificial corneas
Scientists at Newcastle University, UK have developed a new method to grow curved human corneas improving the quality and transparency - solely by controlling the behaviour of cells in a dish.
published on: 20 October 2017
Pioneering research centre celebrates 40th anniversary
A research centre whose pioneering work paved the way for Local Enterprise Partnerships and Metro Mayors is celebrating four decades of being at the forefront of research and policy influence.
published on: 16 October 2017
Industry leader appointed to head innovation for an ageing population
Professor Michael Catt has been appointed as the new Director of the National Innovation Centre for Ageing.
published on: 5 October 2017
Minister tasked with leading Brexit meets life science businesses
Steve Baker has been hearing from the life science sector as part of the government’s engagement with businesses ahead of Brexit.
published on: 21 September 2017
Encapsulated human cells to revolutionise cell research
A new biotech spin-out, Atelerix, is offering encapsulated human cells in an alginate gel made from seaweed making them practical, adaptable and easy to store and transport, even at room temperature.
published on: 7 September 2017
New Innovation Fund for Region’s Creative, Digital and IT Businesses
Creative Fuse North East is looking for bright sparks to come up with exciting new ideas for its Innovation Pilot and Innovation Development Award scheme.
published on: 1 September 2017
Five million want more work and better jobs in UK’s biggest cities
Over five million people are missing out because of a ‘more and better jobs gap’ a new report by Newcastle University's Centre for Urban and Regional Development(CURDS) shows.
published on: 16 August 2017
Ensuring young scientists enter nutrition research
Review urges action to ensure young scientists enter nutrition research
published on: 21 July 2017
Graduates share their memories of Martin Luther King in Newcastle
Former students of Newcastle University who were present when Dr Martin Luther King Jr. visited the city in 1967 to accept an honorary degree have shared their memories of that momentous day.
published on: 11 July 2017
Leading the way in deep-sea engineering
Northern Powerhouse Minister visits Newcastle University’s world-leading National Centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering.
published on: 28 June 2017
Creative Fusion at the heart of the North East economy
The North East’s creative, digital and IT (CDIT) sector is growing and sustaining the crucial development of technology-based networks in the region, a new survey has revealed.
published on: 22 June 2017
Newcastle University staff recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours
An emeritus professor, an innovation leader and the former Executive Director of Human Resources at Newcastle University have been named in the 2017 Birthday Honours List.
published on: 17 June 2017
New head of Pharmacy appointed
Professor Andrew Husband has been appointed as the Head of the newly-created School of Pharmacy at Newcastle University, which will take in the first students this September.
published on: 19 May 2017
University partnerships recognised for excellence
Newcastle University has won Business/Industry Collaboration of the Year at the Educate North awards for its innovative partnership with Northumbrian Water.
published on: 10 May 2017
Northern Accelerator aims to create new innovation business eco-system
Newcastle and Durham universities have joined forces in an exciting new project aimed at creating 15 successful high technology spin-out companies over the next three years.
published on: 19 April 2017
N8 university equipment database to help boost research and industry
A huge efficiency drive among eight of the North’s top universities has resulted in a list of key research assets with the potential to save each university significant sums of money.
published on: 18 April 2017
Shaping the future of health innovation
Future advances in healthcare will be aided by a new £10 million facility - the National Institute for Health Research Innovation Observatory based at Newcastle University.
published on: 31 March 2017
Green technologies key to mineral resources
Better incentives to recycle metals could help combat global mineral depletion, says new study.
published on: 21 March 2017
New report reveals economic impact of Newcastle University
An independent assessment of Newcastle University’s contribution to the city of Newcastle and wider UK shows that the Russell Group institution adds £1.1 billion to the economy.
published on: 28 February 2017
Plugging the engineering skills gap
Call for more young people to consider a career in engineering as university expert reveals they “could find jobs for twice as many graduates” as are currently applying.
published on: 8 February 2017
Countdown begins to opening of region’s £60m ‘building of the future’
The countdown has begun to the official opening of Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building which is due to be completed August 2017.
published on: 1 February 2017