Institute of Neuroscience


  • Rosie Morris Wins NIHR award

    Rosie Morris a postgraduate student with the Human Movement Science Team has won an NIHR award for her presentation at the NIHR Experimental Medicine Infrastructure Doctoral Research Training Camp

    published on: 23 July 2015

  • New 'Spineless' Exhibition at the Great North Museum

    A new exhibition at the Great North Museum will celebrate invertebrates (animals without a backbone) and IoN will be contributing.

    published on: 17 July 2015

  • What's the best way to fight memory loss?

    Newcastle University provided expertise in a range of experiments carried out over eight weeks to see which had greatest impact on memory, ability to problem solve and reaction times.

    published on: 14 July 2015

  • All in the mind – New exhibition to uncover secrets of the brain

    One of the largest biomedical research charities in the world, the Wellcome Trust, has pledged £650k towards a new exhibition exploring the brain at Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.

    published on: 18 June 2015

  • US stroke robot pioneer visits Newcastle-led trial

    A leading scientist who has pioneered the stroke robot technology at the heart of a major clinical trial in the NHS by Newcastle University researchers, has visited staff and patients in the North East.

    published on: 12 June 2015

  • ASTEROID project wins engagement award

    The Asteroid project developing a new test for strabismus and amblyopia has been recognised for its efforts to involve the general public.

    published on: 28 May 2015

  • Study explores development of epilepsy after brain injury

    Scientists at Newcastle University will carry out a pioneering study to look at the development of epilepsy following a serious brain injury.

    published on: 27 May 2015

  • Insights Lecture

    One of our IoN students has been selected to speak at the Insights public lecture series

    published on: 29 April 2015

  • Early life stress linked to adult impulsive behaviour

    Work by Professor Melissa Bateson has been highlighted in press.

    published on: 3 December 2014

  • Animal Markings

    A BBC online article on 'fake eyes' in animal markings highlights the work of Dr John Skelhorn. 

    published on: 12 November 2014

  • NC3Rs workshops on Brain Imaging

    The IoN has been carrying out engagement sessions to celebrate the NC3Rs 10th birthday.

    published on: 7 November 2014

  • Can you learn Mandarin Chinese in 14 minutes?

    A new study involving researchers at Newcastle University suggests some new methods for learning languages.

    published on: 6 November 2014

  • Top Marks for Summer Student

    Roshni Bhudia a summer student in IoN this year wins conference prize.

    published on: 30 October 2014

  • Spiders on TV

    Dr Claire Rind's work will feature on a BBC4 programme at 9pm on Wednesday 29th October.

    published on: 23 October 2014

  • Gait and dementia link confirmed

    Researchers at Newcastle University have found a definitive link between gait - the way someone walks - and early changes in cognitive function in people with Parkinson's disease.

    published on: 22 October 2014

  • Childhood infection link to hearing loss

    Common childhood infections, such as tonsillitis and ear infections, may lead to hearing loss later in life, according to recent research from Newcastle University.

    published on: 20 October 2014