Institute of Neuroscience


  • Young Neurosurgeon of the Year

    Dr Francesco Vergani, an IoN PhD student has won a prestigious award from the World Federation Neurosurgical Societies. 

    published on: 6 August 2015

  • International award for Professor Ian McKeith

    One of our leading academics, Professor McKeith, Institute for Ageing, has scooped a prestigious international award for his pioneering research into dementia.

    published on: 23 July 2015

  • 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