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University commits to change in investment policy

Newcastle University’s governing Council has agreed to take steps to ensure the organisation’s investments better reflect its values and ethos going forward.

University's research into ageing key focus of BBC news series

Experts at Newcastle University will feature in a BBC Look North news series which explores the best ways to age well.

New technique increases kidney transplant success

A new approach to assessing donor kidneys offers increased hope to those waiting for kidney transplant

Funding boost for Newcastle dementia researchers

Dementia researchers at Newcastle University have received funding to study the symptoms of dementia with Lewy bodies, a disease that affects around 100,000 people in the UK.

Celebrating 125 years of thyroid hormone treatment

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Leading biochemist recognised with double Fellowship

Professor Harry Gilbert joins the most eminent scientists and technologists in the country with the award of two fellowships in the same week.

University recognised for its commitment to tackling gender inequality

Newcastle University has been given a coveted Athena SWAN Silver award for its work to address the underrepresentation of women in higher education.

Loneliness linked with an increased risk of heart disease and stroke

People who feel lonely or socially isolated are at increased risk of developing coronary heart disease and stroke, researchers from Newcastle University have concluded.

Comment: What to eat and drink after running a marathon

Writing for The Conversation, Professor Emma Stevenson discusses the best foods to aid recovery after running a marathon.

University pays respects to eminent neurologist

Tributes have been paid to Lord John Walton of Detchant, a medical pioneer in muscular dystrophy and champion of Newcastle University, as his death is announced at the age of 93.

Scientists gain new insight into circuits of the brain

Researchers have for the first time identified how complex circuits of the brain work in the visual system.

New screening set to support a safer detention process for police

People in police custody are set to benefit from a new electronic screening tool to improve detection of physical and mental health problems.

NAHP Research Day: 16th June 2016

Research day to celebrate the launch of Newcastle Academic Health Partners.