In the Media

Childhood cancer survivors face risk of early death

30 August 2014  The Times
Includes comment from Prof Anthony Moorman, who has led a study which says 20% of children with the most common form of leukaemia may be successfully treated with less chemotherapy than currently prescribed.

The ethics of removing a child from hospital

29 August 2014 BBC Radio Five Live
Dr Simon Woods discusses the ethical issues around a situation such as that of  the family of Ashya King, who removed him from hospital against medical advice.

Heart defects

28 August 2014 Look North
The British Heart Foundation, which funds a lot of work at Newcastle University, is launching a new campaign to raise funds for research. Professor Deborah Henderson comments.

Professor in Food says 'people are going to be worried'

28 August 2014 ITV
Professor Lynne Frewer discusses prescription drugs being found on the production line at the Nestle factory in Fawdon.

Over-confident people fool others into believing they are smarter than they really are, finds study

27 August 2014 Telegraph
People with an inflated view of their own abilities are more likely to succeed at work - and could partially explain banking collapses and other disasters, according to new research from Newcastle University.

Gerty – a queen of the desert

26 August 2014 Journal
Feature on Gertrude Bell and her encounters with the Yezidi people during her time in the Middle East includes comment from Dr Mark Jackson, who oversees her archive in the Robinson Library.

All together now

26 August 2014 Journal Culture Magazine
Feature on the Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival which is sponsored by the Newcastle University Institute for Creative Arts Practice. Includes comment from Professor Eric Cross about the audio visual performance Orchestra of Samples which features Newcastle University folk music students and graduates.

A basic way to teach

26 August 2014 Journal Culture Magazine
An exhibition will open at the Hatton Gallery on 19 September which focuses on art training in Newcastle in the 1950s and 60s through the work of key teachers such as Richard Hamilton and Victor Pasmore.

Leaders in Learning

25 August 2014 Bangkok Post
Professor Ella Ritchie talks about NUMed (Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia).

Scholars and Cents

25 August 2014 Bangkok Post
Professor Ella Ritchie comments on international campuses.

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