In the Media

Alliance is handed £2.9m to support region’s life science business

4 March 2015 Journal
Secured by Newcastle University, an alliance of universities, hospitals and researchers - the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) - is to receive a £2.9m HEFCE grant to turn the region into a health and science powerhouse.

Graduates providing inspiration

4 March 2015 Journal Business
Newcastle University alumni who have gone on to achieve global success have returned to the region to inspire current students.

Calls from union for report on expenses

4 March 2015 Northern Echo
Newcastle University was among 24 institutions that ‘refused to answer questions’ about their vice-chancellors’ spending on flights and expenses, the University and College Union has claimed. Newcastle University advised that such information is freely available on its website.

New hub offering high-tech facilities

4 March 2015 Northern Echo
Members of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations in the region are set to benefit from a new partnership between the body and Newcastle University’s Centre for Professional and Executive Development. The partnership will see CIPR members having access to The Core, as a drop-in workspace.

Student news round-up: Newcastle University to open London campus

3 March 2015 The Independent online
Further coverage of the University’s announcement to open a campus in London in September 2015.

Green light to advance for Hadrian’s Cavalry

3 March 2015 The Journal
Museums and heritage organisations in the North East have received a £1m boost from Arts Council England as a new report highlights their contribution to the region’s economy. Among the organisations to benefit is Seven Stories, which says it will use the money to develop its longstanding partnership with Newcastle University – which has said it will invest £75,000 over three years.

Pupils create exhibition on Tyneside for museum

3 March 2015 The Journal
A new take on the history of Tyneside has been revealed by students at George Stephenson High School, Killingworth. The pupils used a new online tool developed by Newcastle University to carry out their research.

School’s aim to launch in Africa

3 March 2015 The Journal
A north school has launched a fundraising campaign to start what it hopes will become a chain of schools in Africa.   Emmanuel College in Gateshead has linked up with Professor James Tooley at Newcastle University who has spent 15 years researching and creating educational opportunities in Africa.

Top female lawyers get just reward

3 March 2015 Northern Echo
Inspirational female lawyers are being celebrated in a new exhibition which has been organised by academics at Newcastle University.

University awards: who is higher education's most inspiring leader?

2 March 2015 The Guardian
The one category in the annual Guardian university awards which is open to a public vote, the award for inspiring leader, sponsored by the Leadership Foundation. One of the nominees is Professor Vicki Bruce.

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