In the Media

Winners and losers in Hefce funding allocations

26 March 2015  Times Higher Education
The allocations are published today - Newcastle University features in the full table.

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

26 March 2015  Atlantic magazine
When pupils can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do? Mentions Professor Sugata Mitra’s self-organized learning environments.

The gift of understanding

26 March 2015  The Journal
A widow who has donated her late husband's brain tissue to the Newcastle Brain Tissue Resource based at the University, has urged others to do the same. The Resource has contributed to the understanding of dementia and neurodegenerative disease.

Care disparity for children with cerebral palsy

25 March 2015  The Journal
A study published today by Prof Judith Rankin shows vastly different levels of treatment for children with cerebral palsy in the region. No url but see press release.

Kew on a Plate

25 March 2015  BBC 2
Professor Geraldine Wright is filmed in her lab talking about training bees to prefer visiting strawberry plants. (listen from 24:00)

Impact case studies need to be written using standard terms, says report

25 March 2015  Research Fortnight
Dr Pauline addis comments on suggestions that Hefce ought to produce guidelines on the ways that universities measure things when showing the impact of their research.

Blyth sets sail on a great adventure

24 March 2015  The Journal
The Tall Ships Regatta is coming to Blyth next summer, where the University has just set up a new 'marine station' to support the work of its research vessel, The Princess Royal.

Charged up for beautiful game

24 March 2015  The Journal, J2
Electric car researcher Myriam Neaimeh plays central midfield for Newcastle United Women's Football Club.

City rivalries: how Newcastle became a 'poster child' for the new north

23 March 2015  The Guardian
Article includes comment from Professor Mark Tewdwr-Jones', chair of Newcastle City Futures Development Group.

Caffeinated flowers give bees a buzz

23 March 2015  Cosmos
Flowers that lace their nectar with the right amount of caffeine attract more pollinators. Article also talks about the work of Geraldine Wright who showed that caffeine boosts bee memory.

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