In the Media

Key veterinary figure honoured

01 October 2014  The Journal
Newcastle University restores portrait of veterinary trailblazer Clement Stephenson, one of the first veterinary inspectors and an instrumental figure in setting up what is now the Newcastle University School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development.

North East firm struggling to recruit engineers despite footing university bill

01 October 2014  The Journal
Sevcon, a regional engineering company is looking for new recruits and its scheme provides bursaries for students. Currently, seven participants are enrolled, including a student from Newcastle University.

Customise Your MBA at Newcastle

29 September 2014  New Indian Express
Article highlights the recent AACSB accreditation received by Newcastle University Business School, internship and scholarship opportunities, and the cost of living in UK.

Rural economy is about more than just farming

29 September 2014  The Journal
Professor Mark Shucksmith comments on the challenges facing the rural economy in the North East at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.

The challenge is there to realise export potential

29 September 2014  The Journal
A report compiled by the Business School indicates that there are significant opportunities for growth in the North East's export market.

Psychology: confidence tricks

27 September 2014  Financial Times
Research conducted by scientists from Newcastle and Exeter universities shows that we may be rewarding overconfidence and penalising a lack of confidence, regardless of true ability.

Surge in take-up of STEM subjects

25 September 2014  The Times, Good University Guide supplement
Feature on the rise of STEM subjects at university, includes interview with Professor Jane Calvert.

Spiders

25 September 2014  Drive programme, BBC Radio Newcastle
Dr Claire Rind explains why there are so many spiders this year, and why they are so large. (listen from 16:53:26)

Students get to grips with age-old skills

25 September 2014  The Journal
Archaeology students participated in crafts sessions with retired fishermen and experts in heritage skills, demonstrating how self-reliant people in the past had to be.

What the inside of a spaceship might look like

24 September 2014  BBC Online
Rachel Armstrong, newly appointed Professor of Experimental Architecture, imagines a future where spaceships are self-sustaining, organic environments.

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