In the Media

I'd gladly take a smoker's lungs and risk cancer - to end the hell of life on the waiting list

16 March 2014  Mail on Sunday
Professor Andrew Fisher comments on a story about smokers lungs possibly becoming available for transplantation.

N8 to pool research to make a big splash

13 March 2014  Times Higher
The N8 Research Partnership of universities is investigating the possibility of pooling its academic expertise for a major research project, according to the organisation’s new chair.

Paying people to give up smoking may be the answer - UK study

13 March 2014  Voice of Russia
Further coverage of Newcastle University research which found that people can be persuaded to adopt healthier habits if they are offered a small reward.

Newcastle Bach Choir puts its spring spotlight on Mozart at The Sage Gateshead

13 March 2014  The Journal
The Newcastle Bach Choir, based in the School of Arts and Cultures, will perform Mozart's Requiem at the Sage Gateshead this Saturday night.

Offering financial incentives an effective way to encourage healthier lifestyles, researchers claim

12 March 2014  Malaysia Sun
A study of 30,000 people finds the promise of sums as small as £3 could be enough to spark a change to healthier living.

Borehole tests to determine potential for heating network

12 March 2014  The Journal, Business
In the next few days further tests at Science Central will determine the prospects for a heat network for the site – and possibly the rest of the city.

Meet the digital leaders

12 March 2014  The Journal, Business
A team of influential decision-makers has been assembled to help speed growth and close the skills gap in the North East’s digital sector. Dr Rob Wilson, director of the University's KITE University Research Centre is one of the seven members of Digital Leaders North East.

Top expert to debate economy over breakfast

12 March 2014  The Journal
Dr Joanna Berry, director of engagement at Newcastle University Business School, will be on a panel of experts debating the future of the North East’s economy at the Economic Forum Breakfast 2014 on April 10.

International Personalized Medicine Conference Held In EduCity@Iskandar

12 March 2014  Asian Scientist
An international conference focusing on translational medicine held at the campus of Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed) brought together medical experts who explored how high level research can be translated into patient-centric care.

Wind of change for old church organ

08 March 2014  The Journal, Culture
With help from Newcastle University musicians, an old organ from a former Methodist Church has found a new lease of life in art graduate Louise Mackenzie's first solo art exhibition at the Holy Biscuit Gallery.

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