23 April 2013 Northern Echo
£500,000 has been donated to the brain bank at Newcastle University to aid research into dementia.
22 April 2013 Financial Times
Includes mention of a joint project between Newcastle University and subsea equipment manufacturer SMD to develop cutting edge battery technology in Singapore.
21 April 2013 Sunday Times
Feature on music graduate Bella Hardy, whose new album Battleplan is out today.
21 April 2013 BBC Radio 4 online
Includes comment from Dr Sally Williamson at the University's Honey Bee Lab about how pesticides affect bee health and memory. (16.35mins into the programme)
20 April 2013 The Journal
Charity campaigner Sarah Brown, wife of Former PM Gordon, will give a public lecture at Newcastle University on April 25.
20 April 2013 Northern Echo
Fuse, a collaboration between North East universities, has received funding for the next five years.
19 April 2013 New Scientist
Article on how timidity may have advantages refers to work by Dr Daniel Nettle which suggests introverts may have fewer sexual partners but they are less likely to be hospitalised for accidents or illness.
19 April 2013 The Journal
Dr Joan Harvey provides comment on 'awareness' days and their worth.
18 April 2013 Times Higher
Newcastle University is shortlisted in the following categories: Outstanding Finance Team; Outstanding Registry Team; Outstanding University Fundraising Initiative; Outstanding Leadership and Management Team.
18 April 2013 Daily Mail
Professor Mark Birch-Machin has found that a diet rich in tomatoes increases the skin's ability to protect itself, thanks to the antioxidant lycopene which is the pigment which gives tomatoes their colour.