In the Media - Archive

The 'granny cloud': the network of volunteers helping poorer children learn

3 August 2015 The Observer
Prof Sugata Mitra is carrying out a global experiment into SOLE (self organised learning environments) which includes a network of online mediators ('grannies') who encourage the children to learn.

published on: 3rd August 2015

Internet learning boosts performance by seven years, Sugata Mitra study finds

3 August 2015 TES Online
Research carried out by Prof Sugata Mitra at a school in Gateshead has shown that primary school children can answer GCSE questions by using the Internet in groups.

published on: 3rd August 2015

Newcastle University MBA Business Excellence scholarships

3 August 2015 The Hindu and New Indian Express
£7,500 scholarships are available to high-achieving international students entering select full time MBA programmes in 2015. 

published on: 3rd August 2015

£750,000 for experts to help cure throat problems

1 August 2015 The Journal
Experts from Newcastle University have been awarded more than £750,000 to look into whether new tablet can ease the pain of those with long-standing throat problems.

published on: 1st August 2015

Coast

31 July 2015 BBC Two
Professor Ian Haynes, co-director of the Maryport Temple dig, talks about the enigmatic traces of a huge timber building, whose post holes were packed with reused Roman altars.

published on: 31st July 2015

Grand Designs

31 July 2015 Channel 4
Professor Andrew Ballantyne is featured in the latest episode of Grand Designs: Living in the Country.

published on: 31st July 2015

Business School's students go global

30 July 2015 The Journal
Students from Newcastle University Business School are exploring the international business community as part of the school's Global Experience Opportunity (GEO) programme.

published on: 30th July 2015

Pushing the boundaries

29 July 2015 The Journal
This month the North East will host the British Transplant Games. The feature highlights the pioneering work carried out at the Institute of Transplantation, at the Freeman Hospital, which is a collaboration between specialists at Newcastle University and the Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

published on: 29th July 2015

Malaysian firm to build £12m factory in North

29 July 2015 The Journal
Newcastle University was part of the first Northern Powerhouse trade mission to South East Asia.

published on: 29th July 2015

Milestone for nature reserve

29 July 2015 The Journal
The National Trust celebrates 90 years of caring for the Farne Islands. Mentions Newcastle University’s work into geotagging Arctic terns on the islands.

published on: 29th July 2015

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