20 December 2008 New Straits Times, Malaysia
Feature about Educity, Iskandar Malaysia's educational hub, mentions that Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed) will be completed and ready to admit students in September 2011.
22 December 2008 Malaysia Star online
Malaysia's youngest vice-chancellor, Prof Datuk Dr Ir Zaini Ujang, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), gained a chemical engineering degree from UTM and his PhD in environmental engineering from Newcastle University.
21 December 2008 Independent on Sunday, A-Z Business Schools
Profile of Newcastle University's AMBA-Accredited Business School.
20 December 2008 Detroit Times, USA
Obituary of Dr John Gilroy, who gained his medical degree from Newcastle University in 1948 and who died at his home on Thursday November 13 2008.
21 December 2008 Sunday Telegraph, p12
Research by Prof Patrick Chinnery, Newcastle University, suggests that Neanderthals were inefficient at producing energy and leaked heat.
19 December 2008 The Economist
Approaching the 150th anniversary of the publication of "On The Origin of Species", article discusses how Darwin's insights can be used profitably by policymakers. Includes reference to the work of Daniel Nettle and Thomas Pollet of Newcastle University.
18 December 2008 Journal, Science and Technology, p29
Newcastle university scientists Professor Jerry Barnes and Dr Ian Singleton launch a DNA research business which aims to revolutionise the process of testing for microbes in small pieces of DNA.
18 December 2008 Research Fortnight
The Research Assessment Exercise results are published today. Newcastle features in various leagues tables, ranked from 17th (Research Fortnight) to 27th (Times Higher).
17 December 2008 Journal, p43
Students from Newcastle University are helping to create a new Baltic exhibition.
17 December 2008 Journal, p22
Feature on Barbara Hodgson, a graduate of Newcastle University's MA in Creative Writing, who has just published her first novel.