27 April 2012 The Journal
Journalist spends a day on the frontline of abuse prevention, talking with Don Grubin, Professor of forensic psychiatry.
27 April 2012 Northern Echo
Newcastle University academics suggest that the most effective way of helping non-traditional students entering higher education is to involve parents in their children's school and learning. Article quotes Professor Liz Todd.
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26 April 2012 BBC Radio Newcastle
Professor Liz Todd talks about her research for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation which challenges the idea that children from low-income families need their aspiration raised to improve. She argues the aspirations are already there – they just need keeping on track.
26 April 2012 Times Higher supplement
This year's survey gathered the views of more than 14,000 UK undergraduate students who rated their institution's performance in 21 categories that matter most to them, from the quality of staff and lectures to social life and accommodation. Newcastle moved to joint 15 from 13 last year.
26 April 2012 The Journal
Newcastle University has called on its students to come up with apps that make life on campus easier or more exciting. The first round of the competition organised by the university's Entrepreneurial Society was won by NCL Space.
26 April 2012 Today programme, BBC Radio 4
Teaching assistant, Ian Wylie, and Newcastle University students talk about their work on the JesmondLocal news website.
24 April 2012 The Journal
The Business School held its Global Challenge Start-up Weekend which brought together budding entrepreneurs to put together the foundations of a start-up business in a single weekend.
24 April 2012 NBC10 Philapdelphia
Further coverage of the development of new technology to keep older drivers on the road.
23 April 2012 BBC online
Newcastle's Intelligent Transport team are developing new technology to help older drivers stay on the road longer.
23 April 2012 Financial Times
Innovation award winner Pearson Engineering (PEL) owes its existence, in its present form, to Alan Reece who, as a reader in agricultural engineering at Newcastle University in the 1980s, pursued the application of ploughing technology to industry.