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NewsLink Fortnightly 16 July 2014 Edition.

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thumbnail Honorary degree for Bryan Ferry

It is always pleasing when our students leave us and go on to do well in their chosen career and even more so when we can welcome them back and honour their outstanding achievements.

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thumbnail Tallest living wall installation

One of the tallest living walls in the United Kingdom - complete with wild strawberries - has been installed at Science Central.

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thumbnail Fresh insight into elusive author

Prof Frances Spalding has curated a new exhibition about Virginia Woolf which opened at the weekend at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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thumbnail University rowers cruise to gold at the Henley Royal Regatta

Newcastle University’s men’s coxed four crew (M4+) won the Prince Albert Challenge Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta after beating Harvard University by over three lengths in the final.

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thumbnail Sir Liam Donaldson re-appointed as Chancellor

Newcastle University has announced the re-appointment of Professor Sir Liam Donaldson as its Chancellor for a second term.

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thumbnail Maths adds up for world record treasure hunt

Newcastle and Gateshead’s Quayside was teeming with school children last Wednesday as they gathered to take part in a Guinness world record attempt treasure hunt.

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Research

thumbnail Robot research gives hope to stroke patients

A major new research programme using robot assisted training to help stroke patients regain movement in their affected arm has been launched.

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thumbnail Rare disease needs more resource

Experts have called for more money to be made available for research into treatments for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), after a new study revealed the full cost of the disease to UK society.

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thumbnail Children with autism overcome real-life fears in virtual world

Immersive reality can help children with autism spectrum disorder overcome their fears and phobias, new research has shown.

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People

thumbnail Major Exhibition of Fine Art Lecturer's Work

A major exhibition of work by Fine Art lecturer Neil Bromwich and his collaborator Zoë Walker is on show on the Scottish island of Orkney.

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thumbnail Accolade for architects

Professor Adam Sharr has been shortlisted in The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) President’s Awards for Research 2014. 


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Events

16th July 2014

Experimental Psychology Society - Frith Prize Lecture
Dr Jennifer Cook - (Deconstructing imitation in autism)

17th July 2014

Experimental Psychology Society Prize Lecture

22nd July 2014

Computing Science Seminar
On the Parameterized Complexity of the Workflow Satisfiability Problem

23rd July 2014

Children's Art Workshop: Make an artist's book
Hatton Gallery holiday workshop for children

23rd July 2014

Briefing - International Research Collaboration Award (IRCA)
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 11.30 to 12.30

23rd July 2014

Memorial Service for Professor Colin Ingram (1960-2013)

24th July 2014

Symposium for Professor Colin Ingram

24th July 2014

Art Workshop for 12-18 year-olds: Artists' Books and Altered Books
Be inspired by International Print Biennale

24th July 2014

Eisbach: Isabelle Proof Methods for Proof Engineering

25th July 2014

Creative Drawing workshop for adults

29th July 2014

Identity-Based Encryption Secure against Selective Opening Chosen-Ciphertext Attack
Speaker: Professor Shengli Liu

29th July 2014

Identity-Based Encryption Secure against Selective Opening Chosen-Ciphertext Attack

1st August 2014

Pastel & Charcoal Drawing workshop for adults

5th August 2014

Children's Art Workshop: Scrapbook art
Hatton Gallery holiday workshop for children

8th August 2014

Hatton Print Day
Celebrating the final week of the international Print Biennale


 

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