Press Releases

thumbnail David Burn appointed Parkinson's UK Clinical Director

Newcastle University neurologist Professor David Burn has been appointed as Clinical Director of Parkinson's UK, in a bid to drive forward urgent improvements to the standard of care for people with Parkinson's.

published on: 12th September 2014

 

thumbnail Reading crisis facing UK's children

One and a half million children will reach the age of 11 unable to ‘read well’ by 2025 unless urgent action is taken to tackle the reading crisis facing Britain’s pupils, according to new research.

published on: 8th September 2014

 

thumbnail Free online course explores the risks of falling

Newcastle University is launching a new free online course to help people learn how to prevent falls and injury. 

published on: 8th September 2014

 

thumbnail The Great North Film

Spectators at the Great North Run are being asked to get involved this year by helping to capture the event on their mobile phones as part of a major experiment being led by Newcastle University.

published on: 4th September 2014

 

thumbnail Mark Knopfler re-releases Local Hero to benefit Future Fund

Dire Straits star Mark Knopfler has re-released the North East anthem Local Hero to commemorate the Bupa Great North Run reaching a world-first one millionth finish and to benefit the Future Fund.  

published on: 3rd September 2014

 
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