Press Releases in 2015

thumbnail Trailblazing North East women held up as inspiration for Newcastle law students

North east trailblazers Vera Baird QC and Cris McCurley, Gateshead solicitor and campaigner against domestic violence, are among the women being celebrated as ‘inspirational women of the law’ in a new exhibition opening next month at Newcastle University.

published on: 2nd March 2015

 

thumbnail Pupils produce new take on Tyneside history

A new take on the history of Tyneside icons including Newcastle United, Fenwick’s store and Souter Lighthouse are part of a special month-long exhibition at the Great North Museum: Hancock, and which has been researched and designed entirely by pupils at a Killingworth school.

published on: 2nd March 2015

 

thumbnail Funding boost for life and health sciences in the North of England

The Northern Health Science Alliance’s (NHSA) ambitious project of establishing an internationally recognised life science and healthcare economy in the North of England has been given a vital boost following funding from Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE).

published on: 2nd March 2015

 

Trailblazing North East women held up as inspiration for Newcastle law students

North east trailblazers Vera Baird QC and Cris McCurley, Gateshead solicitor and campaigner against domestic violence, are among the women being celebrated as ‘inspirational women of the law’ in a new exhibition opening next month at Newcastle University.

published on: 27th February 2015

 

thumbnail Special event will showcase pioneering genetic work at Newcastle University

Leading experts are hosting a special event to highlight pioneering genetic work carried out at Newcastle University.

published on: 26th February 2015

 

thumbnail Science Central officially opened by Minister for Cities

One of the biggest urban regeneration projects of its kind in the UK was officially launched today by Minister for Universities, Science & Cities, the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP.

published on: 25th February 2015

 

thumbnail World first led by Newcastle University

Last night the UK became the first country to approve laws to allow the use of a ground-breaking IVF-based technique to reduce the risk of mitochondrial diseases.

published on: 25th February 2015

 

thumbnail SOLE experience encourages 'deeper learning'

Prof Sugata Mitra has shown that groups of eight-year-olds can answer GCSE and A-level questions using the Internet, and also retain this knowledge several months later.

published on: 24th February 2015

 

thumbnail Bionic hand that is 'sensitive' to touch and temperature

A bionic hand that can sense pressure and temperature and transmit the information back to the brain is the focus of a new £1.4m UK research project.

published on: 24th February 2015

 

New Research Partnership to inform policing policy and practice

A new programme of research and knowledge sharing is to play a key role in informing future policing policy, following funding for a major new research collaboration in the North of England.

published on: 23rd February 2015

 
 

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