Press Releases in 2015

thumbnail Young Christians see volunteering as a means to be closer to God, not closer to an employer

Short-term volunteering overseas is seen by young people as an opportunity to become more knowledgeable about their Christian faith and more confident in practicing and discussing it, researchers at Newcastle University have concluded.

published on: 26th March 2015


thumbnail Healthcare a ‘postcode-lottery’ for children with cerebral palsy, new study shows

Children with cerebral palsy face a ‘postcode-lottery’ in the healthcare they receive, new research has revealed.

published on: 25th March 2015


thumbnail New study to explore the unintentional overdosing of vitamin A

Newcastle University academic Dr Georg Lietz has been awarded $2.1M by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to assess the safety of vitamin A programs targeted at children in developing countries.

published on: 24th March 2015


thumbnail Pioneering guide helps employers manage older workers

A pioneering guide to help employers manage older workers has been published.

published on: 23rd March 2015


thumbnail Bringing research to life

A play set in a fictional town is one of the more unusual ways Newcastle University academics are sharing their research with the public.

published on: 23rd March 2015


thumbnail Newcastle University academic key to national study looking at children’s dental health

A leading Newcastle University academic has been instrumental in a study looking at young people’s dental health

published on: 19th March 2015


thumbnail Chancellor’s £20m enables Northern world-first in using cities’ data to improve healthcare

Chancellor George Osborne has announced £20m in the Budget to boost the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA).

published on: 19th March 2015


thumbnail Chancellor announces £10 million for Science Central

Newcastle University will be receiving £10 million of government funding for research in infrastructure and cities, as announced in the Budget.

published on: 19th March 2015


thumbnail In search of the ‘immortal membrane’

Experts at Newcastle University are leading a £4.6m research project to develop the next generation of long lasting ‘immortal’ membranes.

published on: 19th March 2015


thumbnail Patients quiz experts on neuromuscular disease

More than 160 patients had an opportunity to hear first-hand about the latest research being carried out into mitochondrial disease and muscular dystrophy at a special event yesterday.

published on: 18th March 2015


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