Press Releases in 2014

thumbnail Technology tracks the elusive Nightjar

Bioacoustic recorders could provide us with vital additional information to help us protect rare and endangered birds such as the European nightjar, new research has shown.

published on: 21st July 2014

 

thumbnail Future Fund receives first major donation

The Future Fund campaign to establish a specialist children’s cancer research facility at Newcastle University has received its first major donation.

published on: 21st July 2014

 

thumbnail Nature’s strongest glue comes unstuck

Over a 150 years since it was first described by Darwin, scientists are finally uncovering the secrets behind the super strength of barnacle glue.

published on: 18th July 2014

 

First step towards treating rare childhood disease

Scientists at Newcastle University have discovered a way of treating a rare disease which leads to kidney failure and death in children.

published on: 17th July 2014

 

thumbnail Mild traumatic brain injury may cause brain damage

Even mild traumatic brain injury may cause brain damage and thinking and memory problems, a new study by Newcastle University academics has found.

published on: 17th July 2014

 

thumbnail Unleash your exploratory nature

It’s easy to believe that the whole world is mapped out for us today, but one academic suggests this is far from true.

published on: 14th July 2014

 

thumbnail First class honours for university twins

Rebecca and Alexandra Hesketh have now got even more in common after both scooped a first class degree in Agriculture from Newcastle University.

published on: 14th July 2014

 

thumbnail Organic vs non-organic food

An international team of experts led by Newcastle University has shown that organic crops are up to 60% higher in a number of key antioxidants than conventionally-grown ones.

published on: 11th July 2014

 

thumbnail Newcastle University honours Bryan Ferry CBE

Legendary musician Bryan Ferry returned to the North East today to receive an honorary degree from Newcastle University.

published on: 11th July 2014

 

thumbnail Student designed stargazing pavilion opens

A new pavilion for stargazers to enjoy the darkest night skies in England has been unveiled in a Northumberland village.

published on: 11th July 2014

 
 

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