Press Releases in 2014

thumbnail £8M investment for the next generation of North scientists

Newcastle is leading a partnership of North universities which has been given funding by Government to train the scientists of the future.

published on: 3rd October 2014


thumbnail Delegates flock to Newcastle University rural economy debate at Conservative Party Conference

There was standing room only as party activists and countryside policy experts took part in Newcastle University’s fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference.

published on: 2nd October 2014


thumbnail Lack of 'rural-proofed' policy a threat to countryside economy

Entrepreneurs are losing out because of a lack of rural-proofing in government policy, say academics from Newcastle University’s Queen’s Award winning Centre for Rural Economy (CRE).

published on: 26th September 2014


thumbnail Newcastle University sparks debate on energy policy at Labour Conference

Newcastle University brought together policymakers, academics, industry representatives and campaign groups at its Labour Party Conference Fringe Event this week to discuss the reforms needed to establish an affordable, secure and sustainable energy market.

published on: 26th September 2014


thumbnail Health under the spotlight in new season of Newcastle University public lectures

Diabetes, autism, medical innovation and sustainable healthcare are on the agenda for the new season of Insights public lectures.

published on: 26th September 2014


thumbnail Potential new drug for childhood leukaemia

Nearly 40% of children with leukaemia whose disease returns after treatment could benefit from a drug designed to treat colon, skin and lung cancer. 

published on: 23rd September 2014


thumbnail Securing our energy networks

A state-of-the-art laboratory that will allow researchers to put the electricity grid through its paces – simulating events such as power cuts due to severe weather – is being launched today at Newcastle University.

published on: 23rd September 2014


thumbnail Teaching method is a recipe for success

Researchers at Newcastle University have cooked up a new way to teach modern languages.

published on: 22nd September 2014


thumbnail Barbour Foundation donates £1 million to Future Fund

The Future Fund campaign has taken a significant step closer to its goal of establishing a specialist children’s cancer research facility at Newcastle University after receiving a £1 million donation from the Barbour Foundation. 

published on: 22nd September 2014


thumbnail Connecting up language learning

Newcastle University is to help language teachers access support and advice to meet the needs of the new national curriculum, thanks to the ALL Connect project.

published on: 19th September 2014


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