Press Releases in 2014

thumbnail Maths adds up for world record treasure hunt

Newcastle and Gateshead’s Quayside will be teeming with school children today (Wednesday 9 July) as they gather to take part in a Guinness world record attempt treasure hunt.

published on: 9th July 2014

 

thumbnail Sir Liam Donaldson re-appointed as Chancellor

Newcastle University has announced the re-appointment of Professor Sir Liam Donaldson as its Chancellor for a second term.

published on: 8th July 2014

 

thumbnail Rare disease needs more resource

Experts have called for more money to be made available for research into treatments for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), after a new study revealed the full cost of the disease to UK society.

published on: 7th July 2014

 

thumbnail Businesses risk missing out on potential of ageing population

A world leading academic has warned that businesses risk missing out on a significant growth opportunity if they fail to recognise the potential a rapidly ageing population presents.

published on: 7th July 2014

 

thumbnail Fresh insight into elusive author

A new exhibition about Virginia Woolf opening this week aims to bring us closer to this elusive and paradoxical figure.

published on: 7th July 2014

 

thumbnail Robot research gives hope to stroke patients

A major new research programme using robot assisted training to hep stroke patients regain movement in their affected arm has been launched.

published on: 4th July 2014

 

thumbnail Newcastle University music students soundtrack red kite celebrations

Music composed by Newcastle University music students will provide the soundtrack for a day of celebrations to mark 10 years since red kites were reintroduced to the region.

published on: 3rd July 2014

 

thumbnail Children with autism overcome real-life fears in virtual world

Immersive reality can help children with autism spectrum disorder overcome their fears and phobias, new research has shown.

published on: 3rd July 2014

 

International expert in genetics joins NHS England board

Professor Sir John Burn has been appointed a non-executive director of NHS England by the Secretary of State .

published on: 1st July 2014

 

thumbnail University medic appointed Vice President of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Professor Chris Day, Pro-Vice Chancellor of Medical Sciences and Professor of Liver Medicine at Newcastle University UK, has been elected as Vice-President (Clinical) of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

published on: 1st July 2014

 
 

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