Press Releases in 2014

thumbnail Newcastle University signs animal agreement

Newcastle University has become a signatory to a new Concordat on Openess in Animal Research.

published on: 14th May 2014


thumbnail Maintaining weight as important as weight loss

More resources should go into helping people maintain their weight loss after dieting, rather than just focussing on losing weight, new research suggests.

published on: 14th May 2014


thumbnail Children’s Laureate to visit Newcastle University

Award-winning children’s author Malorie Blackman OBE is to talk about her work at Newcastle University.

published on: 13th May 2014


thumbnail Damaged protein could be key to premature ageing

Scientists have found that the condition of key proteins in the mitochondria -the batteries of cells- could be used to predict, and eventually treat premature ageing. And restricting diet could be one way of making this happen.

published on: 12th May 2014


thumbnail Ice-loss moves the Earth 250 miles beneath our feet

At the surface, Antarctica is a motionless and frozen landscape.  Yet hundreds of miles down the Earth is moving at a rapid rate, new research has shown.

published on: 12th May 2014


thumbnail Newcastle University in UK’s Top 20

Newcastle University has climbed the rankings to take a Top 20 place for the first time in

published on: 12th May 2014


thumbnail Life on Mars? Vision of the red planet’s future returns to region

A spectacular panoramic vision of Mars 200 years into the future is to return to the North East.

published on: 9th May 2014


thumbnail Rural expert Mark Shucksmith joins ACRE board

Renowned rural expert Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE has joined the board of trustees at ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England).

published on: 8th May 2014


Dementia Friends campaign launch

Newcastle University's Institute for Ageing has today welcomed the launch of Public Health England and the Alzheimer's Society's new dementia funds campaign, and its efforts to bring about a greater understanding of dementia to a wider audience.

published on: 7th May 2014


thumbnail Newcastle Science Central achieves CEEQUAL ‘Excellent’ award

Science Central in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, has been presented with a CEEQUAL ‘Excellent’ design award at the Institution of Civil Engineers awards dinner.

published on: 7th May 2014


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