Schools across Newcastle have linked up with the Newcastle Science City initiative, in which Newcastle University is a core partner, to help raise attainment, increase involvement and improve opportunities for the future as part of ambitious science education plans.
published on: 21st December 2007
As families gather round for the winter holidays, research has shown that some faces may be more familiar than others.
published on: 18th December 2007
Researchers from Newcastle University and Calgary University in Canada think they may have found a way of extracting more energy from the world's oil reserves.
published on: 12th December 2007
Newcastle University enjoyed a successful year in 2006-07, its annual financial figures have revealed.
published on: 5th December 2007
A media appeal for dental patients received an overwhelming response when nearly 700 people came forward in just five days.
published on: 28th November 2007
The grand-daughter of Sir Joseph Swan, the Tyneside-born inventor of the electric light bulb, who was knighted in 1904, is celebrating her 87th birthday by naming Newcastle University's newest energy research institute in honour of her famous grandfather.
published on: 27th November 2007
Music and business students at Newcastle University have been queuing up to get advice on how to make it in the music industry from the man behind the success of artists like Robbie Williams, Radiohead, Coldplay, Gorillaz, and Kylie Minogue.
published on: 22nd November 2007
Portable devices for doctors to test patients for bacteria and viruses will be developed by a Newcastle University 'spin out' company in partnership with a Japanese manufacturer.
published on: 21st November 2007
Today marks the 40th anniversary of a remarkable event in the history of the University: the award of an honorary degree to Dr Martin Luther King Jnr.
published on: 13th November 2007
Newcastle and Durham Universities have formed a partnership with the Centre for Life as part of a £1.2m project to connect people with the expertise available on their doorstep.
published on: 8th November 2007