One of the North East's best-loved museums has published a book of verse inspired by its collections as it prepares to close its doors for the final time next month (April 2008).
published on: 12th March 2008
Newcastle University staff from the Dove Marine Laboratory are helping young visitors uncover the many strange alien life forms lurking off the coast of Northumberland.
published on: 5th March 2008
Does who we are and where we live have any bearing on how we interpret a book? That’s the question being posed by researchers at Newcastle University, who are exploring how people react to the same books in different locations across the world.
published on: 3rd March 2008
The first UK trial of a new drug which targets the DNA repair mechanism in people with hereditary forms of breast or ovarian cancer, is being started by Newcastle University scientists working for the charity, Cancer Research UK.
published on: 27th February 2008
Newcastle University Business School has announced that it has taken 100,000 sq ft at the £200 million Downing Plaza development.
published on: 22nd February 2008
People in the North East are being asked to come forward to help find out if a simple dose of Vitamin D can prevent osteoarthritis.
published on: 15th February 2008
Despite advances in prevention, acute care, and rehabilitation, 20-30% of patients in the UK die within a month of having a stroke and 13% of survivors are discharged to institutional care, according to experts in this week’s British Medical Journal.
published on: 14th February 2008
A Newcastle University student has won a major award at the Young Woman Engineer of the Year ceremony in London.
published on: 6th February 2008
Computer scientists from Newcastle University are leading an €18 million (£13.4m) EU project designed to make technology - from mobile phones to satellites – more robust and reliable.
published on: 29th January 2008
Scientists have shown for the first time how a particular family of diseases are passed down from mother to child and how this can lead to the severity of the disease differing widely.
published on: 28th January 2008