Press Releases in 2011

thumbnail Top accolade for Newcastle academics

Two leading scientists from Newcastle University have been appointed University Research Fellows by the UK’s national academy of science.

published on: 8th November 2011


thumbnail Scientists ‘switch off’ defective genes in cure for skin blistering diseases

Scientists have taken major steps forward to curing severe skin blistering diseases like epidermolysis bullosa which ruin thousands of lives in the UK every year.

published on: 7th November 2011


thumbnail International outlook boosts Newcastle's global rankings

A focus on global research collaborations and continued success in attracting international students and academics has resulted in Newcastle University being in the world's top 50 universities for 'International Outlook'.

published on: 4th November 2011


thumbnail University partnership spreads benefits across the North

A ground-breaking partnership between two of the country’s top universities is helping to attract significant funding for scientific work in the North.

published on: 1st November 2011


thumbnail Newcastle University opens Malaysia operation

Newcastle University has officially opened the doors of its Malaysian Medical campus with 80 undergraduates enrolled to train as doctors.

published on: 1st November 2011


thumbnail Newcastle Science City bolstered by Regional Growth Fund award

Ambitious plans to create a major science-led development in the centre of Newcastle have been given a boost by the Government, securing a multi-million pound award from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF).

published on: 31st October 2011


thumbnail History of Science Central to help shape the future

Residents in Newcastle are being recruited to help shape the future of a key part of their city – by drawing on its fascinating past.

published on: 28th October 2011


thumbnail Aspirin cuts cancer rates in people with hereditary risk by more than half

Research has finally provided proof that taking a regular dose of aspirin reduces the long-term risk of cancer in people with a family history of the disease by around 60 per cent.

published on: 28th October 2011


thumbnail New student forum part of major campus renovation

Newcastle University campus will be improved thanks to the creation of a new open space - part of a multi-million pound investment.

published on: 26th October 2011


thumbnail French kitchen is a recipe for success

An innovative kitchen that gives step-by-step cooking instructions in French could spark a revolution in language learning in the UK.

published on: 24th October 2011


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