Press Releases in 2011

thumbnail The scientists who stare at goats

Satellite technology is being used to track a herd of wild goats in an effort to understand where they roam and help protect our farmland and conservation areas.

published on: 20th October 2011


thumbnail Newcastle University shares how to plan for the future with local businesses

Local businesses have attended a Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) event at the newly opened Newcastle University Business School.

published on: 19th October 2011


thumbnail Centre marks a bright future for North East film

The screening of a new film set in Newcastle and Iran marks the start of an ambitious venture designed to raise the profile of film in our region.

published on: 19th October 2011


thumbnail Jobs fair gives students vital career opportunity

Newcastle University is hosting one of the biggest graduate jobs fairs in the North East next week, providing a vital chance for students and graduates to get a foot on the career ladder.

published on: 18th October 2011


thumbnail Newcastle launches new scholarship

Newcastle University is pledging support for the most able students from low-income households with the launch of its 'Newcastle University Promise Scholarship' scheme.

published on: 17th October 2011


thumbnail Scientists to solve the “mystery” of Antarctic mass loss

Despite a world-wide effort to understand the changes being brought about by climate change, the question over how fast the ice caps are melting remains largely unanswered.

published on: 17th October 2011


thumbnail Newcastle University named UK centre for advanced x-ray technology

A state-of-the-art x-ray facility that will help engineers to discover new sources of green power is to be housed at Newcastle University.

published on: 13th October 2011


thumbnail Welfare rights service improves the lives of cancer patients

A study led by Newcastle University has revealed how help in dealing with the financial strain following a diagnosis of cancer can increase a patient’s ability to cope with the disease.

published on: 6th October 2011


thumbnail Researchers to work on new treatment for early osteoarthritis

Former England and Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer today opened a new £6 million tissue engineering centre for Arthritis Research UK and Newcastle University.

published on: 6th October 2011


thumbnail Newcastle University placed in top 150 of world's best universities

A second global survey of top universities published today has confirmed Newcastle University as one of the best 150 universities in the world.

published on: 6th October 2011


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