Press Releases in 2012

thumbnail Lifetime achievement award for Newcastle University Professor

A Newcastle University professor has been presented with the Lord Dearing Lifetime Achievement Award at the Times Higher Education Awards.

published on: 30th November 2012


thumbnail Clearest evidence yet of polar ice losses

An international team involving Newcastle University experts has produced the most accurate assessment of ice losses from Antarctica and Greenland to date, ending 20 years of uncertainty.

published on: 30th November 2012


thumbnail The coastal conundrum – balancing the costs of erosion Vs flooding

Ensuring continued flood protection for low lying coastal areas may mean sacrificing cliff top communities to the sea, experts reveal.

published on: 29th November 2012


thumbnail BEST way to overcome language problems wins innovation award

A Newcastle University expert has won a prestigious award for her work to help young children with language difficulties.

published on: 27th November 2012


thumbnail Innovation experts collaborate to promote healthy ageing

World-leading innovation experts from industry and academia are gathering to create new ideas and concepts to encourage healthy and active ageing - one of the biggest issues and opportunities facing society today.

published on: 21st November 2012


Innovative energy project set to use cosmic rays for monitoring

A research consortium involving Newcastle University has won government and industry funding to develop a novel technique using cosmic rays for monitoring storage sites for carbon dioxide.

published on: 21st November 2012


thumbnail Newcastle student needs life saving bone marrow donor

Biomedical Sciences student Martin Solomon is battling Hodgkin's Lymphoma and needs a lifesaving transplant. Martin's family are urging people aged 16-30 to join the Anthony Nolan bone marrow register and become potential lifesavers.

published on: 16th November 2012


thumbnail A 'complement' to the Commons

Dr David Kavanagh swapped the lab benches for the front benches of the House of Commons during his “Week in Westminster” as part of a unique pairing scheme.

published on: 16th November 2012


thumbnail £1.4 million boost for science innovation at Newcastle

The Business Secretary Vince Cable today announced a £1.4m investment in Newcastle University to help turn our best science ideas into successful business projects.

published on: 15th November 2012


thumbnail Newcastle Science City has its new director

A new director has been appointed at Newcastle Science City.

published on: 12th November 2012


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