Press Releases in 2012

thumbnail Nasty noises: Why do we recoil at unpleasant sounds?

Heightened activity between the emotional and auditory parts of the brain explains why the sound of chalk on a blackboard or a knife on a bottle is so unpleasant.

published on: 10th October 2012


thumbnail Mexican fashion designer premieres new collection in Newcastle

A top Mexican designer will showcase her new collection in Newcastle tomorrow.

published on: 10th October 2012


thumbnail Power in the palm of your hands

Forget the TV remote and the games controller, now you can control anything from your mobile phone to the television with just a wave of your hand.

published on: 8th October 2012


thumbnail The Encampment of Eternal Hope

A new exhibition by Zoë Walker and Newcastle University Fine Art lecturer Neil Bromwich is to go on show at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.

published on: 4th October 2012


thumbnail Art and science join forces to tackle the stigma of schizophrenia

Artists and scientists are working together at Newcastle University to dispel misconceptions about schizophrenia.

published on: 2nd October 2012


thumbnail Newcastle among best universities in the country

Newcastle University is in the Sunday Times University Guide's Top 20.

published on: 28th September 2012


thumbnail New centre will boost business and research into ageing

A brand new business, research and treatment centre has opened at Newcastle University's Campus for Ageing and Vitality, to allow the region to benefit from our ageing population.

published on: 28th September 2012


thumbnail Investigating cancer-fighting properties of cannabis-related chemical

Chemicals similar to those found in cannabis form the basis of a new drug that is being trialled in UK cancer patients for the first time.

published on: 28th September 2012


thumbnail Martin Luther King remembered

Forty five years ago Newcastle University awarded Dr Martin Luther King an honorary degree.

published on: 28th September 2012


thumbnail Newcastle students rank University among the best

Newcastle is a great place to study say students.

published on: 27th September 2012


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