International Press Releases

thumbnail Queen of the Desert’s tapestries travel to Newcastle University

She was a trailblazer, a spy, diplomat and archaeologist from the North East who travelled extensively across her beloved Arabia and helped to create a king.

published on: 1st August 2014


thumbnail All-in-one energy system offers greener power for off-grid homes

An innovative 'trigeneration' system fuelled entirely by raw plant oils could have great potential  for isolated homes and businesses operating outside grid systems both in the UK and abroad.

published on: 30th July 2014


thumbnail Technology tracks the elusive Nightjar

Bioacoustic recorders could provide us with vital additional information to help us protect rare and endangered birds such as the European nightjar, new research has shown.

published on: 21st July 2014


thumbnail Future Fund receives first major donation

The Future Fund campaign to establish a specialist children’s cancer research facility at Newcastle University has received its first major donation.

published on: 21st July 2014


thumbnail Nature’s strongest glue comes unstuck

Over a 150 years since it was first described by Darwin, scientists are finally uncovering the secrets behind the super strength of barnacle glue.

published on: 18th July 2014

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