Regional Press Releases

thumbnail North East leading the way in developing community-led housing

Innovative models for community-led housing development are increasingly being used across the North East to fill the gap in affordable housing and create stronger communities, research by a student at Newcastle University has shown.

published on: 18th November 2014


thumbnail Newcastle University to establish Transplant Research Unit

Newcastle University has, in partnership with the University of Cambridge, been awarded £3.8 million from the National Institute for Health Research to establish a Blood and Transplant Research Unit which will open in October 2015.

published on: 17th November 2014


thumbnail North East winter prepares runner for the ‘coolest marathon on earth’

A Newcastle University student has completed the coldest marathon on earth – and says training in the North East last January was the best preparation he could have had.

published on: 13th November 2014


thumbnail Innovative technology drives sustainable prawn farming in the North East

Besides powering our cities, one Northumberland-based power station is fuelling sustainable prawn farming thanks to the business creativity of Newcastle University graduates.

published on: 6th November 2014


thumbnail Newcastle set for region's biggest hackathon

Budding programmers from across the country will flock to Newcastle this weekend for the biggest public hackathon ever held in the North East.

published on: 5th November 2014

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