Regional Press Releases

thumbnail Pupils produce new take on Tyneside history

A new take on the history of Tyneside icons including Newcastle United, Fenwick’s store and Souter Lighthouse are part of a special month-long exhibition at the Great North Museum: Hancock, and which has been researched and designed entirely by pupils at a Killingworth school.

published on: 2nd March 2015


Trailblazing North East women held up as inspiration for Newcastle law students

North east trailblazers Vera Baird QC and Cris McCurley, Gateshead solicitor and campaigner against domestic violence, are among the women being celebrated as ‘inspirational women of the law’ in a new exhibition opening next month at Newcastle University.

published on: 27th February 2015


thumbnail World first led by Newcastle University

Last night the UK became the first country to approve laws to allow the use of a ground-breaking IVF-based technique to reduce the risk of mitochondrial diseases.

published on: 25th February 2015


New Research Partnership to inform policing policy and practice

A new programme of research and knowledge sharing is to play a key role in informing future policing policy, following funding for a major new research collaboration in the North of England.

published on: 23rd February 2015


thumbnail Newcastle University team give expert insight to Scottish Ministers

A team of Newcastle University academics are presenting their research into community experiences of sectarianism to Scottish Ministers today.

published on: 20th February 2015

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