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  • Smoking
    New campaign to protect children from exposure to secondhand smoke

    New figures suggest at least one in 10 North East children are still being exposed to toxic secondhand smoke in the home as a hard-hitting new campaign launches today.

    published on: 19 June 2017

  • Newcastle University staff recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

    An emeritus professor, an innovation leader and the former Executive Director of Human Resources at Newcastle University have been named in the 2017 Birthday Honours List.

    published on: 17 June 2017

  • Comment: Satellite sends quantum-spooky signals to Earth

    Writing for The Conversation, Dr Clive Emary discusses how the the world’s first quantum-enabled satellite paves the way for truly secure global communications.

    published on: 16 June 2017

  • Women take science to the streets

    Female scientists from Newcastle University will be teaming up with Soapbox Science to transform Newcastle city centre into a hub for science and discovery tomorrow.

    published on: 16 June 2017

  • Royalty hear of rural renaissance

    Remote countryside towns and villages can breathe new life into their communities, a Newcastle University expert will tell a Royal symposium in Amsterdam today (15 June).

    published on: 15 June 2017

  • Students take part in the Salter's Festival of Chemistry
    Inspiring the chemists of the future

    Twenty teams of budding chemists from schools across the North-East took part in the Salter’s Festival of Chemistry at Newcastle University this week.

    published on: 15 June 2017

  • Design for Life

    The next generation of architects are showcasing their designs at the Newcastle University Architecture Degree Show.

    published on: 15 June 2017

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    Comment: Togetherness is more important

    Writing for The Conversation, as the anniversary of Jo Cox's murder is marked across the country, Dr Helen Jarvis asks whether annual get togethers can promote more co-operative ways of living.

    published on: 15 June 2017

  • Comment: The cities of the future could be built by microbes

    Writing for The Conversation, Dr Martyn Dade-Robertson asks whether we could use bacteria to grow our cities.

    published on: 9 August 2016

  • Northumberland attraction given a bright new future

    Newcastle University architecture students have transformed a dilapidated roundhouse into a star attraction for village activities.

    published on: 8 August 2016

  • Roll out of a business news app

    Business travellers are just a tap away from the latest regional business news thanks to a new mobile app.

    published on: 5 August 2016

  • University leads international study into serious condition

    Patients with cystic fibrosis-related diabetes will benefit from an international research project aimed at understanding the key reasons behind the devastating disease.

    published on: 5 August 2016

  • Students digging deep in Somerset

    Newcastle University archaeology students are spending the next month excavating the site of a Roman villa at Lufton in Somerset.

    published on: 3 August 2016

  • Beyond Brexit

    Professor Mark Reed, N8 Professor of Socio-Technical Innovation at Newcastle University, says we need to find a way to continue engaging in EU projects.

    published on: 2 August 2016

  • A clearer picture of women in the military

    Dr Helen Limon says the fact children's books fail to give a realistic impression of the role women play in military and peacekeeping activities is not just a problem for girls.

    published on: 1 August 2016

  • Life on the Edge

    How forest fragmentation is impacting on amphibian and reptile species

    published on: 30 July 2016