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thumbnail Do 3D films make you dizzy – or is it just your imagination?

Dr Jenny Read writes about the effect 3D TV can have on a viewer in The Conversation.

published on: 29th July 2015

thumbnail Why bacteria could be the answer to a future without oil

Professor Jeff Errington writes about the search for a sustainable alternative to petroleum in The Conversation.

published on: 29th July 2015

thumbnail Funding boost for new lab to develop tests for rare and chronic diseases

Experts at Newcastle University have been given a funding boost of £2.7 million to focus on developing new lab tests for rare and chronic diseases.

published on: 27th July 2015

thumbnail New ‘chemotherapy booster’ could treat lung and pancreatic cancer

A new drug that blocks cancer’s escape route from chemotherapy could be used to treat deadly lung and pancreatic cancers, research has revealed.

published on: 22nd July 2015

thumbnail Future Fund receives £1.5m donation from research charity

A pioneering centre dedicated to childhood cancer research is a step closer to becoming a reality thanks to a generous donation from a prestigious national charity.

published on: 20th July 2015

thumbnail Experts collaborate to crack difficult disease areas

Leading academics at Newcastle University are part of a multi-million pound collaboration to improve scientists’ understanding of inflammatory diseases such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases and fibrosis.

published on: 15th July 2015

thumbnail Policymakers fail to address public concerns on fracking

Rather than seeking to persuade the public of the benefits of fracking, policymakers should engage them in dialogue, allowing both sides to learn from the others’ viewpoint, new research claims.

published on: 14th July 2015

thumbnail Researchers given £1m to learn more about osteoarthritis

Researchers at Newcastle University have been awarded £1m to continue the hunt for the genes that cause osteoarthritis.

published on: 13th July 2015

thumbnail Empowering local communities through digital technologies

A £12m research centre has been announced that will explore the potential of digital technologies in shaping the future of local government services in planning, health, social care and education.

published on: 13th July 2015

thumbnail A hundred years of memories: the North East’s art of war

The stories behind unique artefacts made by soldiers in the trenches of the First World War are being brought together for the first time.

published on: 8th July 2015

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