Newcastle University’s new £1million research vessel that will further our scientific understanding of the North Sea has been officially named by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal.
published on: 14th September 2011
Visiting the Biomedical Research Centre, the Health Secretary met the team who have just been awarded £21 million for research into, and treatment of, our ageing population.
published on: 19th August 2011
Newcastle University is to play a leading role in the formation of a new regional consortium aimed at boosting the UK’s digital and creative industries.
published on: 16th August 2011
A Northumberland power station has joined forces with Newcastle University to examine the ecology of its land holdings throughout south east Northumberland.
published on: 15th August 2011
Electronic ear tags are being used to provide an early warning system that will help farmers identify sick animals within a herd.
published on: 27th July 2011
A condition which robs patients of their sight has for the first time been reversed with a drug, giving some people legally certified as blind, useful vision to improve everyday life.
published on: 26th July 2011
Scientists have shown that a gene-based drug treatment was effective in improving the symptoms for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
published on: 25th July 2011
A computer model programmed by scientists at Newcastle University suggests that preventing damage from free radicals could be key to fighting dementia.
published on: 22nd July 2011
Pigs in Northumberland will soon be heating their own home thanks to a state-of-the-art anaerobic digester which converts their waste into green energy.
published on: 21st July 2011
Scientists, publishing in Nature, discover that Pseudomonas bacteria deploys toxic machines to breach the cell walls of rival bacteria without hurting itself.
published on: 20th July 2011