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  • Sense your street

    Local communities tap into the UK’s largest urban data set to find out how polluted their street is.

    published on: 13 September 2017

  • Science of sensing

    UK’s first Urban Observatory provides unique understanding of how our cities work.

    published on: 13 September 2017

  • Student success after new Scottish bank unveiled

    Plans for a new Scottish investment bank have been unveiled - just 18 months after a Newcastle University PhD student proposed the idea

    published on: 8 September 2017

  • Day of reckoning for marine invaders

    Volunteers are being asked to help track an alien invasion taking place around the UK’s coastline.

    published on: 1 September 2017

  • In search of Edwards’ Pheasant

    Genuinely extinct or just not worth looking for? Scientists set out to discover just how endangered certain species are.

    published on: 18 August 2017

  • Underwater noise pollution stresses and confuses fish

    Increased noise pollution in the oceans is confusing fish and compromising their ability to recognise and avoid predators.

    published on: 10 August 2017

  • Researchers crack the ‘Karakoram anomaly’

    A summer ‘vortex’ of cold air over the Karakoram mountain range is causing the glaciers in the region to grow in spite of global warming, scientists have shown.

    published on: 7 August 2017

  • Achievements of leading figures celebrated with honorary degrees

    A best-selling children’s author, the former Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University, a pioneering entomologist and an influential computer scientist are to receive honorary degrees this week.

    published on: 14 July 2017

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