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  • Launch of the National Centre for Energy Systems Integration

    EPSRC, Siemens and Newcastle University officially launch the new £20m centre for energy systems research.

    published on: 11 October 2016

  • Help shape Metro’s Grand Design

    Newcastle University is leading a major project to help design the next generation of Metrocars for the Tyne and Wear Metro.

    published on: 10 October 2016

  • New series of Insights public lectures starts

    The modern-day relevance of the Jarrow Crusade is included in a new series of Insights public lectures at Newcastle University, which starts next week.

    published on: 5 October 2016

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    Creating the cities of tomorrow

    The University is working with global energy company, ENGIE, to explore joint projects that address challenges around ageing, smart data and energy.

    published on: 5 October 2016

  • Comment: What have cats ever done for us?

    Writing for The Conversation, Dr Catherine Douglas says that when it comes to cats we have lots to be thankful for.

    published on: 4 October 2016

  • The secret life of Lugworms

    ‘Citizen scientists’ needed to help shed light on the sex-life of crucial coastal species

    published on: 27 September 2016

  • Protecting our peatlands post-Brexit

    To manage or not to manage: What next for our ‘wild’ uplands?

    published on: 27 September 2016

  • A small space for big ideas

    In a school playground in West Bengal, India, the smallest of Prof Sugata Mitra's self-organised learning environment (SOLE) labs, has just opened.

    published on: 26 September 2016

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