Tyneside’s Genetic Pioneers: How the NHS changed our world – BBC
Ground-breaking work by genetic and medical experts at Newcastle University and Newcastle Hospitals, housed at the Centre for Life, features in a BBC programme celebrating 70 years of the NHS.
published on: 20 June 2018
Testing the water
Removing the risk with 'digital twin' technology.
published on: 13 June 2018
One-step test for the detection of herbicide resistance in blackgrass
Newcastle University and Mologic launch pioneering new diagnostic for black-grass resistance at Cereals 2018
published on: 13 June 2018
Former VC and experts recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours
Former Vice-Chancellor Professor Chris Brink, top liver and speech experts Profs Dave Jones and James Law, and zero carbon expert Prof Colin Herron are recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
published on: 8 June 2018
Northern Powerhouse Minister calls for ‘Ivy League of the North’
An ‘Ivy League’ of Northern Powerhouse universities leading the country in science, research and innovation was called by the Northern Powerhouse Minister, Jake Berry.
published on: 8 June 2018
First 3D printed human corneas
The first human corneas have been 3D printed by scientists at Newcastle University.
published on: 30 May 2018
Freedom City 2017 and Visual Artist win culture awards
Freedom City 2017 has been voted the Best Overall Event and Fine Art PhD student, Narbi Price, has won best Visual Artist in culture awards.
published on: 24 May 2018
Food fraud in China leads to opportunities for EU products
The perceived safety and quality of food imported from Europe into China provides commercial opportunities for European food producers, research has found.
published on: 23 May 2018
Professor David Burn to be Northern Health Science Alliance chair
THE Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) has appointed Professor David Burn, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, as its new Chair-elect.
published on: 18 May 2018
Siemens and Newcastle University launch UK's second Mindsphere lab
The latest development in the partnership between Siemens and Newcastle University is launched today to accelerate digitalisation and meet the needs of an increasingly-digitalised society.
published on: 15 May 2018
Business and University identify Degree Apprenticeships opportunities
Senior managers, academic and professional staff at Newcastle University have been meeting with the region’s employers in order to develop relevant apprenticeship training in areas of high demand.
published on: 14 May 2018
£3.9m scheme to connect research with industry
The North East’s universities are joining forces under a £3.9m scheme to connect the region’s businesses with research to encourage growth and job creation.
published on: 3 May 2018
Moving patient treatment forward through Diagnostics North East
A platform bringing together world-leading diagnostic resources and expertise to develop new and innovative technologies to improve patient health and wellbeing has been launched.
published on: 11 April 2018
North East universities unite to boost regional economy
The North East’s universities are joining forces to commercialise research and boost the region’s economy after a Minister announced £4.9m in Government funding.
published on: 29 March 2018
Rise of the Helix
Newcastle’s global hub for urban innovation enters next phase in development.
published on: 22 March 2018
Scholarship boost for business leaders of the future
Newcastle University Business School is offering up to £250,000 of scholarship funding to support MBA students.
published on: 21 March 2018
Educational leader appointed as Goldman Visiting Professor
Newcastle University Business School appoints educational leader as new Goldman Visiting Professor
published on: 2 March 2018
Motor insurance comparison websites can reduce, not improve, choice
Car insurance providers conceal which brands they own to improve the likelihood one of them is chosen by a potential new customer when using online comparison sites.
published on: 20 February 2018
Improving employees’ work-life balance gives competitive advantage
Providing working arrangements that meaningfully improve the work-life balance of employees can give firms a competitive advantage, research by Newcastle University has found.
published on: 8 December 2017
The future of cell culture: a new continuous bioprocess developed
A technique which revolutionises cell culture by allowing the continuous production and collection of cells, has been developed by scientists at Newcastle University.
published on: 17 November 2017
Newcastle University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Newcastle University has appointed Professor Julie Sanders to the post of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC).
published on: 14 November 2017
Civil rights advocates recognised with honorary degrees
Notable civil rights advocates have been recognised with honorary degrees from Newcastle University on the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King Jr receiving the same award.
published on: 13 November 2017
Taking forward the Sustainable Development Goals
Senior UN adviser to discuss how research links to the UN’s flagship sustainability agenda.
published on: 9 November 2017
£2.25M boost to North East energy research
Newcastle, Northumbria and Durham Universities will work to improve energy technology at the atomic level.
published on: 8 November 2017
New cutting-edge facilities for research and study in Singapore
Newcastle University has expanded its operation in Singapore with the opening of the Newcastle Research and Innovation Institute (NewRIIS).
published on: 3 November 2017
Hot rock solution to grid-scale energy storage
Energy Technologies Institute and Newcastle University agree energy storage technology deal to create a new National Facility for Pumped Heat Energy Storage.
published on: 3 November 2017
A city remembers Martin Luther King
Newcastle University was one of the locations used to tell stories related the global struggle for civil rights this weekend.
published on: 30 October 2017
Curve-eye-ture: how to grow artificial corneas
Scientists at Newcastle University, UK have developed a new method to grow curved human corneas improving the quality and transparency - solely by controlling the behaviour of cells in a dish.
published on: 20 October 2017
Pioneering research centre celebrates 40th anniversary
A research centre whose pioneering work paved the way for Local Enterprise Partnerships and Metro Mayors is celebrating four decades of being at the forefront of research and policy influence.
published on: 16 October 2017
Industry leader appointed to head innovation for an ageing population
Professor Michael Catt has been appointed as the new Director of the National Innovation Centre for Ageing.
published on: 5 October 2017
Minister tasked with leading Brexit meets life science businesses
Steve Baker has been hearing from the life science sector as part of the government’s engagement with businesses ahead of Brexit.
published on: 21 September 2017
Encapsulated human cells to revolutionise cell research
A new biotech spin-out, Atelerix, is offering encapsulated human cells in an alginate gel made from seaweed making them practical, adaptable and easy to store and transport, even at room temperature.
published on: 7 September 2017
New Innovation Fund for Region’s Creative, Digital and IT Businesses
Creative Fuse North East is looking for bright sparks to come up with exciting new ideas for its Innovation Pilot and Innovation Development Award scheme.
published on: 1 September 2017
Five million want more work and better jobs in UK’s biggest cities
Over five million people are missing out because of a ‘more and better jobs gap’ a new report by Newcastle University's Centre for Urban and Regional Development(CURDS) shows.
published on: 16 August 2017
Ensuring young scientists enter nutrition research
Review urges action to ensure young scientists enter nutrition research
published on: 21 July 2017
Graduates share their memories of Martin Luther King in Newcastle
Former students of Newcastle University who were present when Dr Martin Luther King Jr. visited the city in 1967 to accept an honorary degree have shared their memories of that momentous day.
published on: 11 July 2017
Leading the way in deep-sea engineering
Northern Powerhouse Minister visits Newcastle University’s world-leading National Centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering.
published on: 28 June 2017