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News and Events

Details of news and events relating to our PhD students and doctoral offering.

WIRe 2020 PhD Studentship Open Day

We are training 60 PhD students to deliver a resilient water future. Together, we are an internationally renowned research consortium. We are training 60 PhD students to deliver a resilient water future. Join us at the WIRe 2020 PhD Studentship Open Day on Wednesday 29 January 2020, from 11:00 to 14:00, at Cranfield University.

PhD Studentships available in Maths, Stats, and Physics

The School of Maths, Stats, and Physics invites applications for a variety of PhD Studentships at Newcastle University. For further information on all studentships, please view the School of Maths, Stats, and Physics' PhD and PGR Funding Page. Applicants are encouraged to contact the supervisors of the projects they are interested in for more information.

Artist's research informs new Cold War documentary

Research carried out as part of a PhD has led to a new BBC Four documentary examining Britain's response to the Cold War. A British Guide to the End of the World came about after a TV producer heard Newcastle University researcher Michael Mulvihill speaking about his thesis, which looks at how creative arts can investigate the effects of the nuclear deterrent on society.

University film success

Short films made by staff and students at Newcastle University have recently enjoyed success at international film festivals. Evripidis' Karidis's scooped Best Documentary at the European Film Festival Mainstream and Underground, while James Davoll's Adlais was named Best Experimental Film at the Wales International Film Festival this week.

TV CBBC's "Operation Ouch" comes on board

Our bodies produce an astonishing litre and a half of mucus and slime a day. A grim but fascinating fact, that children TV programme "Operation Ouch" brought to life with slimy fish and our experts.

Newcastle University film student wows festival circuit

PhD student Evripidis Karydis is showing his documentaries all over the world. I am so thrilled that my work is being acknowledged by the filmmaking community all around the world Evripidis Karidis Originally from Thessaloniki in Greece, Evripidis, whose work is informed by his Greek heritage, has had his films screened at a range of prestigious international festivals.