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Duo appointed as energy research ‘champions’

Scientists from Newcastle and Sussex Universities will lead important research to further transform the understanding of how energy demand can be rapidly reduced across different sectors and users.

Gender affects driverless car performance

Newcastle University research has shown that women respond quicker and exhibit more stable takeover control than men in automated cars.

Newcastle’s suitcase laboratory empowers water researchers in Tanzania

Following in the footsteps of famous alumnus Dr John Snow, who identified cholera as a waterborne disease, researchers used molecular diagnostics in Tanzania to tackle the ancient plague.

Honorary Degree for leading engineer

Dr Hayaatun Sillem CBE, CEO of the Royal Academy of Engineering, has received an Honorary Doctorate.

Sustainable tyre recycling project goes live

Newcastle University and Wastefront have joined forces to drive innovation in recovered carbon black.

National honour for leading engineer

Professor Lidija Siller has been named as one of the Women's Engineering Society (WES) Top 50 women in engineering.

Heavy metal pollution can increase antibiotic resistance in rivers

Scientists have shown that elevated heavy metal levels in rivers can lead to higher levels of antibiotic resistance.

Comment: energy bills

Writing for The Conversation, Professor Sara Walker discusses why the energy bills are now so expensive, and where all the money goes.