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Port of Tyne and Newcastle University drive toward net zero drive

Newcastle University work along side Port of Tyne and other UK ports to support their journey to net zero.

Heavy metal pollution can increase antibiotic resistance in rivers

Elevated heavy metal levels in rivers could lead to a higher level of antibiotic resistance, scientists find.

New appointments: Head of School of Computing and Head of School of Engineering

Newcastle University is delighted to announce that it has appointed Professor Graham Morgan as Head of its School of Computing, while Professor Daniel Coca will join the University as Head of the School of Engineering.

Climate advisors for schools in new education scheme

The Climate Ambassador Scheme will provide schools and colleges around the UK with access to leading experts working on climate.

Net Zeo Grid - Funding announced to accelerate the transition to net-zero

Newcastle University experts are part of a new project to speed up the transition to a net-zero grid through energy storage technologies.

North East LEP invest aims to grow regions battery sector

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership has awarded more than £90k through its Project Development Accelerator Fund to expand the work of a new partnership aimed at growing the North East’s battery sector

Are cities the key to the electric revolution?

Writing for Nature Electronics, a team of Newcastle researchers discuss the key factors that could cement cities as drivers of the electric vehicle revolution.

Developing new eDrive technologies for future electric vehicles

GKN Automotive partners with Newcastle University and the University of Nottingham to launch Advanced Research Centre to accelerate the UK’s electrified future.

New Years Honours for University colleagues

University colleagues have been recognised in the Queen's New Year's Honours.

Comment: Global approach is needed on battery regulation

New EU regulations on batteries could offer a huge boost to the global decarbonisation mission

Stephenson Building enters a new stage in its rich history

Planning permission has been granted to transform Newcastle University's Stephenson Building into a School of Engineering hub for research, learning and engagement.

Engineers and biologists team up to reveal how seals evolved to swim

New research combines cutting-edge engineering with animal behaviour to explain the origins of efficient swimming in Nature’s underwater acrobats: Seals and Sea Lions.

Measuring the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on energy networks

Newcastle University researchers are rolling out a project to study the impact of the UK Government’s lock down on energy networks.