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The latest news and events happening at Newcastle University.

Sustainability experts needed for national education scheme

Pioneering programme supporting schools and colleges to develop and implement climate action plans is being expanded.

New project METREAU on track to revolutionise wastewater treatment

Newcastle University will be part of a new project led by Northumbrian Water which aims to reduce energy needs and carbon footprint in the treatment of wastewater.

AI reveals critical gaps in global Antimicrobial Resistance research

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has helped identify knowledge, methodological and communication gaps in global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) research.

Climate change intensifies wind-rain extremes in the UK and Ireland

Climate change will cause an increase in extreme winter storms combining strong winds and heavy rainfall over the UK and Ireland, new research has shown.

Solar-electric taxi boat sets sail in Kenya

Experts from Newcastle University have helped innovate a solar-electric water taxi fabricated entirely from recycled plastic collected and manufactured in Kenya.

Engineering alumnus wins at UK Alumni Awards in France

Newcastle University alumnus, Souhail Aboulfadile, has won the Science and Sustainability award at this year’s Study UK Alumni Awards in France.

New £11M centre to produce leaders for Net Zero Process Industries

Newcastle University will lead a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) which will deliver a four-year training programme to produce 55 PhD graduates.

Accelerating Design and Innovation in Electronics through AI

Newcastle University will be part of the leadership team of a new national artificial intelligence hub to drive high productivity technology, design and innovations in next-generation electronics.

Engineering Biology research to address environmental challenges

A new £13m research centre, the first of its kind in the UK, is being formed to enhance and develop the natural abilities of micro-organisms in cleaning up our planet.

Clarity needed for businesses to achieve greenhouse gas mitigation

Despite efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change, companies are not set up for success, due to conflicting national and sectorial targets and differing availability of abatement options.

Study uncovers potential origins of life in ancient hot springs

Newcastle University research turns to ancient hot springs to explore the origins of life on Earth.

Study explores how we interact with remote drivers

Newcastle University research is helping shed light on the important interaction between users and remote drivers that oversee the operation of automated vehicles.

Newcastle University engineer wins prestigious Enterprise Fellowship

Dr Pavlina Theodosiou has been awarded an Enterprise Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering to support her as a CEO of University spin-out company METzero.

Maximising circular economy strategies for rare earth elements supply

Circular economy strategies could significantly boost the low-carbon global transition and make sure that REE do last longer, new study reveals.

Comment: Methane release from the ocean

Writing for The Conversation, Professor Richard Davies discusses how frozen methane under the seabed is thawing as oceans warm – and things are worse than we thought.