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The latest news and events happening at Newcastle University.

Newcastle University scientists join a new €41.3m climate centre

Newcastle University will be part of the new Climate+ Co-Centre to help tackle the climate, biodiversity and water crises impacting Ireland and Britain.

One year of twinning: Newcastle University and NUWEE, Ukraine

Newcastle University delegation met NUWEE colleagues to discuss water security in Ukraine.

European Geosciences Union honour for leading climate expert

Professor Hayley Fowler has received the prestigious Sergey Soloviev Medal from the European Geosciences Union (EGU).

Royal recognition for water research

Newcastle University has won a prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in recognition of its long-standing excellence in water research.

Networking group for Black and Global Majority students established

A new network has been launched at Newcastle University’s School of Engineering to foster a sense of belonging for Black and Global Majority students.

When sticky becomes unsticky – the invention of reversible glue

Newcastle University engineers have invented a new glue that promises to change how we recycle.

Expert in Robotics receives UK Intelligence Community Postdoc award

Dr Alessia Noccaro has been awarded a postdoctoral research fellowship to explore if it’s possible for the human brain to learn how to skilfully move an extra robotic arm together with its own.

Comment: Storm Ciarán

Writing for The Conversation, Professor Hayley Fowler and Dr Colin Manning discuss record-breaking Storm Ciarán and research that suggests more severe weather in future.

Redeveloped Stephenson Building welcomes engineering students

The first stage of transforming Newcastle University's Stephenson Building into a School of Engineering hub for research, learning and engagement has been completed.

‘Driverless’ public transport option for new Cramlington development

A new study will determine the feasibility of an autonomous, ‘driverless’ public transport system between Seaton Delaval Station and the Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington.

New research centre will drive economic growth and sustainability

Newcastle University will lead a new £5m research initiative to help boost UK economic growth and address regional needs.

Revolutionising electric drives for a Net Zero Future

A new joint project has been funded to help replace magnet-powered electric drives with more sustainable zero-magnet drives for electric vehicles (EVs).

Professor Dawson elected as Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Professor Richard Dawson has been recognised for his significant contribution to quantifying and managing climate change risks.

New £14.1m global initiative to transform Net Zero hydrogen production

Newcastle University is part of the UK’s collaboration on an international partnership to make low-cost, large-scale, Net Zero hydrogen production a reality.

Fewer but severe tropical storms predicted over the Ganges and Mekong

Climate experts project a decline in the frequency of future tropical storms but an increase in their strength across the Ganges and Mekong basins, allowing for better future planning.