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The latest news and events happening at Newcastle University.

Accelerating Electromobility: shared challenge in UK and Singapore

Leaders in policy, research and industry are being brought together to identify the barriers to the mass take up of electric vehicles (EV) and other electromobility.

Newcastle researchers to deliver vital battery projects

Newcastle University will be involved in four Faraday Institution battery research projects aimed at delivering commercial impact.

Newcastle University to host Summer School for Ukrainian researchers

Newcastle University will welcome 30 Ukrainian academics and PhD students to a Summer School.

Lab in a Suitcase supports vital water research training

Newcastle University’s ‘Suitcase Laboratory’ played a key role in a Pan-African workshop exploring advanced water testing methods.

New round of scholarships announced for women in STEM

For the third consecutive year, Newcastle University and the British Council are offering scholarships for women in STEM.

£5.5m project to see UK research vessel powered by hydrogen

A university research ship is set to reduce its emissions by up to 60%, thanks to a new project involving Newcastle University experts.

Clean Tyne project secures government funding

Newcastle University experts and industry partners are leading the way in helping reduce emissions from the maritime sector.

Urgent action needed to limit the spread of superbugs

To reduce superbugs, world must cut down pollution and change how we behave, according to a new report by the UN.

New funding backs the rollout of self-driving lorries and shuttles

Self-driving vehicles will help deliver passengers and cargo in and around Sunderland.

Leveraging climate change modelling to support Nile communities

Groundbreaking new analytical framework can help maximise and balance economic benefits for Nile countries.

Regional leaders join forces for transport and health partnership

Academics at Newcastle University are part of a new cross-sector partnership focused on tackling health inequalities through sustainable transport solutions.

Landslide risk remains long after an earthquake

Satellite observations have revealed that weak seismic ground shaking can trigger powerful landslide acceleration – even several years after a significant earthquake.

Climate change strikes: lightning patterns change with global warming

New research has shown climate change could alter lightning patterns across Europe.

Comment: Military emissions must be reported

Emissions from the world’s armed forces must be counted and reported, argue Dr Oliver Heidrich and colleagues in a Comment article in Nature.

Building talent in Power Electronics, Machines and Drives

Newcastle University is to lead new institute to support training and skills development in the field of Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD).