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News in 2016

  • Students digging deep in Somerset

    Newcastle University archaeology students are spending the next month excavating the site of a Roman villa at Lufton in Somerset.

    published on: 3 August 2016

  • Beyond Brexit

    Professor Mark Reed, N8 Professor of Socio-Technical Innovation at Newcastle University, says we need to find a way to continue engaging in EU projects.

    published on: 2 August 2016

  • A clearer picture of women in the military

    Dr Helen Limon says the fact children's books fail to give a realistic impression of the role women play in military and peacekeeping activities is not just a problem for girls.

    published on: 1 August 2016

  • Life on the Edge

    How forest fragmentation is impacting on amphibian and reptile species

    published on: 30 July 2016

  • Prostate cancer study may lead to new diagnostic tests and treatments

    Prostate cancer patients have been offered hope after scientists at Newcastle University have identified a new group of molecules that could be targeted to slow tumour growth.

    published on: 28 July 2016

  • Opening up science

    Concordat on Open Research Data launched to help speed up science and the development of innovative new solutions.

    published on: 28 July 2016

  • Smart bricks will give homes and offices their own 'digestive system'

    'Smart' bricks which can recycle wastewater and generate electricity are being created as part of a new project aiming to transform the places where we live and work.

    published on: 27 July 2016

  • Comment: Study suggests life started in a hydrothermal environment

    Writing for The Conversation, Professor Jeff Errington discusses how DNA sequences from primitive cells could help us trace the origins of life.

    published on: 25 July 2016