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News in 2017

  • Women take science to the streets

    Female scientists from Newcastle University will be teaming up with Soapbox Science to transform Newcastle city centre into a hub for science and discovery tomorrow.

    published on: 16 June 2017

  • Royalty hear of rural renaissance

    Remote countryside towns and villages can breathe new life into their communities, a Newcastle University expert will tell a Royal symposium in Amsterdam today (15 June).

    published on: 15 June 2017

  • Inspiring the chemists of the future

    Twenty teams of budding chemists from schools across the North-East took part in the Salter’s Festival of Chemistry at Newcastle University this week.

    published on: 15 June 2017

  • Design for Life

    The next generation of architects are showcasing their designs at the Newcastle University Architecture Degree Show.

    published on: 15 June 2017

  • Comment: Togetherness is more important

    Writing for The Conversation, as the anniversary of Jo Cox's murder is marked across the country, Dr Helen Jarvis asks whether annual get togethers can promote more co-operative ways of living.

    published on: 15 June 2017

  • The importance of time and space in brain development and disease

    Exactly when and where individual neurons develop is as important to our understanding of brain diseases as the underlying genetics, experts have shown.

    published on: 14 June 2017

  • Scientists reverse mechanism of fatty liver disease

    Researchers have identified the mechanism which causes a build-up of fat in the liver in a disease affecting one in five in the UK – and were able to reverse it in a mouse model.

    published on: 13 June 2017

  • Millions invested in cancer research

    More than £7m of private donations to Newcastle University has been used to fund research into life-threatening cancers.

    published on: 13 June 2017