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  • Cup of tea brightens the day and the mind

    If you’re enjoying a cup of tea and mince pie this festive season, you may be refreshing more than your palate, as research shows a good brew improves the attention span in those over 85-years-old.

    published on: 29 December 2020

  • New Ubisoft scholarships for Black students in Computer Science

    Ubisoft announced an initiative with Newcastle University to encourage and promote the inclusion of more people of colour in the UK games industry at the first UK Black Game Pros Mixer event.

    published on: 11 December 2020

  • Scientists call for a robust goal for species

    Scientists urge that a clear, unambiguous goal for preventing human-induced species extinctions and stabilising populations must be front and centre in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.

    published on: 10 December 2020

  • Children with cystic fibrosis suffer mild illness from Covid-19

    Children with cystic fibrosis who do not have pre-existing severe lung damage have mild or asymptomatic illness when infected with Covid-19, a new study has revealed.

    published on: 9 December 2020

  • North hit harder by both Covid-19 and Spanish flu pandemic

    Northern England, which was worst hit by the first wave of coronavirus, also suffered more than the South during the Spanish flu outbreak more than 100 years ago, according to new research.

    published on: 7 December 2020

  • Prestigious position for Head of Pharmacy

    Head of the School of Pharmacy has been appointed the chair of a national society to lead its Education and Standards Committee.

    published on: 4 December 2020

  • Comment: Don’t say goodbye to Zoom yet

    Writing for The Conversation, Professor Abigail Marks and colleagues discuss their research which highlighted that most people want to get back to the office, but not for the full week.

    published on: 4 December 2020

  • First Stephen Lawrence bursaries awarded to students

    Students Sumaiya Aziz and Hooman Valizadeh are the first Newcastle University architecture undergraduates to be awarded Stephen Lawrence bursaries.

    published on: 3 December 2020