Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering



  • Comment: Empowering communities

    Writing for The Conversation, experts in OpenLab argue that tech can empower refugee communities but only if the refugees themselves are involved in the design process.

    published on: 9 July 2019

  • Are self-driving cars really the answer for older drivers?

    New study highlights the delay and deterioration in driving when older drivers have to ‘take-back’ control of their vehicle in difficult conditions.

    published on: 4 July 2019

  • Allotment soil is safer than national guidelines suggest

    New research suggests that the national soil guidance should be revised as it does not accurately recognise how lead is stored in the soil and transfers to vegetables.

    published on: 4 July 2019

  • Thomas McDonald wins prestigious award

    Thomas McDonald, stage 3 MMath Mathematics student, won the GCHQ prize for the best presentation at the Tomorrow’s Mathematicians Today (TMT) Conference 2019 for his talk on vortex visualisation

    published on: 1 March 2019

  • Water Security for All

    Newcastle University to lead a £20million international collaboration to develop new approaches to tackle the challenges and barriers to water security.

    published on: 22 January 2019

  • New research to secure future of the rose

    New research funded by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and Defra will help to secure the future of England’s national flower - the rose.

    published on: 17 December 2018