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The latest news from the Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering and our schools.

Funding announced for NortHFutures Digital Health Hub

Newcastle University is leading a groundbreaking £4.17m Digital Health Hub for the North East and North Cumbria (NENC).

Research sheds light on new model of cosmological Dark Matter

Scientists have made advances into our understanding of a new model of dark matter, called fuzzy dark matter.

Event aims to connect academic knowledge and policymakers

The inaugural Insights North East annual conference will look at how academic knowledge and policymaking can be brought together to better meet the needs of North East communities.

Black holes brought to life by galaxies on collision course

Supermassive black holes obscured by dust are more likely to grow and release tremendous amounts of energy when they are inside galaxies that are expected to collide with a neighbouring galaxy.

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.

Indoor photovoltaics spark a sustainable revolution

Newcastle University researchers have created high-efficiency, sustainable solar cells that harness ambient light to power Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Comment: Grey seals

Writing for The Conversation, Dr Richard Bevan and Dr Katrina Davis discuss the grey seals' return to UK waters but warn that their situation remains precarious.

Newcastle researchers to deliver vital battery projects

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

Expert Q&A: why is there an oil field in Dorset anyway?

The Conversation asked oil industry expert Dr Mark Ireland to explain why there is an oil field in Dorset, what sort of oil it produces, and what happens next.

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.

Technical skills boosted for research excellence

Newcastle University is part of a £5.5 million national institute ensuring the UK has the technical capability and capacity across academia, research, education, and innovation to be a global leader.

Newcastle University scientists take their research to Parliament

Three Newcastle University scientists are attending Parliament to present their biosciences research, as part of STEM for BRITAIN.

£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.

Are our pets leaking information about us?

Pet and animal-related apps are creating cybersecurity risks to their owners, new research has shown.

Newcastle University welcomes first exchange students from Ukraine

A group of students from the National University of Water and Environmental Engineering (NUWEE) in Ukraine has arrived at Newcastle University to start a semester-long exchange.

UG student attends Global Young Scientists Summit

James Etienne Herrenschmidt, a Stage 2 BSc Physics with Astrophysics student, attended the Global Young Scientists Summit at Singapore University of Technology and Design.

Clean Tyne project secures government funding

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