Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

News Items

  • BBSRC Funding Success for Agriculture and Business Development team

    published on: 24 August 2017

  • Newcastle Professors named Fellows of Royal Academy of Engineering

    Two leading academics have been elected to join the most exclusive fellowship in the engineering profession.

    published on: 6 September 2017

  • World University Subject Rankings

    The influential Times Higher Education subject rankings have returned exciting results in two key areas of the Faculty's work.

    published on: 17 October 2017

  • Global Challenges Academy website launches

    Newcastle University has launched a new Global Challenges Academy website. It highlights work with partners across academic borders and disciplines to help address challenges facing the world.

    published on: 2 November 2017

  • Duke of Northumberland to introduce Newcastle University lecture

    Professor Sally Shortall will give her inaugural public lecture in the Newcastle University Insights series on Thursday 16 November.

    published on: 8 November 2017

  • Prestigious prize awarded to Statistics Research Associate

    Joint 3rd place in The Giovani Talenti 2017 awarded to Pier Giovanni Bissiri

    published on: 24 November 2017

  • A local partnership for global innovation

    The Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering at Newcastle University has published a series of case studies for industrial stakeholders on our leading research in water engineering with Northumbrian Water Group (NWG).

    published on: 29 November 2017

  • Professor wins Outstanding Contribution to Farming award

    Professor Sandra Edwards has won a top prize at the 2017 Food and Farming Industry Awards.

    published on: 4 December 2017

  • Wizz kid mathematicians reveal secrets of Toilet Trouble

    Mathematics lecturers Dr Andrew Baggaley and Dr Nick Parker took a look at the game, Toilet Trouble, to analyse the seemingly random sequence of flushes and squirts.

    published on: 21 December 2017

  • USB scoops sustainability award

    The Urban Sciences Building (USB), the University’s flagship £60m building for urban research, has received the Lord Mayor’s Design Award for Sustainability in Newcastle.

    published on: 5 February 2018

  • Industrial partner enhances University's analytical research resources

    Newcastle University is reaping the benefits of local industry collaboration through equipment donation.

    published on: 6 February 2018

  • Rural experts visit Ambridge conference

    Less than 20 per cent of the UK population lives in rural areas so it’s not surprising that, for many people in the UK, long-running BBC Radio 4 soap opera The Archers is an important source of knowledge and understanding of the countryside.

    published on: 12 February 2018

  • Interactive posters highlight plight of endangered Cross River Gorilla

    A Biology student has come up with an innovative way to aid efforts to save endangered gorillas.

    published on: 7 March 2018

  • Newcastle pays tribute to Physicist and Honorary Graduate of our University

    Newcastle University is sad to learn of the death of Professor Stephen Hawking, renowned Physicist.

    published on: 14 March 2018

  • Academic playing vital role in £31m geoenergy project

    A Newcastle University professor has a key role in a £31m project to deliver world-leading facilities for geoenergy research.

    published on: 28 March 2018

  • USB scoops awards for design, innovation and sustainability

    Newcastle University's Urban Sciences Building (USB) has won and was shortlisted for multiple regional and national awards.

    published on: 25 April 2018

  • ‘High-Level’ scientific expertise for transforming our world

    A position paper for the 2018 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development features inputs from Newcastle University researchers.

    published on: 26 April 2018

  • Future of Surgery

    Kia Nazarpour has given evidence to the Commission on the Future of Surgery, formed by Royal College of Surgeons.

    published on: 4 May 2018

  • Business and University identify Degree Apprenticeships opportunities

    Senior managers, academic and professional staff at Newcastle University have been meeting with the region’s employers in order to develop relevant apprenticeship training in areas of high demand.

    published on: 14 May 2018

  • USB one of the Top 10 architectural landmarks in Great Exhibition of the North

    As part of the Great Exhibition of the North, construction industry specialist NBS will be staging a Future Buildings exhibition to showcase some of the exceptional architectural work in the region.

    published on: 22 May 2018

  • Constructing Excellence in the North East: Urban Sciences Building wins prestigious construction awards

    The Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle’s University’s £58 million flagship project which opened in September 2017, has won five Constructing Excellence in the North East (CENE) awards.

    published on: 22 June 2018

  • World Cities Summit 2018

    Academics from the School of Engineering and NewRIIS are raising the profile of our world class cities research at a major international summit.

    published on: 9 July 2018

  • Newcastle academic shines a spotlight on rural economy for policymakers

    The English countryside alone contributes over a million enterprises and £250b GVA to the UK economy and, although farming is still an important element, the range of businesses is diverse and interconnected.

    published on: 11 July 2018