Tackling the obesity crisis by shrinking fish and chips
A smaller portion of fish and chips has been embraced by takeaway owners and customers, research has found and may well be healthier for us.
published on: 7 February 2019
Cultivating 4D tissues – the first self-curving cornea
Scientists have developed a biological system which lets cells form a desired shape by moulding their surrounding material - initially creating the world's first self-curving cornea.
published on: 17 January 2019
Newcastle experts receive New Year Honours
Newcastle University experts in the field of ageing and cancer have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours.
published on: 28 December 2018
Driving with dementia - new guidance for doctors
New guidance on when people living with dementia should stop driving has been published to support doctors and other health care professionals.
published on: 13 December 2018
Newcastle University recognised in UK’s Best Breakthroughs List
A campaign celebrating universities achievements of some of the world’s most important discoveries launches today with work at Newcastle University in the UK’s Best Breakthroughs List.
published on: 6 December 2018
Showcasing the region’s strengths in Boston
A US trade mission built around the North East’s expertise in ageing, nutrition, digital, science and tech heads to Boston to build strategic partnerships and show the region as a place to invest.
published on: 4 December 2018
First 3D printed human corneas win design award
A technology developed by scientists at Newcastle University allowing human corneas to be 3D printed has won Gold at the 2018 London Design Awards.
published on: 23 November 2018
Major new report connects North’s poor health with poor productivity
Poor health has been linked with the North’s poor productivity for the first time in a major new report by six northern universities.
published on: 20 November 2018
From Newcastle. For the World.
Professor Chris Day, Vice-Chancellor and President of Newcastle University, today unveils a new Vision and Strategy, outlining the future direction for the institution.
published on: 1 October 2018
Top transport role for Newcastle University expert
Newcastle Professor named Chief Scientific Advisor on Transport for a second term.
published on: 4 September 2018
Minister marks construction of the National Innovation Centre
The first phase of progress on a £50 million home for business, academics and the public, which will put the UK at the forefront of AI, digital economy and Ageing Society is being marked today.
published on: 23 July 2018
Partnership to help housing association residents influence services
Newcastle University has formed an innovative partnership to help residents of the iconic Grade II* listed Byker Estate influence the way services are delivered.
published on: 11 July 2018
New role to catalyse links between academia and businesses
A new role has been appointed at Newcastle University to build strong relationships between academia and businesses.
published on: 4 July 2018
Virtual opening for award winning Urban Sciences Building
Newcastle University’s pioneering ‘building-as-a-lab’, which will pave the way for more sustainable, efficient developments in the future, has been officially opened in a rather unusual way.
published on: 27 June 2018
Tyneside’s Genetic Pioneers: How the NHS changed our world – BBC
Ground-breaking work by genetic and medical experts at Newcastle University and Newcastle Hospitals, housed at the Centre for Life, features in a BBC programme celebrating 70 years of the NHS.
published on: 20 June 2018
Testing the water
Removing the risk with 'digital twin' technology.
published on: 13 June 2018
One-step test for the detection of herbicide resistance in blackgrass
Newcastle University and Mologic launch pioneering new diagnostic for black-grass resistance at Cereals 2018
published on: 13 June 2018
Former VC and experts recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours
Former Vice-Chancellor Professor Chris Brink, top liver and speech experts Profs Dave Jones and James Law, and zero carbon expert Prof Colin Herron are recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
published on: 8 June 2018
Northern Powerhouse Minister calls for ‘Ivy League of the North’
An ‘Ivy League’ of Northern Powerhouse universities leading the country in science, research and innovation was called by the Northern Powerhouse Minister, Jake Berry.
published on: 8 June 2018
First 3D printed human corneas
The first human corneas have been 3D printed by scientists at Newcastle University.
published on: 30 May 2018
Freedom City 2017 and Visual Artist win culture awards
Freedom City 2017 has been voted the Best Overall Event and Fine Art PhD student, Narbi Price, has won best Visual Artist in culture awards.
published on: 24 May 2018
Food fraud in China leads to opportunities for EU products
The perceived safety and quality of food imported from Europe into China provides commercial opportunities for European food producers, research has found.
published on: 23 May 2018
Professor David Burn to be Northern Health Science Alliance chair
THE Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) has appointed Professor David Burn, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, as its new Chair-elect.
published on: 18 May 2018
Siemens and Newcastle University launch UK's second Mindsphere lab
The latest development in the partnership between Siemens and Newcastle University is launched today to accelerate digitalisation and meet the needs of an increasingly-digitalised society.
published on: 15 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
£3.9m scheme to connect research with industry
The North East’s universities are joining forces under a £3.9m scheme to connect the region’s businesses with research to encourage growth and job creation.
published on: 3 May 2018