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photograph Welcome to this edition of NU Connections

Professor Julie Sanders, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, shares details of the University arts strategy and invites your input. 

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Countdown begins to opening of region’s £60m ‘building of the future’

The countdown has begun to the official opening of the University’s Urban Sciences Building which is due to be completed August 2017.

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Wired for sound: Enraging noises caused by brain connection overdrive

While many of us may find the sounds of chewing or breathing off-putting, for some they’re unbearable - and new research has shown their brains are going into overdrive.

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Rochester Roundhouse highly commended by RIBAJ

An exciting architectural collaboration between the University and a local community has been praised by leading British architects.


published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Mentoring Scheme

January saw the launch of NU Mentoring – a scheme for all staff.  

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Soapbox Science: Celebrating women in science

We are excited to announce that we will once again be hosting Soapbox Science following our record breaking debut last summer. 

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Newcastle Can

Are you looking for a new challenge or do you want to try a new sport or leisure activity?  

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph A conversation on Brexit – watch it live

Our Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Chris Day, is hosting an event on Brexit on 16 February, 3-5pm.

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Plugging the engineering skills gap

A desperate shortage of electrical and electronic engineers in the UK means industry is struggling to fill specialist roles that are vital for future growth.

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Third time lucky for Newcastle poet

Jacob Polley has won the 2016 TS Eliot Prize for poetry, joining a prestigious line up which includes Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney and Carol Ann Duffy.

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Top Microbiologist recognised on the Pathologist Power List

Dr Alice Wort, microbiologist has been named as a leader in her field on the Pathologists ‘Power list’ for 2016.

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Key appointments

Find out more about the latest recruitment activity across the three faculties and details of key internal appointments. 

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Dr Laura Delgaty scoops Educator Innovator Award

Dr Laura Delgaty, from the School of Medical Education, is this year’s winner of the ASME (Association for the study of Medical Education) Educator Innovator Award. 

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Alumni Engagement Forum

On Wednesday 8 March, colleagues from across the University are invited to the second Alumni Engagement Forum.

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Just Ask: New Volunteers

The Just Ask service has 13 new additions to its team of volunteers who provide support to staff who are feeling stressed in the workplace. 

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Your Pension Plan needs you!

The University Retirement Benefits Plan is about to launch the recruitment of Member Nominated Trustees (MNTs) to join the Trustee Board which manages the plan. 

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Successful projects gain national recognition

An innovative student engagement and retention project is to benefit from HEFCE's backing, while PhD students scooped top honours at a national hackathon. 

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Your Views: Your Voice

Thank you again to everyone who completed the 2016 Employee Engagement Survey. 60% of you took the time to share your views on what it’s like working at our University.

published on: 6th February 2017

 

photograph Welcome to the Equality and Diversity edition of NU Connections

Our Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Chris Day welcomes us to this special edition of NU Connections and highlights what makes our University a great place to work and study. 

published on: 23rd January 2017

 

photograph Vice-Chancellor's Think Tank

We are committed to developing a fully inclusive University community which recruits and retains talented staff and students from all sectors of society equally.

published on: 23rd January 2017

 

photograph Is the Equality and Diversity Agenda Relevant to our University?

In this item we consider why we need to embrace the Equality and Diversity Agenda.

published on: 23rd January 2017

 

photograph Year-long commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. starts

An image of Martin Luther King Jr projected onto the Students' Union building helped to get Freedom City 2017 underway on 16 January – Martin Luther King Day in the US. 

published on: 23rd January 2017

 

photograph International Women’s Day 2017

International Women's Day takes place on 8 March each year. In 2016 we saw senior management and other members of the University sign up to the International Women’s Day ‘Pledge for Parity’ campaign. 

published on: 23rd January 2017

 

photograph Equality Challenge Unit Race Equality Charter

The ECU Race Equality Charter (REC) was formally launched in January 2016 following a trial with a number of volunteer institutions. 

published on: 23rd January 2017

 

photograph Disability Equality Charter

We will be progressing an application to become a member of a disability equality charter mark during 2017.

published on: 23rd January 2017

 

photograph Stonewall Global Diversity Champion programme

The Stonewall Global Diversity Champion programme is the recognised standard for international organisations that are committed to Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender (LGBT) equality across the world.

published on: 23rd January 2017

 

photograph NU Women

NU Women have been working hard to raise awareness of gender equality and diversity across the University, as well as to support the professional and personal development of our members. 

published on: 23rd January 2017

 

photograph Diversity research at Newcastle

We are eager to ensure that Newcastle's approach to equality and diversity is informed by current research.

published on: 23rd January 2017

 

photograph Delivering equality and diversity at Newcastle University

We have created an equality and diversity structure to help us fulfil our commitment to a fully inclusive University community. 

published on: 23rd January 2017

 

photograph The Equality and Diversity Team

The Equality and Diversity Team is led by the Dean of Diversity, Professor Judith Rankin. 

published on: 23rd January 2017

 

photograph Introduction to the Directors of Diversity

Professor Judith Rankin, Dean of Diversity, welcomes you to this special edition of NU Connections and highlights some of the initiatives within the Equality and Diversity agenda.

published on: 23rd January 2017

 
 

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