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VCconnect October 2017: Special Edition

published on: 18th October 2017

 

photograph Welcome to this edition of NU Connections

Professor Brian Walker, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research Strategy & Resources, shares his first impressions of Newcastle and his initial thoughts on framing a research strategy for the University.  

published on: 12th October 2017

 

photograph Building bridges – Inspiring the brightest creative talent

A pioneering new programme aims to develop the next generation of artists and creatives in the region, opens officially tomorrow night.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Monumental feat for campaigning professor

Professor Peter Stone is celebrating after the British Government commits to protecting cultural property during times of conflict by ratifying the Hague Convention. 

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Propelling marine engineering research

We have unveiled our newly-refurbished Emerson Cavitation Tunnel as part of a £2.5m investment in marine engineering.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Steel-string guitar virtuoso’s archive donated to University

The archive of one of Britain’s most influential and gifted acoustic guitarists has been donated to the University.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Our brand and reputation

Abi Kelly, Executive Director of Corporate Affairs, updates on the current research being undertaken into our brand and reputation and encourages you to take part and share your views.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph University ranked top for Art and Design in the UK

We have been ranked as the best university in the UK for Art and Design by an influential guide.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Outstanding Achievement Award

Richard Dale, Executive Director of Finance, won the Outstanding Achievement Award at the Northern Finance Director Awards in recognition of his work ‘growing the University’.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Science Council CPD Awards

Dr Claire Hutton and Professor Nick Girdler have each been awarded a commendation for the Science Council’s CPD Awards.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Industry leader appointed to head innovation for an ageing population

Professor Michael Catt has been appointed as the new Director of the National Innovation Centre for Ageing.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Novel project encourages students to read for pleasure

Some of the finest modern fiction will be available around campus this month as part of the One Book Project.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Celebrating our successes

Staff and students from across the University joined Professor Chris Day, Vice-Chancellor and President on Wednesday 27 September for the first celebrating success event of this academic year. 

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Iconic bridge lights up for World Alzheimer’s Day

The North East’s iconic Millennium Bridge was lit up to mark World Alzheimer’s Day.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Awards

The University wishes to recognise and award those involved in the enhancement of equality, diversity and inclusion within the University and beyond. 

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Alcohol Wellbeing Policy

The new University-wide Alcohol Wellbeing Policy was launched last month, marking the culmination of a project to create a single University policy on alcohol. 

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Returners' Support Programme

Newcastle University is committed to supporting the development of staff and recognises that returning from long term leave for an academic can be challenging due to their particular work requirements. 

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Venice Biennale

Our academics were involved in this year's Biennale as part of the Swiss Artistic Research Network.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Developments in Nutrition in Newcastle

Professor John Mathers shares the latest updates on Nutrition in Newcastle.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Newcastle expert advises on ageing at Conservative Party Conference

Professor Louise Robinson, Director of the Newcastle University Institute for Ageing took part in a panel discussion on ageing and health in the North of England as part of the Conservative Party Conference.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Winter Congregations 2017

The Winter Congregations have been scheduled to take place between 5-8 December in the King’s Hall, Armstrong Building.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph University project highly commended by the Higher Education Academy

Newcastle University Ageing Generations Education (NUAGE) has been recognised with a certificate for a Collaborative Awards for Teaching Excellence. 

published on: 9th October 2017

 

photograph Policy Academy Programme celebrates first cohort of Fellows

The inaugural Policy Academy Fellows Programme was completed with a reflections day, attended by our new PVC for Research and Resources Professor Brian Walker, who heard from the Fellows their thoughts and vision for the programme.

published on: 9th October 2017

 

VCconnect: Latest edition 5 October 2017

published on: 6th October 2017

 

photograph Welcome to the Sports Edition of NU Connections

Professor Suzanne Cholerton, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Learning and Teaching, highlights the vision and keys to success to firmly position Newcastle as one of the best universities for sport in the UK.

published on: 17th September 2017

 

photograph Welcome from the Dean of Sport

Dr Phil Ansell, Dean of Sport, introduces the key people behind performance and participation sport at Newcastle University.

published on: 17th September 2017

 

photograph Welcome from Director of Sport

Director of Sport, Colin Blackburn, highlights why Newcastle is a university where academic achievement, student life and sporting excellence go hand in hand. 

published on: 17th September 2017

 

photograph Performance Sport at Newcastle University

Fraser Kennedy, Performance Sport Manager, shares some of the sporting highlights of the past year and details of the University’s commitment to build on the success of its sports programme.

published on: 17th September 2017

 

photograph Interview with Clara Pettitt, Athletic Union Officer

Clara Pettitt is the Athletic Union Officer for the 2017/2018 year. Clara, a maths student taking a placement year to fulfill the position, started the role in June 2017. Clara is a member of both the Triathlon Club and Cross-Country. She spoke to NU Connections about sports at Newcastle University, her role and what she hopes to achieve.

published on: 17th September 2017

 

photograph Inclusive Newcastle

Newcastle University Students' Union has developed its inclusive sport offering to become one of the most comprehensive in the country.  

published on: 17th September 2017

 

photograph Intra Mural sport

Denis Murphy, Participation and Events Manager, Newcastle University Sports Centre, shares the highlights of the Intra Mural programme and discusses how staff and students can get involved. 

published on: 17th September 2017

 
 

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