You are here: Newcastle University » Staff Homepage

photograph Internationally acclaimed artist returns to Newcastle roots in a major retrospective exhibition

Renowned globally as the master of post-minimalist abstraction, a major exhibition of works by Sean Scully is to be presented at Newcastle University's Hatton Gallery next month.

published on: 9th January 2018

 

photograph New approach paves the way for large-scale coral reef restoration

Scientists have developed a new way to ‘sow’ coral larvae onto degraded reefs like farmers plant seedlings in a field.

published on: 9th January 2018

 

photograph New brainstem changes identified in Parkinson’s disease

A pioneering study has found that patients with Parkinson’s disease have more errors in the mitochondrial DNA within the brainstem, leading to increased cell death in that area.

published on: 9th January 2018

 

photograph Newcastle Day at Xiamen University

On 3-5 December, a Newcastle University delegation led by the Vice Chancellor and President visited Xiamen University to extend the two universities’ long-standing partnership.

published on: 9th January 2018

 

photograph Key appointments to deliver leadership boost

We are signalling our commitment to strengthen our reputation as one of the leading institutions for student experience and to support our strong international brand with the appointments of Jill Taylor-Roe as Director of Academic Services and University Librarian and Jude Browne as Director of Marketing. 

published on: 9th January 2018

 

photograph Chief Information Officer appointed

Mark Ferrar has been appointed to the role of Newcastle University’s first-ever Chief Information Officer. 

published on: 9th January 2018

 

photograph Ancient History scholar recognised with Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy

Dr Federico Santangelo, Senior Lecturer in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, has received the honour of Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy), in recognition of his service to academic and cultural relations between Italy and the UK.

published on: 9th January 2018

 

photograph University pledges support to City of Sanctuary

We have joined a city-wide coalition to welcome refugees and asylum seekers to the city.

published on: 9th January 2018

 

photograph NUConnect coming soon

NUConnect, our new staff intranet, will be launching across the University soon. 

published on: 9th January 2018

 

photograph University honours for joiner Steve

A profoundly deaf joiner, who left school aged 16, has been singled out for special honours by Newcastle University.

published on: 9th January 2018

 

photograph Celebrating professional development

University staff were recognised with awards for their professional development efforts. 

published on: 9th January 2018

 

photograph Nominations open for the Alumni Achievement Awards 2018

The University is extremely proud of the contributions our graduates make to society and we will be recognising exceptional efforts with Alumni Achievement Awards. As a staff member, you are eligible to nominate alumni for an award. Nominations can also be made by graduates.

published on: 9th January 2018

 

VCConnect December 2017

published on: 20th December 2017

 

photograph Welcome to this edition of NU Connections

Professor Julie Sanders, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, shares details of the future strategy for our Business School. 

published on: 13th December 2017

 

photograph Dramatic origin of the fairy light revealed

Energy expert Dr Sara Walker sheds light on the very first fairy lights as part of BBC TWO’S ‘Inside the Factory’ Christmas Special.

published on: 13th December 2017

 

photograph Creative Fuse North East awards £250k to creative collaborators

Virtual reality technology as a catalyst for dance and metal sculptures to regulate building temperatures are among 31 innovative projects funded through a £250k scheme by Creative Fuse North East.

published on: 13th December 2017

 

photograph Global significance of Gertrude Bell archive recognised by UNESCO

The University’s prestigious Gertrude Bell archive has been recognised by UNESCO as a collection of global significance.

published on: 13th December 2017

 

photograph Dangers of commonly prescribed painkillers highlighted

Commonly prescribed painkillers need to be given for shorter periods of time to reduce the risk of obesity and sleep deprivation, a new study has revealed.

published on: 13th December 2017

 

photograph Student brewers toast success with international awards

Europe’s first student-run microbrewery has scooped top international awards for enterprise and sustainability.

published on: 13th December 2017

 

photograph Outstanding Contribution to Work Experience

Congratulations to Kate Chambers, who has been shortlisted for an Outstanding Contribution to Work Experience prize at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards (NUE) 2018.

published on: 13th December 2017

 

photograph Celebrating our successes

Staff and students from across the University joined Professor Chris Day, Vice-Chancellor and Professor Judith Rankin, Dean of Diversity on Wednesday 13 December to celebrate our many successes. There was also a special focus on our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion objectives as we celebrated the first ever Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Awards. 

published on: 13th December 2017

 

photograph Festive Lecture 2017

Over 300 students from schools across the North East and members of VOICE attended the annual flagship, Faculty of Medical Sciences Festive Lecture - "The science of sport: optimising performance across the life course". 

published on: 13th December 2017

 

photograph At the sharp-end of University research

Our head glassblower Robyn Hare reveals the artistic side of science.

published on: 13th December 2017

 

photograph Keep Jesmond Clean ends the year with a street clean-up event

Jesmond residents were overwhelmed by the support of more than 25 students who joined forces with them to help clean up the local neighbourhood before Christmas.

published on: 13th December 2017

 

photograph Newcastle West End Foodbank: Request for Financial Donations

The west end of Newcastle is one of the most economically and socially deprived areas in the North East. It has some of the highest rates of child poverty and deprivation in the region, with consistently poor rates of social and health inequalities.

published on: 13th December 2017

 

photograph New £50m national innovation centre given go-ahead

Permission has been granted for a major new development which will link up university academic talent with industry and the public sector to help develop skills needed to solve real world problems.

published on: 27th November 2017

 

photograph Preserving rock art at the touch of a button

Some of the world’s most ancient art could be protected with a new app designed by our heritage and software experts.

published on: 27th November 2017

 

photograph €34 million project to develop better test for liver disease

A pioneering European research project aims to lead to new diagnostic tests to assess patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and identify those most at risk of developing problems.

published on: 27th November 2017

 

photograph Success for Newcastle University start-up casting a wide net

A premium sportswear business launched with support from Newcastle University’s START UP Founderships has received a £1.2m investment from a group led by the founder of New Look.

published on: 27th November 2017

 

photograph Newcastle set to join The Alan Turing Institute

We are set to join the national institute for data science – The Alan Turing Institute – as a new university partner.

published on: 27th November 2017

 

photograph One Book Project

Acclaimed author Graeme Macrae Burnet headed to the University last week to give a talk as part of the annual One Book Project.

published on: 27th November 2017

 
 

If you would like to submit a staff announcement or provide feedback about this website please visit our Contact Us section.