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photograph Welcome to this edition of NU Connections

Professor Tony Stevenson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, was part of a House of Commons Education Select Committee oral evidence session in Newcastle on March 7th as part of the inquiry into the impact of Brexit on Higher Education. Tony shares his thoughts and some of the key messages from the hearing.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph Newcastle awarded world's first mitochondrial licence

Newcastle has been granted the first licence to offer a fertility treatment to mothers affected by mitochondrial disease.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph Green beer highlights the science behind the brew

Our scientists have found a way to accelerate the production of phycocyanin – a natural blue food colouring - by exposing algae to a very narrow wavelength of light.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph A new partnership with Newcastle Falcons

We have become an official partner to the region's only Premiership rugby club, Newcastle Falcons.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph Islamophobia stops young Muslims playing bigger role in politics

Young Muslims could play a much bigger role in politics in Scotland but many are put off engaging too visibly because of Islamophobia, according to new research.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph Waste not, want not – student highlights recycling with new installation

A new art installation on campus takes rubbish and puts it centre stage.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph Top marks for Estate Support Services

Staff in Estate Support Service (ESS) have been formally recognised for their dedication to providing great customer service, with a successful re-accreditation from Customer First UK.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph Celebrating Women in Law

Influential black, Asian and minority ethnic women who have made a significant contribution to society through their work in, and using, the law will speak about their experiences at an event.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph Newcastle University Boat Club celebrates success

The driving force behind GB Rowing’s success over the last 20 years visited the University to celebrate the outstanding year of Newcastle University Boat Club (NUBC).

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph Your Views: Your Voice - Communicating the results of the employee engagement survey

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. These results are important as they offer us the opportunity to identify strengths and areas for improvements.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph Celebrated poet joins the University

We can now boast not one, but three TS Eliot Prize winners on our staff.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph Business School appoints new David Goldman Visiting Professor

The Business School has appointed Atom Bank founder and chairman, Anthony Thomson as its new Goldman Visiting Professor.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph The University peaks in global subject ranking

We are ranked among the world's elite institutions in a range of popular subject areas, according to an influential ranking.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph International Women’s Day 2017 #BeBoldforchange

International Women’s Day, is a global celebration highlighting the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. This year’s theme #BeBoldforchnage challenged the world to truly step up and take bold action.  

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph Guardian University Awards shortlist announced

Congratulations to the University and Students' Union projects shortlisted in two categories of this year's Guardian University Awards.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph The end of paper payslips

To mark the end of paper payslips and recognise the University’s carbon footprint reduction Richard Dale, Executive Director of Finance and sponsor of the E-Enablement project planted a birch tree outside of King’s Gate and Northern Stage.   

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph Royal Society pairing scheme

Do you get frustrated about the use of evidence in government policy making? Do you want to increase the policy impact of your research? Take part in the Royal Society pairing scheme - Applications for scientists open until 3 April 2017.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

photograph Students and pupils celebrate music making

Our students and schoolchildren from the region hit the right note at a music making event.

published on: 13th March 2017

 

Latest Issue VCconnect: Issue 3 March 2017

published on: 9th March 2017

 

VCconnect: Issue 2

published on: 9th March 2017

 

photograph Welcome to this edition of NU Connections

Professor Phil Wright, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for SAgE provides an update on the Science and Engineering Excellence project and shares news of the new appointments within the Faculty.  

published on: 1st March 2017

 

photograph Free Thinking experts take part in festival

BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking festival is returning to the Sage Gateshead next month and our academics will be playing a key part.

published on: 20th February 2017

 

photograph Smart traffic scheme given the green light

A ground-breaking project in Newcastle which uses technology to help tackle traffic congestion has been given the green light by the Department for Transport.

published on: 20th February 2017

 

photograph Newcastle City Futures Videos

The scope of work covered by the Newcastle City Futures initiative is detailed in a new series of videos collected on a YouTube playlist.

published on: 20th February 2017

 

photograph Returning the Ear: a sound exploration of the city

How often do we really listen to what’s going on around us? Chances are, not as often or as intently as artist Tim Shaw, who invited people to join him on a ‘sound walk’ around the city earlier this month.

published on: 20th February 2017

 

photograph Put Fairtrade in your break this fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight takes place from 27 February to 12 March. As part of the University’s promotional activity, staff and students can take advantage of specially-priced snacks on offer at EAT@Newcastle outlets.

published on: 20th February 2017

 

photograph New report reveals economic impact of Newcastle University

An independent assessment of our contribution to the city of Newcastle and wider UK shows that we add £1.1 billion to the economy.

published on: 20th February 2017

 

photograph Ranked among the best for international student satisfaction

More than nine out of ten of our international students are satisfied with their experience, according to an influential survey.

published on: 20th February 2017

 

photograph Staff intranet

Abi Kelly, Executive Director of Corporate Affairs gives an update on our project to deliver a new staff intranet and how you can get involved.  

published on: 20th February 2017

 

photograph Pioneering neurologist receives knighthood

A world-leading neurologist who has devoted his career to the treatment and research of mitochondrial disease has received a knighthood for his outstanding work.

published on: 20th February 2017

 

photograph Armstrong Building Appeal

Architect graduate and TV Presenter George Clarke revisited campus to record a special message in support of our Armstrong Building Appeal.

published on: 20th February 2017

 
 

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