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Professor Julie Sanders, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Humanities and Social Sciences announces the appointment of a new Director for our Business School.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Learning and Teaching Centre gets green light on Science Central

Plans for a new £34 million Learning and Teaching Centre on Newcastle Science Central have been approved.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Ovarian cancer patients get access to life-extending drug

Cancer patients in America are now receiving a life-extending drug developed by scientists at our University.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Sowing the seeds of a new approach to rural policy post-Brexit

Policymakers must look beyond agriculture if the rural economy is to contribute fully to the future of post-Brexit Britain, say our experts.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph N8 university equipment database to help boost research and industry

A huge efficiency drive among eight of the North’s top universities has resulted in a list of key research assets with the potential to save each university significant sums of money.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Park View Student Village starts to take shape

The first building modules of our largest student accommodation complex are starting to arrive at Park View Student Village.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Newest University library space officially opens

Our newest library facility was officially opened at a special ceremony. 

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Industry recognition for Newcastle University’s employability and enterprise plan

Newcastle University has achieved national recognition through an award for ‘Best University Employability Strategy’ at the prestigious 2017 National Graduate Recruitment Awards.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Graduates brew afternoon tea with a twist

A pair of Newcastle University graduates are set to serve up a tipsy afternoon tea after creating an innovative alcoholic tea company.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Economic Impact at a glance

The University’s recently published Economic Impact Report has proved so popular that a companion ‘at a glance’ version has now been produced.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph A guide to election purdah

Important information on the purdah in the run-up to the June general election.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Marking five years of social renewal

A showcase reflecting on the first five years of social renewal was held earlier this month. 

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Hatton Gallery launches touring contemporary art commission on BALTIC Square

The Hatton Pavilion is a major new art installation and programme of events launching on BALTIC Square, Gateshead Quays on Friday.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Government confirms funding for EU students for 2018/19

Professor Tony Stevenson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Chair of the University’s Brexit strategy group, welcomed recent Government announcements.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph George Mitchell recognised for six decades of service

George Mitchell is celebrating 60 years of service at the School of Marine Science and Technology.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Local researcher to cycle Etape Loch Ness for rare skin disease research

Dr Neil Rajan is taking on the Etape Loch Ness cycle to raise money for rare skin disease research. 

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Leading Environmental Law expert recognised with prestigious fellowship

Professor Christopher Rodgers has been made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Record levels of green travel

Over 80% of our staff use greener, cleaner modes of travel to work, according to the latest Staff Travel Survey results. 

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 shortlist

Congratulations to the three University projects shortlisted in this year's Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs).

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Pint of Science returns to Newcastle to bring cutting edge research into local pubs

Tickets are available for the world’s largest festival of public science talks, which will see 24 researchers from the city’s universities taking to the stage across Newcastle.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Help us name our new intranet

Our new staff intranet launches in the new academic year, and the project team is currently working with a design company to finalise the appearance and functionality. However, one thing we don’t yet have is a name!

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Lunch run

In a new initiative to improve their health and wellbeing, since September 2016, University staff and postgraduate students have been meeting up on Wednesday lunchtimes to run, jog or walk around Exhibition Park. 

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph First Year Fest 2107

The whole of the Careers and Enterprise Centre will be transformed to encourage our first year students to meet us and explore what the Careers Service has to offer.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Spotting fraudulent emails

Universities and other organisations are getting lots of phishing emails. In one recent case this resulted in a staff member’s salary for a month being stolen.  This information will help you spot fraudulent emails.

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Celebrating 10 years of European Research Council at Newcastle University

To mark the  10th anniversary of the European Research Council (ERC) our ERC grant holders, panel members and research community gathered together to celebrate this important milestone. 

published on: 17th April 2017

 

photograph Welcome to this edition of NU Connections

The latest Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey places Newcastle University in the top 10 in the UK, cementing it as one of the leading institutions in the country for the experience it offers to students. Professor Suzanne Cholerton, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Learning and Teaching, shares details of the latest survey results.

published on: 27th March 2017

 

photograph Newcastle residents invited to give their views on city’s parks

The future of Newcastle’s parks and allotments is up for discussion, and our researchers are making it easier for people to give their views and opinions.

published on: 27th March 2017

 

photograph New insight into superfluids reveals a storm at the surface

Mathematicians have shown for the first time that superfluid Helium has a boundary layer that ‘sticks’ to surfaces in the same way as an ordinary fluid.

published on: 27th March 2017

 

photograph Campus tournament proves big hit with students

Students from Newcastle and London flocked to our city campus for an action-packed Intra Mural showdown. 

published on: 27th March 2017

 

photograph Universities respond to Article 50

Article 50 is triggered today, heralding the beginning of the process for the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. The Russell Group of the UK’s top research intensive universities, of which we are a member, has published an open letter calling for urgent assurances from ministers over the rights of citizens of other EU member states and reiterating the commitment of Russell Group universities to maintaining research ties with partners across Europe. 

published on: 27th March 2017

 

photograph Graduate Ambassadors showcase awesome science in Hong Kong

In their unique way, our Street Science team brought STEM to life at the Science Alive Festival in Hong Kong.

published on: 27th March 2017

 
 

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