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photograph World’s first national live music census to take pulse of UK scene

A volunteer army of music lovers is being recruited to take part in the UK’s first ever live music census.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph £35m blood disorder project aims for faster, better patient care

A new project involving our experts aims to create better outcomes for patients with blood disorders.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph 'Sunshine Eggs' could boost vitamin D levels

Our scientists believe that eggs could hold the answer to the lack of sunlight in the UK.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph The need for a 'new social mobility'

A Newcastle University academic says most politicians talk ‘utter rubbish’ about social mobility, despite it rarely being off the public agenda.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph Teaching Room Finder goes live

We are launching a new website to help you find the ideal space for teaching.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph The University is making an internationally leading contribution to Sustainability

We have started the year with the news that we have been ranked 10th in the UI GreenMetric World Ranking Universities 2016.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph Architecture project shortlisted for major RIBA award

A project which has seen our students working with the local community to create a stunning piece of architecture is in the running for a major award.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph #WeAreInternationalNCL

Newcastle University is proudly supporting the UK’s #weareinternational campaign. 

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph New Year Honours recognition for Newcastle experts

Leaders in the fields of dentistry, neuroscience and subsea engineering honoured in the New Year list.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph Professor Paul Flecknell recognised with an Honorary Fellowship

Professor Paul Flecknell has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Institute of Animal Technology (IAT) in recognition of his support of Animal Technicians, Animal Technology and the Institute.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

New Director of International Recruitment and Partnerships appointed

Alex Metcalfe has been appointed as our new Director of International Recruitment and Partnerships, and will take up the post on 16 January.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph Academic appointed to new innovation initiative

Dr Paul Cowie from the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, has been made a member of the Innovation Caucus.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph A conversation on Brexit

Professor Chris Day, Vice-Chancellor and President invites you to join him and colleagues for a discussion and round up on the latest information relating to Brexit.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph International Women's Day 2017: Let's all be bold for change

This year's theme for International Women's Day on 8 March is: Be Bold for Change. We want to recognise and celebrate the work that staff and students, men and women, do around the University to promote and advance gender parity.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph Professional development recognition

City and Guilds Professional Recognition Awards were presented to staff who completed the 2015-16 Senior Support Staff Development Programme.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph New year, new idea

The start of a new year is always a great time to consider problems you would like to solve and changes you would like to make.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act (FOI) gives individuals a general right of access to recorded information that is 'held' by public authorities and places a duty on these bodies to be open and accountable to the public.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph From Medicine with Love

An exploration of the role of love in health and mental wellbeing is being explored during a week-long film festival.

published on: 9th January 2017

 

photograph January offers - NCL Rewards

If you are thinking of booking a holiday in 2017 take advantage of the special offers available via NCL Rewards. 

published on: 9th January 2017

 

View the latest VCconnect: Issue 1

published on: 3rd January 2017

 

photograph Welcome to this edition of NU Connections

A farewell message from our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Chris Brink.

published on: 12th December 2016

 

photograph Honorary degrees celebrate leading figures

A champion of patient safety, one of the foremost poets in the world today, a global leader in the fight against fuel poverty and an eminent ageing expert have been recognised with honorary degrees.

published on: 12th December 2016

 

photograph New Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Medical Sciences

Professor David Burn has been appointed as the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, subject to Senate approval.

published on: 12th December 2016

 

photograph Vice-Chancellor and Newcastle alumnus honoured by city

Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Chris Brink, and one of the University’s most famous alumni Sir Terry Farrell CBE were awarded the honorary Freedom of their City.

published on: 12th December 2016

 

photograph New Executive Director of HR appointed

Judith Whitaker has been appointed as our new Executive Director of Human Resources. She will take up the post in the New Year, 9 January.

published on: 12th December 2016

 

photograph Newcastle University student graduates for the second time in 50 years

Gaining her second PhD exactly 50 years after her first one, Monica Haysom has become one of the oldest people to graduate from Newcastle University.

published on: 12th December 2016

 

photograph “The Small Circle of Life”

Over 300 Year 10 students from Schools across the North East and members of the public were riveted by the demonstration of how important mitochondria are to our lives.

published on: 12th December 2016

 

photograph Challenges and opportunities facing the countryside

Professor Mark Shucksmith spoke at the Prince’s Countryside Fund Forum in London last week.

published on: 12th December 2016

 

photograph The Vice-Chancellor's portrait

In accordance with tradition, to mark his retirement the University commissioned a portrait of Professor Brink that will hang in King’s Hall alongside the portraits of other former Chancellors, Pro-Chancellors and Vice-Chancellors. 

published on: 12th December 2016

 

photograph Paul Walker appointed to be next Chair of Newcastle University governing Council

Paul Walker, one of the North East’s leading business figures, has been appointed to be the next chair of Newcastle University’s governing body.

published on: 12th December 2016

 

photograph Funding boost for Newcastle-led programmes

A Newcastle University-led programme aiming to encourage more young people into higher education has received multi-million pound funding, while an innovative student engagement and retention project is to benefit from HEFCE's backing. 

published on: 12th December 2016

 
 

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