Tag Archives: Newcastle University

Newcastle University won Business/Industry Collaboration of the Year at the Educate North awards

NEWCASTLE, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Newcastle University has won Business/Industry Collaboration of the Year at the Educate North awards for its innovative partnership with Northumbrian Water. Best practice and excellence The Educate North Awards celebrate best practice and excellence in the … Read the full press release

Islamophobia Makes Young Muslims Anxious To Engage in Politics

NEWCASTLE, 16-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — 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. Actively engaged in politics A study carried out … Read the full press release

Rubbish Takes Centre Stage in Art Installation

NEWCASTLE, 16-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new art installation on Newcastle University’s campus takes rubbish and puts it centre stage. Academic waste Helena Lacey has gathered the things thrown away at the University and has turned them into the artwork … Read the full press release

£34.7 million scheme to create better outcomes for patients with blood disorders

A new project involving Newcastle University experts aims to create better outcomes for patients with blood disorders. NEWCASTLE, 10-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The £34.7 million scheme, involving scientists from the Northern Institute for Cancer Research, will pull together anonymous patient data … Read the full press release

Newcastle University’s Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Chris Day joins the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation’s Board of Trustees

NEWCASTLE, 10-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A liver disease expert, Professor Day brings with him a vast wealth of experience and knowledge and is a strong addition to Sir Bobby’s team. Professor Day was brought up in North Tyneside and studied … Read the full press release

Newcastle University commits to embed Environmental, Social and Governance considerations into its investment strategy

Newcastle University’s governing Council has agreed to take steps to ensure the organisation’s investments better reflect its values and ethos going forward. NEWCASTLE, 25-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Responding to calls from Newcastle University Students’ Union (NUSU) and representations from students involved … Read the full press release

11th annual ¡Vamos! Festival: Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz to give public lecture at Newcastle University on June 8

NEWCASTLE, 25-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz returns to the UK in June to give a public lecture at Newcastle University as part of a festival celebrating Latin and Lusophone culture. Immigration and Xenophobia The author will … Read the full press release

BBC’s Living Life Longer series to feature Newcastle University research on best ways to age well

Experts at Newcastle University will feature in a BBC Look North news series which explores the best ways to age well. NEWCASTLE, 24-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — All this week, the BBC’s Living Life Longer series will focus on the University’s key … Read the full press release

Newcastle University extends its main university campus

NEWCASTLE, 05-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Work has begun on a £2.4m extension to Newcastle University. Workshop and design space The Building Sciences lab, which will provide enhanced workshop and design space for architecture students, is due to open in March 2017. … Read the full press release

ISB Survey 2015: International student satisfaction at Newcastle University one of the highest in the world

International student satisfaction at Newcastle University is one of the highest in the world, according to recent survey results. NEWCASTLE, 01-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Student Barometer  (ISB) Survey 2015, conducted by i-graduate, gave Newcastle University an overall satisfaction rating … Read the full press release

Newcastle University report shows how most of UK struggling cities are based in the north

A new report by Newcastle University urban and regional development experts shows how 10 of the UK’s top 12 struggling cities are based in the north. NEWCASTLE, 01-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Uneven growth: tackling city decline, written for the JRF (Joseph … Read the full press release

Newcastle University, UK’s RNLI led and supported by Lloyds’ Register study reviewed the design of all-weather lifeboats

LONDON, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The design of all-weather lifeboats is being reviewed as part of a study led by Newcastle University and the UK’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) with support from Lloyds’ Register. The four-year project will help … Read the full press release

Newcastle University study shows that intensive diet and exercise regime alone does not prevent gestational diabetes in obese women

Newcastle, UK, 13-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A diet and exercise regime for high-risk obese pregnant women, whilst effective in promoting a healthy lifestyle, does not prevent gestational diabetes, a study has revealed. Experts at Newcastle University have been part of research, … Read the full press release

Newcastle University: Blood cancers expert Professor Graham Jackson given Gold Medal from the British Society of Haematology in recognition of his outstanding research

NEWCASTLE, 9-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A world-renowned blood cancers expert has been given a prestigious award in recognition of his outstanding contribution in helping patients with the life-threatening conditions. Professor Graham Jackson, honorary clinical professor of clinical haematology at the Northern … Read the full press release

Newcastle University: ground-breaking new screening tool reveals hidden diversity within the UK’s Algae Bank

NEWCASTLE, 9-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Thousands of samples at the UK’s ‘algae bank’ will need to be re-labelled as a ground-breaking new screening tool has revealed greater diversity  than was previously  known within the collection. Analysing the protein ‘fingerprint’ of … Read the full press release

Newcastle University fine art lecturer curated Gallery of Wonders set to get people talking at county shows and agricultural fairs across Northumberland this summer

NEWCASTLE, 20-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — An intriguing hybrid of art gallery and touring peep show is set to get people talking at county shows and agricultural fairs across Northumberland this summer. Gallery of Wonders, curated by Newcastle University fine art lecturer … Read the full press release

Lloyds Banking Group and School of Computing Science at Newcastle University to try and find innovative solutions to help young people become more engaged with banking

Lloyds Banking Group has partnered with Newcastle University’s School of Computing Science to create digital solutions around the topic of ‘everyday banking and money management’ Students have been tasked to come up with innovative solutions to help young people become … Read the full press release

Newcastle University Dr Suzanne Moffatt research shows people affected by the bedroom tax are finding it impossible to manage ever-decreasing incomes

NEWCASTLE, 17-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Communities are being pulled apart by the bedroom tax as people struggle to ‘survive’ its effects, says a leading academic at Newcastle University. Dr Suzanne Moffatt says a new study undermines Government claims that implementing … Read the full press release

Defra announced £14.5 million new investment in the Food and Environment Research Agency through a joint venture with Capita and Newcastle University

Newcastle, UK, 13-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ —  Defra today announced £14.5 million of new investment in the Food and Environment Research Agency through a joint venture with Capita and Newcastle University. Capita plc (‘Capita’) has been selected, following a competitive procurement process, as the … Read the full press release

Newcastle University ranked in the Premier League of green universities

Newcastle University is ranked in the Premier League of green universities, a new study reveals. Newcastle, UK, 21-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The University has scooped a First Class Award and is ranked joint 12th out of 151 universities in the People & … Read the full press release

Newcastle University selected as one of the eight leading academic centres for primary care research in England and invited to join the NIHR School for Primary Care Research

Newcastle, UK, 21-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Newcastle University has been selected as one of the nine leading academic centres for primary care research in England and invited to join the National Institute for Health Research School for Primary Care Research (NIHR … Read the full press release

Newcastle University’s €9m EU project Food4Me to investigate the potential of nutrigenomics, new branch of nutrition focused on how the food we eat affects the behaviour of our genes

Newcastle, UK, 27-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Personalised diet plans will not be widely accepted by the public until regulations are in place to protect information about our DNA, new research has shown. Led by Newcastle University, the Food4Me project is a €9 million … Read the full press release

Newcastle University researchers found link between gait and dementia

Newcastle, UK, 27-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at Newcastle University have found a definitive link between gait – the way someone walks – and early changes in cognitive function in people with Parkinson’s disease. And the findings, published today (22nd October … Read the full press release

Newcastle University: Drug designed to treat colon, skin and lung cancer could potentially treat childhood leukaemia

Newcastle, UK, 24-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Nearly 40% of children with leukaemia whose disease returns after treatment could benefit from a drug designed to treat colon, skin and lung cancer. Clinical trials are planned after scientists at Newcastle University successfully used … Read the full press release

Newcastle University creates new way to teach modern languages through cooking

Researchers at Newcastle University have cooked up a new way to teach modern languages. Newcastle, UK, 23-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — They placed the latest digital devices into cooking utensils to create the LanCook project – an unique mix of cookery, technology … Read the full press release

The Future Fund received £1 million donation from the Barbour Foundation to build children’s cancer research facility at Newcastle University

Newcastle, UK, 23-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The Future Fund campaign has taken a significant step closer to its goal of establishing a specialist children’s cancer research facility at Newcastle University after receiving a £1 million donation from the Barbour Foundation. Dame … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy Automation Division and Newcastle University launch Smart Grid Laboratory to test future worst case scenarios in real-time without any risk to customers

A state-of-the-art laboratory that will allow researchers to put the electricity grid through its paces – simulating events such as power cuts due to severe weather – is being launched today at Newcastle University. Newcastle, UK, 23-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Funded … Read the full press release

Newcastle University and University of Exeter study reveals over-confident people can fool others into believing they are more talented than they actually are

Over-confident people can fool others into believing they are more talented than they actually are, a study has found. Newcastle, UK, 28-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — These ‘self-deceived’ individuals could be more likely to get promotions and reach influential positions in banks and … Read the full press release

Newcastle University’s archaeologists uncover more secrets of the Maryport Roman Temples

Newcastle, UK, 28-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — A team of archaeologists and volunteers led by Newcastle University’s Professor Ian Haynes and site director Tony Wilmott have been uncovering more secrets of the Maryport Roman Temples. This is the fourth season of work commissioned … Read the full press release

The Newcastle Falcons rugby team signs Newcastle University rugby star Will Witty

Newcastle, UK, 28-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Newcastle University rugby star Will Witty has been signed by the North-East’s leading rugby team. The Newcastle Falcons flew in for the 19-year-old rising star who has already represented England Under-18s, England Students and Yorkshire. Will, an Agri-Business … Read the full press release