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  • Students take part in the Salter's Festival of Chemistry
    Inspiring the chemists of the future

    Twenty teams of budding chemists from schools across the North-East took part in the Salter’s Festival of Chemistry at Newcastle University this week.

    published on: 15 June 2017

  • Design for Life

    The next generation of architects are showcasing their designs at the Newcastle University Architecture Degree Show.

    published on: 15 June 2017

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    Comment: Togetherness is more important

    Writing for The Conversation, as the anniversary of Jo Cox's murder is marked across the country, Dr Helen Jarvis asks whether annual get togethers can promote more co-operative ways of living.

    published on: 15 June 2017

  • Neural networks in the brain
    The importance of time and space in brain development and disease

    Exactly when and where individual neurons develop is as important to our understanding of brain diseases as the underlying genetics, experts have shown.

    published on: 14 June 2017

  • Scientists reverse mechanism of fatty liver disease

    Researchers have identified the mechanism which causes a build-up of fat in the liver in a disease affecting one in five in the UK – and were able to reverse it in a mouse model.

    published on: 13 June 2017

  • Researcher at the Wolfson Childhood Cancer Research Centre
    Millions invested in cancer research

    More than £7m of private donations to Newcastle University has been used to fund research into life-threatening cancers.

    published on: 13 June 2017

  • Staff and students taking part in the Leave Newcastle Happy Campaign
    Leading by example

    Newcastle University staff join students for a street clean up as part of a new initiative to help improve relations between residents and students in Jesmond.

    published on: 13 June 2017

  • Few winners in a night of high drama

    Dr Alistair Clark gives his view on the result of the 2017 general election

    published on: 9 June 2017