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News in October 2013

  • Major study hopes to uncover genetic keys to bone diseases

    Newcastle University is to lead an international, multi-million pound, research project to look at the genetic causes of hundreds of bone diseases, including arthritis and osteoporosis.

    published on: 31 October 2013

  • Academic says UK must seize opportunities and adapt to ageing workforce

    Businesses and Government must adapt to ensure that manufacturing continues to play a powerful role in the UK economy, as with an ageing workforce, manufacturing will be one of the hardest hit sectors.

    published on: 31 October 2013

  • Graduate boosts creative engineers

    A Newcastle University graduate is helping a North East company create the next generation of interactive games, which will take pride of place in a multi-million pound Middle-East development.

    published on: 25 October 2013

  • Newcastle University art graduate wins prestigious award

    Fine art graduate wins competition for up-and-coming artists.

    published on: 24 October 2013

  • Stepping it up a gear

    Giants of the car industry Nissan, Renault, BMW and Volkswagen have called on the expertise of Newcastle University to take forward a major European project to drive forward the electric vehicle revolution.

    published on: 23 October 2013

  • Newcastle’s biggest book club gets underway again

    Students are set to benefit from a novel project designed to encourage reading for pleasure.

    published on: 18 October 2013

  • North East LEP working with universities to drive innovation

    Connecting automotive businesses with the expertise of four of the region’s universities to boost innovation and growth will be under the spotlight next week.

    published on: 18 October 2013

  • Student volunteering boosts communities

    Newcastle University students work hard to help promote strong and vibrant communities through volunteering in the places where they live and study.

    published on: 16 October 2013

  • Great minds don't think alike

    BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking Festival returns to Sage Gateshead this month with several talks and discussions based around research being carried out at Newcastle University.

    published on: 16 October 2013

  • Response to the Witty review

    The North East Local Enterptise Partnership has welcomed the rcommendations of the Witty Review, 'Encouraging a British Invention Revolution' published this week.

    published on: 16 October 2013