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News in November 2014

  • North East leading the way in developing community-led housing

    Innovative models for community-led housing development are increasingly being used across the North East to fill the gap in affordable housing and create stronger communities, research by a student at Newcastle University has shown.

    published on: 18 November 2014

  • Charlie Crowe Scanner officially opened

    A brand new scanner, purchased thanks to ex-Newcastle United star Charlie Crowe, has been unveiled at Newcastle University’s Campus for Ageing and Vitality.

    published on: 18 November 2014

  • Poorest in society have eight fewer teeth

    The poorest people in society have eight fewer teeth by their seventies than the richest, one of the biggest studies of its type ever undertaken has revealed.

    published on: 18 November 2014

  • Newcastle University to establish Transplant Research Unit

    Newcastle University has, in partnership with the University of Cambridge, been awarded £3.8 million from the National Institute for Health Research to establish a Blood and Transplant Research Unit which will open in October 2015.

    published on: 17 November 2014

  • North East winter prepares runner for the ‘coolest marathon on earth’

    A Newcastle University student has completed the coldest marathon on earth – and says training in the North East last January was the best preparation he could have had.

    published on: 13 November 2014

  • Business School launches its first ever online MBA

    Future industry leaders from all over the world can now gain an MBA from Newcastle University Business School while working in their home country thanks to a new, online-based MBA programme.

    published on: 13 November 2014

  • Innovative technology drives sustainable prawn farming in the North East

    Besides powering our cities, one Northumberland-based power station is fuelling sustainable prawn farming thanks to the business creativity of Newcastle University graduates.

    published on: 6 November 2014

  • Architect’s grand plan to wipe out Whitehall

    Prof Adam Sharr’s research into a dramatic idea to flatten Whitehall and replace it with a concrete megastructure has received an award from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

    published on: 6 November 2014

  • Newcastle set for region's biggest hackathon

    Budding programmers from across the country will flock to Newcastle this weekend for the biggest public hackathon ever held in the North East.

    published on: 5 November 2014

  • Using music to explore what it means to be human

    Researchers from Newcastle University are encouraging anyone who believes themselves to be unmusical to come along to a series of free workshops being organised as part of a project to explore what it means to be human.

    published on: 5 November 2014