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News in April 2015

  • Design boost for lifeboats

    The approach to the design of all-weather lifeboats is set for a re-evaluation as part of a major study being led by Newcastle University and the RNLI, with support from Lloyds’ Register.

    published on: 8 April 2015

  • Newcastle motors ahead in the race for a fully automated transport system

    New technology which allows traffic lights to ‘talk’ directly to motorists to inform the way they drive is being rolled out across Newcastle.

    published on: 3 April 2015

  • New scheme to boost partnerships between academia and industry

    Newcastle University will receive a funding boost of £250,000 to help researchers and industry work together to enhance knowledge and skills by promoting the value of joint ventures.

    published on: 2 April 2015

  • Treasure hunt adds up to a world record

    Children who took part in a record breaking maths-based treasure hunt on the Quayside have just received official recognition of their success.

    published on: 1 April 2015

  • Giving young voters 'appt' advice

    Academics from Newcastle University have played a key role in developing a unique app, designed specifically for young people in the run up to the General Election.

    published on: 1 April 2015