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July

News in July 2015

  • Ideas bubble over at Science Central

    Work has begun on a revolutionary ‘soap bubble’ building that will house the first research labs on Science Central.

    published on: 14 July 2015

  • Transplant drug could turn the tide of heart attack damage

    New research has revealed how a drug commonly used after transplant operations could limit some of the heart damage caused by a heart attack, in a study from Newcastle University.

    published on: 14 July 2015

  • Toasting the success of student brewers

    Student brewers from Newcastle University have a reason to cheer after winning the 2015 National Union of Students (NUS) Enterprise Award.

    published on: 14 July 2015

  • Policymakers fail to address public concerns on fracking

    Rather than seeking to persuade the public of the benefits of fracking, policymakers should engage them in dialogue, allowing both sides to learn from the others’ viewpoint, new research claims.

    published on: 14 July 2015

  • Walking to creativity in Gateshead

    Residents of Bensham are being encouraged to find creative inspiration through walking, during two special events taking place this week.

    published on: 13 July 2015

  • The North East’s favourite number is ...7

    People of the North East have had their say, and voted 7 as their favourite number.

    published on: 13 July 2015

  • Radical visions of the City on show in capital

    Striking designs for London, Paris, Las Vegas, and, of course Newcastle, are among the work on display as part of the Newcastle University architecture degree show, which opens in London this week.

    published on: 13 July 2015

  • Researchers given £1m to learn more about osteoarthritis

    Researchers at Newcastle University have been awarded £1m to continue the hunt for the genes that cause osteoarthritis.

    published on: 13 July 2015

  • New museum discovery engine launched

    Pre-Raphaelite masterpieces and glass eyes are some of the museum items that can be uncovered using a new online discovery engine developed by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums working in partnership with Microsoft Research and Newcastle University.

    published on: 13 July 2015

  • Empowering local communities through digital technologies

    A £12m research centre has been announced that will explore the potential of digital technologies in shaping the future of local government services in planning, health, social care and education.

    published on: 13 July 2015