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News in January 2015

  • Free online course fuels entrepreneurial thinking

    Budding entrepreneurs across the globe looking to grow their ideas are being given the keys to a virtual shed where their entrepreneurial passion can bloom into reality.

    published on: 12 January 2015

  • Safeguarding heritage exhibition

    An exhibition encouraging the protection of traditional cultural heritage, expressions and products under threat is on show at the Great North Museum: Hancock from 10 January until 1 February 2015.

    published on: 12 January 2015

  • New Year: New School Food Standards

    Children will be enjoying tasty and healthy school meals thanks to the introduction of a new set of standards following the advice of Newcastle University expert, Professor Ashley Adamson.

    published on: 9 January 2015

  • Beer and bread yeast-eating bacteria aid human health

    Bacteria that have evolved to eat their way through yeast in the human gut could inform the development of new treatments for people suffering from bowel diseases.

    published on: 7 January 2015

  • Children’s cancer research campaign gets in gear

    A £50,000 donation from one of the North East’s leading family businesses will help Newcastle University to further strengthen the region’s reputation as a centre for excellence in childhood cancer research.

    published on: 7 January 2015

  • Volunteers wanted to take part in ground breaking new language study

    Researchers at Newcastle University are asking members of the public to help with a ground breaking study, after being awarded £1 million in funding.  

    published on: 6 January 2015

  • New artworks open up unseen world of military airspace

    The restricted airspace surrounding locations used in military operations has inspired an artist to bring to life a hidden world of invisible no-go areas.

    published on: 5 January 2015