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News in June 2017

  • New campaign to protect children from exposure to secondhand smoke

    New figures suggest at least one in 10 North East children are still being exposed to toxic secondhand smoke in the home as a hard-hitting new campaign launches today.

    published on: 19 June 2017

  • Newcastle University staff recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

    An emeritus professor, an innovation leader and the former Executive Director of Human Resources at Newcastle University have been named in the 2017 Birthday Honours List.

    published on: 17 June 2017

  • Comment: Satellite sends quantum-spooky signals to Earth

    Writing for The Conversation, Dr Clive Emary discusses how the the world’s first quantum-enabled satellite paves the way for truly secure global communications.

    published on: 16 June 2017

  • Women take science to the streets

    Female scientists from Newcastle University will be teaming up with Soapbox Science to transform Newcastle city centre into a hub for science and discovery tomorrow.

    published on: 16 June 2017

  • Royalty hear of rural renaissance

    Remote countryside towns and villages can breathe new life into their communities, a Newcastle University expert will tell a Royal symposium in Amsterdam today (15 June).

    published on: 15 June 2017

  • Inspiring the chemists of the future

    Twenty teams of budding chemists from schools across the North-East took part in the Salter’s Festival of Chemistry at Newcastle University this week.

    published on: 15 June 2017

  • Design for Life

    The next generation of architects are showcasing their designs at the Newcastle University Architecture Degree Show.

    published on: 15 June 2017

  • Comment: Togetherness is more important

    Writing for The Conversation, as the anniversary of Jo Cox's murder is marked across the country, Dr Helen Jarvis asks whether annual get togethers can promote more co-operative ways of living.

    published on: 15 June 2017