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  • Connecting up language learning

    Friday 19 September, 2014

    Newcastle University is to help language teachers access support and advice to meet the needs of the new national curriculum, thanks to the ALL Connect project.

  • Newcastle receives special investment to boost research

    Wednesday 17 September, 2014

    The Universities of Newcastle and Durham have both been awarded Impact Acceleration Accounts worth 1.3m by the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC).

  • Newcastle in world's top one percent

    Tuesday 16 September, 2014

    A global survey of universities published today has confirmed Newcastle as being in the top 1% in the world.

  • David Burn appointed Parkinson's UK Clinical Director

    Friday 12 September, 2014

    Newcastle University neurologist Professor David Burn has been appointed as Clinical Director of Parkinson's UK, in a bid to drive forward urgent improvements to the standard of care for people with Parkinson's.

  • Reading crisis facing UK's children

    Monday 08 September, 2014

    One and a half million children will reach the age of 11 unable to ‘read well’ by 2025 unless urgent action is taken to tackle the reading crisis facing Britain’s pupils, according to new research.

  • Free online course explores the risks of falling

    Monday 08 September, 2014

    Newcastle University is launching a new free online course to help people learn how to prevent falls and injury.

  • The Great North Film

    Thursday 04 September, 2014

    Spectators at the Great North Run are being asked to get involved this year by helping to capture the event on their mobile phones as part of a major experiment being led by Newcastle University.

  • Mark Knopfler re-releases Local Hero to benefit Future Fund

    Wednesday 03 September, 2014

    Dire Straits star Mark Knopfler has re-released the North East anthem Local Hero to commemorate the Bupa Great North Run reaching a world-first one millionth finish and to benefit the Future Fund.

  • New exercise and health degree launched

    Wednesday 03 September, 2014

    Following the historic Great North Run and its millionth finisher, Newcastle University is launching a new degree that highlights the health benefits of physical exercise.

  • Parliament debates Newcastle University technique

    Tuesday 02 September, 2014

    A pioneering fertility technique developed at Newcastle University, which allows the successful transfer of DNA between two human eggs, was debated in Parliament.

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