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  • Gait and dementia link confirmed

    Wednesday 22 October, 2014

    Researchers at Newcastle University have found a definitive link between gait - the way someone walks - and early changes in cognitive function in people with Parkinson's disease.

  • Diet for your DNA

    Tuesday 21 October, 2014

    Personalised diet plans will not be widely accepted by the public until regulations are in place to protect information about our DNA, new research has shown.

  • Student-run business blooms in France

    Monday 20 October, 2014

    While studying International Business and French offers a variety of employment options, launching her start-up abroad is opening an exciting career path for one Newcastle University student.

  • Childhood infection link to hearing loss

    Monday 20 October, 2014

    Common childhood infections, such as tonsillitis and ear infections, may lead to hearing loss later in life, according to recent research from Newcastle University.

  • Newcastle University filmmaker nominated for top award

    Monday 20 October, 2014

    A documentary about India’s young blind chess players has been shortlisted for a prestigious Grierson award.

  • Global recognition for Newcastle scientist

    Thursday 16 October, 2014

    Newcastle University’s Professor Angharad Gatehouse has been awarded the world’s top accolade in Entomology – the first woman to receive the award.

  • Institute for Ageing at Lib Dem conference

    Wednesday 15 October, 2014

    The Rt. Hon. Norman Lamb MP, Minister for Care, joined researchers from Newcastle University’s Institute for Ageing (NUIA) and a pensions industry expert at a packed fringe event on Sunday at this year’s Liberal Democrats Party Conference.

  • Possible breast cancer 'achilles heel' discovered

    Wednesday 15 October, 2014

    A leading team of Newcastle University scientists have found that 'turning off' two proteins reduces the ability of breast cancer cells to survive and grow.

  • Realising opportunities

    Tuesday 14 October, 2014

    An award-winning partnership of leading universities has helped under-represented students win places at research intensive institutions, a new report has shown.

  • Adolescents with cerebral palsy as happy as able-bodied peers

    Tuesday 07 October, 2014

    Adolescents with cerebral palsy face multiple challenges, but their quality of life (QoL) is on a par with their able-bodied peers, according to new research published in the Lancet .

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