Newcastle University

Newcastle University is a public research university that was established in 1834 as School of Medicine and Surgery. Based at Haymarket, Newcastle it became the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1963 following an Act of Parliament. It is currently a member of the Russell Group, an association of intensive UK universities and has a large, recognised EU research portfolio.


Hatton Gallery showcases paintings by late artist and architect Peter Yates

Peter Yates: Paintings 1939-1982 opens on 10 January 2014 and brings together more than 40 paintings

Hexham and Northern Rural takes on new agricultural consultant

Carol Johnson has been appointed in the run-up to changes in the Single Farm Payment

Work starts on Newcastle student development as businessman returns to city

Malaysian businessman Johnny Chen Yee Wong, who studied in the North East, was inspired to invest in the region after visiting in 2013

Art auction: Newcastle University students raise money for degree show

Art lovers with an eye for a bargain will flock to a special auction today where some distinctive work will go under the hammer

UK first in subsea engineering planned for Spillers Tyne Mill site on Newcastle's Quayside

Newcastle-based British Engines says the £10m world-leading Neptune Test Centre, proposed for the derelict Spillers Tyne Mill site on Newcastle’s Quayside

High ranking North East Innovation Board unveiled by North East LEP

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) has created the first Innovation Board for the region, which will support the LEP

Newcastle University graduate launches business of healthy breakfast snacks with her best friend

Lucy Wright and best friend Anna Mackenzie launched their own muesli brand Cuckoo and sold their first pot in Selfridges

North East universities set for funding boost as Chancellor highlights importance of life sciences

North East will play key role in "Northern Powerhouse", George Osborne tells The Journal - but he wants regions to consider creating 'metro mayors'

Appointments: New recruits at Newcastle-based Explain

Kat Allen joins Explain as a market research executive and will be working in a team that manages both qualitative and quantitative projects

Innovative ideas emerge from North East 'hackathon'

Computer coders come together to solve problems real and imaginary

Review: Screaming Steel - Exhibition focuses on the artistic response to war

Work from the Imperial War Museum and National Portrait Gallery features in a First World War exhibition at Newcastle's Hatton Gallery

Newcastle project uncovers the stories of Armstrong College's fallen soldiers

Histories of the 223 names on the Armstrong Building's plaque are unveiled as digital memory book

LEPs secure bid to bring Digital Catapult to the North East

Sunderland will host one of just three centres in the UK designed to grow digital sector prowess

Innovative technology drives sustainable prawn farming in the North East

North East power station is fuelling sustainable prawn farming as well as heating homes

Avoca promotes new directors to engineer further growth

The building services business has also expanded into a new base in County Durham

'What makes a Geordie?' debate to be held in Newcastle

Newcastle University event will examine links between heritage and the Geordie character as Tony Henderson explains

Northumberland dance scheme is helping to keep pensioners on the move

A new dance programme in Northumberland is helping older people keep both physically and mentally active

Newcastle biotech partners with Bill Gates' charity on TB diagnosis advancement

QuantuMDx has received backing from FIND, a renowned organisation launched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

14 businesses find funding through recent Venturefest North East event

The well attended Venturefest event on Tyneside put entrepreneurs in front of funders

Marking boycott set to affect students at two North East universities

The universities of Newcastle and Durham are set to stage a marking boycott over pensions

Newcastle University conference puts record labels in the spotlight

The rise and the fall of the record label and its struggle for relevance in the digital age will be explored at this international conference

Journal Pay Fair campaign gathers momentum as North East businesses sign up to NIBE pledge

Co-founder of the North East Institute of Business Ethics, Caroline Theobald, says late payment is becoming a major talking point

Roman find in Ouseburn Valley beneath new affordable housing site

Evidence of the Roman presence in the Lower Ouseburn Valley in Newcastle has been uncovered by archaeologists

Singer songwriter Meghann Clancy has many strings to her tuneful bow

The Newcastle University graduate is enjoying making music in lots of ways and is looking forward to a live gig at The Cluny in November

Pioneering Newcastle University clinical trial welcomes first participants

A clinical trial looking at the benefits of using aspirin to prevent cancer in high risk people is being run by North East experts

New study passes verdicts on changing face of Tyneside over the last 25 years

Book singles out ups and downs of Newcastle and Gateshead's redevelopment

Region celebrates business high fliers at Top 200 breakfast

Nissan takes top spot for fourth year in a row, as more than 200 people turn out for business breakfast at Stadium of Light

Appointments: Two new faces at local architecture firm

A leading regional architectural practice, xsite architecture (xsite), has welcomed two new faces to its award-winning team

Newcastle University aims to bring together researchers from across the North

A new northern powerhouse for health sciences is set to become a ‘Crick of the North’, explains Professor Chris Day, Pro-Vice Chancellor at Newcastle University

Rowan McCabe on what's good about the North East

Rowan McCabe is on a mission to banish clichés about the North East. He tells Jemma Crew about the curse of Geordie Shore and the time he dressed as Cheryl Cole

Review: George Ezra, Newcastle University Students' Union

The crowd should have relished the chance to see the Ezra in such close quarters. There's little doubt he'll be on a larger stage next time

Newcastle Libraries publishing manager Anna Flowers retires after launching 136 books

Newcastle Libraries publishing manager Anna Flowers calls it a day after launching 136 books

Conference will highlight North East's reputation for innovation

North East LEP says the region is leading the way in many of the businesses of tomorrow

Newcastle City Centre student accommodation plan gets the green light

Loathed derelict building Westgate House is finally going to vanish from Newcastle's cityscape and be replaced with student accommodation

19 pictures of the best new buildings on Tyneside

Updated book brings in 20 modern buildings to sit alongside the best in Newcastle and Gateshead

The North East's top 200 businesses will be celebrated next week

The Top 200 event at Stadium of Light will also have discussion about the impact of Scottish devolution

How multilingual utensils are helping 'Bake Off' languages students

Newcastle University is leading the way in helping people learn foreign languages as they cook with embedded smart technology

Country mansion Cheeseburn Grange throws open its doors to art lovers

Cheeseburn Grange in Northumberland is welcoming in the public this weekend to enjoy sculptures by top artists

Debate on European culture gets underway in North East

Delegates from across the continent have arrived in Newcastle for the annual Culture Action Europe conference

Prompt payment campaign launched by The Journal

North East firms urged to sign up to ethical standards on how they pay their suppliers as part of The Journal's new campaign


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