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The reality of climate change: discussed at Newcastle University
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The reality of climate change: discussed at Newcastle University

December 11th, 2018 | by Patrick Harland
Tuesday the 4th December saw the first of the insight advent lectures titled The reality of climate change: increasing extreme weather hazards, given by Professor Hayley J. Fowler of our very own School of Engineering at...
Poor health linked to poor productivity in the North
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Poor health linked to poor productivity in the North

December 3rd, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
A major report commissioned by the Northern Health Science Alliance has connected poor health to poorer productivity in the Northern regions of the UK for the first time. The report, titled Health for Wealth: Building a Healthier...
University lyrics auction raises charity over £8000
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University lyrics auction raises charity over £8000

December 3rd, 2018 | by Grace Dean
On Friday 23rd November, Newcastle University held a charity auction and music night as part of the  collaborative GeNErosity Festival which celebrates 900 years of philanthropy in the North East. Approximately 150 people...
Modern languages host conversation group
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Modern languages host conversation group

November 27th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Newcastle University Modern Languages Society has set up a foreign language conversation group. The Society is running a weekly free-of-cost conversation club for which the foreign language will alternate each time. While the...
Languages Society conversation club proves great success
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Languages Society conversation club proves great success

November 26th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Newcastle University Modern Languages Society has set up a foreign language conversation group. The Society is running a weekly free-of-cost conversation club for which the foreign language will alternate each time. While the...
Do drug-testing kits have a future on campus?
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Do drug-testing kits have a future on campus?

November 5th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
From Canada’s legalisation of cannabis on the night of 18th October to the ongoing international medicinal marijuana debate, drug policy is recurringly in the public eye. British government officials are being increasingly...
£1m research into life in the GDR
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£1m research into life in the GDR

November 5th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Newcastle University is leading a new £988k research project which offers an unusual insight into life in East Germany. The project, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), is exploring life in the German...
Newcastle rated the best UK city to work in
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Newcastle rated the best UK city to work in

November 5th, 2018 | by Caitlin Disken
A recent study has named Newcastle the best city to work in within the UK. Sixty-six UK cities were ranked by Startups, an online resource provider for those looking to set up their own business, based on six factors: transport...
Sheffield University criticised over controversial drug policy
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Sheffield University criticised over controversial drug policy

November 5th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
In September, Sheffield University attracted widespread criticism and media attention following controversial drug advice being given on the Student Union’s website. The Students’ Union of the Russell Group university...
Newcastle Student caught in Hit and Run
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Newcastle Student caught in Hit and Run

October 29th, 2018 | by Vaishali Ramesh
Last week was one filled with many trepidations for final year mechanical engineering student Leo Horsman. He was the victim of an unfortunate hit and run on the evening of 12th October. Leo was cycling back home from university...