Latest Newcastle University Stories

2008-12-01 09:24:52

A super-efficient system that has the potential to power, heat and cool homes across the UK is being developed at Newcastle University.

2008-10-04 18:00:24

By Dan Thomson NORTH scientists will receive more than pounds 2m to develop pioneering cancer imaging technology, it was announced today.

2008-10-03 18:00:09

SCHOOLCHILDREN are being encouraged to take pictures of science and nature in the North East for a photography competition. The aim of the competition, for seven to 16-years-old, is to make students think about the science in the photo they have taken and briefly describe it.

2008-10-01 14:30:00

A recent study has concluded that wind turbines pose less of a risk to farmland birds than previously thought.

2008-09-30 09:00:59

URGENT and emergency care on Teesside has been rated among the best in the country. Independent watchdog the Healthcare Commission published a major review of 152 primary care trusts (PCTs) in England, and Teesside came out on top.

2008-09-29 18:00:31

By Adrian Pearson ENERGY experts are pleading with the Government to make a minor legislative change that could herald a new era of clean North East coal. Outdated rules are holding back a Newcastle University study that aims to turn the region's coal into a gas while still underground.

2008-09-29 18:00:00

By Tony Henderson THE Duke of Northumberland will today lead the centenary celebrations of a building tucked away in a picturesque bay on the North East coast.

2008-09-22 09:00:58

By Philippa Weighell HEALTH chiefs have given assurances to residents over the future of care in part of the region.

2008-08-04 13:55:00

Scientists have determined that the bite force of the great white's extinct relative, the gigantic fossil species Carcharodon megalodon (also known as Big Tooth) is the highest of all time, making it arguably the most formidable carnivore ever to have existed.

2008-07-30 09:01:27

A STONE cutting ceremony officially marked the beginning of construction of a new Teesside hospital. Roseberry Park in Middlesbrough is a pounds 74m development just down the road from James Cook University Hospital.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]