Newcastle University

Newcastle University traces its origins to the School of Medicine and Surgery established in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1834. A series of splits and mergers in the organization of the university occurred. In 1963, Newcastle University became independent of the University of Dunham. Newcastle University is noted for exceptional medical training for physicians, medical research, The Faculties of Medical Sciences and Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering include numerous schools. In addition, Newcastle University has numerous highly complex scientific institutes, including but not limited to Nanoscale Science and Technology, Cell and Molecular Sciences and much more. Newcastle University has less than 20,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students.

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Puffins to be fitted with 'sat nav' to monitor decline

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Newcastle University are using GPS technology in an effort to understand a worrying decline in the numbers of Puffins. In the last five years the numbers of the sea birds has plummeted around ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Ecology
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Research puts police gun detectors a step closer

The new technology - being designed by Newcastle, Manchester Metropolitan and Queen Mary universities - uses electro magnetic waves in order to pick up 'reflections' from concealed guns, gun barrels or knives without the ...

dateJun 09, 2009 in Engineering
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Research has all the right moves

(PhysOrg.com) -- A juggler and a conductor were among the artists who helped create a device which can retrieve dozens of different movement sequences in a matter of minutes.

dateJun 01, 2009 in Engineering
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Can virtual teachers plug the educational divide?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bringing more technology into the classroom might strike fear into the hearts of traditional educationalists, but one academic believes it may just hold the key to solving a worldwide problem.

dateFeb 24, 2009 in Other
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