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.
Ancient oceans offer new insight into the origins of animal life
(PhysOrg.com) -- Analysis of a rock type found only in the world's oldest oceans has shed new light on how large animals first got a foothold on the Earth.
A solution to sinusitis from the sea
A team of scientists and surgeons from Newcastle are developing a new nasal spray from a marine microbe to help clear chronic sinusitis.
Honeybees not fooled by cheating flowers
(PhysOrg.com) -- Flowers that want to cheat pollinators by not paying them for their services shouldn’t try to lure them in using floral scents, scientists at Newcastle University have shown.
Erasing electronic footprints to protect victims of domestic violence
A 'cleaner app' which allows those at risk from domestic violence to seek help online without leaving an electronic trail behind them has been developed by experts at Newcastle University, UK.
Reducing the impact of a terrorist attack on our trains and metros
Blast-resilient carriages that are better able to withstand a terrorist attack and ultimately save lives have been developed by a world-leading team of engineers.
The challenges of running for power in the past
Modern politicians may feel they have it tough – but they should thank their lucky stars they weren't standing for election in the Westminster constituency in 1741. On that occasion, angry voters pelted the candidates and ...
The coastal conundrum: Balancing the costs of erosion vs. flooding
Ensuring continued flood protection for low lying coastal areas may mean sacrificing cliff top communities to the sea, experts reveal.
Weighing the Ocean: Solving the biggest problem in sea level science
(Phys.org)—Oceanographers from Newcastle and Liverpool have thought of a novel way to measure the ocean – weigh it.
British team looks for life in Antarctica
Today, a British team of scientists and engineers will realise a 16 year ambition to drill down through over three kilometres of Antarctic ice into an ancient buried lake.
Excavation sheds new light on Roman life in northern England
(Phys.org) -- The Maryport excavation site has once again yielded new information about life on the Roman frontier in the north of England. This is the second year a team of Newcastle University archaeologists and volunteers ...