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.
Scientists explore new window on the origins of life
(PhysOrg.com) -- The remarkable behaviour of bacteria that have been forced to live without their protective wall has allowed Newcastle University scientists to open a new window on the origins of life on earth.
Floods to become commonplace by 2080
Flooding like that which devastated the North of England last year is set to become a common event across the UK in the next 75 years, new research has shown.
Lessons to be learned: Perfecting the classroom of tomorrow, today
Newcastle University experts have carried out the first-ever study of interactive tables in the classroom as part of a major trial to understand the benefits of technology to teaching and learning.
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.
Big sea survey highlights importance of citizen scientists
A rare stalked jellyfish and an invasive sea-squirt are among the hundreds of species that have been identified by volunteers taking part in a major research project along the North East coast.
New brain link as cause of schizophrenia
A lack of specific brain receptors has been linked with schizophrenia in new research by scientists at Newcastle University.
Scientists help Microsoft and Yahoo improve online security
(PhysOrg.com) -- Computer scientists at Newcastle University have cracked the security behind the biggest names in global email services.
Ensuring security technology doesn't become a weapon against human rights
Europe's growing security industry needs stricter controls to ensure its technology isn't used as a weapon against citizens, a Newcastle University expert has warned.
Barnacles prove hard to please when house-hunting
(PhysOrg.com) -- It’s a tough life out at sea so you might think a small crustacean would be happy to take what it can get when it comes to finding a home - not the humble barnacle.
Elderly people living in rural areas facing social isolation, study shows
Services for older people in rural areas need to be 'rural-proofed' to help prevent more older people becoming isolated, a new report finds.