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.

Newcastle University, Press Office NE1 7RU, UK
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Barnacles prove hard to please when house-hunting

( -- 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.

dateNov 12, 2008 in
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What makes a hero?

( -- New research at Newcastle University shows that it's not enough to be noble and do a courageous act to be considered a hero. Studying the reactions of the public to five tales of heroism, researchers at Newcastle ...

dateJul 30, 2009 in Social Sciences
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The hidden cost of cannabis

( -- Around £200m of electricity is being stolen every year to run illegal cannabis farms across the UK. Phil Butler, Co-Director of Newcastle University’s Centre for Cybercrime and Computer Security (CCCS), ...

dateMay 01, 2012 in Economics & Business
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How words shape the world

Our minds might be able to find the right word quicker than Google and yet we rarely pause to think about how language shapes everything we do.

dateSep 08, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Picking the pig with the perfect pins

Move over Elle Macpherson – the search is now on for the pig with the best legs as part of a new research project to improve the health and welfare of pigs on farms across the UK.

dateJun 28, 2012 in Other
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