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Research collaboration on healthy fish and chips a success

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Dr Louis Goffe, a research associate at the Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University this month has collaborated successfully with fish and chip supplier Henry...

Reports show racial inequality in academia

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Increasing evidence suggests that British universities have made very little progress when it comes to employing professors from black and minority ethnic groups (BME). A BBC...

Newcastle poverty shows North-South health divide

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Speaking at the Gateshead Council’s Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Professor of Urban Design for Health Tim Townshend argued that there are location-related...

Northern Irish identity post-Brexit

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Newcastle University is set to lead a research project studying the long-term impact of Brexit on identity in Northern Ireland. Spearheaded by Newcastle University, and in...

Is student mental health at breaking point? Alexandra Sadler discusses whether universities are doing enough to tackle the mental health crisis

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Heading off to university seems like an opportunity filled with so much potential, and in many ways it is. Becoming a student of Newcastle University invokes images of a great...

Understanding Islamophobia and what it takes to hate

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On 12th February, the Insights Lecture series continued with a talk from Professor Peter Hopkins, entitled “Understanding Islamophobia”. With the rise of the far-right and...

Top awards nomination for Fine Art graduates

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Two Newcastle Fine Art graduates, Peter Hanmer and Petra Szemán, are being showcased at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts, after being shortlisted for a prestigious award....

No deal means no Erasmus says Universities UK

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A recent report by the Universities UK reveals that under a no deal Brexit, approximately 17,000 UK students would miss the chance to partake in the Erasmus study aboard scheme...

Free speech guidelines released

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A new guide to the law about freedom of expression has been published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. The guide focusses on the law as it applies to universities and...

(NCL) Spark your dream career

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NCL Spark has been launched to provide current students with the opportunity to contact alumni from around the world to seek careers advice and mentoring. A collaboration between...