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On Campus

Breakthrough in virtual reality technology for autism phobias

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Specialists at Newcastle University have developed a ‘Blue Room’ virtual reality space and have used it for the successful reduction of phobias in people with Autism. The room...

Newcastle academic opens new installation at London Gallery

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Professor Rachel Armstrong from Newcastle University has joined forces with artist Cécile B Evans to create a new art installation. The exhibition is based at Whitechapel Gallery...

Green Party declares a state of ‘climate emergency’

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A petition has been made by the Newcastle Green Party imploring Newcastle County Council to declare a state of ‘climate emergency’ and to mitigate the effects of Climate...

Labour plans to tackle Vice-Chancellor pay

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As university Vice-Chancellor salaries are rising dramatically Labour has announced policies to tackle extortionate Vice-Chancellor pay and emergency loans for failing...

Review: A Christmas Carol @ Northern Stage

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Culture editor Carys Rose Thomas...

Out with the mould, in with the new: students will be able to sue their landlords for unfriendly fungi

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For years, students have been at their landlord’s mercy when it comes to complaints about mould. This is all going to change on March 20th when an update of the Landlord and...

Breakthrough in reversing age-related heart damage

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Medical scientists at Newcastle University are suggesting it may be possible to reverse age-related damage in the heart, after a journal from EMBO was published on the 8th...

UK students demand decolonised curriculums

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The decolonisation of university curriculums is a topic that has repeatedly cropped up over the years. Back in 2016, NUS posted an article to their website called “Why is my...

Graduates bring a taste of Indonesia to Newcastle

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Waroeng Indonesia, the brainchild of two Newcastle University graduates, has brought a taste of Indonesia to Newcastle. In the few months since Waroeng Indonesia launched, the...

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...