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This week we celebrated being ranked in the UK's top 10 universities for student experience for the third year running.

Newcastle University ranked top 10 in the UK for student experience
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New study led by Professor Harry Gilbert from our Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, has found that microorganisms in the human gut have the ability to disassemble the most complex of carbohydrate.

Scientists identify a new way gut bacteria break down complex sugars
Newcastle University
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We're celebrating being ranked in the UK's top 10 unis for Student Experience for the 3rd year running [ Link ]
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A bill supported and co-written by academics from our Institute of Health and Society that states the NHS should be restored as a public service is being presented in the House of Commons today.

Academics call for Parliament to tackle the privatisation of NHS
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Dr Natalia Yakovleva from our London campus has been working with other researchers to find a more sustainable mineral supply framework to combat the global depletion.

Green technologies key to mineral resources
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This week’s throwback Thursday is a photo of Newcastle Kingsmen rapper sword dancers performing in the Quadrangle back in 1969.
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Dr Adam Behr from our School of Arts and Cultures explains how Chuck Berry was the keystone for subsequent pivotal figures in the development of rock such as The Beatles, Rolling Stones and Hendrix.

Chuck Berry - founder of a genre
The Printers' Symphony is taking over space in the Hatton Gallery and Fine Art drawing room on campus this week. The group of artists will be using the space as experimental studios for relief and mono printing. [ Link ]
“Early morning sunshine and shadows on the High Level Bridge; a definite highlight of my walk into work! ☀” Aisling, Postgraduate officer.

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We have become an official partner to the Newcastle Falcons, helping share expertise in sport education, training and research and provide a jointly funded PhD studentship.

Newcastle University and Newcastle Falcons launch new partnership
Professor Ashley Adamson from our Human Nutrition Research Centre suggests that public health policy should focus on preventing the decline in physical activity which begins in childhood, not adolescence, in both girls and boys. [ Link ]

Physical activity levels tail off in boys and girls from age seven
Experts from our Centre for Behaviour and Evolution have found that it's possible to select traits in crop plants like oilseed rape that will be beneficial to bees.

Breeding crops with pollinator-friendly traits
Have you noticed three clear cylinders of waste appear around campus?

They're a new art installation by Fine Art student and artist in resident for the Sustainability team, Helena Lacey.

The work aims to highlight the impact of University life and the need to recycle responsibly. You can find out more about the installation on our website [ Link ]
Congratulations to first year Fine Art student Ellie Price who has been named a 'rising star' by the Royal Society of British Artists and whose painting will be on display at the Mall Galleries from 22 March.

Young Newcastle artist is a 'rising star'
"Enjoying the simplicity of sunshine at the Quayside ☀" Helena, Countryside Management.

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21 of our subject areas have been ranked in the world's top 200 by QS Rankings [ Link ]
Our scientists have found a way to accelerate the production of a natural blue food colouring from algae. Perfect for adding to a golden Stu Brew ale to make a green brew for St Patrick's Day ☘

Green beer highlights the science behind the brew
Our experts have been granted the world's first mitochondrial licence. This means they can offer the groundbreaking "3 parent baby" fertility treatment they helped develop to mothers affected by mitochondrial disease.

Newcastle awarded world's first mitochondrial licence
Looking at your accommodation options for September or wanting to reminisce back to when you were a first year? Take a look inside Liberty Plaza as Yasmin takes you on a tour around her flat.

Please note, the flat featured in this video is an example of one type flat available at Liberty Plaza. For a full list of flat types and room sizes available please visit our website.