Newcastle University

Student Who Had Fetish For Stuffing Socks In His Mouth Choked To Death While High On Doctor's Drugs

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A student who was president of his polo club choked to death after stuffing a sock in his mouth whilst he was high on a cocktail of drugs supplied to ...

Tributes Pour In For Newcastle Cheerleader Who Died Of Cancer, Aged Just 24

Huffington Post UK | Keumars Afifi-Sabet | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Tributes are being made across social media for the Newcastle graduate Hatti Sandall who died earlier this week aged 24. The former Newcastle Angel...

Men Who Stabbed British Students To Death In Borneo Were 'High On Crystal Meth'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The four men who stabbed two British students to death in Borneo were high on crystal meth, a police report has revealed. Medic students Aidan Brun...

Men Admit Stabbing Newcastle University Students To Death In Borneo

The Huffington Post UK | Ben Jackson | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Four men have admitted to killing two Newcastle University students, who were stabbed to death in Borneo while on a six-week placement course. The ...

Newcastle University Students Stabbed To Death In Malaysia Named

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The two students stabbed to death in Malaysia while on a placement as part of their medicine course have been locally named as Neil Dalton and Aidan B...

Is Organic Food Better for You? Nutrition, Anti-Oxidants and New Research

Guy Watson | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Guy Watson

An international panel have looked at the data from 343 peer-reviewed, published studies in every possible way, and concluded that there are very significant nutritional benefits to be had from eating organic food.

Murder Investigation Launched After Body Of Newcastle Student Found

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A murder investigation has been launched after a 23-year-old university student was found dead. Warwickshire Police said they have arrested three m...

The Ragged Road to Adult Autism Research

James Christie | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Christie

I'm one of the relatively lucky ones - I'm articulate, I managed to work for about twenty-six years and became a successful published author; but the hard and terrible lesson I learnt along the way is that there is a crude and xenophobic core of creatures in our society who care nothing for others and turn on anyone perceived to be different.

Newcastle University Bomb Scare: Two Russian Students Arrested

Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Two Russian students have been arrested following a bomb scare at Newcastle University which saw a building evacuated and a controlled explosion carri...

Teen Arrested In London Following Newcastle University Bomb Scare

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students at Newcastle University were left "terrified" after a police swarmed the area and evacuated a building housing international students followi...

Student Sues Uni For Failing Degree, Faces £90k Legal Bill

The Huffington Post UK | Edith Hancock | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A medical student at Newcastle University faces a £90,000 legal bill after trying to sue the university for failing him. Paul Crawford, 32, sued t...

WATCH: Student Does Best Single Ladies Dance Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Doug Bolton | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A student wowed the audience at a university charity event by performing a Single Ladies dance that's even better than Beyonce's. The sassy Newcast...

Lucy Sherriff

Newcastle Uni Ends Capture Of Wild Primates For 'Disturbing' Animal Experiments | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Newcastle University has announced it will be stopping its controversial capturing of wild primates for animal experiments, following public pressure....

WATCH: Newcastle Students Stop Traffic Singing Yaya/Kolo Touré Chant (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Sport

Students in Newcastle brought traffic to a standstill when they poured out onto the streets for a rendition of Manchester City's Yaya/Kolo Touré chan...

Newcastle University Applies To Trademark C*NT

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Newcastle University has applied to trademark a rather rude word, it has been revealed, in an attempt to rebrand itself. The northern institution h...

Lucy Sherriff

Why Is There Such A Stigma Around Clearing? | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Clearing is touted as a "last resort" process which leaves students feeling like failures, according to students and universities. The process, whi...

On Space, Power and Graffiti in Your Underpants

Luke Massey | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Luke Massey

In some ways it's not surprising that the ideas and concepts of thinkers eclipse the people themselves, but to overlook the very human grounding of these notions is to enshrine a vision of ideas as somehow supra-human.

Move Aside Milking, Lizard Fighting Is The New Trend In Town

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

We've had owling, planking, photobombing, boobbombing, milking, you name it. Now it's time for lizard fighting. Except - and the RSPCA will be p...

Who Can Help in the 'Rehabilitation Revolution'?

James Timpson | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Politics
James Timpson

A commitment to allow prisoners to re-enter society, as opposed to just letting them rot, has real potential to improve the outcome of our justice system for everyone. So go for it Chris, go for it MoJ, go for it prison bosses, and as citizens we need to play our part in supporting this agenda.

Hot To Trotter: Study To Find Pigs With The Best Legs

PA | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

Scientists have begun the search for the pig with the best legs to strut her stuff on the catwalk. A project to improve health and welfare on UK pi...

Overlooking the Failings of Animal Research

Michelle Thew | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK
Michelle Thew

Kirk Leech extols the alleged benefits of animal research. It is to be hoped that scientists bring greater intellectual rigour to their research than he does to his arguments.

Overlooking the Importance of Animal Research

Kirk Leech | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Politics
Kirk Leech

Animal Research, inside and outside of academia, has clearly played an essential role in medical advances. This fact is persistently overlooked in the emotive and overblown claims,and reports from groups such as the BUAV and Animal Aid.

Newcastle University 'Forced' To Disclose Controversial Animal Experiment Information

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Newcastle University will be forced to disclose licences governing its controversial experiments on primates after a tribunal ruled that they would no...

Tales of an Unemployed Graduate

Dave Wingrave | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Dave Wingrave

Let me be clear about one thing: I was not naive. I realised that my chosen field was one of the most competitive. Every year thousands of young, hopeful, talented graduates apply for a dismally small number of staff jobs.