Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering



  • Northumberland’s Neolithic Goats in the spotlight

    Just 150 individuals remain of one of the UK’s oldest herds of wild animals.

    published on: 1 December 2017

  • Standing up for Science

    Fracking expert commended for his efforts to encourage open, honest debate and impartial research on the impact of oil and gas extraction.

    published on: 30 November 2017

  • Deepest fish in the ocean

    A new species discovered 8,000 metres down by researchers from Newcastle University and the University of Washington has been officially named.

    published on: 29 November 2017

  • A local partnership for global innovation

    The Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering at Newcastle University has published a series of case studies for industrial stakeholders on our leading research in water engineering with Northumbrian Water Group (NWG).

    published on: 29 November 2017

  • ‘Dark matter’ discoveries shine light on new treatments for disease

    Soils from one of the highest, driest places on earth harbour microorganisms with the potential to treat HIV and tackle the world’s antibiotic time bomb.

    published on: 27 November 2017

  • Student expedition studies vulnerable species

    Newcastle University students came up close and personal with one of the world’s most feared predators during a research expedition to the pristine wetlands and dry forest habitat of Costa Rica.

    published on: 24 November 2017

  • Prestigious prize awarded to Statistics Research Associate

    Joint 3rd place in The Giovani Talenti 2017 awarded to Pier Giovanni Bissiri

    published on: 24 November 2017

  • New £50m national innovation centre given go-ahead

    Permission has been granted for a major new development which will link up university academic talent with industry and the public sector to help develop skills needed to solve real world problems.

    published on: 24 November 2017

  • Life on the edge

    New research identifies the winners and losers of forest fragmentation.

    published on: 1 November 2017

  • Digitalisation review unveils plans to boost industry

    Input from Newcastle University is part of major plans announced this week to boost the UK’s economy using advanced digital technology.

    published on: 1 November 2017

  • A city remembers Martin Luther King

    Newcastle University was one of the locations used to tell stories related the global struggle for civil rights this weekend.

    published on: 30 October 2017

  • Curve-eye-ture: how to grow artificial corneas

    Scientists at Newcastle University, UK have developed a new method to grow curved human corneas improving the quality and transparency - solely by controlling the behaviour of cells in a dish.

    published on: 20 October 2017