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Daily Mail
Can suncream RAISE your risk of skin cancer?and cause DNA damage without there having been burning, says Mark Birch-Machin,
Can suncream RAISE your risk of skin cancer?
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
and cause DNA damage without there having been burning, says Mark Birch-Machin, a professor of molecular dermatology at Newcastle University, who is researching ways to improve sunscreens. Question marks have also been raised about certain... Read more
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chroniclelive
How living 10 miles down the road can reduce your quality of lifethe region, and warned of “a health timebomb here in the North East”. It highl
How living 10 miles down the road can reduce your quality of life
chroniclelive / Posted 20 hours ago
the region, and warned of “a health timebomb here in the North East”. It highlights a study by professor Carol Jagger, of Newcastle University, which shows a 55-year-old living in Ponteland can currently look forward to another 20 years of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
How we can all reach 90 years of age just like the Queen - by Dr Miriam Stoppardof the ‘older old’ are in their bath chairs and lonely,” says Carol Jagger, a p
How we can all reach 90 years of age just like the Queen - by Dr Miriam Stoppard
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
of the ‘older old’ are in their bath chairs and lonely,” says Carol Jagger, a professor of the ­epidemiology of ageing at Newcastle University, who is studying 200 people aged over 85 in that region. Her research began in 2006 and most of the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle professors may refuse to mark final exams as targets row escalatesnot all students are opposed to the boycott. One Geography undergraduate, who
Newcastle professors may refuse to mark final exams as targets row escalates
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
not all students are opposed to the boycott. One Geography undergraduate, who runs a Facebook page called “Newcastle University Students Against ‘Raising The Bar’” said that the changes which UCU are opposing would be to “the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Is your local MP part of the Oxbridge elite? Find out hereCollege London, nine to each of Exeter and Nottingham and eight to Bristol, Lee
Is your local MP part of the Oxbridge elite? Find out here
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
College London, nine to each of Exeter and Nottingham and eight to Bristol, Leeds, Sheffield and York. Six went to Newcastle University and five to Liverpool. The others are Robert Goodwill (Con, Scarborough and Whitby), Kit Malthouse... Read more
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Market Watch
Can you really reverse diabetes?different tactic One of the biggest proponents of the notion that Type 2 diabe
Can you really reverse diabetes?
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
different tactic One of the biggest proponents of the notion that Type 2 diabetes is reversible is Dr. Roy Taylor of Newcastle University in the United Kingdom. “Diabetes reversal should be a goal in the management of Type 2 diabetes,”... Read more
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Perth Now
We need to talk about the F-Wordlike her life had fallen apart. But after moving to Sydney from regional NSW a
We need to talk about the F-Word
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
like her life had fallen apart. But after moving to Sydney from regional NSW and then completing a fine arts degree at Newcastle University, she realised if it hadn’t been for failure she wouldn’t be where she is today. She said she wanted to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
We need to talk about the F-Wordlike her life had fallen apart. But after moving to Sydney from regional NSW a
We need to talk about the F-Word
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
like her life had fallen apart. But after moving to Sydney from regional NSW and then completing a fine arts degree at Newcastle University, she realised if it hadn’t been for failure she wouldn’t be where she is today. She said she wanted to... Read more
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chroniclelive
Lives set to be saved by research into rare kidney diseasetreatment for the condition is Eculizumab - a drug whose use in aHUS was pionee
Lives set to be saved by research into rare kidney disease
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
treatment for the condition is Eculizumab - a drug whose use in aHUS was pioneered at the Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University , as the result of pioneering research led by internationally recognised kidney expert, Professor Tim... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle University study reveals whether dogs bred on puppy farms are more aggressiveIt also assessed ‘trainability’, or how obedient the dog is. Dr Catherine Doug
Newcastle University study reveals whether dogs bred on puppy farms are more aggressive
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
It also assessed ‘trainability’, or how obedient the dog is. Dr Catherine Douglas, a lecturer in animal science at Newcastle University and research supervisor, said: “The term ‘puppy farm’ is widely used to describe large volume production... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Dogs from puppy farms more aggressive and fearful, study suggestsof how the first few weeks of a dog’s life in a puppy farm can have a serious e
Dogs from puppy farms more aggressive and fearful, study suggests
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
of how the first few weeks of a dog’s life in a puppy farm can have a serious effect on its temperament as an adult. The Newcastle University team assessed pugs, Chihuahuas and Jack Russells from reputable breeders and from puppy farms. Lecturer... Read more
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Northern Echo
Life and times of Gertrude Bell brought to life in new exhibitionKirkleatham Museum, which has worked in collaboration between the Gertrude Bell
Life and times of Gertrude Bell brought to life in new exhibition
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
Kirkleatham Museum, which has worked in collaboration between the Gertrude Bell Archive, based at Newcastle University, and the Great North Museum: Hancock, is hosting the exhibition until January next year. Cllr Carl Quartermain, cabinet member for... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Rapid rise to the top for accountancy firm's new bosssupport our people and our clients." Mr Bagley graduated with a first-class ho
Rapid rise to the top for accountancy firm's new boss
Nottingham Post / Posted 5 days ago
support our people and our clients." Mr Bagley graduated with a first-class honours degree in accounting and finance from Newcastle University Business School and won the RJ Weston Fund prize in his final chartered accountancy exams. He joined... Read more
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chroniclelive
North East lecturers walk out in pay rowbosses said the disruption caused by the action would be “minor and minimal”.
North East lecturers walk out in pay row
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
bosses said the disruption caused by the action would be “minor and minimal”. Speaking on the picket line outside Newcastle University, Dr Joan Harvey, President of the local UCU branch at Newcastle and a teacher and researcher into... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle University says no more cash to eco unfriendly companiesit only uses fund managers signed up to the United Nations Principles for Respo
Newcastle University says no more cash to eco unfriendly companies
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
it only uses fund managers signed up to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment. Mark I’Anson, chair of Newcastle University’s Council which took the decision, said: “Newcastle University is committed to furthering environmental... Read more
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chroniclelive
Two Northumbria Police staff members faced misconduct probe after death of dad in custodyany concerns are raised they are taken to hospital for assessment and treatment
Two Northumbria Police staff members faced misconduct probe after death of dad in custody
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
any concerns are raised they are taken to hospital for assessment and treatment. “We have worked closely with the NHS and Newcastle University to improve the way we carry out risk assessments which is now over and above the nationally prescribed... Read more
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chroniclelive
Fenham pocket park opens thanks to community's help in transforming itis a partnership between Fenham residents, councillors, Fenham Association of R
Fenham pocket park opens thanks to community's help in transforming it
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
is a partnership between Fenham residents, councillors, Fenham Association of Residents, Fenham Swimming Pool, Sustrans, Newcastle University, Fenham Model Allotments, Your Homes Newcastle, and Fenham Library. The aim is for the park to be a... Read more
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chroniclelive
Snapped: Talented student picked to be official photographer of Northumberland Live 2016Town Council and Northumberland County Council, will be staged at South Beach o
Snapped: Talented student picked to be official photographer of Northumberland Live 2016
chroniclelive / Posted 8 days ago
Town Council and Northumberland County Council, will be staged at South Beach on the seafront. Jack Garratt performing at Newcastle University Student Union on his first headline tour in April 2016. Rhiannon, who has older siblings Christopher,... Read more
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New Kerala
Ocean's 'canaries' highlight threat to world's ecosystems - newkerala.com #67171most species rich and vulnerable marine region, new research has shown. In the
Ocean's 'canaries' highlight threat to world's ecosystems - newkerala.com #67171
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
most species rich and vulnerable marine region, new research has shown. In the largest study of its kind, experts from Newcastle University have highlighted the impact that uncontrolled fishing in particular is having on coral reefs. Drawing... Read more
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express
Could new driverless cars slash insurance premiums?but first one key question needs to be addressed. Edmund King, AA president an
Could new driverless cars slash insurance premiums?
express / Posted 9 days ago
but first one key question needs to be addressed. Edmund King, AA president and visiting professor of transport at Newcastle University, says nobody yet knows who is liable if a driverless car is involved in a collision: “Is it the driver,... Read more
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chroniclelive
Thousands of young people could miss out on EU referendum voteUnion flag sit on top of a sand castle on a beach Professor Suzanne Cholerton,
Thousands of young people could miss out on EU referendum vote
chroniclelive / Posted 9 days ago
Union flag sit on top of a sand castle on a beach Professor Suzanne Cholerton, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Learning and Teaching, Newcastle University, said: “The EU referendum is a once in a generation decision, so it is all the more vital that young... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Canaries' of the ocean highlight threat to world's ecosystemsmost species rich and vulnerable marine region, new research has shown. In the
'Canaries' of the ocean highlight threat to world's ecosystems
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
most species rich and vulnerable marine region, new research has shown. In the largest study of its kind, experts from Newcastle University, UK, have highlighted the impact that uncontrolled fishing in particular is having on coral... Read more
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chroniclelive
How a £1.2m project will improve life and well-being in Newcastle and GatesheadResearch Councils and the Government’s innovation agency, Innovate UK. The ULP
How a £1.2m project will improve life and well-being in Newcastle and Gateshead
chroniclelive / Posted 10 days ago
Research Councils and the Government’s innovation agency, Innovate UK. The ULP – named Newcastle City Futures – is led by Newcastle University working with Northumbria University, and includes representatives from local Government, businesses and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Postgraduate scholarships to study in the UKNewcastle University, UK, in partnership with the British Council, is offering
Postgraduate scholarships to study in the UK
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
Newcastle University, UK, in partnership with the British Council, is offering their GREAT Scholarship Scheme to four Indian students. Newcastle University is inviting postgraduate students from India for a scholarship award of £5,000 payable towards... Read more
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chroniclelive
Why Newcastle academics believe a 'green roof' strategy could cut storm traffic delaysgreen roof strategy could help cut travel delays caused by severe storms and fl
Why Newcastle academics believe a 'green roof' strategy could cut storm traffic delays
chroniclelive / Posted 11 days ago
green roof strategy could help cut travel delays caused by severe storms and flooding, a study has shown. Researchers at Newcastle University compared the effectiveness of urban blue green infrastructure such as green roofs, ponds, and water... Read more
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iafrica.com
An app made for your lady bitsGraduate students from Newcastle University have developed a phone app which wi
An app made for your lady bits
iafrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Graduate students from Newcastle University have developed a phone app which will allow women to see and know all there is to know about their genital area. The app called "Labella" combines a piece of underwear and a mobile phone to allow users to... Read more
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chroniclelive
Ashleigh Ewing death 10 years on: How tragic mental health worker's legacy is making others saferhealth service providers, our procedures conform and are tested to the very hig
Ashleigh Ewing death 10 years on: How tragic mental health worker's legacy is making others safer
chroniclelive / Posted 11 days ago
health service providers, our procedures conform and are tested to the very highest industry standards.” Ashleigh graduated from Newcastle University with a 2:1 degree in psychology and began working for MHM in the December before she was... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Multi-million dollar health boost for Coastat Gosford Hospital. The $72.5 million Central Coast Medical School and Resear
Multi-million dollar health boost for Coast
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
at Gosford Hospital. The $72.5 million Central Coast Medical School and Research Institute will now become a reality after Newcastle University and the NSW Government previously each pledged $20 million for the facility which will deliver 765... Read more
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Weekly Times
Libs chip in for Gosford medical schoolchip in $32.5 million towards a medical school on the NSW Central Coast if it w
Libs chip in for Gosford medical school
Weekly Times / Posted 12 days ago
chip in $32.5 million towards a medical school on the NSW Central Coast if it wins the federal election. Under the plan, Newcastle University will have a branch at Gosford and 150 medical students will transfer there each year to study alongside... Read more
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The Courier Mail
TGA investigating fish oil pill findingscarry false claims. ONLY three of the 32 fish oil capsule brands tested by res
TGA investigating fish oil pill findings
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
carry false claims. ONLY three of the 32 fish oil capsule brands tested by researchers from Auckland University and Newcastle University contained the amount of omega-3 fatty acids declared on their labels. The supplements had on average 68... Read more
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chroniclelive
Will Northumbria University be next to cut ties with the NUS?of support. “As soon as I posted it on Facebook I’ve had about 20 people conta
Will Northumbria University be next to cut ties with the NUS?
chroniclelive / Posted 12 days ago
of support. “As soon as I posted it on Facebook I’ve had about 20 people contact me wanting to get involved,” he said. “Newcastle University has left, and for the sake of democracy I think we should at least get the chance to say what we... Read more
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iol.co.za
An app for your 'lady bits'to be on the rise due to the number of women missing their smear appointments w
An app for your 'lady bits'
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
to be on the rise due to the number of women missing their smear appointments where early signs of pre-cancerous cells can often be found and treated. * The app is not live yet. - IOL * Teresa Almeida is a PhD candidate at Newcastle U... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is bad posture giving YOU a hunchback?reveals how to prevent slumping at your desk from damaging your spine Suzanne
Is bad posture giving YOU a hunchback?
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
reveals how to prevent slumping at your desk from damaging your spine Suzanne Snodgrass is a physiotherapy professor at Newcastle University Says most common position for our spines is 'rounded or hunched one' Smartphones and laptops are... Read more
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Perth Now
NSW scientists' groundbreaking microscopeResearchers from Newcastle University are hailing their world-first scanning he
NSW scientists' groundbreaking microscope
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
Researchers from Newcastle University are hailing their world-first scanning helium microscope as a game-changer for new discoveries. Instead of using light as a source, the new microscope developed at the NSW university and the UK's University of... Read more
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Weekly Times
NSW scientists' groundbreaking microscopeResearchers from Newcastle University are hailing their world-first scanning he
NSW scientists' groundbreaking microscope
Weekly Times / Posted 14 days ago
Researchers from Newcastle University are hailing their world-first scanning helium microscope as a game-changer for new discoveries. Instead of using light as a source, the new microscope developed at the NSW university and the UK's University of... Read more
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Herald Sun
NSW scientists' groundbreaking microscopeResearchers from Newcastle University are hailing their world-first Scanning He
NSW scientists' groundbreaking microscope
Herald Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Researchers from Newcastle University are hailing their world-first Scanning Helium Microscope as a game-changer for new discoveries. Instead of using light as a source, the new microscope developed at the NSW university and the UK's University of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NSW scientists' groundbreaking microscopeResearchers from Newcastle University are hailing their world-first Scanning He
NSW scientists' groundbreaking microscope
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Researchers from Newcastle University are hailing their world-first Scanning Helium Microscope as a game-changer for new discoveries. Instead of using light as a source, the new microscope developed at the NSW university and the UK's University of... Read more
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News.com.au
NSW scientists' groundbreaking microscopeResearchers from Newcastle University are hailing their world-first Scanning He
NSW scientists' groundbreaking microscope
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
Researchers from Newcastle University are hailing their world-first Scanning Helium Microscope as a game-changer for new discoveries. Instead of using light as a source, the new microscope developed at the NSW university and the UK's University of... Read more
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Adelaide Now
NSW scientists' groundbreaking microscopeResearchers from Newcastle University are hailing their world-first Scanning He
NSW scientists' groundbreaking microscope
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 days ago
Researchers from Newcastle University are hailing their world-first Scanning Helium Microscope as a game-changer for new discoveries. Instead of using light as a source, the new microscope developed at the NSW university and the UK's University of... Read more
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The Star
Johor's EduCity drawing Singaporen studentsinclude the branch campuses of institutions such as the University of Southampt
Johor's EduCity drawing Singaporen students
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
include the branch campuses of institutions such as the University of Southampton, noted for its engineering courses, and Newcastle University's medical school, one of the top British medical schools. Singaporean Chandralekha, 21, a first-year... Read more
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JTA
2nd British university pulls out of student union under anti-Israel head(JTA) — Newcastle University became the second British institution for high lea
2nd British university pulls out of student union under anti-Israel head
JTA / Posted 17 days ago
(JTA) — Newcastle University became the second British institution for high learning that cut its ties with the National Union of Students following the election of a Muslim who supports boycotting Israel and Palestinian resistance to it. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Binge watching is a no-brainernext episode of a show 15 seconds after the end of the last one. Researchers f
Binge watching is a no-brainer
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
next episode of a show 15 seconds after the end of the last one. Researchers from the University of Ottawa in Canada and Newcastle University asked 86 people to complete an online questionnaire. It covered how often they watched TV, how often... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle University academics call for commission to take charge of devolutiondevolution muddle, say North East academics. Experts from the Centre for Urban
Newcastle University academics call for commission to take charge of devolution
chroniclelive / Posted 17 days ago
devolution muddle, say North East academics. Experts from the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) at Newcastle University are calling for a commission to ensure the devolution of power to city-regions and counties in England... Read more
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The Economic Times
IIT alumni centre to help Modi government in identifing visiting teachersfrom Georgia Tech, Hari Balakrishnan and Pawan Sinha from MIT, Sugata Mitra fro
IIT alumni centre to help Modi government in identifing visiting teachers
The Economic Times / Posted 18 days ago
from Georgia Tech, Hari Balakrishnan and Pawan Sinha from MIT, Sugata Mitra from the Educational technology department of Newcastle University, Sharad Malik from Princeton, Anand Sivasubramaniam from Pennsylvania State University, Arun Phadake... Read more
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Western Advocate
CSU tops for work prospectsstudies. They achieved an average of 83.6 per cent, compared to 77 per cent fo
CSU tops for work prospects
Western Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
studies. They achieved an average of 83.6 per cent, compared to 77 per cent for the University of NSW, 67.4 per cent for Newcastle University and 67.1 per cent for the University of Sydney. The regional university also fared better in median... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Newcastle cut ties with the National Union of Studentsneed and deserve a strong, united movement and we will always be stronger when
Newcastle cut ties with the National Union of Students
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
need and deserve a strong, united movement and we will always be stronger when we stand together. “We’re disappointed Newcastle University Students’ Union has voted to leave at a time when further education is under attack and higher education... Read more
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Bury Times
Ramsbottom writer's short story collection up for national awardwho really care about literature and the spoken word.” Chrissie, who is recent
Ramsbottom writer's short story collection up for national award
Bury Times / Posted 18 days ago
who really care about literature and the spoken word.” Chrissie, who is recently back from reading at her alma mater Newcastle University, will have her new children’s poetry collection, ‘Adder, Bluebell, Lobster’, released in August. She... Read more
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Western Advocate
CSU among best for graduatesstudies. They achieved an average of 83.6 per cent, compared to 77 per cent for
CSU among best for graduates
Western Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
studies. They achieved an average of 83.6 per cent, compared to 77 per cent for the University of NSW, 67.4 per cent for Newcastle University and 67.1 per cent for the University of Sydney. The regional university also fared better with median... Read more
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Daily Liberal
CSU among best for graduatesstudies. They achieved an average of 83.6 per cent, compared to 77 per cent for
CSU among best for graduates
Daily Liberal / Posted 19 days ago
studies. They achieved an average of 83.6 per cent, compared to 77 per cent for the University of NSW, 67.4 per cent for Newcastle University and 67.1 per cent for the University of Sydney. The regional university also fared better with median... Read more
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PhysOrg
An enzyme enigma discovered in the abyssat BrisSynBio, a BBSRC/EPSRC Synthetic Biology Research Centre at the Universit
An enzyme enigma discovered in the abyss
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
at BrisSynBio, a BBSRC/EPSRC Synthetic Biology Research Centre at the University of Bristol and the School of Biology at Newcastle University have conclusively shown that a true 'Diels-Alderase' (Diels-Alder enzyme) exists. They have also... Read more
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