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‘Sick’ Caribbean coral to wave off bad bacteria with probiotic dose?

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Microscopic organisms disintegrating miles of Caribbean coral reefs could be ended in future by giving the excellence spots a preparatory measurement of probiotics – practically like a “Yakult” for the reefs – proposes an exploration group headed by the University of Derby. Microorganisms including microbes, organisms and infections can murder living corals and disintegrate immeasurable extends of their reefs, with ... Read More »

2014 International Scholarships Awards at Newcastle University in UK

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Newcastle University is offering international scholarships for postgraduate students starting their studies in September 2014. Each scholarship has a value of £2,000 per year, payable towards tuition fees and is available for the first year of study. Applicants must have been offered a place on one of postgraduate Masters’ degree programmes. Application should be submitted till 31st July, 2014. About Scholarship: The Architecture, ... Read More »

2014 International Master Excellence Scholarships at Newcastle University in UK

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The Faculty of Medical Sciences of Newcastle University is offering a small number of excellence scholarships for MSc Medical Sciences programme and available MRes programmes. Scholarships are open for international students (non-EU). Scholarships of £1000 to self-funding applicants for 2014 entry will be awarded. The closing date for applications to the MRes courses is mid-June 2014 and the closing date for the Medical Science MSc is 11th ... Read More »

University defends monkey research ‘which could help 1m’ people

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Within weeks of having to halt controversial baboon research in Kenya, Newcastle University has had to defend experiments on monkeys closer to home. Following a campaign by the British Union Against Vivisection (BUAV) which accused Newcastle University of breaking international law by experimenting on baboons caught in the wild, Newcastle University agreed to stop experiments on baboons at a research ... Read More »

State schools lag behind in race for places at North East universities

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The North East’s top universities are becoming more exclusive – despite attempts to open their doors to pupils from every walk of life. The proportion of undergraduate students who attended state school has actually fallen at both Durham and Newcastle universities, with a new study revealing they had the biggest drop nationally over the last decade. The failure of leading ... Read More »

Newcastle University experts get £5m synthetic biology grant

Reserachers in the North East have been awarded a multi-million pound grant to develop new technology which could lead to breakthroughs for healthcare and the environment. Experts at Newcastle University are playing a leading role in the new project, which has just secured almost £5m from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The academics are looking to develop ... Read More »

Newcastle offers 70 scholarships

Britain’s Newcastle University has announced 70 new international postgraduate scholarships for Indian students. Newcastle University, a research intensive university, offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses in different disciplines like science, commerce, engineering, computer science, medicine, management, business, arts etc. The Newcastle University International Postgraduate Scholarship (NUIPS) 2012 will be awarded to international students applying for postgraduate taught courses in any ... Read More »

UK varsities are known for their warm ambience

For Harsh Jayesh Sheth, a student from Ahmedabad, choosing UK for further studies was an easy decision. Currently pursuing his PhD in human genetics, studying in the UK has provided him with a plethora of opportunities, both in academics and co-curriculars. “In 2008, I selected Newcastle University as my destination for further studies as it is one of the top ... Read More »

Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students

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Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students, Newcastle University, UK The following awards, which are offered by the University, are open to prospective international undergraduate students commencing their studies in September 2012:  International Undergraduate Merit Scholarships (IUMS) IUMS is intended for international students who study for their first degree at Newcastle University. This partial scholarship has a value of £2,250 for the ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes