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Careers for Climate Change

Careers for Climate Change

PDF | 1MB | Year 9-13 Climate Change is one of the greatest threats facing our planet. Engineers from all disciplines are researching and innovating to help prevent and slow… Read...

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Biology Blog Posts

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Catherine Douglas

Beyond Biology

22 minutes At university, there is so many options related to Biology – in fact there are over 40! Our Degree Programme Director for Agriculture, Catherine Douglas, provides an overview… Read...

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STEM Kitchen - Bread

STEM Kitchen: Science of Bread

4 minutes Discover the science behind baking bread with a super simple bread recipe.  https://youtu.be/C1Morx7qM5g Bread Recipe Requires 460g Strong bread flour 2 Teaspoons of salt 7g Sachet of fast-action… Read...

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Dove Marine Diaries: The Princess Royal

7 minutes Dive into the world of marine science on board Newcastle University’s research vessel, The Princess Royal. Captain Neil Armstrong takes us on a tour of the research vessel… Read...

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Careers in Biomedical Sciences

6 minutes Biomedical Sciences degrees open up a wide variety of career options, watch Amy talk through possible careers paths for graduates.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M41Y8KojTKg

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Biology careers

Biology Career Journeys

20 minutes Where could Biology take you? Biologists, Animal Scientists, Epidemiologists and more share their career pathways. https://youtu.be/EKmmul9m4NI Hear more from our Biologists If you want to hear more from… Read...

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Chemistry Resources

Careers for Climate Change

Careers for Climate Change

PDF | 1MB | Year 9-13 Climate Change is one of the greatest threats facing our planet. Engineers from all disciplines are researching and innovating to help prevent and slow… Read...

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Chemistry Blog Posts

How to Make Rock Candy

This weeks Try This Tuesday takes a while, but you end up with a tasty treat! You will need: A wooden skewer or chopstick Peg 1 cup of water 2-3… Read...

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How to Make an Exploding Lunch Bag

Today we are going to make an explosive lunch! You will need One small (sandwich size) zip-lock plastic bag Bicarbonate of soda Warm water Vinegar A tissue Do this experiment… Read...

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How to Make Milky Fireworks

For this week’s experiment you will need to raid your fridge and kitchen cupboards to get some milk, food colouring and washing up liquid. Pour some milk into a dish… Read...

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Chemistry Videos

STEM Kitchen - Bread

STEM Kitchen: Science of Bread

4 minutes Discover the science behind baking bread with a super simple bread recipe.  https://youtu.be/C1Morx7qM5g Bread Recipe Requires 460g Strong bread flour 2 Teaspoons of salt 7g Sachet of fast-action… Read...

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STEM Kitchen - Honeycomb

STEM Kitchen: Honeycomb Reaction

5 minutes Learn about the science of honeycomb – what makes all those bubbles!? https://youtu.be/_daS-HknyA0 Honeycomb Recipe Requires Baking Tray Greaseproof Paper/ Butter Saucepan Wooden Spoon Stove 100g Sugar 2.5… Read...

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Pharmacy Careers

4 minutes A Pharmacy degree can lead to lots of exciting careers, watch as we take you through the career options open to Pharmacy graduates. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UqT_UNsvJ8&ab_channel=NewcastleUniversityWebinars

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Chemistry Careers

Chemistry Career Journeys

10 minutes Where could chemistry lead you? Three Scientists share their journeys with Chemistry from A Level to career. https://youtu.be/jWUKVd2YVPk Hear more from our Chemists If you want to hear… Read...

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Holmes Lectures

Holmes Lectures: Women in STEM

30 minutes + 50 minutes Part 1: Where are the Women in STEM? This interactive lecture uncovers the history of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and the reasons why the… Read...

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Computing Resources

Careers for Climate Change

Careers for Climate Change

PDF | 1MB | Year 9-13 Climate Change is one of the greatest threats facing our planet. Engineers from all disciplines are researching and innovating to help prevent and slow… Read...

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Computing Blog Posts

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Computing Videos

Holmes Lectures

Holmes Lectures: Women in STEM

30 minutes + 50 minutes Part 1: Where are the Women in STEM? This interactive lecture uncovers the history of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and the reasons why the… Read...

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Computer Science Career Journeys

Computer Science Career Journeys

9 minutes What can you do with a Computer Science degree? Our experts share their career journeys in computing. https://youtu.be/lXMMWoLfqN0 Hear more from our Computer Scientists If you want to… Read...

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Best Inventions

What is your Best Invention?

5 minutes Scientists and Engineers at Newcastle University share their best inventions, designs and creations for British Science Week 2021. The theme of BSW 2021 is Innovating for the Future.… Read...

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Ask our Computer Scientist

Ask our Computer Scientist

7 minutes Newcastle University’s Jan Smeddinck answers your questions on Computer Science and Game Design. Jan answers the following questions: How do you go about making a video game? Are… Read...

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Engineering Resources

Careers for Climate Change

Careers for Climate Change

PDF | 1MB | Year 9-13 Climate Change is one of the greatest threats facing our planet. Engineers from all disciplines are researching and innovating to help prevent and slow… Read...

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Engineering Blog Posts

Engineering Videos

Engineering careers

Engineering Career Journeys

16 minutes How do you become an engineer? Engineers from different backgrounds and disciplines share their journeys to becoming an engineer. https://youtu.be/HDQvaYxeu9A Hear more from our Engineers If you want… Read...

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Holmes Lectures

Holmes Lectures: Women in STEM

30 minutes + 50 minutes Part 1: Where are the Women in STEM? This interactive lecture uncovers the history of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and the reasons why the… Read...

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Best Inventions

What is your Best Invention?

5 minutes Scientists and Engineers at Newcastle University share their best inventions, designs and creations for British Science Week 2021. The theme of BSW 2021 is Innovating for the Future.… Read...

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Advice for girls aspiring to a career in STEM

Advice for Girls Aspiring to a Career in STEM

7 minutes Newcastle University’s scientists and engineers share their advice for young women who may be thinking about a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). Special guest, Chi… Read...

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Advice for aspiring scientists and engineers

Advice for Aspiring Scientists & Engineers

7 minutes Newcastle University’s scientists and engineers share their advice for young people aspiring to a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). https://youtu.be/yllhksb_qAY Hear more from our Scientists… Read...

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General STEM Resources

Careers for Climate Change

Careers for Climate Change

PDF | 1MB | Year 9-13 Climate Change is one of the greatest threats facing our planet. Engineers from all disciplines are researching and innovating to help prevent and slow… Read...

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Science Cookbook

PDF | 2200KB | Year 3-9 Fun recipe book that explores the science behind some of our food. The science content is aimed at a KS3 audience however the recipes… Read...

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General STEM Blog Posts

The Science of Baking: Cake

For the next instalment in Science of Baking series, Charlie has looked into the science of making the perfect cake. Cake is a wonderful thing, there’s nothing quite like the… Read...

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General STEM Videos

STEM Kitchen - Bread

STEM Kitchen: Science of Bread

4 minutes Discover the science behind baking bread with a super simple bread recipe.  https://youtu.be/C1Morx7qM5g Bread Recipe Requires 460g Strong bread flour 2 Teaspoons of salt 7g Sachet of fast-action… Read...

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STEM Kitchen - Honeycomb

STEM Kitchen: Honeycomb Reaction

5 minutes Learn about the science of honeycomb – what makes all those bubbles!? https://youtu.be/_daS-HknyA0 Honeycomb Recipe Requires Baking Tray Greaseproof Paper/ Butter Saucepan Wooden Spoon Stove 100g Sugar 2.5… Read...

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STEM Kitchen - Mug Cake

STEM Kitchen: Mug Cake

4 minutes Learn all about the science behind microwaves and discover how to make a cake in a mug! https://youtu.be/Syathe36lBU Mug Cake Recipe Requires 4 tablespoons plain flour 2 tablespoons… Read...

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Holmes Lectures

Holmes Lectures: Women in STEM

30 minutes + 50 minutes Part 1: Where are the Women in STEM? This interactive lecture uncovers the history of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and the reasons why the… Read...

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Best Inventions

What is your Best Invention?

5 minutes Scientists and Engineers at Newcastle University share their best inventions, designs and creations for British Science Week 2021. The theme of BSW 2021 is Innovating for the Future.… Read...

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Geography Resources

Careers for Climate Change

Careers for Climate Change

PDF | 1MB | Year 9-13 Climate Change is one of the greatest threats facing our planet. Engineers from all disciplines are researching and innovating to help prevent and slow… Read...

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Geography Blog Posts

Virtual Treasure Hunt

To celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day we have put together a virtual treasure hunt that you can do from a phone or computer. For this treasure hunt you… Read...

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Geography Videos

Ask our Hydrologist

Ask our Hydrologist

6 minutes Newcastle University’s Liz Lewis answers your questions on water and climate change Liz answers the following questions: What is hydrology? How is climate change linked to flooding and… Read...

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Maths Resources

Careers for Climate Change

Careers for Climate Change

PDF | 1MB | Year 9-13 Climate Change is one of the greatest threats facing our planet. Engineers from all disciplines are researching and innovating to help prevent and slow… Read...

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Maths Blog Posts

Virtual Treasure Hunt

To celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day we have put together a virtual treasure hunt that you can do from a phone or computer. For this treasure hunt you… Read...

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Maths Videos

Engineering careers

Engineering Career Journeys

16 minutes How do you become an engineer? Engineers from different backgrounds and disciplines share their journeys to becoming an engineer. https://youtu.be/HDQvaYxeu9A Hear more from our Engineers If you want… Read...

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Holmes Lectures

Holmes Lectures: Women in STEM

30 minutes + 50 minutes Part 1: Where are the Women in STEM? This interactive lecture uncovers the history of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and the reasons why the… Read...

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Advice for girls aspiring to a career in STEM

Advice for Girls Aspiring to a Career in STEM

7 minutes Newcastle University’s scientists and engineers share their advice for young women who may be thinking about a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). Special guest, Chi… Read...

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Future in Maths

A Future in Maths

13 minutes In this recording of our Future in Maths talk, Matt takes you through: Why is maths important? What it’s like to study maths at university Maths careers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsFpVmPIaXw… Read...

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A Future in Engineering

A Future in Engineering

16 minutes In this recording of our Future in Engineering  talk, Matt takes you through: The basics – what to engineers do? Different types of engineering: chemical, civil, electrical, geospatial,… Read...

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Medical Sciences Resources

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Medical Sciences Blog Posts

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The Science and Myths of Charcoal Toothpaste

In this guest post, Dental student, Jenny, reveals the science behind charcoal toothpaste In the last few years, a massive surge in commercially available brands of charcoal-based toothpastes has swept… Read...

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Medical Sciences Videos

Pharmacy Careers

4 minutes A Pharmacy degree can lead to lots of exciting careers, watch as we take you through the career options open to Pharmacy graduates. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UqT_UNsvJ8&ab_channel=NewcastleUniversityWebinars

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Careers in Biomedical Sciences

6 minutes Biomedical Sciences degrees open up a wide variety of career options, watch Amy talk through possible careers paths for graduates.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M41Y8KojTKg

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Medical Science Careers

Medical Science Career Journeys

17 minutes There’s much more to medical sciences than Doctors and Dentists. Have you ever thought about who makes medicines or prosthetics or who analyses how fast diseases spread? Welcome… Read...

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Physics Resources

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Physics Escape Rooms

These physics escape rooms were created and developed by Reiss Luke as part of his Master of Physics project in 2021/22. The escape rooms were run in 7 different schools… Read...

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Careers for Climate Change

Careers for Climate Change

PDF | 1MB | Year 9-13 Climate Change is one of the greatest threats facing our planet. Engineers from all disciplines are researching and innovating to help prevent and slow… Read...

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Physics Blog Posts

How to Bend Water

This week’s experiment is quick and simple but sure to amaze! You will need: A balloon An indoor tap Clean dry hair Method: Turn the tap on so there is… Read...

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Physics Videos

STEM Kitchen - Mug Cake

STEM Kitchen: Mug Cake

4 minutes Learn all about the science behind microwaves and discover how to make a cake in a mug! https://youtu.be/Syathe36lBU Mug Cake Recipe Requires 4 tablespoons plain flour 2 tablespoons… Read...

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Engineering careers

Engineering Career Journeys

16 minutes How do you become an engineer? Engineers from different backgrounds and disciplines share their journeys to becoming an engineer. https://youtu.be/HDQvaYxeu9A Hear more from our Engineers If you want… Read...

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Physics careers

Physics Career Journeys

9 minutes What can you do with a Physics degree? Three Physicists share their career journeys and insights into a career in Physics. https://youtu.be/Y2MxpLSEaj0 Hear more from our Physicists If… Read...

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Holmes Lectures

Holmes Lectures: Women in STEM

30 minutes + 50 minutes Part 1: Where are the Women in STEM? This interactive lecture uncovers the history of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and the reasons why the… Read...

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Advice for girls aspiring to a career in STEM

Advice for Girls Aspiring to a Career in STEM

7 minutes Newcastle University’s scientists and engineers share their advice for young women who may be thinking about a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). Special guest, Chi… Read...

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Psychology Resources

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Psychology Blog Posts

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The Science of Smells and Memory

In this week’s blog post, psychology graduate, Maria, explains the science behind smells that help us recall vivid memories. We probably don’t analyse why we see the world around us,… Read...

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