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Sharing world-class knowledge from Newcastle University and beyond to inform, inspire and challenge.  Discover more about yourself and the world around through our opportunities for lifelong learning. 

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Working together with researchers and businesses you can get actively involved in identifying needs and developing solutions for an ageing society. 

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Research depends on healthy volunteers and people with lived experience to take part in projects and trials.  Contributing your time can be a rewarding experience and can make a real difference. 

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Current Opportunities

Newcastle upon Tyne

Colour Blindness Glasses

This is an opportunity to test colour-correcting glasses for people who are colo...

  • Research Participant
  • 29/06/2018 (cut off 29/06/2018) - 1 hour, 30 mins
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Health & Science
Newcastle upon Tyne

Artificial Language Learning and Memory

This is an opportunity to take part in a study investigating how the brain suppo...

  • Research Participant
  • 29/06/2018 (cut off 29/06/2018) - 1 hour
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Health & Science
Newcastle upon Tyne

(in)Visible Threads: Exploring Multiple Conditions in Ageing through Photography and Text

This is an opportunity to share your experience of living with multiple conditio...

  • Workshop
  • 01/07/2018 (cut off 01/07/2018) - 1 day
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Health & Science

“We are volunteering the accumulated knowledge we have gathered over our entire life”

Voice Member

About Voice

In contributing our experience, ideas, insights and vision, VOICE members become partners. They work with Universities and external organisations to:

  • Improve the focus, quality, relevance and impact of research
  • Stimulate and shape social and technological innovation
  • Enjoy lifelong learning and become research active citizens
  • Make a positive difference to the lives of older people across the globe
  • The involvement of VOICE members in research helps to focus academic knowledge, creativity and expertise on finding solutions and innovations that will make a difference to and have an impact on people's lives.

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Rising to the challenge

Leading scientists say Newcastle University will rise to the challenge of the Prime Minister’s new Industrial Strategy. Theresa M...

  • 15/06/2018
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Protein for Life Findings

I would like to thank VOICE members for taking part in focus groups as part of the Protein for Life research project. Their partic...