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Our New Look

Four years ago, the first VOICE digital platform was launched with the aim of making it easier for members of the public to find out ab...

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Usability testing of coronavirus antibody kits: From a Zoom call with the public to a study of 14,400 people

When Imperial College was approached to run a programme of antibody testing that could estimate how many people in England had already ...

  • 28/08/2020
  • Health & wellbeing, Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases
  • Philippa Pristera

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onHand in the North East

We have been working with an innovative Tech for Good company to pilot their service in the North East of England. They match vetted vo...

  • 05/08/2020
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing, Mobility & Transport
  • Meera Vijayaraghavan

Blog

The VOICE Pulse: 4 weeks in...

How does a pandemic affect our physical and psychological health? Does social isolation change who we are? What are the positive and ne...

  • 23/04/2020
  • All Topics

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COVID-19 - VOICE Announcement

We are taking a proactive approach to the ongoing situation regarding coronavirus and are aware that the situation is changing daily an...

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Housing Secretary unveils green housing revolution

A new green standard for new build homes will bring an environmental revolution to home building.   A new green standard for new buil...

  • 07/10/2019
  • Culture & Society, Housing

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Newcastle UNI-Health Programme - A brief summary of the week

This last week we finally enjoyed the second edition of UNI-Health program held in Newcastle University! The topic of this very special...

  • 07/10/2019
  • Housing, Mobility & Transport, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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UNIHealth: A Personal Perspective - Barbara Douglas

Barbara Douglas of Elders Council of Newcastle participated in two visits to the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid as part of the UNI H...

  • 24/09/2019
  • Housing, Mobility & Transport, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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Countdown to the UNI Health Newcastle Programme begins!

We’re now just a few days away from the start of Newcastle UNI Health programme week on 30 September. “UNIversity exchange programme cr...

  • 19/09/2019
  • Health & wellbeing, Culture & Society, Mobility & Transport, Housing

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Catalysing your insights

If you have been to the Newcastle Helix site recently, you will have seen that the Catalyst building is almost ready to open its doors....

  • 13/09/2019
  • All Topics

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Inside the village that caters for its ageing population

Pescueza in Extremadura, western Spain, is adapting to provide for the needs of its older population through a non-profit project calle...

  • 03/09/2019
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Housing, Mobility & Transport

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The grandmother effect suggests that proximity is a factor in family size

The human species is one of the very few, along with orcas and pilot whales, where females cease to be fertile after approximately 45 y...

  • 27/08/2019
  • Culture & Society, Women's Health

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