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Dr Jane Newman presents on the journey of a clinical academic

Recently Dr Jane Newman was invited to talk to the NIHR/HEE interns on their residential programme held at the Copthorne Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne on the 14th & 15th January 2016. Her talk reflected on her journey from an aged clinician to an early year’s researcher and emphasised that the...
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Dr Sarah Moore presents on the ups and downs of clinical academia

Newcastle University is actively supporting non-medical allied health professionals (AHPs) to lead research programmes. Evidence of this came with an invitation to one of MoveLab’s physiotherapy research leads Dr Sarah Moore to present alongside Professor Lynn Rochester (the lead of Newcastle University’s Brain and Movement group and a physiotherapist) at...
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MoveLab are ‘Growing Old Disgracefully’ in Durham

Sarah Moore, Jane Newman and Louise Taylor were invited by the Newcastle University Patient and Public Engagement team to do two workshops for the Growing Old Disgracefully conference held at Durham University at the beginning of September 2015. Participants were asked to wear a pedometer for a week before the...
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Brief bouts of exercise begin to reverse heart abnormalities in people with type 2 diabetes

A study from Newcastle University is the first to show that high intensity intermittent exercise training improves heart structure and benefits diabetes control in patients with type 2 diabetes. Publishing in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes), Professor Michael Trenell and Sophie Cassidy of MoveLab at Newcastle University tested...
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MoveLab Challenge: Dodgeball

The latest MoveLab team activity challenge was set by Dr Tom Jones, who decided on a game of dodgeball! On Wednesday 12th November the MoveLabbers headed off to the university sports centre for a lunchtime session. Take a look at the video below to find out if Team Tom or...
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