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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

Ageing for Innovators Course - Filming Opportunity

This is an opportunity to participate in a short video for a short course about ...

  • Workshop
  • This opportunity has multiple dates
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Health & Science
  • Event
  • 25/10/2017 (cut off 25/10/2017) - 1 hour, 15 mins
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Culture & Society

Oral and Dental Health Priority Setting Partnership

This is an opportunity to take part in an online survey to help shape the future...

  • Questionnaire
  • 31/10/2017 (cut off 31/10/2017) - 30 mins
  • Online
  • Oral and Dental
About VOICE North

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

Voice North Member

About Voice North

In contributing our experience, ideas, insights and vision, Voice North members become partners. They work with the University 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 in the North East and beyond
  • The involvement of Voice North 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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