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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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Participate

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

Adult Social Work service user survey

This is an opportunity to take part in an online survey to help improve social w...

  • Questionnaire
  • 31/01/2018 (cut off 31/01/2018) - 30 mins
  • Online
  • Health & Science

A reliable way to assess internet use in older adults with aphasia

This is an opportunity take part in a study investigating the difficulties peopl...

'Sunshine eggs': a novel vitamin D fortified food to improve vitamin D status in consumers

This is an opportunity to take part in a study investigating the effect of consu...

  • Research Participant
  • 31/01/2018 (cut off 31/01/2018) - 1 hour
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Health & Science
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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Can you help us to keep public and patients safer?

I’ve been a member of Voice North from the start and I know how much members can contribute to research projects and how much your...

VOICE: 10 years and thriving

VOICE North was established in Newcastle back in 2007 – and so in 2018 it seems particularly timely to reflect and celebrate all w...

  • 17/01/2018
  • All Topics

New brainstem changes identified in Parkinson’s disease

A pioneering study has found that patients with Parkinson’s disease have more errors in the mitochondrial DNA within the brainstem...

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